Do This: Environmental Film Festival (3/12-3/22/20)

Our Oceans: A Journey of Discovery screens at 7pm on Mar. 13th @ National Academy of Sciences

The environment in films!

(Editor’s Note: ALL films have been cancelled due to the COVID-19 virus. However, they have added the films as streaming options, so you can watch 80 films online at: )

The 28th annual Environmental Film Festival hits DC starting March 12th, lasting 11 days in total. You can find over 100 environmentally-themed films in 25 different venues in or near DC. It is the largest such festival in the world, and the longest running in the U.S. This year’s festival is also a call to action to save the planet.

There are more then enough films to suit every interest or priority you have, plus loads of opportunities to learn more about the critical issues impacting us and our planet.

Check out the full schedule and register or get tickets here.

And use the extremely handy PDF for blurbs of each film.

One interesting looking film is Our Oceans: A Journey of Discovery, the blurb reads: ‘Our oceans are in a state of crisis that we’re responsible for. A team of scientists, divers, and photographers set out on a journey along one of the longest, and richest, coastlines in the world. Along the way they unveil three incredible natural phenomena while highlighting the impending threats and promoting the protection of our oceans.’ (Pro Tip: Screening @ National Academy of Sciences at 7pm on March 13th)

You can also stream past films!

Watch 80 films online!!

Film tickets range from FREE to $10-13.

Films held at 25 DC and MD locations

About DCEFF: The Environmental Film Festival in the Nation’s Capital (DCEFF) is the world’s premier showcase of environmentally themed films. Since 1993, our mission has been to celebrate Earth and inspire understanding and stewardship of the environment through the power of film. Each March in Washington, D.C., we host the largest environmental film festival in the world, presenting 100+ films to audiences of more than 20,000 and collaborating with over 110 partners, including museums, embassies, universities, and theaters. The festival is one of the leading annual cultural events in Washington, D.C., winning the 2017 DC Mayor’s Award for Excellence in Creative Industries.

Author: Jeremy Bailey

Writer and editor living in Washington, D.C.

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