June 23-24, 2017
Solution-Oriented Action Based Films
In Partnership with Earth Day TX
Snowmass Village Town Hall
This event is free and open to the public.
Friday, June 23rd
Rocky Mountain Wolf Project | 12:00pm
CANIS Lupus Colorado (18 min) Meet The Real Wolf (3 min)
Director: Tom Winston
The Rocky Mountain Wolf Project aims to improve public understanding of gray wolf behavior, ecology, and options for re-establishing the species in CO.
Nobody’s Home | 12:45pm
The Sopris Foundation, Laurel Garrett & Greg Poschman (15 min)
A Documentary on the Loss of Local Residents in Resort Communities
Racing Extinction | 1:15pm
Director: Louie Psihoyos (1 hr 34 min)
A documentary that follows undercover activists trying to stave off a man-made mass extinction.
Tidewater | 3:00pm
Director: Roger Sorkin (42 min)
Tidewater, explores the project’s namesake, the Tidewater region of Virginia and North Carolina, encompassing Hampton Roads, arguably the region whose vulnerability most affects our overall national security.
Green World Rising Series | 4:00pm
Carbon, Last Hours, Green World Rising , Restoration
Director: Leila Conners (10 min shorts)
The series is narrated by Leonardo DiCaprio, presented by Thom Hartmann and directed by Leila Conners. Executive Producers are George DiCaprio, Earl Katz and Roee Sharon Peled, and produced by Mathew Schmid.
Biomimicry | 4:45pm
Director: Leila Conners (22 min)
Featuring Janine Benyus and brought to you by Leonardo DiCaprio, this film covers how mimicking nature solves some of our most pressing problems, from reducing carbon emissions to saving water.
Young Voices for the Planet Series | 5:15pm
Save Tomorrow, Plant for the Planet, Dreaming in Green
Director: Lynne Cherry (5 min shorts)
The mission of the series is to limit the magnitude of climate change and its impacts by empowering children and youth, through uplifting and inspiring success stories, to take an essential role in informing their communities.
The Age of Consequences | 6:00pm
Director: Jared P. Scott (1 hr 20 min)
Produced by Sophie Robinson, the film investigates the impacts of climate change, resource scarcity, migration, and conflict through the lens of US national security and global stability.
How We Grow | 7:30pm
Directors: Haley Thompson & Tomas Zuccareno (12 min)
A film about ambitious young farmers, ranchers and chefs building community around locally grown food in the Roaring Fork Valley of Western Colorado.
Saturday, June 24th
Chasing Coral | 12:00pm
“2017 Sundance Audience Award Winner”
Director: Jeff Orlowski (1 hr 33 min)
Coral reefs around the world are vanishing at an unprecedented rate. A team of divers, photographers and scientists set out on a thrilling ocean adventure
to discover why and to reveal the underwater mystery to the world.
POWER | 2:00pm
Director: Michèle Ohayon (35 min)
Shot across 5 continents with stunning visuals, personal human stories and insights from leading energy executives, government ministers, and entrepreneurs, POWER tackles the ambitious questions and complex geopolitics surrounding the energy industry today.
Kiss The Ground Short Films | 2:45pm
The Soil Story (4 min) The Compost Story (7 min)
Co-Founders: Finian Makepeace & Ryland Engelhart
Healthy soil can balance the climate: it’s a story that must be told, a global conversation about the importance of soil health, the possibility of regenerative agriculture to balance our climate, and how interconnected we are to nature’s cycles.
Wildways: Corridors of Life | 3:15pm
Director: James Brundige (56 min)
Wildways follows scientists and conservationists, from Yellowstone to the Serengeti, who are trying some innovative solutions to make room for wildlife — tracking them and trying to cut new paths that could help them thrive again.
We the People 2.0 | 4:15pm
Director: Leila Conners (1 hr 30 min)
American citizens who are normally marginalized, forgotten and left to fend against toxic dumps and other violations, come to understand that the only way to survive is to frontally challenge the oligarchy that has destroyed democracy in the United States.
Before the Flood | 6:00pm
Director: Fisher Stevens (1 hr 30 min)
Produced by Leonardo DiCaprio, the film looks at how climate change affects our environment and what society can do to prevent the demise of endangered species, ecosystems and native communities across the planet.