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EcoFilm Fest

Alice's Festival of EcoFilm includes mainly documentaries and some features with environmentalist and ecologolgical themes. Generally bringing attention to, and encouraging conservation issues, and issues related with the natural, the human and the built environment of our fragile Blue Planet.

1080 - A Shadow of Doubt (2006)

This documentary focusing on Lon Graf and his sons on the use 1080 poison and the effects it is having on birdlife and wildlife New Zealand. Largely s... Read more

A Civil Action (1999)

6.5/10
Director: Steven Zaillian
Starring: John Travolta, Robert Duvall, James Gandolfini

Based on a true story and focusing on a high-priced personal injury attorney (John Travolta) who only takes big-money cases he can safely settle out o... Read more

A Convenient Truth: Urban Solutions from Curitiba, Brazil (2007)

7.8/10

An informative, inspirational documentary aimed at sharing ideas to provoke environment-friendly and cost-effective changes in cities worldwide. The d... Read more

A Crude Awakening: The Oil Crash (2006)

7.9/10
Director: Basil Gelpke, Ray McCormack

An astoundingly sobering and unashamedly apocalyptic documentary about the world's obsession with oil, when it's going to run out, and what will happe... Read more

A River Runs Through It (1992)

7.3/10
Director: Robert Redford
Starring: Tom Skerritt, Emily Lloyd, Craig Sheffer, Brenda Blethyn, Brad Pitt

Robert Redford's elegiac coming-of-age story is based on the memoir by Norman MacLean. Brad Pitt is the young man who finds peace and comradeship in f... Read more

A River Runs Through It ( Blu-ray ) (1992)

7.3/10
Director: Robert Redford
Starring: Brad Pitt, Brenda Blethyn, Craig Sheffer, Emily Lloyd, Tom Skerritt

Robert Redford's elegiac coming-of-age story is based on the memoir by Norman MacLean. Brad Pitt is the young man who finds peace and comradeship in f... Read more

Akira Kurosawa's Dreams (1990)

Director: Akira Kurosawa
Starring: Akira Terao, Mitsuko Baisho, Mieko Harada

Eight mesmerising tableaus explore the subconscious at various stages of an elderly mans life in this visually stunning work from the master Japanese... Read more

An Inconvenient Truth (2006)

7.5/10
Director: Davis Guggenheim
Starring: Al Gore

The history and perils of global climate change are explored in this popular and controversial documentary featuring former vice president Al Gore. Ta... Read more

Arctic Mission: The Great Adventure (2005)

7.2/10

This fascinating series features five programmes, each focusing on a different aspect of global warming in the Arctic. The extraordinary scenery and a... Read more

At Play In The Fields Of The Lord (1991)

6.8/10
Director: Hector Babenco
Starring: Tom Berenger, Aidan Quinn, Kathy Bates, John Lithgow, Tom Waits

This stunning adaptation of Peter Matthiessen's acclaimed novel tells the story of the collision of cultures in the South American rain forests, as an... Read more