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Emmanuel Vaughan-Lee is a filmmaker, musician and composer. His award-winning films have been featured on PBS, National Geographic, The New York Times, The New Yorker, The Atlantic, exhibited at the Smithsonian and screened at festivals worldwide.
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An ancient prophecy of the Indigenous peoples of Quichua, Ecuador, speaks of a time when the eagle and the condor fly together. A Quichua elder and healer tells us the time of the prophecy is here.
What if the world embodied our highest potential? What would it look like? Where do we find solutions that can help us build the future that serves us all?
Environmental leader Vandana Shiva believes that until we bring back the sacredness of water, civil society won't have the power to change its behavior and government policy will never act.
Meet artist Slobodan Dan Paich, who creates simple drawings with tea and ink in a daily ritual.
Meet three individuals united by their deep connection with nature and driven to confront some of the most pressing ecological challenges of our time.
In a Rhode Island men’s prison, a group of fifty inmates are transforming their lives through the practice of meditation.
In the poor neighborhood of Port Elizabeth, South Africa, a provincial soccer star, "Titie," works with an innovative soccer program to educate local youth about HIV/AIDS prevention.
This time-lapse film, filmed over the course of three years across four continents, explores our relationship to nature and the modern world.
A portrait of Berlin based clown Reinhard "Filou" Horstkotte explores poetics of performance, laughter and spontaneity.
Yup'ik fisherman Ray Waska, who lives on the Alaskan Yukon Delta, teaches his grandchildren how to fish during the summer salmon run.
A meditation on surfing and the ocean, filmed off the coast of West Marin, California.
Meet two residents of a tiny island vanishing in the rising waters of the Louisiana Bayou.
Marie Wilcox is the last fluent speaker of Wukchumni and created a dictionary to keep her language alive.
This story follows a day in the life of Spanish flamenco guitarist, Juan Ramírez.
The story of the first image captured of the Earth from space in 1968.
This film takes you on an immersive journey with acoustic ecologist Gordon Hempton into the Hoh Rain Forest, one of the quietest places in North America.
A traditional Zuni elder in New Mexico works with artists to create maps based on ceremony, song, and connection to the land.
Mythologist and storyteller Martin Shaw tells an old Norwegian tale about a mythical creature that is part human and part snake.
Earthrise tells the story of the first image captured of the Earth from space in 1968.
This story is a journey into the memories of a 400-year-old Japanese White Pine bonsai tree that witnessed and survived the atomic blast in Hiroshima.
Five years after filming Marie’s Dictionary, Marie and her family share how they continue to teach Wukchumni classes to members of their community.
This short clip, from the film Earthrise, shares the perspective of Apollo 8 astronaut Frank Borman.
This short clip, from the film Earthrise, documents the moment the Apollo 8 astronauts witnessed the Earth rising from the dark side of the moon.
This short clip, from the film Earthrise, highlights Apollo 8 astronaut Frank Borman addressing Congress in 1968.
Three individuals united by their deep connection with nature are driven to confront some of the most pressing ecological challenges of our time.