Best Modern Christmas Movies

The holiday season is the ideal time to watch some Christmas movies. From Christmas rom-coms, animations through to comedies, check out the video below which provides a run-down of the some of the best modern Christmas movies for kids and adults. Rosa Medea is Life & Soul Magazine’s Chief. She writes about lifestyles including sustainable and green living. She also offers content services to businesses … Continue reading Best Modern Christmas Movies

The Bee Hunter: Short documentary follows beekeeper tasked with capturing homeless wild honey bees

Veteran beekeeper Wisteria Fleming Loeffler has been capturing homeless wild honey bees for more than a decade. Short documentary The Bee Hunter follows the Portland-based beekeeper as she takes us on a swarm call. Driving across Portland in her Toyota truck with more than 10,000 honey bees housed in a temporary home of a makeshift cardboard box, The Bee Hunter gives a glimpse of just … Continue reading The Bee Hunter: Short documentary follows beekeeper tasked with capturing homeless wild honey bees

Artifishal: Documentary reveals the threat to wild fish by fish farms and fish hatcheries

Artifishal is a documentary film that reveals the impact of humans on wild salmon and sea trout, and the destruction of natural habitats caused by fish farms and fish hatcheries. The documentary, from outdoor clothing brand Patagonia, traces the impact of fish hatcheries and fish farms – industries which hinders wild fish recovery, pollutes rivers and contributes to the problem it claims to solve. Artifishal … Continue reading Artifishal: Documentary reveals the threat to wild fish by fish farms and fish hatcheries

Pachamama: An animated movie in part history, ecological, and coming-of-Shaman lesson

A few years ago I remember coming across a story about an animated film called Pachamama, which pays homage to the indigenous cultures of the Andes, so while browsing Netflix the other day I was glad to see it come up on my homepage. Pachamama is an animated tale about a 10-year old Andean boy, […] via Pachamama: An animated movie in part history, ecological, and … Continue reading Pachamama: An animated movie in part history, ecological, and coming-of-Shaman lesson

The Biggest Little Farm: Documentary chronicles couple’s journey to creating a self-sustaining farm

Apricot Lane Farms is a traditional foods farm started by husband and wife team, John and Molly Chester, who left their jobs in LA in 2011 to become farmers and pursue their dreams. The Biggest Little Farm is a documentary movie which chronicles their eight-year journey turning the dry, nutrient-depleted land into a self-sustaining, biodynamic 213-acre farm. The Biggest Little Farm is a documentary about … Continue reading The Biggest Little Farm: Documentary chronicles couple’s journey to creating a self-sustaining farm

Ramblings Of The Medea: Green Book – A tale of true friendship and brotherhood

I recently watched Green Book, which tells the true story of African-American pianist, Dr Don Shirley, and Italian-American bouncer, Tony Lip, who takes on the job as Dr Don Shirley’s chauffeur as he embarks on a tour of concert venues in the deep south of America in 1962. The Oscar-winning movie is a heartwarming tale […] via Ramblings Of The Medea: Green Book – A tale … Continue reading Ramblings Of The Medea: Green Book – A tale of true friendship and brotherhood

Mothered by Mountains: Two Nepalese women – a mountaineering guide and a punk-rocker – team up for adventure

Mothered by Mountains is a documentary short which follows two Nepalese women as they motorcycle from Kathmandu to mountains, then bag a first ascent. But the partnering of Pasang Lhamu Sherpa Akita and Sareena Rai is an unlikely duo – matched by mutual friend and Mothered by Mountains co-director, Ben Ayers. Pasang Lhamu Sherpa Akita is an international legend. The first Nepalese mountaineering guide – … Continue reading Mothered by Mountains: Two Nepalese women – a mountaineering guide and a punk-rocker – team up for adventure

Dukale’s Dream: Documentary charts Hugh Jackman’s Laughing Man Foundation

When Wolverine actor Hugh Jackman travelled to Ethiopia as an ambassador for World Vision Australia, he went back home having formed a tight bond with a young coffee farmer, working to lift his family out of poverty. The story is captured in a documentary movie, Dukale’s Dream, which chronicles the start and growth of Hugh Jackman’s Laughing Man Foundation. Meeting Dukale, Hugh Jackman realised that something as … Continue reading Dukale’s Dream: Documentary charts Hugh Jackman’s Laughing Man Foundation

Indian Horse: Canadian drama about a hockey player who survived Canada’s residential school system

Indian Horse is a Canadian drama that follows the life of First Nations boy, Saul Indian Horse, as he survives residential school and life amongst the racism of 1970s Canada. A talented hockey player, Saul Indian Horse must find his own path as he battles sterotypes and alcoholism. The movie is an adaptation of Richard Wagamese’s novel Indian Horse. The plot of the film follows Saul Indian … Continue reading Indian Horse: Canadian drama about a hockey player who survived Canada’s residential school system