Here is a top 5 must-watch environmental documentaries to binge on during this corona pandemic lockdown.
Documentaries are some of the most powerful instruments that can bring essential topics to the table.
In the midst of this COVID-19, these movies can teach you what’s relevant from a fashion and its impact on the world perspective, right now.
Word of caution thou’. In the past, documentaries have fuelled global social movements so please don’t leave your home after watching them.
Not now. For the time being, enjoy, reflect, and make plans for the days when COVID19 is over.
So what’s all about?
Accelerated global warming, or scientifically put, the long-term rise in the average temperature of the Earth’s climate system.
A significant aspect of climate change, global warming is the human-caused increase in global temperature, unprecedented in our existence.
To gain a better understanding of earth’s ecological problems, we’ve put together this selection of top 5 must-watch environmental documentaries right now.
1. The True Cost
A documentary that finally pulls back the curtain on the untold story of fast fashion, the lives of exploited workers in developing countries and industry’s environmental impact.
It is an in-depth tale uncovering the Rana Plaza disaster, reckless pollution, unparalleled cruelty, land and water toxic contamination, deforestation, and waves of disease and death.
2. Before The Flood
From the ‘Academy Award’ winning filmmaker Fisher Stevens and Academy Award-winning actor and environmental activist Leonardo DiCaprio, ‘Before the Flood’ present a riveting account of the dramatic changes now occurring around the world due to climate change.
Follow Leonardo DiCaprio on his journey as the United Nations Messenger of Peace, travelling to five continents and the Arctic.
Key scientists, political leaders, campaigns of disinformation, vested interests, this is your chance to see the reality of climate change firsthand.
3. Living In The Futures Past
An equally intriguing and insightful movie about climate change and environmental challenges faced by the planet.
The movie features world-class psychologists, anthropologists, spiritual leaders, politicians, military experts and other key scientists.
Discover eye-opening concepts about humanity and our past, highlighting our evolutionary-driven motivations and their lethal consequences.
4. An Inconvenient Truth
A decade-old documentary and still one of the most important ever when it comes to climate change.
Winner of two Academy Awards for Best Documentary Feature and Best Original Song, and eleventh highest-grossing documentary movie to date – in the US.
It is the documentary that has awakened the world to the climate change problem.
The movie that has created a new generation of climate activists. The story that has brought climate change to the heart of popular culture.
5. Cowspiracy: The Sustainability Secret
Last but not least, this is a groundbreaking environmental documentary where the filmmaker investigates animal agriculture, the most destructive industry facing the planet today.
‘Cowspiracy’ uncovers in a shocking yet humorous way, why the world’s leading environmental organisations are too afraid to talk about animal agriculture.
It shows large-scale factory farming and its devastating environmental impact.
A must watch!
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