THE GAME CHANGERS
2018, 108 min, USA, Dir: Louie Psihoyos

This revolutionary new documentary about meat, protein and strength follows the journey of former UFC fighter James Wilks. While researching the optimal diet for recovery after being sidelined by injury, he learned that, contrary to the perception that animal protein is necessary to build muscle and sustain energy levels, Roman gladiators ate little or no meat. That surprising discovery launched a five-year quest to discover the truth in nutrition, taking Wilks to four continents to meet with dozens of the world’s strongest, fastest and toughest athletes, as well as leading experts on athletics, nutrition and anthropology.


BEFORE THE FLOOD
2016, National Geographic, 96 min, USA, Dir: Fisher Stevens

The threat posed by climate change becomes soberingly clear in this timely and informative documentary. Host Leonardo DiCaprio takes us to corners of the planet already affected by global warming, speaking with policy makers, experts and others eager to spread the warning before it’s too late.


RACING EXTINCTION
2015, The Film Collaborative, 90 min, USA, Dir: Louie Psihoyos

Director Louie Psihoyos’ follow-up to Oscar winner THE COVE is an equally urgent look at environmental crisis. With pressure mounting on endangered species from the illegal wildlife trade and greenhouse gas emissions, we may be on the brink of another mass extinction. Using state-of-the-art equipment, a team of artists and activists capture never-before-seen images that illustrate the extent of the problem and point toward solutions. “If a documentary can be both alarming and oddly reassuring, it's the gripping splash of cold cinematic water RACING EXTINCTION.” - Joe Neumaier, New York Daily News.


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