Film Schedule

Award Winners

The 2011 award recipients have been announced, click here to see the winners.

In the News

News Channel 8 did a great piece on this year's festival and the short film contest.

The Films

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

February 18, 2011, 7pm

Uncle Boonmee Who Can Recall His Past Lives

Director: Apichatpong Weerasethakul (Isan Thai, 144m, 2010)
Winner of the Palme d'Or at the 2010 Cannes Film Festival.

February 19, 2011, 7pm


Director: Diane Bell (English, 103m, 2010)
Alfred P. Sloan Feature Film Prize
Excellence in Cinematography Award: U.S. Dramatic at Sundance 2010

February 20, 2011, 2pm

Cool It

Director: Ondi Timoner (English, 87m, 2010)

February 21, 2011, 7pm

Split Estate

Director: Debra Anderson; Narrated by Ali McGraw (English, 76m, 2009)

February 22, 2011, 7pm

Greenhorns and Nourish: Food + Community

Greenhorns Director: Severine von Tscharner Fleming (English, 32m, 2010)
Nourish Director: Kirk Bergstrom (English, 30m, 2009)

February 23, 2011, 7pm

Beetle Queen Conquers Tokyo

February 24, 2011, 7pm

Bag It!

Director: Suzan Beraza (English, 76m, 2010)

February 25, 2011, 7pm

Nostalgia for the Light

Director: Patricio Guzman (Spanish with subtitles, 90m, 2010)

February 26, 2011, 7pm

Legend of the Pale Male

Director: Frederic Lilien (English, 85m, 2009)

General Information about the Environmental Film Festival

All programs are free and open to the general public.

Eckerd College is located at 4200 54th Avenue South, St. Petersburg, Florida. Click here for driving directions and maps to Eckerd College.

For further information, please contact the Eckerd College Office of Communications at 727-864-7979 or


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Sponsored by: The Phoenix Venture Philanthropy Foundation.

With additional support from the Program for Experienced Learners at Eckerd College, the Letters Collegium, the Environmental Studies Program at Eckerd College and the Eckerd College Organization of Students.

News & Views

  • March 1, 2011

    The 2011 award recipients have been announced, click here to see the winners.

  • Short Film Competition

    The Visions of Nature/Voices of Nature Environmental Film Festival at Eckerd College is pleased to announce an environmental film competition. The competition is open to all students. We especially encourage submissions from Eckerd College students and alumni. The winning entries will be screened during the film festival on February 23. Click here for more information.

  • March 29, 2010

    The 2010 award recipients have been announced! Click here to see the winners.

  • February 5, 2010

    The 2010 films have been announced. Learn more.