Film Schedule

The Films

Click on film names below for more detailed information about each screening.

February 21, 2009

Encounters at the End of the World

Director: Werner Herzog
Cinematography: Peter Zeitlinger
Length: 99mins

Introduced by: James Deutsch, Ph.D., Smithsonian Institution

February 22, 2009

Pom Poko

Director: Isao Takahata
Length: 119 mins

Introduced by: Eileen Mikals-Adachi

February 23, 2009

Sunshine State

Director: John Sayles
Starring: Angela Basset, Edie Falco and Timothy Hutton
Length: 141 mins

Introduced by: Susan Fernandez

February 24, 2009

Black Gold

Director: Marc Francis and Nick Francis
Length: 78 mins

Introduced by: Alison Ormsby, Ph.D.

February 25, 2009

Brief Encounters with Nature

We will see several short films from around the world - from as far away as Iran, India and Ireland and as close as our own backyard at Eckerd College.

February 26, 2009

Dirt! The Movie

Director: Gene Rosow and Bill Berenson
Based on the book by William Bryant Logan
Length: 90 mins

February 27, 2009


Director: Sergey Dvorsevoy
Length: 100 mins.

Introduced by: Sergei Novikov

February 28, 2009

The Garden

Director, Cinematographer, Editor: Scott Hamilton Kennedy
Length: 80 mins

Introduced by: Nathan Andersen, Associate Professor of Philosophy, and Kelly Schiller, Senior in Political Science and Environmental Studies

News & Views

  • March 4, 2009

    The 2009 award recipients have been announced! Learn more.

  • February 11, 2009

    The Program for the 11th Annual Environmental Film Festival is now online! Learn more.

  • March 10, 2008

    Read about the "Single-Shot Cinema" Workshop that was presented by documentary filmmaker Leonard Retel-Helmrich.

  • March 7, 2008

    The 2008 Awards have been announced, click here to see the winners.

  • February 15, 2008

    Documentary filmmaker Leonard Retel Helmrich will be presenting his "Single Shot Cinema" workshop on March 1, 2008. This one-day workshop will combine a theoretical overview of his acclaimed method with a rare opportunity for hands-on exploration of the technique. Learn more and register.