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Thursday, March 14

The River and the Wall: Opening Night Special Presentation + Reception, 7:00 pm

Friday, March 15

Hostile Planet, 7:00 pm

Saturday, March 16

Science Fair, 2:00 pm

Into the Canyon, 4:00 pm

When Lions Become Lambs, 7 pm  (Winner, William W. Warner Beautiful Swimmers Award)

Sunday, March 17

The Dawn Wall, 2:00 pm

Return to Mount Kennedy, 4:00 pm

Grit, 7:00 pm

Monday, March 18

Free Solo, 7:00 pm (SOLD OUT)

Tuesday, March 19

Paris to Pittsburgh, 7:00 pm

Wednesday, March 20

Bears Ears National Monument: VR Event, 7:00 pm

Thursday, March 21

NatGeo Nights, 5:30 pm

Eric Moe Award Shorts Program, 7:00 pm  (Feat. Eric Moe AwardWinner Lost World)

Friday, March 22

Anthropocene: The Human Epoch, 7:oo pm  (Winner, Krakora Award for Artistryin Film)

Saturday, March 23

Exploring the Real World of Virtual Reality, 1:00 pm

Ghost Fleet, 4:00 pm

Sharkwater Extinction: Closing Night Special Presentation + Reception, 7:00 pm  (Winner, Shared Earth Foundation Award for Advocacy)

Sunday, March 24

Shorts Program: Earth in Frame, 12:00 pm (encore)

The River and the Wall, 2:00 pm (encore)

When Lambs Become Lions, 4:00 pm (encore)

A Modern Shepherdess, 7:00 pm (encore)