Founded in 1993 by Flo Stone, the Environmental Film Festival in the Nation’s Capital has become one of the world’s largest and most influential showcases of environmental film and a major collaborative cultural event in Washington, D.C.
Each March the Festival presents a diverse selection of high quality environmental films, including many Washington, D.C., U.S. and World premieres. Documentaries, narratives, animations and shorts are shown, as well as archival, experimental and children’s films at over 65 venues throughout the city.
Films are screened at partnering museums, embassies, libraries, universities and local theaters and are attended by large audiences (over 33,000 in 2014).
Selected to provide fresh perspectives on global environmental issues, most Festival films are accompanied by discussions with filmmakers, environmental experts and special guests, including national decision makers and thought leaders, and are free to the public.
The Festival’s Web site serves as a global resource for environmental film throughout the year.