30+ 2023 Festival Selections Added to Watch Now!
In celebration of World Environment Day, we have added more than 30 new films to our Watch Now page. The titles include a little bit for everyone, from an Academy Award-nominated short about climate change (Haulout) to an experimental film on food waste (Wrought) to multiple profiles highlighting conservation champions and individuals pushing for equity in the outdoors. Scroll down to learn more about some of the new films that are now available to watch directly on dceff.org.
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Eating Our Way to Extinction
A hard-hitting and visually stunning documentary featuring shocking testimonials and poignant first-hand accounts from the people most affected by our ever-changing planet. Narrated by Kate Winslet.
Ludo & Otto Brockway | 81 min
On a remote coast of the Siberian Arctic in a wind-battered hut, a lonely man waits to witness an ancient gathering. But warming seas and rising temperatures bring an unexpected change, and he soon finds himself overwhelmed. *Academy Award Nominee*
Evgenia and Maxim Arbugaeva | 25 min
A non-verbal film sharing climber Sonya Wilson’s experience as a Deaf woman and outdoor advocate working to bridge the gap between the Deaf community and the outdoor industry.
Palmer Morse | 15 min
The Scale of Hope
Follows former Obama White House Climate Advisor, Molly Kawahata, as she prepares for a climb in the Alaska Range while struggling with mental illness and working to create a new climate narrative framed around systemic change and hope.
Josh “Bones” Murphy | 67 min
Reclaim Your Water: Natasha Smith
Natasha didn’t grow up believing that “Black people don’t do that” was going to be a limiting factor in her life. Not only does she ride dirt bikes, skate, and surf, she is passionate about sharing those skills with others.
Faith Briggs | 5 min
Weckuwapok (The Approaching Dawn)
On these traditional homelands, Waponahkik (the people of the dawn land) bring gratitude to the sun where it first looks our way. Song and stories invite us to accept the new day and put behind us any harm done the day before. These are relational lessons shared from ancestors since time immemorial.
Reciprocity Project | 13 min
A visual exploration of decay begs questions about our relationships with other species. Wrought begins with that universal moment of disappointment: despite all best efforts, our food has gone bad. But instead of turning away in disgust, this short zooms in with curiosity.
Anna Sigrithur & Joel Penner | 22 min
More 2023 Festival Selections Now Available On dceff.org!
Bring the Salmon Home
Hope and Restoration: Saving the Whitebark Pine
I Did Not Want to Make a War Film
Search for the Cooper: A River Hidden in Plain View
The Vanishing Invisible Forests
People Rising: Ivy City