In the wake of a global climate crisis, a small town in Gloucestershire has received international acclaim for their environmental achievements in sport. English Football League side Forest Green Rovers are known for being the world's first professional, carbon-neutral football club. Chairman and Ecotricity founder Dale Vince, who saved the team from bankruptcy in 2010, made unprecedented changes to make the club more sustainable; from powering the stadium with solar panels and wind turbines to exclusively serving plant-based food for home and away fans on match days. This documentary explores how the players and fans react to these extraordinary measures, which have set an exceptional standard in world football.
A thought-provoking and creative short film about the struggles a man encounters while he makes his way through the city.
The story of ECHO is about the understanding and perception of wildlife, environmental damage, and its consequences on the human race.
A man's journey of realization about where the food on his plate comes from.
Maa is about the protection of wildlife, showing what can happen when animals are deprived of their natural habitat. This film asks the viewer to consider how happy an animal truly is when placed in an artificial environment.
A four-minute, family-friendly, musical animated film about Maggie May, a constant shopper who buys things she doesn’t need. When she gets buried in styrofoam, tissue, and silly purchases, she learns to recycle and reuse.
This animated short examines the "sport" of dog fighting from the perspective of those most impacted by it.
It is with a deep reverence for the bravery of the men, women, and children of the civil rights movement that we watch Gigi revel in this freedom. An experience that at one time, not long enough ago, was deemed unlawful.
When we look at great art, do we realise it is looking back with eyes that see more clearly than we do?
In a mysterious gallery, shadows of the past and unresolved futures collide when a child's vision peels away the layers of 'reality'. Journey through masterpieces you thought you knew as their hidden souls are finally given a voice.
The door is open. Who will enter?
The true, inspiring story of an Indian teenage girl who survived a brutal acid attack and rose to became a human rights activist and model.
To help destiny, we only have to look around and be ready to give a little bit of the best of us.
This Feature Event showcases our 11 finalists and the announcement of the award winners.
The Umano International Short Film Festival aims to build empathy through storytelling.
Watch the films, be inspired, visit our website and pledge to take action. Help us get to 1,000 #ActsofEmpathy!
As the Coronavirus pandemic affects millions globally, the world is self isolating in the comfort of their own space-their home. But for so many people out there home isn't a very safe place to begin with. This piece was created in an effort to bring some attention to the rising cases in domestic violence in India.
Caught up in the pace of urban life, a city dweller sees his daily routine shaken up when he meets a weird bird at the bottom of his building. Then he discovers the existence of an unexpected urban biodiversity and he shares his discovery with his neighbors.
The food might not have cost you much, but it took a lot of effort and sacrifice to get to your plate. Every piece of food thrown away adds to another man's hunger and wastes another person's labor.
John likes routine, so when he comes back home one day to find his wife gone, he is very worried. He’s not sure why she’s left, but the more pressing issue is the possible disruption that her disappearance could cause to his routine.
He pretends that she still lives with him. Will anyone find out that his wife has left? Will his routine be disrupted again?
This short film covers the journey of Blake McFarland's most recent and meaningful creation, "World at War." This sculpture is a larger than life hero character made out of recycled tires emerging out of a pile of waste. Each piece of garbage was gathered from the remote coastline as well as local landfill and represents everyday items that we humans discard.
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