Outstanding Science Documentaries

Enjoy an evening of inquiry and exploration.

Enjoy an evening of inquiry and exploration with the Environmental Film Festival in the Nation’s Capital and The Iris Fund for Science Documentaries:


March 18, 2016 at Carnegie Institution for Science


6:00 pm


Delve into icy waters in search of answers, as a scientific expedition investigates the dramatic decline of krill, tiny, but massively important crustaceans, considered a keystone species for all life in the Antarctic and the world. Directed by David Sington & produced by Heather Walsh.

Discussion with David Sington and film subject Dr. Brian Hunt follows screening.

FREE. Reservations required. Reserve here.


8:30 pm


Through interwoven dramas spanning the U.S. and China, Catching the Sun explores the global economic race to lead the clean energy future. Directed by Shalini Kantayya. Produced by Shalini Kantayya, Aarti Tandon, and Cedric Troadec. Executive Producers: Adrian Grenier and Peter Glatzer.

Discussion with Shalini Kantayya follows screening.

Tickets, $10. Purchase tickets here.



Presented by The Iris Fund for Science Documentaries.