2005 FESTIVAL 98 min. When Judith Helfand’s parents clad their home in blue vinyl, she became suspicious. Helfand sets off to explore the life cycle of vinyl–and a subsequent search for sustainable, healthier, low- risk alternative. (IF she can convince her reluctant parents to replace it!) Helfand is an engaging and humorous guide to a […]
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2005 FESTIVAL 83 min. Deep Blue is an innovative documentary that takes its audience on an exciting voyage through the last great frontier on Earth: the Ocean. The filmmakers have captured a world below the waves in a way that no other has, using technology that takes us where few humans have ever explored before: into […]
2005 FESTIVAL. [Short Films] More animated environmental wit from Nick Hilligoss, the brilliant clay animator of Turtle World, Good Riddancefollows the exploits of Eco, the clean, green pest controller with a clever biological solution for every pest problem. (When looking for an ecological solution, it’s good to remember that everything is related.
2005 FESTIVAL 103 min. German director Werner Herzog accepted the unusual task of editing 100 hours of astonishing footage and interviews made by a man who had since died of a grizzly attack. Herzog emerged with this fascinating one-of-a-kind film. Grizzly Manis the haunting story of Timothy Treadwell, a desperate believer in the romantic ideal of […]
2005 FESTIVAL 26 min. This is a fun film that teaches kids (K-5), as well as their parents, about waste and recycling. Directed by Ellen Hovde & Muffie Meyer with drawings by New Yorker cartoonist Ed Koren, Where Does My Garbage Go? is a great adventure about the process of collecting and dealing with trash. Songs are […]
2005 FESTIVAL 90 min. The ACFF selection committee selected In the Blood as an interesting counterpoint to Kalahari Family. This controversial film follows the hunting education, in Africa, of a young American boy. The film raises hunting to the level of a religion—a rite of passage. Filmmaker George Butler documents an African expedition that retraces the 1908 safari of […]
2005 FESTIVAL. [Student Films] These films will be presented by their producers, all regional students: Leave No Traceis a film about low-impact hiking and camping by Tara Roberts, of Shepherd University. The Only Water We Will Ever Have, by Christophile Konstas, Mindy Hirsch, and Sarah Eckles, of American University’s Center for Environmental Film-Making.
2005 FESTIVAL 80 min. This summer’s National Geographic-supported hit documentary follows thousands of emperor penguins as they embark on their annual journey across the pitiless “desert”; of Antarctic ice. Images of the penguins’ annual struggle to bear and raise chicks stay with you. “My goal is to dig from the ice a story which has […]
2005 FESTIVAL 34 min. Wildlife photographer Jim Clark imparts a sense of rural Appalachia’s natural beauty by combining profound patience and attention to detail, nurtured by a lifetime in the mountains of West Virginia. Clarke shares his work and his mountain upbringing in this brief film by Ray and Judy Schmitt (Real Earth Productions), who […]
2005 FESTIVAL 14 min. The National Bison Range is a U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service introduction to the wildlife conservation area created by Theodore Roosevelt in 1908 to bring the threatened buffalo back from extinction. The American bison is the undisputed star of this show—great, shaggy creatures of prehistory that once roamed the American West in […]
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