Dominican Republic Environmental Film Festival 2012 Program Available Online
The Dominican Republic Environmental Film Festival (DREFF) is fast approaching and we are pleased to announce that the official 2012 DREFF Film Program is available online. You can now plan your 2012 DREFF participation and make the most of the Festival’s extensive offering of environmental documentary films, panels, workshops and activities.
The DREFF 2012 will take place from September 5-9, in seven cities across the Dominican Republic: Santo Domingo, San Francisco de Marcorís, Santiago de los Caballeros, Punta Cana, Baní, Puerto Plata and Sosua.
The DREFF 2012 will take place from September 5-9, in seven cities across the Dominican Republic: Santo Domingo, San Francisco de Marcorís, Santiago de los Caballeros, Punta Cana, Baní, Puerto Plata and Sosua. The Festival will take place in a total of 13 venues, making the educational event accessible to schools, universities and communities in diverse geographical locations throughout the country.
This year’s Festival will be organized around 5 key thematic areas: Oceans, Biodiversity, Green Economy, Sustainable Agriculture and Climate Change.
The DREFF will feature a selection of 24 acclaimed documentary films:
Two retrospective films: (The Last Lions, Waste Land)
3 Dominican films: (Terra, DominicanaBajo el Mar II, Discover La Vega: Pride of My Land)
6 short films: (Anna, Emma and the Condors, Carbon for Water, Loretanos: Designing the Ocean’s Future,Someplace with a Mountain, Wild Wealth, Yasuni: A Wild Idea)
13 international feature films: (Big Miracle, Biophilic Design: The Architecture of Life, In Organic We Trust, Life: Challenges of Life, My Village, My Lobster, My Father, the Captain: Jacques Yves Cousteau, Revenge of the Electric Car, Sea the Truth, Surviving Progress, Taste the Waste, The City Dark, The Whale, Vegucated).
All screenings are free and open to the public and all foreign films will be subtitled in Spanish.
About the DREFF
The DREFF, launched by Global Foundation for Democracy and Development (GFDD) and Fundación Global Democracia y Desarrollo (FUNGLODE) in September,2011, raises awareness and deepens understanding of environmental issues among Dominican audiences, while celebrating the beauty and diversity of the country’s natural heritage. Through screening a diverse selection of high-quality films on matters of environmental concern, and organizing panel discussions with environmental experts, filmmakers and other stakeholders, the Festival seeks to foster dialogue and to inspire Dominican audiences to adopt practices that will ensure the health and environmental sustainability of the country.
By bringing together young people, scholars, experts, activists, filmmakers, representatives of public, private and nongovernmental organizations and the general public, the Festival promotes programs and projects that contribute to environmental protection, conservation and sustainability.
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