Subject: environmental studies

Bigfoot Family

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Adam’s family is a bit unusual. His father is a real Bigfoot – and that’s not all, he’s also a celebrity! The father wants to use his fame for good causes, and when an environmental organization asks him to help protect the nature park from the evil plans of an oil company, he seizes the opportunity. On the way, he suddenly disappears without a trace. Adam and his animal friends must go in search of him and save the primeval forest from destruction. (Source: Finnkino Oy).

Jungle Cruise

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Favorite actors Dwayne Johnson and Emily Blunt take you on the adventure of a lifetime in Disney’s Jungle Cruise, which offers a fast-paced ride through the Amazonian jungles on the journey of foul-mouthed skipper Frank Wolff and intrepid researcher Dr. Lily Houghton.

Lily travels from London to the Amazon jungle and relies on Frank’s questionable guide services as they navigate the river on La Quila—Frank’s dilapidated but charming boat in its own way. Lily is determined to find an ancient tree with healing powers that could revolutionize the future of medicine. This surprising pair of sleds embarks on an adventure where they encounter countless lurking dangers and supernatural forces in the deceptively beautiful hideouts of the rainforest.

When the secrets of the tree they’ve been searching for are finally revealed, the stakes rise as the fate of Lily and Frank—and all of humanity—hangs in the balance. Directed by Jaume Collet-Serra. As actors, e.g. Dwayne Johnson, Emily Blunt and Edgar Ramírez. (Source: Filmikamari)

March of the Penguins 2: The Next Step (L’empereur)

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The sequel to the Oscar-winning film Journey of the Penguins is a touching and visually impressive nature documentary about the nesting of emperor penguins. The documentary was filmed in the stunning scenery of the Antarctic ice sheet. Directed by Luc Jacquet.

Luca

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Set in a beautiful seaside town on the Italian Riviera, Disney and Pixar’s original film “Luca” is the story of a young boy coming of age with ice cream, pasta and scooter rides during one unforgettable summer. Luca goes on adventures together with his friend Alberto, but all the fun is threatened by a deep secret: they are sea monsters from another, undersea world. The film was directed by Enrico Casarosa.

Moana

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In Ancient Polynesia, when a terrible curse incurred by Maui reaches an impetuous Chieftain’s daughter’s island, she answers the Ocean’s call to seek out the demigod to set things right.

Abominable

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Teenager Yi finds a young jet on the roof of his home in Shanghai. He and his friends Jin and Peng name the creature Everest. Together, they set out to take the magical creature back to its family in the highest corner of the earth. To help Everest get home, the friends must stay one step ahead of the wealthy Burnish, who plans to capture the creature for himself, and Dr. Zara, who studies animals.

Directed by Jill Culton and Todd Wilderman. As original voice actors, e.g. Chloe Bennet, Albert Tsai, and Tenzing Norgay Trainor.

Mulan (Live-action)

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When the Emperor of China issues a decree that one man from each family must be handed over to the Imperial Army to defend the country from an invasion from the north, Hua Mulan, the eldest daughter of a respected warrior, steps in for her ailing father. She disguises herself as a man named Hua Jun and faces many trials, in order to survive, she must harness her inner strength and use all her latent abilities.

An epic journey begins that will make him a respected warrior and eventually the respect of the entire kingdom… as well as his proud father.

Directed by Niki Caro. As actors, e.g. Liu Yifei, Donnie Yen and Gong Li.

Mulan

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The story of the brave girl Mulan begins when the Huns attack China. The emperor calls all the men into the army – including Mulan’s old and frail father. In order to save her father, Mulan takes his place in the army, even though she knows her possible exposure will lead to her death. Mulan is helped by a small dragon named Mushu, who was sent by her ancestors to protect her.

However, Mulan will need more than the sharp-tongued Mushu to succeed against Shan-Yu, the ruthless leader of the Huns. The Disney Classic Mulan offers spectacular animation, great music and an action-packed adventure for the whole family!

Directed by Tony Bancroft and Barry Cook. As original voice actors, e.g. Ming-Na Wen, Eddie Murphy and BD Wong.

Dora and the Lost City of Gold

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After spending most of her life exploring the jungle with her parents, Dora doesn’t know how to prepare for the biggest challenge of her life — high school. When her parents disappear while searching for a mysteriously lost city of gold, Dora must take action and lead a gang of poorly equipped teenagers to rescue them. A dangerous mission awaits! Dora navigates the jungle with her friends, defeats treasure hunters and solves ancient riddles to find out the secret of the legendary city.

Directed by James Bob. As actors, e.g. Isabela Merced, Eugenio Derbez and Michael Peña.

The Lion King (Live-action)

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The future Lion King Simba admires his father, King Mufasa, and takes his royal duties seriously. Mufasa’s brother Scar – the ousted heir to the crown – weaves his plots.

The battle for the lordship full of betrayal, tragedy and drama, leads to Simba’s banishment. With the help of a couple of new, funny friends, Simba has to think about how to take back his place after growing up.

Directed by Jon Favreau. As original voice actors, e.g. Donald Glover, Beyoncé and Seth Rogen.