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BAY AREA ENVIRONMENTAL SHORTS SHOWCASE

Join AVFilm and Healdsburg Climate Action for an evening of community, climate activism, and conversation at Barndiva in Healdsburg!
Doors open at 6PM. The program begins at 6:30PM followed by a conversation with multiple visiting filmmakers, AVFilm Director of Programming Mike Traina, Healdsburg Climate Action, and you.

Wine and cocktails will be available for purchase.

BAY AREA ENVIRONMENTAL SHORTS SHOWCASE
(Bay Area, 90 min)

 

SYNOPSIS:
In an effort to promote better stewardship of our own backyard and acknowledge the impacts of climate change and urban growth, we’ve curated an impressive collection of documentary shorts focused on keeping our local plant, animal, insect, and sea life in balance. Come listen to Bay Area documentarians discuss the inspiration behind their films and the extraordinary efforts activists are engaged in to preserve a healthy North Bay ecosystem.

 

DICK OGG: FISHERMAN (Cynthia Abbott, 9 min)
A fisherman embraces the creation of a Marine Protected Area in Bodega Bay.

 

DON’T FEED THE COYOTES (Nick Stone Schearer, 35 min)
San Franciscans struggle to protect its urban coyote population.

 

GOOD FIRE (Erica Tom, 5 min)
The North Fork Mono Tribe advocates using fire for better forest management.

 

TULE ELK: THE KILLING OF A NATIVE SPECIES (Filipe Deandrade, 8 min)
Conservationists challenge land usage and farming practices in Point Reyes National Seashore.

 

FOR THE BEES (Chloë Fitzmaurice, 16 min)
A Yemeni immigrant relocates to Oakland to pursue beekeeping and a better life.

 

THE ELK FENCE (Evie Dietrich, 3 min)
An 8-year-old activist protests the practices of the National Park Service.

 

PLANT HEIST (Chelsi & Gabriel de Cuba, 18 min)
A game warden attempts to stop an international poaching ring from stealing a valuable Sonoma coast succulent.

 

EXPECTED GUESTS:
Cynthia Abbott, director, Dick Ogg: Fisherman
Nick Stone Schearer, director, don’t feed the coyotes
Erica Tom, director, Good Fire
Daniel Dietrich, producer, Tule Elk: The Killing of a Native Species
Chloë Fitzmaurice, director, For the Bees
Evie Dietrich, director/8-year-old activist, The Elk Fence
Gabriel de Cuba, director, Plant Heist

 

Special thanks to our collaborators:

SDFF logo      petaluma film alliance is written with illustrated film reels over the words    Globe made of green circles with "Green Film Festival of San Francisco" on the frontThe name of the restaurant/lounge "Barndiva" is written beside a white barn shrouded in a green cloud-like circle

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