Subject: environmental studies

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.

Finding Dory

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Dory is reunited with her friends Nemo and Marlin in the search for answers about her past. What can she remember? Who are her parents? And where did she learn to speak Whale?

Moana

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Three thousand years ago, the world’s greatest navigators discovered the countless islands of Oceania on their voyages across the Pacific. However, they then stopped sailing for a whole millennium, and no one knows the reason why. Walt Disney Animation Studios’ film “Moana” is a captivating animation that tells the story of an adventurous young girl who embarks on a daring journey to save her people.

During her journey, Moana encounters the once-mighty demigod Maui, who guides her as she aspires to become a master navigator. On their action-packed adventure, they sail through the tumultuous ocean, facing formidable monsters and challenging situations. Along the way, Moana fulfills the task of her ancestors and discovers something she has always been searching for: her true self.

Directed by Ron Clements, John Musker, and Don Hall. Featuring original voice actors including Auli’i Cravalho, Dwayne Johnson, and Rachel House.

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.

Jurassic Park

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Extinct dinosaurs have been brought back to life with the help of ancient DNA. A theme park called Jurassic Park is going to be opened on a distant island, but the first three dinosaur experts will visit it. They roam the island until a Tyrannosaurus rex attacks them. The battle for life and death begins. Directed by Steven Spielberg. As actors, e.g. Sam Neill, Laura Dern and Jeff Goldblum. The film was awarded three Oscars regarding sounds and visuals.