The dark side of green energies

2020 • 54' • French, English & Neutral Spanish

Poster of The dark side of green energies

Director(s): Jean-Louis Pérez, Guillaume Pitron • Producer(s): Grand Angle Productions • Coproducer(s): ARTE, RTBF, Public Sénat, ZDFinfo, RTVE, DPG Media • Country of production: France • Format(s): HD

Are electric cars, solar panels, wind turbines conserving earth's resources and putting an end to pollution? Quite the contrary; these technologies rely on rare minerals and add pressure on their resources. Mining for them releases radioactive substances & refining them needs thousands of gallons of water. Global leaders are aware of this. Why are they withholding the whole truth about green tech?

Destinations: China, USA, Norway, Congo, Chile, Germany, France, Switzerland, Bolivia

We are proud to announce “The dark side of green energies” got:

  • “Special prize” at the Deauville Green Awards in France
  • “Best Documentary Award” at the Italian Green Film Festival
  • "Best Documentary Feature Film"  at the Port Blair International Film Festival in India
  • “Social awareness award” at the Vegas Movie Awards in USA
  • “Special jury award” at the Uruvatti International Film Festival in India
  • “Best Documentary Featurette” at the Rome International Movie Awards in Italy
  • “Gold Awards- Feature Documentary” at the Milan Gold Award in Italy
  • “Best Documentary Feature” at the Oniros Film Awards in USA
  • “Best Documentary Long” at the American Golden Picture International Film Festival in USA
  • “Honorable Mention” at the New York International Film Awards in USA
  • “Honorable Mention-Documentary Featurette” at the Los Angeles Film Awards in USA


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