2013 Film Schedule - List

See  One Earth Film Festival 2013 Official Selections below, sorted by screening date/time with locations.  (See the at-a-glace schedule here.) Read the film synopses and view the trailers to start planning your festival weekend.   Tickets/reservations available now!   Most events are free; suggested donation is $5 per film or $15 for unlimited films. As seating is limited we request that you RSVP by selecting the films that you plan to attend.

While we are making every effort to schedule each of the films listed here, sometimes problems arise that necessitate a change in the program.  Therefore, please be aware that the films and schedule are subject to change.

Check back often for programming notes and updates.



Pre-Festival Screenings

Chasing Ice - Mon Feb 11, 7P (also Sat Mar 2, 10:30A at the Lake Theatre); Dominican University, Priory Auditorium: 7200 West Division Street, River Forest, IL

Food Patriots (70 mn rough cut) - Tue Feb 12, 7P - FAMILY (also Sun Mar 3, 12P - clip only); Washington Irving Elementary School: 1125 South Cuyler Avenue, Oak Park, IL

Black Gold - Thu Feb 21, 7P (clip) (also Sat Mar 2, 7P)    with    For the Price of a Cup of Coffee - Thu Feb 21, 7P   and   Fairtrade Africa - Thu Feb 21, 7P (also Sat Mar 2, 7P); Whole Foods Market - River Forest, 7245 Lake Street, River Forest, IL


Friday, March 1st - Evening Screening

Green Carpet Gala, Pleasant Home: 217 Home Avenue, Oak Park, IL

7:00-9:30P:  Speaker:  Gerould Wilhelm, Ph.D., Principal Botanist/Ecologist of Conservation Design Forum, Inc. (“CDF”),  with Young Filmmakers Contest high school winner, Lea Kichler's "Let's Talk About Water"  with  Declaration of Interdependence 


Saturday, March 2nd - Morning Screenings

10:30A:   Chasing Ice - Rated PG-13  - Lake Theatre: 1022 Lake Street, Oak Park, ILSat Mar 2, 10:30A - obtain tickets at box office or online at http://oneearthff2013.eventbrite.com/

10:00A - 2:00P:   FAMILY PROGRAMMING - All at:  William Beye Elementary School Auditorium: 230 North Cuyler Avenue, Oak Park, IL

Young Children's Program (Ages 3-6+) -  10A

Young Filmmakers Contest Program - Screening, Awards and Reception (All Ages) - 11A 

Young Children's Program (Ages 7-11+) -  12:30P 


Saturday, March 2nd - Afternoon Screenings

Oak Park Village Hall Council Chambers : 123 Madison Street, Oak Park, IL

12:30P:   Waterlife  with  Stories of TRUST (OR)

3:00P:  Houston, We Have a Problem   with   Stories of TRUST (PA)


Oak Park Public Library 2nd Floor Meeting Room: 834 Lake Street, Oak Park, IL

12:3oP:  Designing Healthy Communities PBS Series: Searching for Shangri-La with   Dying Green (Mature)  Meet the filmmaker!  Ellen Tripler will discuss her film, "Dying Green" with us!

3:00P:  The Age of Stupid (Mature)


River Forest Village Hall Community Room: 400 Park Avenue, River Forest, IL 

12:30P:  Genetic Roulette: The Gamble of Our Lives


River Forest Public Library 1st Floor Meeting Room: 735 Lathrop Avenue, River Forest, IL

12:30P:   Split Estate 

3:00P:  Bag It - is your life too plastic?  with    The Majestic Plastic Bag - A Mockumentary and Young Filmmaker Winner:  Sporktagion - FAMILY


River Forest Park District Keystone Center: 7920 Central Ave, River Forest, IL

3:00P:  Play Again  with    A Forest in Flux - FAMILY


Greenline Wheels: 105 South Marion Street, Oak Park, IL

3:ooP:  Bikes Belong   with   Working Bikes and   Contested Streets:  Breaking New York City Gridlock 


Saturday, March 2nd - Evening Screenings

7:00P:  Last Call at the Oasis - Rated PG-13  -  The Carleton of Oak Park Hotel: 1110 Pleasant Street, Oak Park, IL

7:ooP:  Black Gold   with    Fairtrade Africa -  First United Church: 848 Lake Street, Oak Park, IL.  Fair trade coffee tasting provided by Buzz Cafe, Oak Park.


Immediately following both Saturday Evening Screenings, an after party/film discussion meet up: "Last Call at Barclay's" - at Barclay's American Grille, 1110 Pleasant Street, Oak Park, IL 


Sunday, March 3rd - Afternoon Screenings

Euclid Avenue United Methodist Church: 405 South Euclid, Oak Park, IL

12:00 noon: Ingredients:  The Local Food Movement Takes Root  with   Food Patriots (70 mn rough cut)(clip only) - Program includes soup and bread meal sponsored by Sugar Beet Cooperative.  FREE childcare for ages 3-10 with reservation: junemoon15@gmail.com. (see flyer)


River Forest Village Hall Community Room: 400 Park Avenue, River Forest, IL 

12:30P:  Stories of TRUST (AZ and CA)   with   A Simple Question: The Story of STRAW - FAMILY


Ascension Church School (Pine Room): 601 Van Buren, Oak Park, IL

12:30P:  Surviving Progress  with  The Good Life 


Centuries & Sleuths Bookstore: 7419 Madison Street, Forest Park, IL

12:30P  Killowatt Ours  with   Stories of TRUST (MT) - FAMILY


Oak Park Public Library 2nd Floor Meeting Room: 834 Lake Street, Oak Park, IL

1:ooP:  Pipe Dreams  with   A Wild Idea 


The Brown Cow Ice Cream Parlor: 7347 Madison Street, Forest Park, IL

3:ooP:  The Clean Bin Project  with   Working Bikes and Young Filmmakers Winner:  A Wasteful Santa - FAMILY


Holley Court Terrace 2nd Floor Activity Room : 1111Ontario Street, Oak Park, IL

3:00P:  A Sea Change  with   Stories of TRUST (AK) - (Mature)


 St Martins Episcopal Church, 5700 West Midway Park, Chicago

3:00P:  Soul Food Junkies - Program includes a healthy soul food cooking demonstration with Chef Marwin Brown - (see flyer)


Sunday, March 3rd - Evening Screening

Closing Event - All Welcome to Attend! Unity Temple Unitarian Universalist Congregation, 875 Lake Street, Oak Park, IL

6:ooP:  Call of Life with   Declaration of Interdependence 



The views and opinions expressed in any film and/or discussion are those of the producers of the films and/or the persons making the statements during the film program and do not necessarily reflect the views and opinions of One Earth Film Festival or Green Community Connections or any of their sponsors.