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Save the Date! One Earth Film Fest Returns March 6-8, 2015

We’re gearing up for our best fest, yet!

Back for its fourth year, One Earth Film Festival is the Midwest’s premier environmental film festival, creating opportunities for understanding climate change, sustainability and the power of human involvement. We showcase top-issue, thought-provoking environmental films and lead audiences in interactive post-film discussions focused on solutions.


Young Filmmakers Contest

The “One Earth…Our Earth!” Young Filmmakers Contest is back for a third year of competition.  Students, grades three through college, are eligible to submit their short film on the topic of sustainability for a chance to win a debut screening of their work at the One Earth Film Festival in March.  Entries are due January 18, 2015. 

Click for more info regarding SUBMISSIONS for the Young Filmmakers Contest.  

One Earth Film Festival Young Filmmakers Workshop

Saturday, December 13, 9:00am-1:00pm

Students will learn the basics of how to make a film.  Instruction by filmmaking and photography professionals, covering topics such as script writing, story telling, casting, lighting, video, audio, copyright and editing.  Entering a film into the contest is encouraged but is not compulsory.  Snacks and water will be provided. Grades:  5-8  Leaders:  Ben Bahl and Matt Kosterman

Location:  River Forest Park District – The Depot
Fee:  River Forest Residents $20/ Non-residents $25

To Register Call (708) 366-6660 or Register Online Here

One Earth Film Festival is a production of Green Community Connections.

Past Festival attendees have said:

1900150_10151914467361954_772965905_n "I am delighted with the range and quality of the films, the venues, the inclusion of community is inspiring!"      "I very much enjoyed the post-screening discussion."       "It was amazing!!"      "I can't wait until next year!"       "We really loved the mini-film festival for kids!"      "The small group discussions were excellent."      "Awesome event, thank you!!"


Click here to see the list of 2014 films and how to watch them now that the festival is over.


  See the 2014 Event Program