2024 Moe Award (Black)

Eric Moe Award

For Best Short on Sustainability

Established for the 2014 Festival by Julia and Richard Moe in memory of their son, Eric, to honor his strong interest in film and his commitment to sustainability, the Eric Moe Award for Best Short on Sustainability recognizes a short film for its inventive solutions to balancing the needs of humans and nature. The award includes a $5,000 cash prize.

2024 Winner

Wings of Dust

(PE, 2022, 30mins)

Vidal Merma, a Peruvian Indigenous journalist, risks his life daily to secure a future where his son, Erik, can savor the simple joy of drinking clean water. Wings of Dust illuminates a father's sacrifice, community resilience, and the unwavering human spirit in the face of environmental injustice.


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