This is a listing of some of the sustainability-themed films that have been released this year. Click on each of the links below (or go to IMDB.com) to see previews/trailers, reviews, and descriptions of each film.
Click here to see our previous listing of green-themed films; it lists movies that came out between 2012-2014. (Note: We periodically add more films to these listings, as we learn of other films that have come out.)
Racing Extinction [premiering Dec. 2 on the Discovery channel]
Dryden: The Small Town that Changed the Fracking Game
(11-minute short film; watch it via the link!)
Other films, released before 2015:
Are there other relevant, recent (or forthcoming) films that you’ve seen and would recommend to others? If so, please mention those in the Comments section below.
Green Film Festivals
These are a few of the annual film fests that I’m aware of; it isn’t an exhaustive list. Please let everyone know about other green film festivals by contributing a Comment! Many of the festivals’ websites feature video clips and a few even stream some entire films (short and full-length films), and they list many additional, new, independent films, beyond what I’ve listed above, including some brand new ones that haven’t been screened widely yet.
- Environmental Film Festival, Washington, DC
- San Francisco Green Film Festival, San Francisco, CA
- One Earth Film Festival, Chicago area, IL
- Wild and Scenic Film Festival, Nevada City, CA (and other locations around the country: bring it to your town!)
- Mountainfilm Festival, Telluride, CO
- Yale Environmental Film Festival, New Haven, CT
- Planet in Focus environmental film festival, Toronto, Canada
- UK Green Film Festival, in 5 cities in the UK, including London
See the Green Film Network to find film festivals in 24 countries.