Documentary films are very effective ways to communicate about sustainability. It’s an easy way to educate ourselves, and a fun way to spread a message. You can go a step further by hosting a film night, or continuing your research on the topic after the film is over.


  • Years of Living Dangerously (series)
  • Planet Earth (I and II) (series)
  • Food, Inc. (2008)
  • An Inconvenient Truth (2006)
  • An Inconvenient Sequel: Truth to Power (2017)
  • Trashed (2012)
  • Cowspiracy (2014)
  • Actions:

  • Watch great documentaries that can educate and entertain on many aspects of sustainability and the environment
  • Create and share your own ideas, research results, and experiences through video
  • Host a viewing party
  • Resources:
    Documentary Films About the Environment
    Environmental Documentaries on Netflix
    Films About Sustainability

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