|2010_MD_Wiseman_100624||107||AFI Silverdocs 2010 -- Guggenheim Symposium honoring Frederick Wiseman|
Speakers in sequence:
- Bob Gazzale, president of AFI
- Paula A. Kerger, president of PBS
- Frederick Wiseman in conversation with Davis Guggenheim
- Grace and Davis Guggenheim presenting the award to Mr. Wiseman
Guggenheim Symposium honoring legendary documentary filmmaker Frederick...
|2019_09_10B1_Kennedy_ReachO||50||DC -- Kennedy Center Reach -- Event: The Reach Opening Festival|
Various folks and artwork specific to the opening. One of the artists present was Raiz Campos. We had a long discussion about the future of the Amazon rain forest and the plight of the indigenous people of Brazil.:
Graffiti Live Painting by Raiz
Watch Raiz Campos (Amazon/Brazil) create a graffiti... (Partially reviewed)
|2006_DC_NHMF_060326||24||Env Film Festival (2006) -- "The Monkey Folk" (w/Jacques Perrin) @ Natl Museum of Natural History|
"The Monkey Folk (Le Peuple Singe)", France/Indonesia, 1989, 85 min.) DC Premiere. Five years in the making, this comprehensive French documentary record of the simian world explores the lives and behavior in the wild of over 120 different simian species. Footage from the tropical forests of Ethiopia,...
|2007_DC_NHSuzuki_070317||39||Env Film Festival (2007) -- An Afternoon with David Suzuki @ Natl Museum of Natural History|
An Afternoon with Dr. David Suzuki. At age 70, distinguished Canadian environmentalist, scientist, writer, communicator and thinker David Suzuki reflects on a life dedicated to making the world a better place. As the acclaimed host of the long-running Canadian TV program, "The Nature of Things," Chair...
|2008_DC_Water_080322||68||Env Film Festival (2008) -- "World Water Day Tribute" (w/David Douglas, Melanie Nakagawa, Tanvi Nagpal, John Oldfield, and Mark Van Putten) @ Carnegie Inst|
World Water Day Tribute
UMBRELLA (India, 2004, 90 sec.)
United States Premiere Desperately seeking to regain his lost umbrella in the midst of a torrential rain, a man suddenly has a bright idea. Directed by Nandita Das. PSA Produced by Center for Science & Environment.
Shown as part of the...
|2009_DC_HSmith_090315||45||Env Film Festival (2009) -- Inside Media w/Hedrick Smith ("Poisoned Waters") @ Newseum|
Inside Media: Our Water Quality w/Hedrick Smith:
How have 35 years of the Clean Water Act impacted our environment?
Join Emmy Pulitzer Prize-winning correspondent Hedrick Smith for a discussion about his new documentary "Poisoned Waters," a revealing look at the fragile condition of the Chesapeake...
|2010_DC_Bag_It_100328||27||Env Film Festival (2010) -- "Bag It" (w/Suzan Bereza) @ Carnegie Inst|
BAG IT (USA, 2010, 67 min. work-in-progress)
An average guy makes a resolution to stop using plastic bags at the grocery store. Little does he know that this simple decision will change his life completely. He comes to the conclusion that our consumptive use of plastic has finally caught up with us,...
|2011_DC_Wilson_110318||58||Env Film Festival (2011) -- E.O. Wilson @ Natl Museum of Natural History|
Lecture by E.O. Wilson, Biologist, Naturalist, Writer, Professor and Environmentalist
One of the world’s greatest biologists, E.O. Wilson has won two Pulitzer Prizes for his pioneering books, “The Ants” and “On Human Nature.” Professor emeritus and honorary curator in entomology at Harvard University,...
|2011_DC_Journey_110327||83||Env Film Festival (2011) -- "Journey of the Universe" (w/Brian Swimme, Mary Evelyn Tucker, and Thomas E. Lovejoy) @ Carnegie Inst|
Washington D.C. Premiere
JOURNEY OF THE UNIVERSE (USA, 2011, 60 min.)
Washington, D.C. Premiere One day on a Greek island and your perception of the universe will change forever. The epic Journey of the Universe is a tapestry that draws together scientific discoveries in astronomy,
|2012_DC_Fierce_120325||96||Env Film Festival (2012) -- "Fierce Green Fire" (w/Mark Kitchell, Philip Shabecoff, Barbara Bramble, Lois Gibbs, and Joe Romm) @ Carnegie Inst|
A FIERCE GREEN FIRE: THE BATTLE FOR A LIVING PLANET (USA, 2012, 110 min.)
