The past decade has seen an explosion of documentary filmmaking about the environment, man’s global footprint and what happens when you mess with what your mama gave you.
So if you’re looking for something good to watch this weekend, The I Files recommends these must-see films available on Hulu or Hulu Plus – they’re full of cautionary tales and eye-opening information about the world around us.
Nominated for a 2011 Oscar for best documentary feature, “Waste Land” follows renowned artist Vik Muniz as he journeys from his home in New York to the world’s largest garbage dump in Brazil. Watch as he transforms man’s limitless production of garbage into groundbreaking artwork.
For more environmental reporting check out the Center for Investigative Reporting’s collaborations Food for 9 Billion, which looks at how our growing population and changes in climate are challenging the world’s ability to produce enough food for everyone, and Heat and Harvest, which looks at how California’s farmers may be on a collision course with our changing climate.
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