Monthly Archives: March 2016

Best of the 24th Annual Festival

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Documenting Dissonance

Laura Dunn started making documentaries in response to her undergraduate experience at Yale, tackling the corporatization of the university with The Subtext of a Yale…

The Delicate Journey of Documentary Film

Sarah Grohnert is a director/ editor with a particular taste for films that fully immerse the audience in the experience of a place, people and…

The Weird World of Slime Molds

  Tim Grabham is a filmmaker, visual artist, and animator based in the United Kingdom. He has been directing independent short films for over 20…

Other Ways to Attend the Festival

As many of you may have heard, the Washington Metrorail (Metro Forward) is closed all day today, March 16. But, don’t worry, we found a…

The Top 5 Environmental Issues of 2016

Antoinette WinklerPrins, Director for Environmental Programs, Johns Hopkins University, Advanced Academic Programs, Krieger School of Arts and Sciences shares her take on the top environmental challenges of today.…

Outstanding Science Documentaries

Enjoy an evening of inquiry and exploration with the Environmental Film Festival in the Nation’s Capital and The Iris Fund for Science Documentaries:   March 18, 2016 at Carnegie…

What Do We Do After Water?

Merri Lisa Trigilio has an art degree in photography and film, and a doctorate degree in Geosciences. After fifteen years working as a geophysicist and later…

How to Open Minds and Inspire

Evan Mascagni is an attorney turned filmmaker from Louisville, Kentucky.  He is currently the Policy Director of the Public Participation Project, working to strengthen First Amendment…

The Stories Behind a Simple Bike

  Stefano Gabbiani was born in Turin, Italy in 1988. After high school,  he lived and worked in Ireland for one year, graduated in Foreign Languages…

What’s the Deal with Chewing Gum?

Andrew Nisker is a Canadian documentary filmmaker. He has written, directed, and produced several full-length documentary films and is the founder of Take Action Films.…

Gaining Access to Indigenous Voices

Sara Canals is a journalist specialized in international affairs undertaking a Master’s program in Global Affairs at New York University with a Fulbright Scholarship. Sara…

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