Year-Round Screenings


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31st Annual Festival: March 16–26, 2023

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The Environmental Film Festival in the Nation’s Capital’s mission is to inform and inspire our community through the power of film to incite change and take action so that we can preserve our planet for generations to come.


August 18-21: International Spotlight Shorts

A free virtual screening of five short films and a filmmaker discussion. Available to stream anytime, August 18-21. 

This program will transport you across the globe for five unique perspectives on pressing environmental issues. From bat experts in India, to lumberjacks in Japan, to snowboarders in Sweden, this series exemplifies the interconnectedness of our experiences and challenges in the face of climate change and biodiversity collapse.

Our Sponsors

DCEFF's sponsors are in it for more than just a return on their investment; their generosity helps fuel our mission to bring inspiration and appreciation of the natural environment to people around the world.

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Support DCEFF

It’s only through the generous contributions of people like you that we can continue our mission to inform and inspire our audience to protect the natural world.

We pledge to deepen our commitment to support environmental film, provide our audience with crucial information, and share unique perspectives on the issues that matter most.