SCIENCE & NATURE Shorts Event – November 2021

Showcase of the best SHORT FILMS in the world today. AUDIENCE AWARD WINNERS: Best Film: NEW STORY OF THE EARTH Best Documentary Short: WORLD OF VIRUSUS Best Direction: STILL RIVER, SILENT JUNGLE Best Cinematography: DARK GREEN Best Sound & Music: TIMELESS DRIFT Theme of night: Life Watch the Audience FEEDBACK Videos: NEW STORY OF THE… Continue reading SCIENCE & NATURE Shorts Event – November 2021

HIGHLIGHTS & VIDEOS: November 2021 ENVIRONMENTAL Film Festival

Winner BEST FEATURE FILM: THE REVOLUTION GENERATI THE WEST IS BURNING, 57min., USA, DocumentaryDirected by Cody Sheehy Watch the AUDIENCE FEEDBACK VIDEO: THE WEST IS BURNING raises awareness about the conditions of forests in the western U.S. Told through a full-feature documentary, we examine the history of forest management and litigation that led to the… Continue reading HIGHLIGHTS & VIDEOS: November 2021 ENVIRONMENTAL Film Festival

HIGHLIGHTS & VIDEOS: October 2021 ENVIRONMENTAL Film Festival

Showcase of the best SHORT FILMS in the world today. AUDIENCE AWARD WINNERS: Best Film: LOOKING FORWARD Best Direction: THE SACRIFICE ZONE Best Cinematography: 2 FEET Best Sound & Music: GHOST FOREST Theme of night: Life Watch the Audience FEEDBACK Videos: THE SACRIFICE ZONE, 31min., USA, Documentary GHOST FOREST, 4min., USA, Documentary 2 FEET, 6min.,… Continue reading HIGHLIGHTS & VIDEOS: October 2021 ENVIRONMENTAL Film Festival

HIGHLIGHTS & VIDEOS: September 2021 ENVIRONMENTAL Film Festival

Showcase of the best SHORT FILMS in the world today. AUDIENCE AWARD WINNERS: Best Film: ALBERI (TREES) Best Cinematography: RETURN TO THE BUFFALO Best Direction: THE TRASH CAN Best Sound & Music: OYSTERS! Theme of night: Life Watch the Audience FEEDBACK Videos: THE TRASH CAN, 4min., Argentina, Experimental ALBERI (TREES), 30min., Italy, Documentary OYSTERS!, 6min,… Continue reading HIGHLIGHTS & VIDEOS: September 2021 ENVIRONMENTAL Film Festival

Director BIO: Laura Lardeux (LOOKING FORWARD)

Laura grew up in the audiovisual world and studied the art of visual expression at Lycée Saint Joseph, in Thônes in 2009, alongside documentary maker, and film professor, Patrick Avrillon. She then went to study audiovisual arts at the Ecole de l’Image et du Son 3IS, in Paris. She worked with two directors, Nils Tavernier,… Continue reading Director BIO: Laura Lardeux (LOOKING FORWARD)

Short Film: LOOKING FORWARD, 26min., France, Documentary

Looking Forward (“Avenir” in French) is the charming and uplifting portrait of a collective in search of meaning, in the shadow of global warming. This 26-minute documentary tells the story of a group of people who get politically involved for the first time. In an attempt to get elected to the town council, they tackle… Continue reading Short Film: LOOKING FORWARD, 26min., France, Documentary

Director BIO: Julie Winokur (THE SACRIFICE ZONE)

Julie Winokur has been a storyteller for over two decades, first as a magazine writer and then as a documentary filmmaker. She launched Talking Eyes Media in 2002 as a way to focus on creating visual media that catalyzes positive social change. Her work has appeared on PBS (Aging in America, Firestorm), the Documentary Channel… Continue reading Director BIO: Julie Winokur (THE SACRIFICE ZONE)

Short Film: THE SACRIFICE ZONE, 31min., USA, Documentary

If you travel down a one-mile stretch of Doremus Avenue in Newark, NJ, you pass a natural gas plant next to a sewage treatment facility next to an animal fat rendering plant next to a series of ominous looking chemical storage containers behind acres of fencing. Airplanes pass overhead every two minutes, their engines rattling… Continue reading Short Film: THE SACRIFICE ZONE, 31min., USA, Documentary