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    Rain: we can't live without it. Some of us, like filmmaker Joris Ivens, can even see poetry in it. But rain can be devastating, especially when combined with a hurricane like Irma. Climate scientists predict more and heavier rains in the future due to climate change. Other scientists focus on solutions. Who'll stop the rain? Five films on rain and climate, among which Rain by Joris Ivens. 

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    This Changes Everything

    • Avi Lewis
    • 2015

      Naomi Klein presents an alternative and more hopeful perspective on the climate crisis: it offers an opportunity to radically change an ailing economic system.

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      Polar Sea 360

      • Thomas Wallner
      • 2014

        A 360-degree documentary that shows the climatological and cultural changes taking place in the Arctic area, literally from all sides.

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        Pandora's Promise

        • Robert Stone
        • 2013

          How justified is our collective fear of nuclear power? And is a climate-safe future possible without it?

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          The Broken Moon

          • Marcos Negrão
          • 2010

            A portrait of a father, his son and their traditional Himalayan nomadic community threatened by climate change.

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            • Joris Ivens, Mannus Franken
            • 1929

              A classical film poem about the rise and fall of a rain shower in Amsterdam. It took Ivens months to film enough rain showers, which allowed him to create the illusion of a single rain shower, seen from a wide range of viewpoints in the city.

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