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Check Out the Environmental Film Festival from March 14th to 24th

February 28, 2019

The Environmental Film Festival returns to the District for its 27th year on March 14th through March 24th. The festival is sponsored by National Geographic and features films that tackle important environmental issues.

You can expect films on subjects like overfishing and climate change, in addition to visually stunning tales of adventure, like the Academy Award-nominated Free Solo, which follows Alex Honnold’s free climb of Yosemite’s El Capitan. Guests can also attend the festival’s marquee events, including a launch party and awards ceremony, which celebrate Earth and stewardship of the planet. See the full schedule below:

Thursday, March 14th – Opening night film screening and party: The River and the Wall

Friday, March 15th Hostile Planet

Saturday, March 16thScience Fair, Into the Canyon, and When Lambs Become Lions

Sunday, March 17thGrit, The Dawn Wall, and Return to Mount Kennedy

Monday, March 18thFree Solo

Tuesday, March 19th Paris to Pittsburgh

Thursday, March 21st – Eric Moe Award for Best Short on Sustainability – Lost World, Dulce, and Treeline

Friday, March 22ndAnthropocene: The Human Epoch

Saturday, March 23rd – Closing night film presentation and party: Sharkwater Extinction, Exploring the Real World of Virtual Reality, Ghost Fleet

Sunday, March 24th – Shorts Program: Earth in Frame, A Modern Shepherdess, Encore: The River and the Wall, Encore: When Lambs Becomes Lions