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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

After The Storm

After The Storm

Summer is a bitter sweet season in much of Southern Africa in that it brings with it much needed summer rains and a variety of fruits, but it also brings with it erratic weather patterns. Storms are a common occurrence here, and they usually result in such serious harm to property that many locations are declared disaster areas. Natural phenomena such as storms and resultant floods can result in environmental damage. Such damage emanates from ignorance as to how to manage a natural disaster. Some of these disasters occur in remote areas where assistance from the government may take days… read more