Thousands of miles away from civilization, Midway Atoll is in one of the most remote places on earth. And yet its become ground zero for The Great Pacific Garbage Patch, syphoning plastics from three distant continents. In this independent documentary film, journalist/filmmaker Angela Sun travels on a personal journey of discovery to uncover this mysterious phenomenon. Along the way she meets scientists, researchers, influencers, and volunteers whom shed light on the effects of our rabid plastic consumption and learns the problem is more insidious than we could have ever imagined.

Presented by the Green Spot. $12. Limited seating. Reserve your tickets on website link.

In celebration of Food Day, the DFW Health Coaches are hosting a screening of the documentary Hungry For Change.

The documentary exposes shocking secrets the diet, weight-loss and food industry don’t want you to know about; deceptive strategies designed to keep you coming back for more. Find out what’s keeping you from having the body and health you deserve and how to escape the diet trap forever.

 Seating is limited. RSVP:

Documentary follows Tim DeChristopher, a University of Utah student who derailed the illegal Bureau of Land Management oil and gas auction. As bidder #70, Tim bid 1.8 million dollars and won 22,000 pristine acres surrounding Utah’s National Parks. He had no intention to pay or drill. Watch the trailer. Free. 

Three-day green conference featuring more than 250 speakers, as well as exhibitions, workshops, meetups, film screenings and panel discussions.  DFW environmentalists Amy King, Anna Clark, Charlotte Vick, Mark McWilliams and Mark Hallwill will present a panel discussion on Ocean Conservation through Social Innovation on Oct. 7. $375.

Irving-based Radio Free Rescue will feature Gabriela Cowperthwaite, the filmmaker behind the documentary ‘Blackfish,’ on its online broadcast this week. 

The film, which exposes the cruelty behind marine entertainment parks, opens Friday at the Angelika in Dallas.

The archived interview is available on the website.

The Angelika in Dallas is showing the documentary Blackfish, which tells the story of the performing whale Tilikum, who unlike any orca in the wild, has taken the lives of several people while in captivity. The film documents the cruel treatment of these highly intelligent creatures in captivity and the growing opposition to the sea-park industry. Showtimes.

Irving-based Radio Free Rescue featured Blackfish filmmaker Gabriela Cowperthwaite on its online broadcast Aug. 8. Listen to the archived interview on their website.

The Greater Fort Worth Sierra Club is hosting a screening of the award-winning environmental documentary Bag ItThe film follows “everyman” Jeb Berrier as he tries to make sense of our dependence on plastic bags and their effect on the environment, wildlife and human health. Free.

[ibimage==6770==original_size==none==self==ibimage_left]Annual, family-friendly and free outdoor festival that allows leaders in the corporate, academic and non profit worlds to show North Texans how green lifestyle choices can lower their cost of living, improve their health and help save the environment. Read more in the Green Source DFW article: Earth Day Texas expected to draw Texas-sized turnout

Part of the Fort Worth Museum of Science and History's ongoing series PUBlic Knowledge, featuring speakers on various topics in local venues. This month, Don Kessler, formerly of NASA, will speak about the threat of orbiting debris, in conjunction with the Omni-IMAX Theater film Space Junk. Free.

Recycle Revolution hosts this free gathering featuring live music, food trucks, drinks, ping-pong tournament, films, workshops, arts and crafts and tours of the zero-waste facility.