Entries by American Conservation Film Festival

The Discarded

19 Minutes Filmmakers: Annie Costner and Carla Dauden TRAILER The stories of Rio locals who are fighting for a better, more dignified way of life — starting with cleaning up the trash and the Bay. Screens on Saturday, October 14th during Block 7, which begins at 7:00 PM at Reynolds Hall AND on Saturday, October 21st during […]

Spark Heroes: Rob Pringle

2 Minutes Filmmaker: Nate Dappen and Neil Losin Princeton University ecologist, Rob Pringle, tells the story of his scientific heroes: Dan Janzen and Winnie Hallwachs, a husband-and-wife team of tropical ecologists who revolutionized Costa Rican conservation. Screens on Friday, October 13th during Block 2, which begins at 7:00PM at the Frank Center. Buy Tickets Here


2 Minutes Filmmaker: Thad Reid Shepherdstown’s own nonprofit that has received worldwide attention for using satellite imagery and remote sensing data to identify, map, and monitor threats to our planet. Ryan Covington and Christian Thomas from SkyTruth will speak about their partnership with Global Fishing Watch. Screens on Saturday, October 14th in Block 4, which […]

Minimalism: A Documentary About the Important Things

79 Minutes Filmmaker: Matt D’Avella TRAILER Examines the lives of minimalists from all walks of life—families, entrepreneurs, architects, artists, journalists, scientists, and even a former Wall Street broker. This film will give you motivation to curb the materialistic life-style. Screens on Saturday, October 14th in Block 7, which begins at 7:00 PM in Reynolds Hall. Buy […]

Melting Stars

15 Minutes Filmmaker: Kate Green TRAILER An investigation of The Sea Star Wasting disease which has resulted in one of the most catastrophic species die-offs in recorded history, impacting sea stars from Alaska to Mexico. Screens on Saturday, October 14th in Block 4, which begins at 1:30 PM at Reynolds Hall. Buy Tickets Here