Here's our entry for the Possible Futures Film Contest. We had a lot of fun making this one, hope you guys like it!
Could human waste be a key ingredient in the quest to resolving multiple issues of impoverishment and sustainability throughout the world? SOIL’s work in Haiti has proven that it is. Their dry, composting toilets truly create a complete cycle of life, as the wastes are collected, treated, and transformed into fertile gardens, thus reducing the need for foreign aid, interrupting the spread of disease and providing jobs, education, and dignity. What impact would these toilets have in the quest for sustainability in the first world?
South Africa's First Lady of Space and environmentalist Elizabeth Klarer's testimony of extraterrestrial contactee events remains the most trusted version of its sort to date. The prophetic message that she brought back from the planet Meton, via her supposed lover Akon and his people seem more valid now than it could ever be then. Never before wer...Environmentalism, Activism & Humanitarianism seem to come in many shapes and forms these days. Elisabeth Klarer is no different. She was just years ahead. She stood behind her story with its strong environmental message until she died in February 1994. She believed that her work was here, to educate, witness and share what she had experienced esp as the dangers of our technology surpassing our humanity, seems eminent. Good planets are hard...
Hands of Action Uganda is a grassroots not-for-profit Community Based Organization. It aims empower rural communities in their battle against poverty and HIV/AIDS through sustainable agricultural programs and education.Since it was impossible to raise the funds to visit Uganda and film the activities of Hands of Action first hand, we decided to attempt a "remote" collaborative project, bringing together the talents of volunteers in Uganda, the UK, the United States and here in Hong Kong.
Remember Nitin Das and Dawn Mikkelson? They are the two filmmakers selected for the Grand Prizes in the 2011 Possible Futures Film Contest. In addition to a cash award, both Nitin and Dawn received a trip for two to Ecuador’s Amazon rainforest with The Pachamama Alliance, our parent organization. In August, Nitin and Dawn traveled to Ecuador for a once-in-a-lifetime experience among the volcanoes, cloud forest, and the Achuar people, an ancient indigenous community of the Amazon basin.
Over $30,000 in awards to the top seven filmmakers The filmmakers of seven films will receive awards valued at over $30,000. The Possible Futures Award and The Pachamama Award are chosen by our team of world class judges according to our judging criteria. Five additional People’s Choice Awards are determined by the films that receive the most votes by viewers. Winning films will be announced July 25th (check out our full timeline) and will be premiered at an awards ceremony in San Francisco, CA, United States. The Possible Futures Award: $10,000 plus a trip the rainforest One outstanding film will be selected as the best from all category submissions by our five Global Judges. The filmmaker will receive the highest of honors for expressing the greatest potential for solutions in our
How To Vote In The Possible Futures Film Contest Fill out the form below. Click the activation link in the email that is sent to you. Sign in to vote. Browse films in Watch and Vote. Click the “Vote For This Film” button next to the films that inspire you most. You can vote once for each film and you can vote for as many films as you like. Already registered as a filmmaker? Even if you’ve already registered as a filmmaker, you still need to register again as a voter.