Movies making a difference
I watched a few movie trailers today over at Apple’s iTunes movie trailers page and I thought it’d be nice to round up all of the movies that I’d like to watch this year about making a difference and changing the world for the better. The first two are the ones I watched earlier today and the others are movies I’ve had on a movie’s-to-watch list for a while now.
The Last Mountain
This trailer caught my attention within the first scene because of the beautiful mountain scenes that are shown throughout the video.
I knew this would be a movie for me to watch right when I saw the movie poster which shows a group of people lifting a wind turbine. This is the same image I’ve seen in many places that encourage youth action.
Island of the Great White Shark
I used to be terrified of sharks as a child and even dreamt that my floor was the sea and in this sea were plenty of scary sharks waiting for me to fall in so that they could eat me (thanks a lot, Jaws). That all changed when Shark Week started showing the good side of sharks and in one particular episode showed a great white shark lying dead with his tongue out covered in blood. This looked very human to me and made me see sharks in a different light. Now that I don’t live in the United States, I don’t get my yearly Shark Week fix so this movie will be a perfect substitute.
The Human Experience
I remember watching this for the first time and thinking these two brothers were so brave and inspirational. I’m so glad they decided to film their journey and, while I know some parts will be hard to see, I think it will be worth it to get to the beauty.
Seven Years In Tibet
This movie isn’t very new, but I’d just heard about it a couple years ago. I’ve been interested in Tibet ever since I saw campaigns popping up to save and free it.
The Great Rift: Africa’s Greatest Story
For some reason, I could only find this trailer in German. Almost all of the information I saw about the film before I can’t find. I’m pretty sure this is for the same film. It would be quite a coincidence if it wasn’t. This film looks like it’ll show some really beautiful scenery and animals in Africa. It reminds me a lot of Planet Earth which I loved watching on TV!
7 January 2011 / Animals, Beauty, Environment, Health, Movies, People
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