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The Green Life: Green Your Movie-Going: Films for a Cause

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February 24, 2011

Green Your Movie-Going: Films for a Cause

Taking root The 83rd annual Oscars ceremony is this Sunday, so this week's tips are about how to green your cinematic experience.

Tip #3: See a movie with a mission.

They’re not always easy to find in theaters but supporting cause-based films is an excellent way to get informed and bolster environmental initiatives. National Geographic, for example, will donate proceeds from The Last Lions (out Mar. 4), to the Big Cats Initiative. A 2008 film with an incredible story, Taking Root: the Vision of Wangari Maathai helped fund the Green Belt Movement. And The Cove's producers capitalized on their film’s success to work with conservation organizations to create real change.  

Tell us: What's your favorite film with a cause?


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