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EFF: SHOOTING IN THE WILD screening

Nature films have become hugely popular, with viewers flocking to see jaw-dropping footage from the wild. But this success has a dark side, as veteran wildlife film producer Chris Palmer reveals in...

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EFF: ROAMING WILD screening

This modern-day Western tells the story of an invisible battle being waged across the American West over natural resources, water and even freedom. Wild horses find themselves at the epicenter of an...

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EFF: STOP! RODANDO EL CAMBIO screening

  A road trip takes us along the Spanish countryside, and into Portugal and France, making stops along the way to meet individuals and collectives that have chosen to live a simpler life. Today,...

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EFF: “OK, I’ve Watched The Film, Now What?”

How do we produce films that make a difference? By showing clips from inspiring films, this panel explores ways we can turn films into action at both the policy and personal levels. Our panelists...

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EFF: Student Short Environmental Film Festival

A number of short student films will be shown followed by a discussion with the filmmakers on the opportunities and challenges in environmental filmmaking. The panel will be moderated by Sandy...

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EFF: An Evening With Chris Palmer: Can Comedy Encourage Conservation?

In this entertaining presentation, illustrated with a wide selection of amusing clips, Professor Chris Palmer makes the case that not only can comedy be an effective way to get viewers’ attention,...

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EFF: JOURNEY TO THE SOUTH PACIFIC screening

The lush tropical islands of remote West Papua, where life flourishes above and below the sea, are the setting for this adventure, narrated by award-winning actress Cate Blanchett. Join Jawi, a young...

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The DC Interactive Documentary Summit

All traditional forms of media and storytelling have been upended by the influences of digital technology–and the documentary storytelling experience is no exception. During the two-day DC...

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Media Rise Festival

We’re excited to support Media Rise, dedicated to elevating media for social good. Join us at the Media Rise Festival in Washington, D.C. on September 28 – October 3. The 2015...

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