Wild Animals

Student Film
3 Minutes

Filmmaker: Yarden Taube

Superbly detailer top-motion animation set to the words of Edward Abbey.

Screens on Sunday, October 15th during Block 9, which begins at 1:00 PM at the Frank Center.

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Saving Sea Turtles: Preventing Extinction

45 Minutes
Filmmakers: Jennifer Ting and Michele Gomes

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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 4:00 PM at Reynolds Hall AND on Saturday, October 21st in Block 18 beginning at 7:00 PM.

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The Beauty of Bears Ears

5 Minutes
Filmmaker : Corey Robinson

An appreciation of the new Bears Ears National Monument in southeast Utah that is now under review by the new administration.

Screens on Friday, October 13th during Block 2, which beings at 7:00 PM at the Frank Center.

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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.

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SkyTruth

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 begins at 1:30 PM at Reynolds Hall.

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Ruffed Grouse

9 Minutes
Filmmakers: Tracy Graziano & Hal Korber

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Pennsylvania Game Commission biologists and hunters contribute to the discovery that West Nile Virus is negatively impacting the ruffed grouse population.

Screens on Saturday, October 14th in Block 4 at 1:30 PM in Reynolds Hall.

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Mass Extinction No. 6

4 Minutes
Filmmaker: Daniel Azarian
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Stop-motion animation video that uses a playful diorama vibe to dramatize the very real assault on the earth’s environment.  Original song by Whisperado!

Screening Sunday, October 15th in Block 13, which begins at 5:00 PM at the National Conservation Training Center.

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Love of Place

9 Minutes
Filmmaker: Brian Olliver
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When an invasive plant species threatens to take over a beautiful desert river, an obsessive park ranger sets out to kill it.

Screens on Sunday, October 15th in Block 11 which begins at 3:00 PM at the National Conservation Training Center.

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Los Osos Anteojos (The Spectacled Bears)

 Student Film
7 Minutes

Filmmaker: Kristen Heard
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Highlights the conservation efforts by the Spectacled Bear Conservation Society in Batan Grande, Peru.

Screens on Sunday, October 15th in Block 9, which begins at 1:00 PM at the Frank Center.

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Giraffes: Africa’s Gentle Giants

59 Minutes
Filmmaker: Tom Mustill
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In an urgent and daring mission — and with a determined Ugandan team — Dr. Julian Fennesey plans to round up twenty of the world’s rarest giraffes, to take across and beyond the mighty Nile River.

Screening on Sunday, October 15th in Block 13, which begins at 5:00 PM at the National Conservation Training Center AND screening on Saturday, October 21 in Block 18 beginning at 7:00 PM at the Frank Center.

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