April 5–7, 2019 • Submissions Open September 4


  • 100,000 Beating Hearts

    100,000 Beating Hearts

    2017 • Climate, Environmental Advocacy, Food, Land
    Director: Peter Byck

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    Winner of “BEST SHORT” 2017. A pioneering farmer in rural Georgia shares his journey from industrialized beef production to sustainable, humane agricultural and environmental stewardship.

  • Desolation Follows

    Desolation Follows

    2018 • Environmental Advocacy, Global Perspectives, Land
    Director: Director: Burnham Aldridge (UK)

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    Student Short Film Competition 2nd Place Award Winner. The English moors elicit a sense of the wild and untamed. Yet all is not as it seems.

  • Sankofa Community Farm

    Sankofa Community Farm

    2018 • Food, Land, Local
    Director: Director: Mitchell Smith (US)

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    The Community Farm at Bartram’s Garden not only increases Southwest and West Philadelphia communities’ access to fresh, organic food, but helps people develop self-reliance and deepen their relationship with the land, their food, and each other.

  • Thriving with Their Feet Wet

    Thriving with Their Feet Wet

    2018 • Land, Local, Wildlife
    Director: Director: Mitchell Smith (US)

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    The Pinelands Preservation Alliance is working to protect one of the cleanest aquifers in America, a vast reserve of fresh water that underlies southern New Jersey. Yet this aquifer and the tiny colorful frogs that depend on it—the threatened Pine Barrens Tree Frog—are under severe environmental stress.

  • Wasted! The Story of Food Waste

    Wasted! The Story of Food Waste

    2018 • Environmental Advocacy, Food, Land
    Director: Director: Anna Chai and Nari Kye (US)

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    Through the eyes of chefs like Anthony Bourdain and Mario Batali, this fascinating film aims for nothing less than to change the way people buy, cook, and eat food. WASTED! shows the world’s most influential chefs transforming what most people consider scraps into incredible dishes that create a more secure food system, and exposes the criminality of food waste, explaining how it directly contributes to climate change. (3rd Party Provider)