Last month was filled with 13 days of outstanding environmental films and engaging discussions. Our 25th Anniversary Festival took place March 14-26, 2017. at nearly 40 venues in and around Washington, DC, from museums to embassies to an IMAX theater.
Here’s a fond look back at DCEFF25 with favorite moments provided by Festival staff and #envirofilm fans, alike.
BEST OF THE 2017 FEST:
Festival Guide out in Washington Post Express for the first time!
50,000 copies distributed across DC, Maryland and Virginia!
Opening Night Event – Water & Power screening and discussion at National Geographic
Remembering the pioneering efforts of Rachel Carson at the National Portrait Gallery
Sold out screenings galore! Full house for A Plastic Ocean at National Academy of Sciences, 100 Years: One Woman’s Fight for Justice at the National Museum of the American Indian and Planet Earth II: Cities, among many other 2017 screenings and events …
Flint: A Work in Progress film, followed by an engaging panel discussion with (r to l) filmmaker Anthony Baxter, Virginia Tech research student Anurag Mantha and Flint resident Nayyirah Shariff, moderated by environment reporter Talia Buford.
25th Anniversary Festival + 25th Anniversary of Daughters of the Dust: The screening of the newly remastered classic was followed by a panel discussion with filmmaker Julie Dash; the second in a three-film series at the National Museum of African American History & Culture
Super volunteers decked in green, spread smiles at Carnegie, Nat Geo and E Street Cinema – our Festival wouldn’t be possible each year without them!
Closing Night – Jacques Perrin and his French film crew (Antoine de Cazotte and Olli Barbe) get a virtual reality experience at Carnegie Institution for Science, courtesy of Conservation International
Photo Credit: Bruce Guthrie