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Green Film Fest 2017 – Award Winners

The Green Film Fest 2017 took place in San Francisco, California, from the 22nd to the 26th of April.

Here’s the Award Winners

BEST FEATURE
RISE – Standing Rock
Michelle Latimer, Canada, 2016, 110 mins
The story behind one of the most urgent environmental struggles happening today – to stop the Dakota Access Pipeline.

BEST SHORT
Pangolin
Katie Schuler and Nick Rogacki, USA, 2016, 13 mins
The journey of a single pangolin; from the moment it is taken from the wild to its final destination in China.

GREEN TENACITY
Dead Donkeys Fear No Hyenas
Joakim Demmer, Sweden/Germany/Finland, 2016, 80 mins
A new wave of colonialism is hitting Africa – the murky world of foreign investors buying farmland.

INSPIRING LIVES
Flo Stone

Founder of the Environmental Film Festival in the Nation’s Capital, Flo Stone’s work has inspired countless people through the power of cinema.

YOUNG FILMMAKER
The Plastic Bottle Controversy – explained
Jeffrey Chen, USA, 2017, 5 mins
The first in a series of short films, here filmmaker Jeffrey Chen explains the environmental impact of plastic with equal amounts of wit and facts.

GREEN FIRE AWARD
Tidewater
Roger Sorkin & Nate Birnbaum, USA 2017, 50 mins

AUDIENCE AWARD
Yasuni Man
Ryan Killackey, USA 2016, 94 mins