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Earth Day Film Festival
April 22 @ 8:00 am - April 24 @ 5:00 pm
Monadnock International Film Festival, Monadnock Food Co-op, and Feast On This! Film Festival invite you to this virtual community Earth Day Film Festival, April 22-24, 2021. This online event will feature films and panel discussions to celebrate and cultivate a more resilient world.
Here’s a sneak peek at some of the films that will be screened.
THE FALCONER (2020) – This intimate portrait film follows master falconer Rodney Stotts on his mission to build a bird sanctuary and provide access to nature for his stressed community. (pictured above)
SEEDING CHANGE (2021) – Award-winning documentary empowers viewers to be part of the solution by voting with their dollars and supporting the brands and products that align with their environmentally conscious values.
FIRST WE EAT (2020) – What happens when an ordinary family living just south of the Arctic Circle bans all grocery store food from their house for one year? Add three skeptical teenagers, one reluctant husband, no salt, no caffeine, no sugar, and -40° temperatures. (pictured below)
WHY WE CYCLE (2019) – Take a ride with ordinary cyclists and specialists from a variety of disciplines. These conversations uncover some obvious but even more hidden effects of cycling on people, on societies, and on the organization of cities.
MICROPLASTIC MADNESS (2019) – The story of 56 fifth graders from Public School 15 in Red Hook, Brooklyn, living in the frontline of the climate crisis. Their actions on plastic pollution morph into extraordinary leadership and scalable victories. With stop-motion animation, heartfelt kid commentary, and interviews of experts and renowned scientists engaged in the most cutting-edge research on the harmful effects of microplastics, this alarming yet charming narrative conveys an urgent message in user-friendly terms. (pictured below)