Socially Minded Documentaries

  1. Client: Facebook
    Music: Andy R.Jordan
    Film Site: facebookstories.com/stories/3784/beyond-the-yellow-boat

    When Jay Jaboneta heard that a group of children have to swim to school, he started a fundraiser on Facebook to buy them a boat—only to realize that the solution required a more local perspective.

    # vimeo.com/68505874 Uploaded 2,245 Plays 0 Comments
  2. Telapak empowers thousands of people in our network of community logging co-ops to part ways with illegal logging practices and live dignified lives logging sustainably in cooperation with their local communities.

    Find out more:
    communitylogging.coop

    Support us:
    crowdrise.com/telapakindonesia

    Help us win $50k to scale up our network of community logging co-ops: crowdrise.com/telapakindonesia

    Connect with Telapak:
    twitter.com/telapak

    # vimeo.com/76307960 Uploaded 1,047 Plays 0 Comments
  3. Sit back, chill, enjoy the music and witness a glimmer of vitality from this Sub-Saharan rural community.

    Featuring the trance track "Psychodreamworld" by Juan Sanchez.

    # vimeo.com/36264222 Uploaded 6,591 Plays 30 Comments
  4. Risking injury and incarceration, an environmental activist disrupts the clear-cutting of an ancient redwood grove by sitting on a tiny platform a hundred feet up in the tree canopy. Already three years into the tree-sit when filming begins, AMONG GIANTS blends vérité cinematography with intimate personal reflection to create a vivid picture of life in the trees and the unwavering dedication of the activists.

    This film was shot and edited in 2011, and a year later, the tree-sit ended as a victory for the tree-sitters (indybay.org/newsitems/2012/06/26/18716373.php) As of 2013, negotiations are still underway for the sale of the land, and the exact acreage is still being determined.

    Huge thanks to "Farmer," "Bingmouse," "Amanita," and the rest of the tree-sitters for allowing us to live with them and film their story. Learn more about their work, donate, and see what they're up to now: efhumboldt.org

    for further requests about the film, please contact info@rainhousecinema.com

    Thanks for watching!
    - Chris, Ben, Sam // Rainhouse Cinema

    # vimeo.com/66173800 Uploaded 140K Plays 78 Comments
  5. Blood Makes Noise is a film science and art project that explores life with renal failure

    Peter Snelling worked with 5 people on the transplant list. Over a year they worked together to create a remarkable film, book and blog.

    The project sheds light on the extraordinary world of organ donation, dyalisis, plasma exchange and transplant.

    But ulimatly is about love, generousity and family.Blood Makes Noise is a film science and art project that explores life on the transplant list.

    Peter Snelling worked with 5 people suffering from renal failure. Over a year they worked together to create a remarkable film, book and blog.

    The project sheds light on the extraordinary world of organ donation, dyalisis, plasma exchange and transplant.

    But ulimatly is about love, generousity and family.

    Produced by

    Arts in Hosptial - Dorset County Hospital
    My Pockets

    Funded by

    The Wellcome Trust

    Britsh Kidney Patient Association

    # vimeo.com/65380481 Uploaded 4,615 Plays 2 Comments

Socially Minded Documentaries

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