Mill Valley Film Group short films | Goldman Environmental Prize Winners

Will Parrinello of the Mill Valley Film Group has submitted these short films about Goldman Environmental Prize winners to The MY HERO International Film Festival over many years.

Rights of Nature

Produced by:Will Parrinello | Executive Producer - Goldman Environmental Prize
Alex Lucitante and Alexandra Narvaez spearheaded an Indigenous movement to protect their people’s ancestral territory from gold mining. Alexandra and Alex are recipients of the Goldman Environmental Prize

Rainforest Action

Will Parrinello
In 2020 Nemonte received the prestigious Goldman Environmental Prize and was named to Time Magazine’s Top 100, its annual list of the 100 most influential people in the world.

Water Song

Produced by:Will Parrinello | Executive Producer: Goldman Environmental Prize
Máxima Acuña, a subsistence farmer in Peru’s northern highlands, stood up to Newmont Mining Corporation!

Mother of All Rivers

Produced by:Will Parrinello | Executive Producer: Goldman Environmental Prize
Berta Cáceres rallied her indigenous Lenca people to wage a grassroots protest that successfully pressured the government of Honduras and the world's largest dam builder to withdraw from building the Agua Zarca Dam.

One Woman Roadblock

Produced by:Mill Valley Film Group
A former tribal chief, Marilyn Baptiste led her native community in defeating proposed gold and copper mines that would have destroyed Fish Lakea source of spiritual identity and livelihood for her people.

Thuli Makama | Swaziland

Produced by:John Antonelli
Thuli Makama, Swaziland’s only public interest environmental attorney.

Troubled Water

Produced by:Will Parrinello
Farmers come together to fight against mineral mining companies who are threatening their water sources.

A Volatile Habitat

Produced by:Mill Valley Film Group
Putting his life on the line, Rodrique Katembo, a brave park ranger went undercover to document and release information about bribery and corruption in the quest to drill for oil in Virunga National Park (Democratic Republic of Congo), resulting in public outrage that forced the company to withdraw from the project.
The Last Resort
Produced by:Mill Valley Film Group/John Antonelli
Luis Jorge Rivera Herrera led a successful campaign to establish a nature reserve in Puerto Rico’s Northeast Ecological Corridor, a critical nesting ground for the endangered leatherback sea turtle.

The Community They Fight For

Produced by:Mill Valley Film Group
Latino community activist Mark Lopez pushed government officials to provide comprehensive lead testing and cleanup of East Los Angeles homes contaminated by a battery smelter that had been operating for over three decades.

Aguas turbias

Produced by:Will Parrinello
Agricultores se unen para luchar contra compañías de minería de minerales quienes están amenazando sus fuentes de agua.

The Rhinos Flight

Produced by:John Antonelli
Raol du Toit and his fellow environmentalists fight to protect the rhino population of Zimbabwe.

Gaining Ground

Produced by:Mill Valley Film Group
An indigenous leader in Guatemala, Rodrigo Tot led his community to a landmark court decision that ordered the government to issue land titles to the Q’eqchi people and kept environmentally destructive nickel mining from expanding into his community.

Alternative Future

Will Parrinello
Chibeze Ezekiel’s four-year grassroots campaign led to the Ghanaian Environmental Minister canceling the construction of a coal-fired power plant ...

Flipping the Switch (Festival Version)

Will Parrinello
LeeAnne Walters led a citizens’ movement that tested the tap water in Flint, Michigan, and exposed the Flint water crisis.

Truth To Power (Festival Version)

Produced by:John Antonelli
As grassroots activists, Makoma Lekalakala and Liz McDaid built a broad coalition to stop the South African government’s massive secret nuclear deal with Russia. PASSWORD: mvfg

Defending The Deep

Will Parrinello
A tireless defender of the oceans and marine life, Claire Nouvian was the 2018 European recipient of the prestigious Goldman Environmental Prize.

Global Focus V - Ecuador

Produced by:Will Parrinello & John Antonelli
A few brave men fight to protect the beauty of the Ecuadorian Rainforest and the lives of the people who live there.

Global Focus: The Rossport Five

Produced by:Will Parrinello & John Antonelli
A passionate group of people take on a corporate giant and win a crucial environmental battle.

Randall Arauz | Costa Rica

Produced by:Will Parrinello
Randall Arauz fights shark finning in Costa Rica.

Tuy Sereivathana | Cambodia

Produced by:Tom Dusenbery
Tuy Sereivathana, an animal rights hero.

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