While we are awaiting, submissions from this first years contributors, we would like to present excerpts and trailers from a few of the past films made by inspired film makers.  



Tariq el Nahl طريق النحل

This idea exemplifies the mission of the IHS Film Festival – to support and connect the global herbal community. A past intern of United Plant Savers sent us this beautiful video from Lebanon, and we wanted to share it with you. Join us on this journey of storytelling, sharing, and awareness.



Juliette of the Herbs - PREVIEW

One of the first herbal feature films, filmed in 1998. Juliette of the Herbs is a beautifully filmed lyrical portrait of the life and work of Juliette de Bairacli Levy: world renowned herbalist, author, breeder of Afghan hounds, friend of the Gypsies, traveller in search of herbal wisdom and the pioneer of holistic veterinary medicine.

Sanctity of Sanctuary: Paul Strauss and The Equinox Farm Trailer

An Appalachian love affair between a man, his farm, and his desire to make the world a better place!

Short Trailer of the film Our Common Roots

Produced in 2012 the film is a cinematic blend of nature, music, narration and plant walks covering healing plants and the holistic philosophy behind their use. It also takes a look at traditional healing cultures from around the world. Health and vitality can be achieved through integrating the best of both modern and traditional methods.


Closing Sequence from Our Common Roots


Goldenseal Sanctuary - Planting the Future

A short produced for United Plant Saver's Goldenseal Sanctuary in Ohio. Our plants are our future.  A priceless resource for all future generations.