End: Civ Resist or Die

END: CIV examines our culture’s addiction to systematic violence and environmental exploitation, and probes the resulting epidemic of poisoned landscapes and shell-shocked nations.
Based in part on Endgame, the best-selling book by Derrick Jensen, END: CIV asks: If your homeland was invaded by aliens who cut down the forests, poisoned the water and air, and contaminated the food supply, would you resist?
Backed by Jensen’s narrative, the film calls on us to act as if we truly love this land. The film trips along at a brisk pace, using music, archival footage, motion graphics, animation, slapstick and satire to deconstruct the global economic system, even as it implodes around us.
END: CIV illustrates first-person stories of sacrifice and heroism with intense, emotionally-charged images that match Jensen’s poetic and intuitive approach. Scenes shot in the back country provide interludes of breathtaking natural beauty alongside clearcut evidence of horrific but commonplace destruction.

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  • Gemmandala

    @2:24 BWAHAHAHA….wow yeah 10 degrees and bacteria wont even exist!? lady there is bacteria     that survives in scalding hot thermal vents at the bottom of the ocean….don’t say outlandinsh shit like that, it helps people who want to discredit a real problem

    • Equinox0023

      “wow yeah 10 degrees and bacteria wont even exist!? lady there is
      bacteria     that survives in scalding hot thermal vents at the bottom
      of the ocean”
      Correct.
      But a global drop of 10 degrees would trigger a lot of environmental changes, which would kill a lot of species. Including bacteria. Probably not all, but you should not want to wait to find out if any of those killed are essential to our (your) survival. Direct or indirect.

  • Gemmandala

    @2:24 BWAHAHAHA….wow yeah 10 degrees and bacteria wont even exist!? lady there is bacteria     that survives in scalding hot thermal vents at the bottom of the ocean….don’t say outlandinsh shit like that, it helps people who want to discredit a real problem

  • Gemmandala

    @2:24 BWAHAHAHA….wow yeah 10 degrees and bacteria wont even exist!? lady there is bacteria     that survives in scalding hot thermal vents at the bottom of the ocean….don’t say outlandinsh shit like that, it helps people who want to discredit a real problem

  • Guest

    This reminds me of an artist I recently discovered. . . his lyrics are interesting. Kind of deals with the world in a speech/rap manor. . .  Just sharing. . . http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=aebRtDo6Fpw

  • Lucia

    No solutions. Not enough landbase left for primitivism now, only way out is through depopulation and civilization redesigned from the ground up in relation to the carrying capacity of the earth. At least Jacque Fresco’s crew offer a workable solution.  

  • http://www.facebook.com/profile.php?id=15601111 Taylor Ryen

    AWFUL. Relating any argument to Nazi Germany is the lowest form of debate… I don’t much care for this documentary… I’m all for saving the planet but this entire thing is a bit much. This is just utter crap… especially the last point where the man doing the voiceover is just using different hippie buzz words to scare the viewer then offer extremes as a gauging of one’s dedication to a flimsy cause or what they call a “threshold.”

    It’s a good thing that none of the people portrayed in this video have any clue how to be inspiring or offer a charismatic figure that normal people could get behind. Instead your left with people that don’t know how to finish their own sentences and much less make valid points. Perhaps putting in the least burned out sounding hippie that doesn’t stutter/have a speech impediment, one with a recent  haircut/shave, and maybe someone with a fitting shirt and decent set of teeth.

    If everyone tried to use violence to get what we want, all the angry dorks featured in this video would have had their faces beaten in long before the age of 10 for you lunch money, gameboy, etc… this is not a reasonable way to think nor is it a quality way of changing people…

     finish my non-nonsensical rant: just because terrorist flew a plane into the world trade center, doesn’t mean…

  • http://www.facebook.com/profile.php?id=15601111 Taylor Ryen

    AWFUL. Relating any argument to Nazi Germany is the lowest form of debate… I don’t much care for this documentary… I’m all for saving the planet but this entire thing is a bit much. This is just utter crap… especially the last point where the man doing the voiceover is just using different hippie buzz words to scare the viewer then offer extremes as a gauging of one’s dedication to a flimsy cause or what they call a “threshold.”

    It’s a good thing that none of the people portrayed in this video have any clue how to be inspiring or offer a charismatic figure that normal people could get behind. Instead your left with people that don’t know how to finish their own sentences and much less make valid points. Perhaps putting in the least burned out sounding hippie that doesn’t stutter/have a speech impediment, one with a recent  haircut/shave, and maybe someone with a fitting shirt and decent set of teeth.

