The Philadelphia Environmental Film Festival showcases exceptional new films that celebrate the beauty of the earth, explore challenges facing our planet, and entertain, inform, and inspire personal action. Highlights of the annual April Festival include an Opening Night Red Carpet Reception, a juried competiton with awards, discussions with filmmakers and subject experts, a student film competition, an exciting youth film program, and other special events.
In addition to the Festival, we partner with local and regional cultural institutions to offer special film events throughout the year.
Over 310 entries, from 42 countries
53 films programmed
41 shorts, including 2 VR experiences
8 PA feature premieres
26 films by female Directors
7 youth films screened, from 102 submitted
2 MFA student films