Monthly Archives: August 2017

Hurricane Harvey is a Climate Change Disaster. Here’s How You Can Help …

  For those of us watching Hurricane Harvey from the sidelines, the feeling of helplessness is as palpable as our sense of urgency. Meteorologist Eric…

September Filmmaking Workshops: How to Unleash Your Inner Spielberg

  Looking to get your feet wet in filmmaking? Perfect timing! Next month, on September 8th and 15th, the DC Shorts Film Festival will be presenting seminars…

Sierra Club’s Mary Anne Hitt: Why Moving Beyond Coal is a Matter of Life & Death

  Signature Screening Alert! This Thursday night DCEFF will be screening the gripping new documentary From the Ashes, fresh off the heels of its world premiere…

#WatchNow: This Quirky Short Film Will Make You Want to Adopt An Animal

  This year is the third annual Clear the Shelters adoption event, a nationwide pet adoption drive that will take place Saturday, August 19 from 9:30 a.m.…

FYI, Californians Didn’t Invent Surfing: A Look at the True Origins of Surf Culture

  Picture a surfer on a sandy beach and it’s likely that a sandy-haired Californian comes to mind. But this wasn’t always the case. First,…

#WatchNow: In Honor of World Elephant Day

World Elephant Day is Saturday, August 12! The day focuses attention on the plight of Asian and African elephants in an effort to conserve and…

Director Jon Bowermaster Captures the Changing Tides of Man and Sea

  It’s #FilmmakerFriday! And today we’re checking in with DCEFF alum Jon Bowermaster, writer, filmmaker and adventurer extraordinaire. Bowermaster has written a dozen books and…

#WatchNow: Honoring the International Day of the World’s Indigenous Peoples

Canadian Prime Minister, Justin Trudeau, today issued the following statement on the International Day of the World’s Indigenous Peoples: “On the International Day of the World’s…

Just Announced: DCEFF to Co-Present World Premiere of Netflix Original

Fire Chasers is a searing and intense documentary series that takes viewers into the heart of California’s devastating recent wildfires alongside the brave men and…

Celebrating National Farmers Market Week

50 Years of Farming: For Love & Vegetables CLICK HERE TO WATCH NOW Organic farmers in Tysons Corner, Va. reflect on a half-century of sustainable…