DC Environmental Film Festival

30th Anniversary Filmmaker Panel: Climate Change through the Years

Expired March 28, 2022 3:45 AM
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Featuring filmmakers Jennifer Baichwal (Manufactured Landscapes, Act of God, Anthropocene); James Balog (Chasing Ice, The Human Element); Louie Psihoyos (The Cove, Racing Extinction); and Lucy Walker (Waste Land, Countdown to Zero, Bring Your Own Brigade).

In celebration of DCEFF’s 30th anniversary, acclaimed filmmakers from past festival eras who have contributed vital cinematic work on the subject of climate change will reflect on the topic, past and present. What was the context in which they made their films, and what has since changed? How have their films shaped the conversation, and perhaps influenced minds and instigated change? What do they see as the possibilities and potential of film in shaping our future?

Presented by the Hollomon Price Foundation

Jennifer Baichwal (Manufactured Landscapes, Act of God, Anthropocene) has been directing and producing documentaries for 25 years. Among other films, installations and lens-based projects, she has made 10 feature documentaries which have played all over the world and won multiple awards nationally and internationally. Full bio here.

Louie Psihoyos (The Cove, Racing Extinction) is the executive director of the Oceanic Preservation Society, a former National Geographic photographer and an Academy Award-winning director. Full bio here.

Lucy Walker (Waste Land, Countdown to Zero, Bring Your Own Brigade) is an Emmy-winning British film director who has twice been nominated for an Academy Award and is renowned for creating riveting, character-driven nonfiction that delivers emotionally and narratively. Full bio here.

James Balog (Chasing Ice, The Human Element) is a photographer and Director of the Earth Vision Institute and Extreme Ice Survey. James is Cornell University’s A.D. White Professor-at-Large and is the recipient of dozens of awards and academic accolades. Full bio here.

Gregory McGruder is the director of Global Special Events at the National Geographic Society where he produces programs highlighting the work of National Geographic’s Explorers for the organization’s Advancement team. Full bio here.

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