Category Archives: Films

Years Of Living Dangerously

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Photograph: © SAF — Coastal Care

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Hollywood celebrities and respected journalists span the globe to explore the issues of climate change and cover intimate stories of human triumph and tragedy.

WATCH THE OFFICIAL TRAILER OF: Years Of Living Dangerously

“The goal of this YEARS OF LIVING DANGEROUSLY is to galvanize a national conversation on the realities of climate change and inspire people to share their own stories and empower them to get involved in solutions. We’re also implementing an engagement campaign that will extend this effort beyond the broadcast to encourage our global leaders in politics, business and religion, as well as concerned citizens, to state where they stand on key climate issues and take action.” —David Gelber; Guardian Uk

The show premiers Sunday April 13th at 10pm on SHOWTIME.

Read Full Article And Learn More, Showtime

Where To Watch “Years Of Living Dangerously,” 1st Episode

Years of Living Dangerously – a global warming blockbuster, Guardian UK

Sand Wars Movie: UK Diffusion April 2nd, 2014

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uhGdL3ph1Lc
Sand Wars | PBS America Trailer published on Youtube March 25th, 2014, by PBS America

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Sand Wars film documentary by Denis Delestrac, premieres in the United Kingdom 7.50pm, Wednesday April 2nd, on Sky 534 & Virgin Media 243, PBS America (UK).

Let’s Talk About Sand: Denis Delestrac At TEDxBarcelona
Denis Delestrac latest feature documentary, “Sand Wars” is an epic eco-thriller that takes the audience around the globe to unveil a new gold rush and a disturbing fact: we are running out of sand! In this TEDxBarcelona talk, he explains us where sand comes from and where it ends up…

Sand Wars, An Investigation Documentary, By Denis Delestrac, Produced by Rappi Productions and La compagnie des Taxi-Brousse

Featured photograph by © SAF — Coastal Care.

Sand Wars: Premieres At Washington DC Environmental Film Festival

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Sand miners, Maldives. Photo courtesy of: © Denis Delestrac

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Sand Wars: Premieres At Washington Environmental Film Festival, on March 20th.

Discussion with filmmaker Denis Delestrac and geologist and “sandman” Michael Welland follows screenings.

The theme of the 2014 Festival, Our Cities, Our Planet, will examine the challenges posed by Earth’s urban environments and the efforts of the world’s cities to balance environmental and economic needs…

Sand Wars Movie: Premiere At The Washington DC Environmental Film Festival
“Sand Wars” is an epic eco-thriller that takes the audience around the globe to unveil a new gold rush and a disturbing fact: we are running out of sand! The film premiered at the legendary Cinéma Publicis on the Champs-Elysées in 2013 and was first broadcast in May in France and Germany (ARTE), where it became the highest rated documentary for 2013 with a 4.8 market share. A Gold Panda Award winner, “Sand Wars” is distributed worldwide by PBS International. A passionate lecturer, Delestrac – whom the North American press usually refers to as “the French Michael Moore” – is devoted to sharing his expertise with students and professionals around the world…

Washington DC Environmental Film Festival, Learn More

Sand Wars: Environment Award 2014 Winner At The 11th Annual San Francisco International Ocean Film Festival, March 5th-9th, 2014
The San Francisco International Ocean Film Festival has announced the 10 awards winners of its 11th Annual Festival, and conferred the Environment Award to Denis Delestrac Documentary Film: Sand Wars…

Let’s Talk About Sand: Denis Delestrac At TEDxBarcelona
Denis Delestrac latest feature documentary, “Sand Wars” is an epic eco-thriller that takes the audience around the globe to unveil a new gold rush and a disturbing fact: we are running out of sand! In this TEDxBarcelona talk, he explains us where sand comes from and where it ends up…

Sand Wars, An Investigation Documentary, By Denis Delestrac

Sand Wars: Environment Award 2014 Winner At The 11th Annual San Francisco International Ocean Film Festival

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Sand Wars: Environment Award 2014 Winner At The 11th Annual San Francisco International Ocean Film Festival. Photograph: © SAF — Coastal Care

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The San Francisco International Ocean Film Festival has announced the 10 awards winners of its 11th Annual Festival, and conferred the Environment Award to Denis Delestrac Documentary Film: Sand Wars.

The San Francisco International Ocean Film Festival Award celebration took place yesterday, and launched the beginning of the movies screenings from March 5-9, 2014 at the Bay Theater on PIER 39.

Winners of the 11th annual San Francisco International Ocean Film Festival are, by category:
Adventure Award: Defeating Oceans Seven;
Animation Award: Losing Nemo
Coastal Culture Award: Haenyeo Women of the Sea;
Conservation Award: Extinction Soup;
Director’s Award: Ain’t No Fish;
Environment Award: Sand Wars;
Golden Gate Award: Sunnydale Kids;
Short Film Award: The Whale Story;
and Wildlife Award: How Nature Works: Barrier Island Foraging Strategies.

