What methods of waste prevention and the circular economy can we all put into practice ourselves?
Examining the history and current problems facing the Gotthard Tunnel.
Short film about a startup that has developed a rucksack made of recycled plastic from the oceans.
A shark teaches his son to swim and hunt. They follow fish for fun until unexpectedly the father disappears.
This film follows artists who work with marine litter and discovers their motivation.
This investigative film shows how criminal networks are an integral part of the charcoal trade.
What does climate change mean for towns and communities in Germany?
People who live on the Baltic coast tell of their lives and how today’s world affects them.
A film about the weird world of fungi, whose significance scientists around the world are only just beginning to understand.
Almost all big cat species in the world are endangered because humans are robbing them of their habitats.
An innovative educational film about different forms and causes of hunger in the world.
Plants on building façades and rooftops aim to mitigate the effects of urbanisation and climate change.
An underestimated consequence of climate change is that more and more people are becoming climate refugees.
Children’s film about tomcat Findus, who gets his own little house to play in.
Documentary about the consequences of a merger between Bayer and Monsanto.
What are the consequences of the mass insect die-off for the food chain – and so for us all?
The "Plastic Cup" is a boat race with boats made of plastic bottles – and a successful eco-campaign.
An illegal waste dump leads the filmmaker to conclude that the only solution to the refuse problem is zero waste.
Using a Tiny House in the centre of Ludwigsburg, this film examines the future of residential living.
Presenting a concept for affordable, high-quality and energy-efficient homes that are quick to build.
The “Vertical Forest” skyscraper in Milan is planted with over 20,000 m2 of greenery.
Documentary about the protests against the railway development project Stuttgart 21.
A film about natural wonders in Austria that have been formed by the power of water.
Stunning images capture the beauty of Europe’s largest groundwater reservoir.
A short film portrait of the Berlin artist Kolja Kugler, who builds sculptures and robots from scrap.
The home of the Tapanuli orangutans on Sumatra is being destroyed by humans. Is it too late?
Underwater filmmaker Rick Rosenthal reveals new insights into the mysterious life of whales.
Are bioplastics really an alternative to the flood of petroleum-based plastics?
A scientific documentary about possible alternatives to industrialised agriculture.
A small Indian state in the Himalayas has converted to fully organic agriculture and become a global role model.
Six films portray the thrills and spills of all kinds of adventure sports.
An investigative film about the trade in endangered animals.
Intensive agriculture is threatening the bird life around Lake Constance. A project aims to help.
The tree sitters in Germany’s Hambach Forest are trying to stop the brown coal excavators. But can they hold out?
This film presents building projects in Tokyo and Zurich that enable good living in a small space.
A film about people who live in new, smaller types of housing.
A film about the magic of eastern Africa with its savannahs and rainforests.
Volcanic activity in the Caribbean is both a great danger and an opportunity for biodiversity.
This film shows examples of housing projects that are also a focus of communal life.
A film about the efforts to save the rock iguana from extinction.
A film about the reservations many people have towards hunting, and what sustainable hunting means.
Portrait of a man who finds tranquillity and inner peace in the woodlands of the Bavarian Forest.
Am 13. Juli um 19.30 Uhr öffnen sich die Türen des großen Hauses im Central Filmtheater für den spannendsten Moment des Festivals: die große Preisverleihungsgala. Durch den Abend führ Moderatorin Dana Hoffmann. Wir drücken allen Nominierten die Daumen und freuen uns auf einen emotionalen Abend!
This short film presents the most important components of the natural cycle on an organic farm.
Scout Jana and her friends get the lowdown on Fair Trade.
Fascinating educational film about the microorganisms that live on our bodies.
A film about the causes and consequences of the dramatic insect die-off in Germany.
A film about how the architecture profession is changing in Latin America.
The world’s first documentary about the rare and endangered primate species of drill monkeys.
Visually stunning film about the nature paradise of Iceland.
How does a country with no government policy for nature conservation get to grips with the problem of waste?
Locally produced food is booming. But does all "local" produce really come from nearby?
Portrait of a startup that aims to whet Europe’s appetite for protein-rich creepy-crawlies.
Plastik im Meer, Plastik im Körper, aber auch Plastik in der Stadt. Da, wo es nicht sein sollte. Doch was kann man dagegen tun? Dieser Frage wird nachgegangen und nach Lösungen gesucht, wie man plastikfrei leben kann und warum es vielleicht gar nicht so umständlich ist.
Two wildlife filmmakers give a funny and moving account of their year spent living among elephants in Botswana.
A critical film about the development of technology since the coal and oil age.
A selection of animated short films from the Stuttgart International Festival of Animated Film.
Lukáš klettert, seit er laufen kann. Zuerst über Tische und auf Mauervorsprüngen zuhause. Dann an Boulderwänden und mit dem Seil in den Felswänden seiner Heimat Tschechien. Ein Leben ohne Klettern kann sich Lukáš nicht vorstellen – aber seine Nervosität vor den Wettkämpfen ärgert ihn sehr. Vom weltbesten Kletterer Adam Ondra holt er sich Tipps.
A film about unexplored regions of Vietnam that are worthy of protection.
A film about the fascinating nature of the Greek islands.
Children’s film about a thrilling search for a falcon that could end in danger.
Children’s film about 11-year-old Janko’s life in an amusement park.
Children’s film about two boys who have an idea for the peaceful coexistence of people and elephants.
Documentary about an unusual art project by Thomas Huber and Wolfgang Aichner.
The Antarctic expedition of Greenpeace’s icebreaker Arctic Sunrise shows how badly this region is threatened by overexploitation.
A report on the consequences and dangers of the tourism onslaught on Kilimanjaro.
Feature film about a man in a midlife crisis who finds himself again – thanks to synchronised swimming.
A conflicted coastal community: Should the sea be opened up to oil tankers? Or permanently protected as a food source for wildlife?