Natari, which translates to “anchor of the boat” in the Sindhi language, tells the story of the potential conflict caused by climate migration and its impact on local communities and families such as that of the fisherman and political activist Ayoub, in the Indus Delta region.
A diminishing water supply is driving people from their land in a remote region of Nepal. The younger generation of the Gurung family adapts by commuting from their ancestral home, where subsistence depends on grazing goats and cows, to a village that has a commercial apple orchard, fed by irrigation.
A powerful contemplation on the effects a typhoon leaves on a seaside city in the Philippines. A girl weaves in myths and the memory of her grandmother to try to understand how people cope with devastation and trauma.
The Dry Years is documentary short film that shows the lives of Matilde and Mario, a couple of goat farmers who live in the remote central valley area of Petorca, Chile. After a series of long droughts, their access to water is increasingly uncertain.
In November 2020, two hurricanes tore the community of Haulover in two. Now, villagers must decide between going back and rebuilding their home from the rubble despite the risks, or they must start a new life elsewhere, leaving their life by the sea.
MOZAMBIQUE, where the mango tree used to be centers around the effects of climate change on small communities in rural and remote areas of Mozambique. The film showcases the daily life of two local families over the period of 48 hours, an inside view of what it means to be affected by the unpredictability of weather extremes at the lowest end of the world ́ s economic pyramid.
Against a backdrop of extreme poverty, personal loss and a marine environment changing beyond her control, Kokoly lives on a knife edge. Kokoly follows a traditional Vezo fisherwoman Madame Kokoly – as she reflects on her life experiences and carries out her daily routine in and around the coastal waters of southwest Madagascar. This film features female-only voices from one of Africa's most remote regions.
This documentary beautifully captures the daily life of the dhīvaraḥ — Sanskrit for a fisherman — of Malpe Harbour, Karnataka, India, as they face the impacts of overfishing. Former Fishermen’s Association President Satish Kundar talks about the joy as well as the difficulties of traditional, small-scale fishermen, like himself.
A grieving mother. A flooded football field. A burdened woman. Three emotional stories set in Nepal show how communities are already being impacted by flooding and drought, all made worse by the injustice of climate change and increasingly extreme weather events.