“The San Francisco International Ocean Festival will enjoy its 11th year for five days beginning March 5 at the Bay Theater on Pier 39.

It will be a whirlwind this time around with nearly 50 films, half of which will be making their U.S. or world premiere at the festival. Always highlighting local filmmakers when possible—the Bay Area is surrounded by water, after all—the festival highlights all things having to do with the sea…”—SF Station

” Award Winners Announced for 11th annual San Francisco International Ocean Film Festival,” Read Full Article By Kati Schmidt, IndyBay

The 11th San Francisco International Ocean Film Festival

Learn More About The San Francisco International Ocean Film Festival

2014 San Francisco International Ocean Film Festival, On Facebook

Sand Wars, An Investigation Documentary, By Denis Delestrac

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Santa Aguila Foundation-Coastal Care team members were at the ceremony to receive the San Francisco International Ocean Film Festival’s Environment Award for Sand Wars Movie, on behalf of Film Director Denis Delestrac. Photograph: © SAF — Coastal Care

The Floating Classroom, Journey to the South Pacific


The Floating Classroom- Behind the Scenes of Journey to the South Pacific – IMAX® 3D Film; Uploaded on Youtube, February 4th 2014, By One World One Ocean.

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The Kalabia is a floating classroom that travels from island to island, educating young villagers about the importance of their environments and how to protect them. Watch kids play, sing and learn in this fun and entertaining video…

Narrated by Cate Blanchett, Journey to the South Pacific will take moviegoers on a breathtaking IMAX® 3D adventure to the lush tropical islands of remote West Papua, where life flourishes above and below the sea.

Learn More About: “The Floating Classroom- Behind the Scenes of Journey to the South Pacific – IMAX® 3D Film”

Journey To The South Pacific, Videos, Learn More (Uploaded 01-20-2014)
Through mesmerizing camerawork, “Journey to the South Pacific,” a feature documentary by MacGillivray Freeman Films, follows a young boy throughout the West Papuan archipelago as he discovers the islands’ incredible wildlife and marine environment.

Boat Schools : A Floating Future, a IRIN Video Documentary (Uploaded 12-23-2013)
Every year millions of school children in Bangladesh miss countless school days when their schools are flooded. But now local NGO have come up with a simple solution, building schools that float…

Six Decades of a Warming Earth, NASA Video


A NASA Goddard video, Uploaded on Youtube on January 21st 2013

By NASA – Goddard;

This visualization shows how global temperatures have risen from 1950 through the end of 2013.

NASA scientists say 2013 tied for the seventh warmest of any year since 1880, continuing a long-term trend of rising global temperatures. With the exception of 1998, the 10 warmest years in the 133-year record all have occurred since 2000, with 2010 and 2005 ranking as the hottest years on record.

NASA’s Goddard Institute for Space Studies (GISS) in New York, which analyzes global surface temperatures on an ongoing basis, released an updated report Tuesday, Jan. 21, on temperatures around the globe in 2013. The comparison shows how Earth continues to experience warmer temperatures than several decades ago.

The visualization shows a running five-year average global temperature, as compared to a baseline average global temperature from 1951-1980.

Featured photograph: © SAF – Coastal Care

Rivers and Tides, Andy Goldsworthy Working With Time (2001)

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“Black Earth / White Clay / Granite Boulder / Martha’s Vineyard / 2 August 2005,” © Andy Goldsworthy.
An image courtesy of © Andy Goldsworthy for Coastal Care.

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“Anyone who has built a sand castle by the edge of the sea and paused to observe the rising tide creep in and wash it away, can sink into the contemplative world of the Scottish artist profiled in Thomas Riedelsheimer’s film Rivers and Tides: Andy Goldsworthy Working With Time.

If Mr. Goldsworthy’s humility in the face of change reminds us that all is vanity, his playfulness also reminds us that a fervent engagement in the moment is in its own way infinite…”

WATCH: A short extract of: “Rivers and Tides,” Uploaded on Youtube, on December 11, 2009.

Read Full Article, By Stephen Holden, The New York Times, 2003

Rivers and Tides, UK, 2003
Landscape sculptor Andy Goldsworthy is renowned throughout the world for his work in ice, stone, leaves, wood. His own remarkable still photographs are Goldsworthy’s way of talking about his often ephemeral works, of fixing them in time. Now with this deeply moving film, shot in four countries and across four seasons, and the first major film he has allowed to be made, the elusive element of time adheres to his sculpture.