Showcases independently produced films from all over the world with one common theme: real people making a difference for the environment and enhancing the world around us.
Natural Heroes Previous Broadcasts
It's Not Just Empty Space with David Suzuki (Episode #513)
KQED World: Sat, Aug 31, 2013 -- 1:00 PM
Earth + Air + Fire + Water = Life. In a time when people are thirsty for honesty, inspiration, meaning and global change, renowned scientist and visionary Dr. David Suzuki delivers the most important message of his career: what it means to be fully human in our interconnected universe. The film's stunning motion graphics weave a tapestry that transforms Dr. Suzuki's wisdom into a complete sensory experience, literally creating new worlds and new ways of seeing.
- KQED World: Sat, Aug 31, 2013 -- 7:30 PM
Living Lightly (Episode #509)
KQED World: Sat, Aug 17, 2013 -- 1:00 PM
A magical glimpse into a world where one 21st century family lives with the land in its seasons. In a corner of New Brunswick, Canada, the craft of scything is practiced as meditation in action. This poetic film is a study in how we might heal our relationship with planet Earth.
- KQED World: Sun, Aug 18, 2013 -- 6:30 PM
- KQED World: Sun, Aug 18, 2013 -- 2:30 PM
- KQED World: Sat, Aug 17, 2013 -- 7:30 PM
The Edge of the Sea (Episode #505)
KQED World: Sat, Aug 10, 2013 -- 1:00 PM
Since the late 1960's, Puerto Rico's small fishing villages have undergone expansive coastal development, driven by tourism and the growing demand for beachfront property. The Edge of the Sea follows a third generation fisherman in his battle against a developer planning to build a mega condo project on one of Rincon's most popular public beaches. This film explores both sides of the privatization of public areas, and the sensitive social and environmental consequences of excessive coastal development.
- KQED World: Sun, Aug 11, 2013 -- 6:30 PM
- KQED World: Sun, Aug 11, 2013 -- 2:30 PM
- KQED World: Sun, Aug 11, 2013 -- 7:30 AM
- KQED World: Sat, Aug 10, 2013 -- 7:30 PM