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Title Lost in palm oil [videorecording]. [A sustainable star]. [The legacy of Exxon Valdez]. Birth of a movement.

Imprint [Oxnard, Calif.] : Ironweed Film Club, c2010.

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Location Call No. OPAC Message Status
 Axe 1st Floor DVD Collection  363.7382 L899 2010    ---  Available
Description 1 videodisc (89 min.) : sd., col. with b&w sequences ; 4 3/4 in.
Series Ironweed film club ; no. 56
Ironweed film club ; no. 56
Note Documentary films.
Language Lost in palm oil: In English and indigenous languages with English voice-over.
A sustainable star: In English and German with English subtitles.
Note Some titles taken from container.
Credits Lost in palm oil: Director, Inge Altemeier ; Altemeier & Hornung Filmproduktion.
A sustainable star: Produced by ABC Australia (from container).
Legacy of Exxon Valdez: Editor, Woody Landay (from container).
Birth of a movement: Cage Free Productions ; in association with Spreading Solutions Productions ; director, editor, and writer, Paul J. Lynch ; co-producers, Hannah Eckberg and Paul J. Lynch.
System Details DVD, NTSC, region 1, 4:3 aspect ratio, stereo sound.
Summary Lost in palm oil: Indonesia's rainforests are being destroyed and rapidly replaced by palm oil plantations for use in bio-fuel, with devastating effects on the local population and global ecosystem. This film urges precaution in developing alternatives to fossil fuels.
A sustainable star: Germany leads the world in the production and use of renewable energy, yet its wide-scale application is still challenged by those in power. This film reveals the politics involved in attempting the transition to alternative energy sources.
The legacy of Exxon Valdez: Decades after the infamous oil spill off the coast of Alaska, the local fishing economy and ecology are still devastated, yet legal battles continue over Exxon's court-ordered compensation to those affected.
Birth of a movement: A look at the 1969 oil spill off the coast of California, considered to be the catalyst for the modern environmental movement.
Contents Lost in palm oil (2007 : 44 min.) -- A sustainable star (21 min.) -- The legacy of Exxon Valdez (15 min.) -- Birth of a movement (9 min.)
Note "July 2010."
Genre/Form Documentary films.
Short films.
Subject Palm oil industry -- Environmental aspects -- Indonesia.
Palm oil industry -- Economic aspects -- Indonesia.
Petroleum industry and trade -- Environmental aspects -- United States.
Renewable energy sources.
Added Author Altemeier, Inge.
Lynch, Paul J.
Ironweed Film Club.
Altemeier & Hornung Filmproduktion.
Australian Broadcasting Corporation.
Cage Free Productions.
Note Title on container and disc label: Oily business
Added Title Sustainable star
Legacy of Exxon Valdez
Birth of a movement
Standard No. 782410095691

 
    
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