The Oscars are just around the corner, and it’s a good time to remember that movies are a great way to inspire people and mobilize them to action. In the case of environmental or conservation-minded films, this is especially true. What do this year’s crop of Oscar-nominated films have to say about conservation and the environment? Here are five questions about some of the most … Continue reading Weekly Warm-Up: Must-See Environmental Films
In honor of National Geographic’s All Roads Film Festival, going on now through October 3rd, I decided to feature some of my favorite movies about the environment. If you’re in the Washington, D.C. area this weekend, check out the All Roads Film Festival. The website has a listing of all the movies playing this weekend. If you aren’t in the area, rent one of these movies, pop some popcorn, and learn a little bit about the environment from the comfort of your own home.
1. Fern Gully The magical inhabitants of a rainforest called FernGully fight to save their home that is threatened by logging and a polluting force of destruction called Hexxus. Why you should see it: Robin Williams does an excellent “Batty Rap.”