Earth Focus Presents | KCET
Earth Focus Presents
"Earth Focus Presents" is a curated series of documentaries focusing on environmental challenges and solutions. Starting on April 4, four prominent environmental films focused on ecological responsibility will premiere on KCET and Link TV. The schedule kicks off with “Gringo Trails” (April 4 at 9:00 p.m.) which raises questions about the environmental impact of tourism and is followed by the award-winning “Bluefin” (April 11 at 9:00 p.m.) which chronicles the over-fishing of tuna. Also, CNN Hero Jock Brandis focuses on solutions for underprivileged, remote villages around the world in “Replan It” (April 18 at 9:00 p.m.) while a Kenyan farmer suddenly finds himself a climate activist on the world’s stage in “Thank You for the Rain.” (April 25 at 9:00 p.m.)
A perfect storm is brewing as agriculture pioneer Cary Fowler races against time to protect the future of our food. Seed banks around the world are crumbling, crop failures are producing starvation and rioting, and the accelerating effects of climate change are affecting farmers globally. Communities of indigenous Peruvian farmers are already suffering those effects, as they try desperately to save over 1,500 varieties of native potato in their fields.
An exploration of the environmental movement - grassroots and global activism spanning fifty years from conservation to climate change. Meryl Streep, Robert Redford, Ashley Judd.
"Tapped" looks into the bottled water industry and its long-term effects socially, economically and ecologically. The filmmakers focused on industry giants such as PepsiCo and Nestlé Waters, visiting a town containing a Nestlé factory as well as running tests on the bottles the company uses for its products.
Listen to the magic of mariachi music and follow its origins from Jalisco, Mexico to its present-day sounds on the streets of L.A.
Frank Lloyd Wright accelerated the search for L.A.'s authentic architecture. This episode explores the provocative theory that his early homes in L.A. were also a means of artistic catharsis for Wright.KCET Original
The vast, strange, sometimes contradictory world of the urban desert and its people are explored in 11 public art exhibits and their respective locations scattered throughout Coachella Valley.KCET Original
A documentary exploring the past, present, and visions for the future of Taylor YardKCET Original
His investigations is at a dead end, Julio asks Alicia to leave everything and run away with him.KCET Original