2024 Shared Earth (Black)

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.

2024 Winner

We Are Guardians

(BR, 2023, 82mins)

Follows Indigenous forest guardian Marçal Guajajara and activist Puyr Tembé as they fight to protect their territories from deforestation; an illegal logger who has no choice but to cut the forest down; and a large landowner at the mercy of thousands of invaders and extractive industry.

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