Become a Friend

By becoming a Friend of the Festival, you’ll join our global community of changemakers, activists, and storytellers—plus, you will enjoy access to the best in environmental filmmaking as a Festival member. Your membership supports our showcase of environmentally-themed films, as well as our year-round screenings, our signature Youth Program, and our virtual Watch Now platform. It’s also our privilege to acknowledge the generosity of Friends of the Festival at the Supporting level or higher in printed materials and on our website to say thank you!

Gift a membership

Looking for the perfect zero-waste gift to give the green film lover in your life? Consider gifting a Friend of the Festival membership today and get your loved one something they’ll really enjoy. All Friends of the Festival get exclusive perks, discounts and special access to select screenings! Click here to gift a membership!

Friends of the Festival Membership

*All gifts made through the end of the Festival will be matched dollar for dollar up to $25,000 by DCEFF Board member and longtime supporters Bill and Jane Stetson. Thank you for supporting DCEFF and being a part of our 31st Annual Festival!*

Friends of the Environmental Film Festival provide crucial support and receive benefits like free and discounted tickets & Festival passes, exclusive invitations to select screenings, members-only discussions, and other special events.

Gifts are tax-deductible except for the value of goods and services.

Please contact our Director of Development Alice Sadler via email at with any membership or benefit questions, or if you prefer to make your contribution in installments.

To donate by check please mail to:
P.O. Box 33309
Washington, DC 20036

Friend $50

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Support DCEFF

It’s only through the generous contributions of people like you that we can continue our mission to inform and inspire our audience to protect the natural world.

We pledge to deepen our commitment to support environmental film, provide our audience with crucial information, and share unique perspectives on the issues that matter most.

Looking to Become an In-Kind Partner?

DCEFF is always looking for new in-kind partnerships. We work with organizations of various kinds and are open to partnerships for both our in-person and virtual events. To propose your product or service for an in-kind donation, get in touch with our Director of Development .