2018 Benefit Gala

2018 Benefit Gala

Monday, February 5, 2018

6:30 to 8:30 pm


Hosted by

Ambassador of France Gérard Araud at La Maison Française


Honoring EFF’s 2018 Environmental Champion

Dr. Sylvia Earle


Gala Co-Chairs
Wendy Benchley and John Jeppson
Faith G. and John van D. Lewis
Gregory McGruder
Dane Nichols
Sarah and Bob Nixon
Susan S. Rappaport
Jane Watson Stetson and E. William Stetson III
Susan E. Vitka and Peter-Fox Penner


Eventbrite - 2018 Embassy Gala



The Environmental Film Festival in the Nation’s Capital (EFF) is grateful to the Ambassador of France Gérard Araud for hosting our

2018 Benefit Gala. Dr. Sylvia Earle will be honored as EFF’s Environmental Champion for her extraordinary work in ocean conservation

and in raising public awareness through film.


This annual event raises critical funds for the upcoming Festival in Washington, DC

from March 15-25, 2018. Tickets start at $175.


For more information contact Heidi Hermisson

(202-342-2564 or heidi@dceff.org)