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2022 One Earth Film Festival (Day 2)
Date Sunday March 06
Time 9:00 AM - 7:00 PM
Event Type Screening
Organizer/AuthorOne Earth Film Festival
Location Details
Virtual Climate and Ecology Film Festival - FREE

March 5-13, 2022

Join us for the 11th annual One Earth Film Festival, with virtual screenings on
March 5-13, 2022. We are the Midwest’s premier environmental film festival,
and we are turning the tide on climate change and environmental racism this year.

We are presenting 17 virtual watch parties. Each watch party includes expert panel discussions that will equip you with ways to take action on the world’s most pressing environmental problems.

Tickets are free. We suggest an $8 donation to help us keep these events free to all.



"The Pollinators"

Sun, March 6, 2022 @ 9:00 AM – 11:30 AM PST


Peter Nelson/2019/92 min/Sustainable Food-Agriculture, Conservation, Wildlife

FILM DESCRIPTION: Honey bee colonies are dying at extraordinary rates. Close to half of the bee colonies in the United States are collapsing every year. The Pollinators takes us on a cinematic journey across the United States following migratory beekeepers and their truckloads of honey bees as they pollinate the flowers that become the fruits, nuts and vegetables we eat. Hear farmers, scientists, chefs, economists and academics explain the threats to honey bees and what it means to our food security.

"My Octopus Teacher"

Sun, March 6, 2022 @ 1:00 PM – 3:30 PM PST


Pippa Ehrlich and James Reed/2020/85 min/Wildlife, Conservation, Water

FILM DESCRIPTION: This Oscar-winning film follows Craig Foster as he begins a daily diving regimen in the freezing kelp forests of South Africa. What he discovers below the water’s surface is a totally alien motivation in the form of an unusually curious octopus. This beautiful record of an animal’s entire life was shot over a whole year and explores the habits and personality of a strange, undulating creature that most of us have only ever eaten. This film paints an immersive portrait of human-animal understanding, brimming with danger, drama, and devastating emotion.

Recommended for ages 8+ general audiences.

"On the Fenceline: A Fight for Clean Air"

Sun, March 6, 2022 @ 4:30 PM – 6:30 PM PST

RSVP double feature:

Tara Eng, Kristen Harrison, Alex Klein, and Alisha Tamarchenko/2021/25 min/Environmental & Social Justice, Health, Climate Change, Energy

FILM DESCRIPTION: On the Fenceline: A Fight for Clean Air is an urgent call for justice for Philadelphia's low-income communities. After years of living on the fenceline of the east coast’s largest oil refinery and suffering from several critical health issues – including cancer, asthma, and COPD – residents have come together to stand up to CEOs and fight for their right to breathe.

Will screen with The Sacrifice Zone: Life in an Industrial Wasteland.

"The Sacrifice Zone: Life in an Industrial Wasteland"

Sun, March 6, 2022 @ 4:30 PM – 6:30 PM PST

RSVP double feature:

Julie Winokur/2020/32 min/Environmental & Social Justice, Health, Climate Change

FILM DESCRIPTION: The Ironbound district of Newark, New Jersey, is one of the most toxic neighborhoods in the country. Maria Lopez-Nuñez, a Honduran-American resident there, is waging war for environmental justice. She is part of the Ironbound Community Corporation, one of the country's most effective environmental justice organizations. The Sacrifice Zone follows Maria as she leads a group of activists determined to break the cycle of disadvantaged communities of color serving as dumping grounds for our consumer society.

Will screen with On the Fenceline: A Fight for Clean Air
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