10 movies to inspire making the world a better place

10 movies to inspire making the world a better place

This is a list of comparatively recent 10 movies to inspire making the world a better place. Hope you will enjoy watching them! Check this list of movies also on IMDB.

Living on One Dollar (2013)

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An award-winning film that has been called “A Must Watch” by Nobel Laureate Muhammad Yunus and Director of The Hunger Games, Gary Ross. Living on One Dollar follows the journey of four friends as they set out to live on just $1 a day for two months in rural Guatemala. They battle hunger, parasites, and extreme financial stress as they attempt to survive life on the edge. An unimaginable reality for most young Americans, the challenges they face are real and plague over 1.1 billion people around the world. While the friends quickly learn there are no easy answers, the generosity and strength of Rosa, a 20 year old woman, and Chino, a 12 year old boy, give them resilient hope that there are effective ways to make a difference.

 

Dirt! The Movie (2009)

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The only remedy for disconnecting people from the natural world is connecting them to it again.

 

Tomorrow/Demain (2015)

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Climate is changing. Instead of showing all the worst that can happen, this documentary focuses on the people suggesting solutions and their actions.

 

Where to Invade Next (2015)

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To learn what the USA can learn from other nations, Michael Moore playfully “invades” them to see what they have to offer.

 

The 11th Hour (2007)

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A look at the state of the global environment including visionary and practical solutions for restoring the planet’s ecosystems.

 

No Impact Man (2009)

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Follow the Manhattan-based Beavan family as they abandon their high consumption 5th Avenue lifestyle and try to live a year while making no net environmental impact.

 

A Quest for Meaning / En quête de sens (2015)

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The film tells the story of two childhood friends who leave everything behind to go question the workings of the world. This incredible, life-changing journey across the world encourages us to reconsider our relationship with nature, happiness, and the meaning of life.

 

Just Eat It: A Food Waste Story (2014)

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We all love food. As a society, we devour countless cooking shows, culinary magazines and foodie blogs. So how could we possibly be throwing nearly 50% of it in the trash? Filmmakers and food lovers Jen and Grant dive into the issue of waste from farm, through retail, all the way to the back of their own fridge. After catching a glimpse of the billions of dollars of good food that is tossed each year in North America, they pledge to quit grocery shopping and survive only on discarded food.

 

The Salt of the Earth (2014)

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The life and work of photographer Sebastião Salgado, who has spent forty years documenting deprived societies in hidden corners of the world.

 

The Clean Bin Project (2010)

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The Clean Bin Project is about a regular couple and their quest to answer the question ‘is it possible to live completely waste free?’ Partners Jen and Grant go head to head in a comedic battle to see who can swear off consumerism and produce the least amount of garbage in an entire year. Their light-hearted competition is set against a compelling examination of the sobering problem of waste in our ‘throw-away’ society. Featuring interviews with renowned artist and TED lecturer, Chris Jordan and marine pollution expert, Captain Charles Moore, The Clean Bin Project presents the serious topic of waste reduction with optimism, humor, and inspiration for individual action.

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