In ‘RiverBlue,’ Roger Williams Gives a Voice to the World’s Polluted Waterways

In ‘RiverBlue,’ Roger Williams Gives a Voice to the World’s Polluted Waterways

The global denim industry is multi-billion-dollar one, employing a massive low-wage workforce, selling its products under a handful of well-recognized brands.  And it is taking a toll on vital waterways. The pollution spewed by the production of jeans is what the narrator in “River Blue” calls the “dark side of the fashion industry.”

A Conversation with Susan Kucera, Director of 'Living in the Future's Past'

A Conversation with Susan Kucera, Director of 'Living in the Future's Past'

Susan Kucera, director of “Living in the Future’s Past,” started filmmaking at age 9 by helping her dad, a glaciologist and professor, make science films for Britannica.

In “Living in the Future’s Past,” actor Jeff Bridges narrates and, alongside prominent scientists and authors, offers his reflection on the environmental challenges facing the world today.

One Earth Young Filmmakers Contest Announces Winners!

One Earth Young Filmmakers Contest Announces Winners!

This year, the One Earth Young Filmmakers Contest drew a record 157 entries from as close as River Forest, Illinois, to as far away as Hawi, Hawaii, with topics ranging from plastic pollution to e-waste to fast fashion.

Exactly 100 of those entries competed for the top prize, a $1,000 scholarship at the college level (which includes grade 12 of high school).

50 Years, 8 Festivals, and 1 True Love

50 Years, 8 Festivals, and 1 True Love

On Valentine’s Day, it’s only natural to think about love. And of course, being an environmental festival, we are all about sustainability. So here is a story about a love that’s not only deep and true, but sustained over a long period of time: Tessa and Manny Garcia, who recently celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary.

They are longtime donors and supporters of the One Earth Film Festival and chose a unique way to express their commitment by soliciting donations for the organization at their anniversary party.