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ONCE UPON A FOREST - Environmental Film Festival in the Nation's Capital
Embassy of France
Washington, DC
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ONCE UPON A FOREST - Environmental Film Festival in the Nation's Capital
7:30 p.m.

Embassy of France

Winner of the 2014 Polly Krakora Award for Artistry in Film

ONCE UPON A FOREST (IL ÉTAIT UNE FORÊT) (France, 2013, 78 min.) U.S. Premiere The director of the Oscar-winning March of the Penguins, Luc Jacquet, takes a spectacular journey with renowned French botanist and ecologist Francis Hallé to the very top of the tropical rainforest canopy, chronicling seven centuries in the life of this "green lung" of the world. This beautiful film was shot in an untouched region of the Peruvian Amazon and in Gabon. Including spectacular animation, and drawing on extensive research, Jacquet and Hallé lead viewers on a journey into the depths of the tropical jungle and into the very heart of life on earth. In French with English subtitles. Directed by Luc Jacquet. Produced by Yves Darondeau, Christopher Lioud, Emmanuel Priou.

Introduced by Frédéric Doré, Deputy Chief of Mission, Embassy of France.

Presentation of the Polly Krakora Award by Peter O'Brien, Executive Director, Environmental Film Festival in the Nation's Capital.

Discussion with filmmaker Luc Jacquet follows screening.

This screening is fully booked. FREE. Registration required.

Embassy of France, 4101 Reservoir Rd., NW (Metrobuses: D1, D2, D3, D5, D6)

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Embassy of France (View)
4101 Reservoir Rd., NW
Washington, DC 20007
United States


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Film > Festivals
Film > Movies
Film > Premiers

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Wheelchair Accessible: Yes!

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