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The Cove Trailer

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Heartwrenching film exposes annual slaughter of dolphins in a secret Japanese cove.

Produced by the Oceanic Preservation Society, the Cove is an enlightening documentary shot by a brave group of activists who risk life and limb to document the slaughter of dolphins near Taijii, Japan. Along the way, they uncover what may be the largest health crisis facing our planet—the poisoning of our seas....read more

Ride, Rise, Roar

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New David Byrne doc to debut at SXSW in March.

“Ride, Rise, Roar" is a new concert film documenting the creation and staging of David Byrne’s ambitious “The Songs of David Byrne and Brian Eno” tour in 2008 and 2009. The documentary will premiere with three screenings at the South By Southwest festival in Austin, TX. Not exactly a "green" story but aside from being two of the most important figures in modern pop music,......read more

SHFT Sampler 7-22-10

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Your weekly assemblage of links from around the web.

Running on empty: Jean-Francois Theriault's eerie photos of deserted parks at night. Causing major waves on the film fest circuit, WASTE LAND reveals the dignity and despair of recyclable material pickers in the world's largest garbage dump. Perhaps guided by the ancient Chinese proverb, "Each generation will reap what the former generation has sown," the world's most......read more

SHFT Sampler 11-5-10

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Weekly links: A Mark Ronson bike contest, Ryan McGinley's new book, and longhairs in the wild.

Ryan McGinley's latest exhibition Life Adjustment Center features the photographer's trademark nudes posing with live, wild animals. Flavorwire has a slideshow of the strangeness. The book is available from Dashwood. We know you love the "The Bike Song" by Mark Ronson because how can you not? Now, the nice people at The Fader are giving you the chance to win a custom Republic......read more

Revenge of the Electric Car: Official Trailer

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Chris Paine returns with a behind-the-scenes look at the E.V. industry

Five years ago, director Chris Paine ruffled a few feathers with Who Killed the Electric Car, a blockbuster documentary that exposed the development and mothballing of electric vehicles in the early 2000s. Now, with the first mass produced electric cars on the road, Paine is back with Revenge of the Electric Car, a behind-the-scenes exploration of the nascent EV industry.......read more

Brooklyn Farmer

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Filmmaker Michael Tyburski profiles the world's biggest rooftop farm

If you're reading this, you're probably already familiar with Brooklyn Grange (if not, start here then go here). In Brooklyn Farmer, filmmaker Michael Tyburski follows the story of a small group of dedicated staff and volunteers, who turned unused space in the city into the world's biggest rooftop farm, producing over 120,000 pounds of food for the local community. Today the farm is looking to......read more

Racing Extinction

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Watch It On Discovery Tomorrow Night Dec 2nd.

Discovery premieres Acadamy Award-Winner Louie Psihyoyos' Racing Extinction in more than 220 countries and territoris around the world.  December 2 at 9PM ET/PT   In Racing Extinction, a team of artists and activists exposes the hidden world of extinction with never-before-seen images that will change the way we see the planet. Two worlds drive extinction across the globe, potentially......read more

Racing Extinction Trailer

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Watch It On Discovery Tomorrow Night Dec 2nd.

Discovery premieres Acadamy Award-Winner Louie Psihyoyos' Racing Extinction in more than 220 countries and territoris around the world.  December 2 at 9PM ET/PT   In Racing Extinction, a team of artists and activists exposes the hidden world of extinction with never-before-seen images that will change the way we see the planet. Two worlds drive extinction across the globe, potentially......read more

Way Of Life

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Short Documentary

What defines the greatness of Men? Is it just the results you get? Or the commitment to pursuit your dreams? Why some people are afraid of the ocean while others can't live without dropping 40 feet waves? This short documentary follows the story of João de Macedo, an underdog big wave surfer who tries to run the world tour without a major sponsor. Filmed over the last 6 months in some of......read more

We Live Outside

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A hybrid music video/documentary about farming, food, love, and redemption

Keep some tissue handy for this one. NYC filmmaking collective Public Record is making a documentary called "We Live Outside" about Lincoln Fishman and Hilary Costa, a couple who left the city behind to start a farm and build a new life in the country. But just as the pair begin to hit their stride, Lincoln is diagnosed with cancer and their dream is in threat of collapse. This moving clip,......read more

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