Shared Earth Foundation Award

For Advocacy

Established for the 2014 Environmental Film Festival as the Documentary Award for Environmental Advocacy, the Shared Earth Foundation Award for Advocacy recognizes the film that best inspires advocacy in response to a compelling environmental challenge. The award includes a $10,000 cash prize.

2022 Winner

Tigre Gente

Director: Elizabeth Unger (US, 2021, 86mins)

A Bolivian park ranger and a young Hong Kongese journalist risk their lives to investigate a new, deadly jaguar trade that’s sweeping South America. Along the way, they grapple with questions of empathy, responsibility, and bridging a cultural gap to prevent the jaguar trade from spiraling out of control.

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