Washington, D.C. Premiere “There’s no Hispanic air. There’s no African-American air. There’s air! And if you breathe air – and most people I know do breathe air, then I would consider you an environmentalist,” as one advocate put...
|2013_DC_EFF_Launch_130307||122||Env Film Festival (2013) -- Festival Launch Party (2013) @ Warner Bldg Atrium|
Join Us to Celebrate the 21th Annual Environmental Film Festival!
* Wine, Beer, and a special FRESHFARM Markets cocktail *
* Contemporary Art and Music * Hors d’oeuvre * Silent Auction *
* Musical performance by Grammy-nominated Carolyn Malachi
* Food by Restaurant Nora
* Tacos by Chipotle
|2014_DC_MoeR_140320||98||Env Film Festival (2014) -- Eric Moe Sustainability Film Award Finalists and Winner -- Reception @ Natl Geographic Society|
Eric Moe Sustainability Film Award:
Reception following awards.
|2014_DC_Moe_140320||144||Env Film Festival (2014) -- Eric Moe Sustainability Film Award Finalists and Winner ("Amazing Grace") w/Rowan Pybus, Peter Stonier, and David Evans @ Natl Geographic Society|
Eric Moe Sustainability Film Award:
Screening of Winner and Finalists
Welcome by Gregory McGruder, VP for Public Programs, National Geographic Society. Introduced by Flo Stone, Founder, Environmental Film Festival in the Nation’s Capital.
GOOD HABITS IN 60 SECONDS (Brazil, 2011, 1 min.) U.S....
|2014_DC_EFF_Filmmakers_140322||196||Env Film Festival (2014) -- Festival Filmmakers Reception @ Jefferson Hotel|
|2014_DC_EFF_Launch_140313||312||Env Film Festival (2014) -- Festival Launch Party (2014) @ Warner Bldg Atrium|
Festival Launch Party
Venue: Warner Building Atrium
Please join us to celebrate the 22nd annual Environmental Film Festival!
Open Bar with Specialty Cocktails by Alex Bookless, The Passenger and Adam Bernbach, 2 birds 1 stone
* Light Show by DC Night Lights *
* Live Painting by IP Brand *
|2014_DC_Sustainable_140321||117||Env Film Festival (2014) -- Sustainable DC (shorts) @ Carnegie Inst|
Thanks fo Booz Allen Hamilton for their support of this program.
Sustainable DC, the city-wide initiative to make Washington, D.C. “the greenest, healthiest and most livable city in the nation,” is spotlighted in this program of short films and discussion with D.C. government...
|2014_DC_ForestR_140319||84||Env Film Festival (2014) -- "Once Upon a Forest" (w/Luc Jacquet) -- Reception @ Embassy of France|
ONCE UPON A FOREST (IL ╔TAIT UNE FOR╩T) (France, 2013, 78 min.)
Winner, 2014 Polly Krakora Award for Artistry in Film
U.S. Premiere The director of the Oscar-winning March of the Penguins, Luc Jacquet, takes a spectacular journey with renowned French botanist and ecologist Francis HallÚ to the very...
|2015_DC_MoeR_150319||46||Env Film Festival (2015) -- Eric Moe Sustainability Film Award Finalists and Winner -- Reception @ Natl Geographic Society|
Eric Moe Sustainability Film Award
National Geographic Society 7:30pm, March 19th
SEEDING A DREAM (USA, 2014, 15 min.) Sheepscot General Store and Uncas Farm were revitalized into a thriving community food hub by ambitious young farmers. The farmers tackle challenges while bringing...
|2016_DC_EFF_Benefit_160210||362||Env Film Festival (2016) -- 10th Annual Benefit Reception @ Japanese Ambassador's Residence|
10th Annual Benefit Reception Under the Patronage of Ambassador Kenichiro Sasae and Mrs. Nobuko Sasae Embassy of Japan Honoring:
Wade Davis and Gail Percy
Champions of Endangered Cultures and Ecosystems
DCEFF is pleased to honor Wade Davis and Gail Percy for their work in protecting endangered...
|2016_DC_Birth_Of_Sake_160322||133||Env Film Festival (2016) -- "Birth of SakÚ" w/Erik Shirai @ Carnegie Inst|
The Birth of SakÚ
Winner of the 2016 Polly Krakora Award for Artistry in Film!
