Friday Prime Video playlist, 3 Jan 2020

Friday Prime Video playlist, 3 Jan 2020

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Life off Grid is a two-year journey exploring the lives of Canadians in every province and territory who have made the choice to disconnect. Life off Grid is a film about people who have chosen to build their lives around renewable energy, with beautiful, inspiring, and often challenging results.

Artifishal is a film about people, rivers, and the fight for the future of wild fish and the environment that supports them. It explores wild salmon’s slide toward extinction.

We all know that throwing rubbish on the ground is littering, so why is letting a balloon float away seen as something different? Rubber Jellyfish explores the effects of balloons on the environment, wildlife and people. Conservationist Carly Wilson embarks on a personal journey from littered beaches to the capital, to find out why the balloon problem is being ignored and if something can be done.

In 2014, Australian environment officer, Glen Turner and his colleague took photos of some logged trees in a field. The land was owned by farmer, Ian Turnbull. Turnbull appeared and started firing at them. When Turner ran away, Turnbull shot him in the back and left him to die. What made Turnbull react so violently? We examine the tensions between farmers and environmentalists over land clearing.

In The Day the Earth Stood Still, a contemporary reinvention of the 1951 science fiction classic, renowned scientist Dr. Helen Benson (Jennifer Connelly) finds herself face to face with an alien called Klaatu (Keanu Reeves), who travels across the universe to warn of an impending global crisis.

Nancy, an oil tycoon’s daughter, is kidnapped by a cultish environmental group ready to wage civil war over climate change. In the midst of heightened tension and riots, the group splinters over violent and radical movements of other members.