NATURE & ENVIRONMENT
THE PEARL BUTTON
Director: Patricio Guzmán
Chile, France and Spain, 2015
Some say that water has memory.
This film shows that it also has a voice.
PASSION FOR PLANET
Director: Werner Schuessler
A journey around the globe together with the world's best wildlife filmmakers. We experience their passion and commitment for the natural beauty of our planet.
Director: Michael Obert
Louis Sarno spends 25 years recording over 1,000 hours BaAka music. When he returns to the United States with his son, he realises he is not part of the globalised world anymore.
Directors: Douglas Kass and Roger Kass
Based on an essay written by noted best-selling novelist Jonathan Franzen for The New Yorker and widely republished around the world, ‘Emptying the Skies’ chronicles the rampant poaching of migratory songbirds in southern Europe.
Directors: Manuel von Stürler
Switzerland, France and Germany, 2012
Carole and Pascal set off in winter for the migration to summer pastures with three donkeys, four dogs and eight hundred sheep, spending three months outdoors with only a tarpaulin and animal hides as shelter for the night. They travel through a fast-changing landscape, passing villas, railways and industrial estates.