TAG: Documentary films

Marketing Strategies That May Leave You Thirsty

Marketing Strategies That May Leave You Thirsty

Remember when water was free? Before the plastic bottle surfaced, water was not typically thought of as a purchasable beverage. For example, restaurants normally served a glass for free before water in a bottle took over. Now it is a different story. Water is a profitable business. Many companies are on the water bandwagon, and making big gains on what some would say is at the expense of others. This issue is likely to be resurfacing in global conversation, as many revisit and study marketing techniques and human rights, and the connection between the two. One of the many issues… read more

The Ugly Side Of The Green Movement

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Sometimes in the name of a good cause, bad things tend to happen. This Kickstarter documentary by J.D. King investigates the ugly side of environmentalism, interviewing people and companies affected by new regulations, activists, scientists, historians, and government officials. The film received its full funding this past November, and is due for release this winter. It’s good to hear both sides of an argument in order to make the most educated decisions in life, and the green movement is a great example of such an argument. Have a thought? Share it in the comments below.

TRASHED: An Environmental Documentary

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Trashed, an eco-documentary by Jeremy Irons, debuted last year to critical acclaim. It also won the Earth Grand Prix Special Award. Check out the awesome trailer below, and purchase the film on iTunes or rent it here. Have a thought? Share it in the comments below.  

Gasland: Can You Light Your Water On Fire?

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Documentary films are (usually) really neat and informative to watch. Depending on the subject, one can learn a considerable amount of info that they otherwise would have been oblivious to. For instance, one of my favorite documentary programs is Bloomberg Game Changers, which follows a series of inventors, businessmen, and individuals doing their part to change the world. More on the topic of the environment, though, is a film called ‘Gasland‘. Created by documentary filmmaker Josh Fox, the 2011 film was nominated for an Academy Award for Best Documentary. The film takes the viewer into the communities and cities impacted… read more