New Releases

  • Person of the Forest

    Movie

    In the vanishing lowland rainforests of Borneo, new research is underway to uncover and understand the unique cultural behaviors in wild orangutans, before it’s too late. There, photographer Tim Laman, researcher Cheryll Knott and young explorer Robert Suro ...

  • The Wild Reborn

    Movie

    The road to recovery for the Mexican gray wolf starts in a sanctuary in New York where scientists are hoping the next generation hears the call of the wild.

  • The Square

    Movie

    'The Square' is an intimate observational documentary that tells the real story of the ongoing struggle of the Egyptian Revolution through the eyes of six very different protesters. Starting in the tents of Tahrir in the days leading up to the fall of Mubarak, we follow our characters on a life...

  • A Dog Named Gucci

    Movie

    He was hung by his neck, punched repeatedly, doused with lighter fluid, and set afire. That should have been the last thing a ten-week old puppy named Gucci would ever experience. His last contact with humans. His final moments of life.

    But Doug James, standing on his porch nearby, heard the...

  • Gods in Shackles

    Movie

    Gods in Shackles is a feature-length documentary film, an exposé revealing the dark side of the southern Indian state of Kerala’s glamorous cultural festivals that exploit temple elephants for profit under the guise of culture and religion.

    By exposing the abhorrent torture suffered by India...

  • Volunteers Unleashed

    Movie

    Leading this story is 22-year-old Pippa Biddle, who after a series of voluntourism experiences over six years posted a critical blog. It went viral with over 15 million hits, and instantly launched her as the poster child against privileged young white women volunteering overseas. In Tanzania w...

  • The Evolution of Madagascar

    Movie

    Madagascar. The world's oldest island. To a young and enthusiastic ecologist, this is a land of wonders, where life exists like nowhere else on the planet. But when his search for the world's largest lemur, the Indri Indri, leads him to discover just how close to extinction the species is, he s...

  • Generation Jobless

    Movie

    In Canada, while the economic recovery has eased for many, the youth unemployment rate is nearly 15% - double that of the general population. The new CBC documentary Generation Jobless explores the crisis of over-educated youths being underemployed scraping by in low-paid, part-time jobs that d...

  • A Call for the Wild

    Movie

    Meet our partner organization Education for Nature Vietnam and learn how they have successfully taken part in the arrest of several wildlife criminals by running a hotline allowing people to report wildlife crime.

  • Planeat
    Movie

    Planeat

    Movie

    PLANEAT is the story of three men's life-long search for a diet, which is good for our health, good for the environment and good for the future of the planet. With an additional cast of pioneering chefs and some of the best cooking you have ever seen, the scientists and doctors in the film pres...

  • Fin Free
    Movie

    Fin Free

    Movie

    Serving shark fin soup is still legal in Thailand, but consumption of the soup is damaging the ocean´s ecosystem and promoting cruel shark finning practices. In this episode, see what Freeland and our partners are doing to put an end to this harmful business.

  • Libby, Montana

    Movie

    Nestled below the rugged peaks of the Northern Rockies and along the crystal-clear Kootenai River lies the small logging town of Libby, Montana - an ironic setting for a town where many hundreds of people are sick or have already died from asbestos exposure.

  • Buy No Rhino: Biking for Rhino Conservation

    Movie

    Follow sisters Vicky and Ness Wiesenmaier as they cycle across Asia spreading awareness about the rhino poaching crisis in their home country of South Africa.

  • Plant This Movie

    Movie

    'Plant This Movie' explores the zeitgeist of urban farming around the world, from the incredible story of Havana, Cuba to communities of urban farmers in cities as diverse as Shanghai, Calcutta, Addis Ababa, London, and Lima. In the US, the story focuses on New York, New Orleans, Los Angeles ...

  • Bile Bears of Hanoi

    Movie

    Follow Freeland’s Deputy Director Sulma Warne to Hanoi as he uncovers the tragic current situation for bears kept in captivity for the bear bile business.

  • Crushing Illegal Ivory

    Movie

    Follow Freeland´s Media Producer and National Geographic Young Explorer, Molly Ferrill, through the first ivory crush to take place in Thai history, and learn about the purpose of these crushes as the trend spreads around the world.

  • Tainted Love: Behind Asia's Songbird Crisis

    Movie

    'Tainted Love' is a short documentary about the cultural significance of birds in Indonesia, and the devastating consequences that it has on wild populations.

    There isn’t a nation on earth that loves its native birds more than Indonesia. But there’s a sinister side to this love story: millio...

  • Tanya
    Movie

    Tanya

    Movie

    Tanya tells the story of a young girl who is trapped as a sex slave until she meets a man who is just as lonely as she is.

    Year: 2016
    Runtime: 16m
    Language: English
    Country: USA
    Rating: Not Rated

    Director: Monica Raymund

  • Unseen Dances

    Movie

    6 dancers are filmed dancing in red sand to illuminate human trafficking in America.

    Year: 2016
    Runtime: 12m
    Language: English
    Country: USA
    Rating: Not Rated

    Director(s): Jason Gurvitz & Jordan Marinov

  • Return of the River

    Movie

    'Return of the River' tells the story the largest dam removal in history, currently unfolding on the Elwha River in Washington State. The film explores an extraordinary community effort to set the river free, and shows an unlikely victory for environmental justice. Told by an ensemble cast of c...

  • Blood Island

    Movie

    Deep in the heart of Liberia’s jungles, hundreds of chimpanzees were taken from the wild. Captured, bred, and infected with hepatitis, our closest animal relatives were to unlock the mysteries of human diseases.

    But what started in the 1970s as an ambitious medical experiment took deeper an...

  • Lost Freetown

    Movie

    Lost Freetown is a 30-minute documentary film highlighting the environmental challenges facing the Freetown Peninsula.

    The film shows how urban migration and displacement caused by the decade long civil war have resulted in a doubling of the population of Freetown, stretching the city resour...

  • Travel Light

    Movie

    A small team of American filmmakers backpack 500 miles across Spain's Camino de Santiago in an attempt to capture the stories of the international pilgrims who make this sacred walk.

    Year: 2016
    Runtime: 1h 34m
    Language: English
    Country: USA
    Rating: Not Rated

    Director: Lindsay Thompson

  • The Forgotten Salmon

    Movie

    A documentary about the Atlantic salmon of Lake Ontario, how we lost them, and the efforts to restore them to the great inland sea.