Shorts: Student Showcase

American University
7:00pm, March 22nd

Presented with the American University School of Communication

A special showcase of environmental shorts by young and emerging local filmmakers. Top picks, from the Environmental Film Festival’s 60-second #Envirofilm Competition and Youth Award will be followed by films directed and produced by American University students. Open to students, educators, families and anyone with an interest in seeing enviro filmmaking in action.

Professor Chris Palmer will lead an entertaining and interactive session with the audience and the filmmakers on why and how these films are made. This event builds on DCEFF’s latest initiative in becoming an educational resource for students of all backgrounds and ages. For further information please contact Arjumand Hamid, Director of Educational Outreach, Arjumand@dceff.org.
 

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HARBINGER (USA, 2016, 3 min)

A film about amphibian extinctions in Panama. Director: Sam Sheline

 

ALL ABOUT BIRDS (USA, 2016, 6 min)

Witness a passion for birds expressed in different ways, from conservation to illustration. Director: Ashley Holmes

 

SABA: THE UNSPOILED QUEEN (USA, 2016, 3 min)

An island nation serves as a model of conservation, as residents demonstrate the lengths they will go to protect their natural resources and treasures. Director: Nick Zachar

 

BEEKEEPER (USA, 2016, 4 min)

A profile of citizen scientist Doug Shontz and the honey bee population he works to save from a disease caused by a changing climate. Director: Crystal Solberg

 

VEY NOU LAGON (USA, 2016, 22 min)

When a Mauritian fisherman discovers that his livelihood is in jeopardy because of his own actions, he decides to lead a movement to protect the lagoons. Director: Vanina Harel

 

MEET GEORGE (USA, 2016, 1 min)

A PSA about the consequences of throwing organic waste out the car window and the effect it can have on birds of prey. Director: Ashley Holmes

 

POWER IN NUMBERS (USA, 2016, 8 min)

A network of homeowners in Washington, DC, Maryland and Virginia educate and empower themselves to equip their homes with alternative, solar energy panels. Director: Elizabeth Herzfeldt-Kamprath

 

SAFEGUARDING BOULDER’S BIRDS OF PREY (USA, 2016, 2 min)

Meet Delyn Drake, 1 of more than 100 dedicated volunteers who help the City of Boulder, Colorado monitor bird of prey nests found on city open space. Director: Megan King

 

MIST AND MYSTERY: BORNEO’S VANISHING FORESTS (USA, 2016 4 min)

As the ancient forests disappear for the Dayak people of Borneo, one band of members refuse to go quietly. Director: Kent Wagner

 

CLASSROOM IN THE WILD: CHESAPEAKE BAY (USA, 2016, 3 min)

A spotlight on the weeklong Classroom in the Wild program hosted by the Center for Environmental Filmmaking at American University. Director: Raffia Paul

 

WHEN MICKEY CAME TO TOWN (USA, 2016, 2 min)

When Disney thought they could impose an unwanted American History theme park on the people of central Virginia, they thought wrong. Director: Sam Sheline

 

KEEPING THE POTOMAC: THE POLITICS OF WATER (USA, 2016, 27 min)

Follow three River Keepers as they patrol the Potomac and do what they must to protect it. Producers: Environmental Filmmaking for Public Television Students

 

Wednesday, Mar 22, 7 pm – American University

* FREE.
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Event Times:

3/22 7:00 pm
Shorts: Student Showcase
American University