DC Environmental Film Fest Fall Series

Once Upon a Time in Venezuela

Expired September 27, 2021 3:45 AM
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Streaming free Thursday, September 23, through Sunday, September 26. Registration now open.

Pre-recorded conversation between Anabel Rodríguez Ríos (Director) and Brady Piñero Walkinshaw (CEO, Grist)

Anabel Rodríguez Ríos is a Venezuelan filmmaker based in Vienna, Austria. She gained a master's in filmmaking at the London Film School, sponsored by the British Council and the Venezuelan organization Fundación Gran Mariscal de Ayacucho. Her latest short, The Barrel went to over 50 international film festivals, including Hot Docs and the International Documentary Film Festival Amsterdam, and was awarded a grant from the TFI Latin America Fund.

Brady Piñero Walkinshaw is the Chief Executive Officer of Seattle-based Grist (Grist.org), a leading national media organization on issues of environment, justice, and sustainability. Through an award-winning Editorial program that explores solutions, exposes injustice, and emboldens readers to act, Grist is shining its “beacon in the smog” toward a better tomorrow. Brady is a former State Legislator in Washington State, championing housing, environment, criminal justice, and mental health reforms. Prior to the Legislature, he spent five years at the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation. Brady has served on many local and national Boards including the Progress Alliance, Latino Victory Project, United Way of King County, the Gay & Lesbian Victory Fund, and previously chaired the Washington State advisory group for the Trust for Public Land.

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