    If everyone tried to use violence to get what we want, all the angry dorks featured in this video would have had their faces beaten in long before the age of 10 for you lunch money, gameboy, etc… this is not a reasonable way to think nor is it a quality way of changing people…

     finish my non-nonsensical rant: just because terrorist flew a plane into the world trade center, doesn’t mean…

    • Jackieslaughter

      you suck. probably in all aspects of life. I can’t see someone like you doing so well : )

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  • Independent9

    Taylor Ren (and those like you)….. your attitude and comments are exactly why this world needs ‘real’ resistance against those that are taking us down this suicidal path. When you can’t afford the little food that will be in the shops, when your have no job and can’t afford petrol, when your community is in chaos because prices have gone sky high and people begin fighting amongst each other…. is it only then you will understand what is being said by this and many other documentaries and sources of information? Wake up people before it’s too late because it very nearly is!  

  • Independent9

    Sorry didnt notice I spelled your name wrong Taylor Ryen before posting.

  • Wearehenson

    I agree in principle to just about everything said however, while your talking points may be right on where are the people with solutions? To say to folks don’t be so passive or peacefully demonstrate but be prepared to do battle with local authority is totally ignorant with no known solution that would or should come after the battle. After the civil rights battles came more or equal rights for minorities, after the slave revolts came freedom ( or at least no chains) for black people in America. Please tell me what comes after protest and clashes over all the environmental issues mentioned here, the economic slavery and institutional brainwashing put for by the political and financial power brokers. Of course some will go to jail or maybe some will die but what happens to those that live. I totally believe that it is possible for ALL Peoples and Cultures to survive through time. yes some like the Aztecs and the Inca’s have disappeared, but the vast majority of civilizations have survived.
    LAST WORD…come with some solutions for the betterment of mankind, anybody can be negative. Come with a solution and plan of action!!!  

  • Wearehenson

    I agree in principle to just about everything said however, while your talking points may be right on where are the people with solutions? To say to folks don’t be so passive or peacefully demonstrate but be prepared to do battle with local authority is totally ignorant with no known solution that would or should come after the battle. After the civil rights battles came more or equal rights for minorities, after the slave revolts came freedom ( or at least no chains) for black people in America. Please tell me what comes after protest and clashes over all the environmental issues mentioned here, the economic slavery and institutional brainwashing put for by the political and financial power brokers. Of course some will go to jail or maybe some will die but what happens to those that live. I totally believe that it is possible for ALL Peoples and Cultures to survive through time. yes some like the Aztecs and the Inca’s have disappeared, but the vast majority of civilizations have survived.
    LAST WORD…come with some solutions for the betterment of mankind, anybody can be negative. Come with a solution and plan of action!!!  

  • warinthemind

    Excellent documentary, sticks to the point & dumbs things down (for the ignorant who are more concerned with a persons visual features).  Definitely worth watching!  

    Note: Bacteria found in thermal vents are not necessarily vital for human life! Film may require attention span longer than 10 minutes!!!!

  • http://www.facebook.com/ddevane Donna Devane

    Where do I sign up? I am saying this everyday on my radio show.. wake up.. draw a line in the sand.  Don’t move backwards.. stand your grown.. and keep taking another step forward.  If we are to continue to exist.. we must ACT>>>>>

  • Jackieslaughter

    even on documentary heaven there is bashing comments. resolution to the worlds problems…ditch the Ego’s!

  • Lele

     http://www.thezeitgeistmovement.com is a good start. Abolishing the monetary system will help.

  • http://Www.vegetarian.com Bernard

    Stop eating animals as our body, digestive structure, teeth and brain not created as carnivore. Only those unable to think clearly still eat animals, while those having normal or smart brain will just eat vegetables, fruits or even organic foods.

  • http://none Michael Kinsey

    The powers that be will kill anybody who poses an effective threat to their agenda. The fasists already run the counrty. There is no physical force in existance that can defeat their military in the East or West. Don’t go to war with beast. We are powerless even though quite adult and responsible in the dire concern. Destroying the planet is intolerable, but this can only be endured, but not stopped. I feel like an unborn child in the womb, and the 1/2 billion murdered in the 20th centruy. I don’t think I am better than any of them, and God allowed them to be killed. Better to be counted among these innocents than be part of the people who killed them.