Environmental Film Festival: SHORTS PROGRAM - GLIMPSES FROM LATIN AMERICA
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Presented with the Global Foundation for Democracy and Development (GFDD) and the Dominican Republic Environmental Film Festival (DREFF) Refugiados do Desenvolvimento (Development Refugees) Brazil is a rich source of gold, silver, oil, iron, copper, meat, fruits, and coffee, among others. This wealth has made a few prosper while the majority remains poor. Development in Brazil has been unequal and did not contemplate its people. Directed by Fabio Nascimento (Brazil, 2017, 9 min.) Mar Incendiado (The Burnt Sea) Since 1940 abalone has been the main fishery of Isla Natividad, Baja California Sur, Mexico. Climate change has transformed sea conditions while the community tries to adapt to the threat. Directed by Carlos Armella (Mexico, 2017, 17 min.) Alimento (Food) It is a struggle to survive at the Dominican-Haitian border. A lot of food is harvested but it ends up far away. Directed by Mijaíl Peralta & Wendy P. Espinal (Dominican Republic, 2016, 19 min.) Post-screening discussion feat. Eleonora Isunza (Producer, Mar Incendiado). Moderated by Natasha Despotovic (Executive Director, Global Foundation for Democracy and Development/Director, Dominican Repulic Environmental Film Festival). This is also a collaboration with two environmental film festivals of the region: Filmambiente (Brazil) and Cinema Planeta (Mexico).
- Start:March 17, 2019
- End:March 17, 2019
- Where:Carnegie Institution for Science, 1530 P St NW, Washington, District of Columbia, United States, 20005
- Event Type: Food & Dining, Festivals & Fairs
- Ticket Price:N/A