Environment-themed films at this year’s Reykjavík International Film Festival

This year’s program includes a number of environment-themed documentaries.

Films at this year’s festival include Tipping Point, about the health and environmental impacts of water pollution from oil sands on one community in Alberta, Canada; There was Once an Island, which documents the impacts of rising waters on a community on a low-lying atoll in the South Western Pacific; The Pipe, the story of the discovery of gas off a remote coastal village in Ireland and the resulting divisions in the community; Submission, about the chemical industry and its health impacts; Urban Roots, which tells of an urban environmental movement in Detroit; Eco Pirate, the Story of Paul Watson and many more!

The festival runs Sep.22-Oct 2. For more info visit the documentary section at RIFF.

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