5 For Friday: Sustainable Documentaries | Riley Studio

5 For Friday: Sustainable Documentaries

by Riley Studio |

We’ve rounded up some of our favourite documentaries that focus on different aspects of sustainability. From our global plastic crisis and the impact of fashion on our rivers to veganism -  we have covered a range of topics. Let us know if you have any suggestions! 

1. Riverblue

Riverblue highlights the impact and destruction that the textile industry has on our global rivers. While examining the destruction of our rivers, it also brings to light the effect on humanity and the solutions needed for a sustainable future.

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2. A Plastic Ocean

Bringing together film-makers, scientists, social entrepreneurs, environmentalists and journalists, A Plastic Ocean evaluates the fragile state our oceans are in and highlights the grave impact that plastic is having on marine wildlife. 

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3. Inside Bill’s Brain

A three part docuseries, Inside Bill’s Brain explores the mind, career and life of the ever inspiring Bill Gates. From Microsoft founder to philanthropist, this docuseries highlights Bill and Melinda Gates’ mission to make the world a better place, including getting proper sanitation to the developing world alongside the search for groundbreaking climate change solutions. 

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4. Unbroken Ground

A Patagonia Provisions film, explores the critical connection between food and our environmental crisis. The film tells the story of four groups that are pioneers in the fields of regenerative agriculture, regenerative grazing, diversified crop development and restorative fishing. 

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5. More Than Honey

Did you know that if bees were to disappear, humankind would only have 4 years left to survive? In More Than Honey, Oscar-nominated director Markus Imhoof tackles the issue of why bees are facing worldwide extinction and why they are so important.

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