ECOSHORTS SHOWCASE -

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Showings

Digital Screen Room Thu, Sep 24, 2020 12:06 PM - Thu, Oct 1, 2020 11:59 PM
Film Info
Event Type:Streaming

Description

ECOSHORTS SHOWCASE
Sponsored by Crag Law Center
Short films about interconnections between humans and nature.


FEATHERS IN FLIGHT: THE BIRD GENOME PROJECT
The Bird Genoscape Project gathers data on birds’ genomes from individual feathers, allowing the researchers to connect breeding and wintering populations of the same species and provide critical information to conservationists and managers. Just as importantly, the project brings together researchers from all over the Americas in an effort to protect the birds that tie the Western Hemisphere together.
Directors: Neil Losin, Nathan Dappen
15 mins
Country of origin/production: US/Costa Rica

DIVE TIERRA BOMBA DIVE
Nineteen year-old Yassandra Barrios emerges as a leader on her Colombian island to save the reef that’s vital to the island's survival.
Directors: Joya Berrow, Lucy Jane
 10 mins.
Country of origin/production: UK/Colombia

VENTURE OUT
A story of overcoming odds, the power of resilience, and the ever-lasting effects of community building through the Venture Out Project, a nonprofit organization that brings LGBTQ folks together for outdoor wilderness trips.
Directors: Palmer Morse, Jamie DiNicola, Matt Mikkelsen
15 mins
Country of origin/production: US

PACHA KUTI: THE GOLDEN PATH
When Arnold Silva returns to his native community in the Peruvian Amazon after living in the urban world, he remembers the stories told to him by his grandfather and the great importance of maintaining balance with the jungle.
Director: Reed Rickert
6 mins
Country of origin/production: US/Peru

PLANTS, POLLINATORS AND PRAYERS
Inspired by the decline of monarch butterflies in the Midwestern prairie, a gardener, educator, and pastor transform a rural church’s backyard into a sanctuary for pollinators, an educational garden for the community, and a sacred space for spiritual contemplation.
Director: Randy Caspersen
40 mins
Country of origin/production: US

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