TAG: Documentaries

Short Films, Tall Messages

Short Films, Tall Messages

Art and film have the power to bring awareness and offer both exploration and stance on issues. The following are a few short films with an environmental focus and attention to sustainable civilization. Excellent Development has several community oriented short films that reveal the significant need for land and water conservation in rural regions. This video explores the collaborative relationships that exist within communities, and shows how when social efforts are united, even stronger ones can be formed. As pointed out by the organization, every year approximately 75 billion tons of soil is lost because of land erosion. When combined with severe drought and risk… read more

First Life: A Documentary On Our Origins

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It’s impossible to ever get enough of Sir David Attenborough’s BBC Documentaries. “First Life” is one of his more recent films. It takes us back through time to the very first organisms that walked the earth, and how life evolved to its current stages. You can view the documentary on Youtube right here: It’s important to study ancient life on earth, so that we can better understand how our changing environment affects everything it touches. If this piques your interest, you’ll definitely want to check out more of Attenborough’s award-winning narration at your local Best Buy, Walmart, or by shopping… read more

Underwater Worlds

Underwater Worlds

Many artists grab our attention with their displays or messages, but what if their work isn’t readily available to be viewed by the public eye? Land based artists present their creativity in various ways, however when your work is largely underwater that may present a challenge in getting it to the observer. That is, unless you are Jason deCaires Taylor, whose astonishing underwater sculptures are internationally renowned. His famous works have appeared in several documentaries, and seeing them come to life in their watery worlds is quite impressive. While placing foreign items like sculptures into the water may at first… read more