The 144-year-old Yoshida SakÚ Brewery does things the old-fashioned way: dedicated artisans work in concert with natural forces — the temperature and humidity of the air, the chemistry of the water, the swirling koji mold...
|2016_DC_Catching_160318||75||Env Film Festival (2016) -- "Catching the Sun" w/Shalini Kantayya @ Carnegie Inst|
CATCHING THE SUN (USA, 2015, 74 min.) D.C. Premiere
Presented by The Iris Fund for Science Documentaries
As the global race to lead the clean energy future kicks into full gear, an unlikely ensemble of characters in the U.S. and China make radical moves: activist Van Jones transitions from leading a...
|2017_DC_EFF_Benefit_170216||223||Env Film Festival (2017) -- 25th Anniversary Benefit Reception honoring Flo Stone and Roger D. Stone @ New Zealand Embassy|
25th Anniversary Benefit Reception Honoring Flo Stone and Roger D. Stone
Hosted by Ambassador Tom Groser, Embassy of New Zealand.
* Welcome: Ambassador Tim Groser
* Opening: Maryanne Culpepper, EFF Executive Director
* Acknowledgements: E. William Stetson III, Host Committee...
|2019_03_21A1_Moe||240||Env Film Festival (2019) -- Eric Moe Sustainability Film Award Finalists and Winner "Lost World" (w/Kalyanee Mam) and "Treeline" (w/Darrell Hartman and Annie Bush) @ Natl Geographic Society|
Shorts program featuring the Eric Moe Award for Best Short on Sustainability Winner and finalists:
Lost World (Winner)
As Singapore dredges sand out from beneath Cambodia's mangrove forests, the threat of erasure looms over an ecosystem, a communal way of life, and one woman's relationship to her... (Partially reviewed)
|2019_03_14E1_River_Wall||198||Env Film Festival (2019) -- "The River and the Wall" (w/Ben Masters, Howard Buffett, and Juliet Eilperin) @ Natl Geographic Sociey|
OPENING NIGHT: Presented by the Reva & David Logan Foundation
Follows five friends on an immersive adventure through the unknown wilds of the Texas borderlands. They travel 1,200 miles, from El Paso to the Gulf of Mexico, on horses, mountain bikes, and canoes. Realizing the urgency of... (Partially reviewed)
|2008_DC_NAOscW_080224||14||Natl Archives -- Academy Award Documentary Feature Nominee: "War/Dance" (introduced by Flo Stone)|
Showcase of Academy Award-Nominated Documentaries and Shorts. The screenings are presented by the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences, in partnership with the Charles Guggenheim Center for the Documentary Film and the Foundation for the National Archives.
This showing, of "War/Dance", was...
|2017_DC_NPC_Bookfair_171110||121||NPC -- 40th Annual Book Fair & Author's Night (2017)|
Pols, Pundits & Cultural Legends
Book Fair & Authors' Night
The Capitol region’s premiere holiday book event is back for the 40th year! The National Press Club Journalism Institute is once again partnering with landmark local book seller Politics & Prose for a night of pols, pundits and...
|2011_DC_Flood_111105||56||Politics & Prose -- Charles Flood ("Grant's Final Victory")|
Charles Flood - Grant's Final Victory:
Grant’s Memoirs were an instant bestseller in 1885, and are still valued for their literary and historic merit. Gravely ill when he wrote, Grant died just four days after completing the manuscript. Flood’s moving account of Grant’s last years is as illuminating...
|2017_DC_Stone_170708||51||Politics & Prose -- Roger D. Stone ("The Lives of Dillon Ripley")|
Roger D. Stone - The Lives of Dillon Ripley: Natural Scientist, Wartime Spy, and Pioneering Leader of the Smithsonian Institution
With its nineteen museums and galleries, nine research facilities, and the National Zoo, The Smithsonian is the world’s largest museum, education, and research complex. Much...
|2009_DC_Wilson_090408||27||Reynolds Center (NPG) -- Talk: Richard Guy Wilson ("Thomas Jefferson, Robert Mills, & The Creation of a National Architecture")|
Martin Sullivan, Director, National Portrait Gallery and
Mallory Walker, Chair, National Portrait Gallery Commission
Welcome you to a lecture by Richard Guy Wilson on
Thomas Jefferson, Robert Mills, and The Creation of a National Architecture
Richard Guy Wilson holds the Commonwealth Professor's...
|2011_DC_McCullough_110602||108||Sixth & I and Politics & Prose -- David McCullough ("Greater Journey")|
The Greater Journey is the enthralling—and until now, untold—story of American artists, writers, doctors, politicians, architects, and others of high aspiration who set off for Paris between 1830 and 1900. After risking the hazardous journey across the Atlantic, these Americans embarked on a greater...