LOVE & BANANAS: AN ELEPHANT STORY — Review by Diane Carson

The documentary Love & Bananas: An Elephant Story begins in northern Cambodia with David Casselman in a helicopter surveying and commenting on the appalling deforestation of seventy-five percent of the Cambodian jungle by logging companies. Casselman makes clear the related peril for the endangered Asian elephant and the critical need for the one-million-acre Cambodia Wildlife Sanctuary he has co-founded. Continue reading…

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Andrew Morgan on THE TRUE COST, Fast Fashion and Why Films Matter – Jennifer Merin interviews

andrew morganIn this exclusive and unedited audio interview, Andrew Morgan discusses his eye-opening documentary, The True Cost, about how ‘fast fashion’ – you know, those stylish little frocks that H&M and other branded purveyors sell by the millions for $9.99 each — impacts our global economy, shatters local cultures, causes political unrest and poses a serious threat to the environment. Surprise: H&M is just about on a par with Monsanto in its sacrifice of human well-being for the sake of profit, and 85 percent of the world’s garment workers are women who are working for $160 per month and are beat up when they protest low wages and hazardous work conditins. Read more>>

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AWFJ Women on Film – “Enemies of The People” – Review by Jennifer Merin

One of the year’s best documentaries. Sambath’s refinement in revealing the epic tragedy and evil at the core of the story heightens the film’s impact. You must see this film! Read more>>

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