Entries by American Conservation Film Festival


42 Minutes Filmmaker: Roger Sorkin TRAILER American Resilience Project presents its new film about the U.S. military fighting to save its highest concentration of bases from sea level rise in Hampton Roads, Virginia. Screens on Sunday, October 15th during Block 12, which begins at 3:30 PM at the Frank Center. Buy Tickets Here

Saving Sea Turtles: Preventing Extinction

45 Minutes Filmmakers: Jennifer Ting and Michele Gomes TRAILER Coastline communities pull together to save endangered turtles, especially in Cape Cod where 1,200 Kemps Ridley recently turned up cold stunned. Narrated by Dr. Sylvia Earle. Award-wining filmmakers, Jenny Ting and Michele Gomes will join us! Screens on Saturday, October 14th in Block 6 beginning at […]

The Gateway Bug

82 Minutes Filmmakers: Johanna B. Kelly & Cameron Marshad TRAILER Following the rise and dramatic fall of edible insect start-ups in America, this film exposes America’s disconnect with food as climate catastrophe, uncovering daily habits individuals can change to fix our broken food system. Film is followed by a special tasting of bug protein products. […]

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 […]