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Series 1 - 2017 WCFF
Cinema Village
New York, NY
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Oct 20, 2017 12:00 PM



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2017 WCFF - Series 1 $18.00 ($19.62 w/service fee) Sales Ended
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Series 1 - 2017 WCFF
The 2017 Wildlife Conservation Film Festival (WCFF) celebrates its seven year anniversary. All film screenings take place at:

Cinema Village
22 East 12th Street (at University Place)
New York, NY 10003

SERIES 1
Friday, October 20
12:00-2:00 pm
Tickets $18 in advance or $30 at the door

KANGAROO ISLAND: LIFE ON THE EDGE
25 minutes
Produced by Samuel Chen (Australia)
Awarded Best Independent Production in Germany's Green Screen- The Environmental Film Festival, Kangaroo Island: Life on the Edge explores the lives of Rosenburg's Goanna, Hooded Plovers, and the Kangaroo Island Kangaroo as South Australia's high-traffic roadways impede upon their natural habitat.
Trailer: https://vimeo.com/202417574

ANIMAL SANCTUARIES, EPISODES 1-3
15 minutes
Produced by Surane Weerasinghe & Philipia Budge (USA)

AUDITING THE BLUE BLOOD BANK
6 minutes
Produced by Meigan Henry & Steve De Neef, Hakai Institute (Canada)
Auditing the Blue Blood Bank examines an important player in biomedical research, the Horseshoe Crab, and the impact of the modern fishing industry on this integral crustacean's population.

THE COOK, THE HUNTER, THE WHALES AND THEIR WATCHERS
5 minutes
Produced by Gord More & Steve De Neef, Hakai Institute (Iceland)
The Cook, The Hunter, The Whales and Their Watchers documents the intricacies of whale watchers and whale hunters intermingling in the waters off Reykjavík, Iceland. Can they coexist?

MEXICAN FISHING BATS
6 minutes
Produced by Meigan Henry & Edward M. Roqueta, Hakai Institute (Mexico)
Mexican Fishing Bats follows a group of explorers as they investigate the mysterious marine-inclined bats who feast on fish in Mexico's Sea of Cortez.

THE LAST HIGHLAND TIGER
20 minutes
Produced by Katie Wardle (United Kingdom)
The Last Highland Tiger examines the story of the Highland Tiger, a Scottish wildcat facing extinction as the result of human interference and domestic interbreeding, as well as the recent emergence of an ambitious conservation effort to save the species.

A NEW MESSAGE FOR SMOKEY
9 minutes
Produced by Wild Nature Institute and Wildlens, Inc. (USA)
A New Message For Smokey investigates the true nature of forest fires, a natural phenomenon often depicted inaccurately within media and politics. Forest fires across North America are as natural as sunshine and rain, and have been burning regularly since the end of the last ice age. Demonstrating the rare and restorative nature of fires, this film presents a contrary reality to the depiction of forest fires presented by the media, politicians, the timber industry, and the US Forest Service.

AMAZONIA DAMMED
14 minutes
Produced by Ada Bodjolle (United Kingdom)
Amazonia Dammed is a riveting film documenting the Munduruku community's fight against a mega-dam planned in their land, which rests situated in the heart of the Amazon Forest.

Panel discussion and Q&A with producers Surane Weerasinghe and Peter Hatch. Special guests: Shelley Coldiron, Executive Director, W.O.L.F. Sanctuary, Rabiah Seminole, Founder, Blue Horse Mukwa Equine Retirement and Rescue Center and Kari Bagnall, Founder, Jungle Friends Primate Sanctuary.

(Schedule of films and speakers subject to change.)

Location

Cinema Village (View)
22 E 12th St
New York, NY 10003
United States

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Arts > Visual
Film > Festivals
Film > Movies
Film > Premiers
Other > Family-Friendly
Other > Festivals
Other > Green
Other > Pets & Animals

Kid Friendly: Yes!
Dog Friendly: No
Non-Smoking: Yes!
Wheelchair Accessible: Yes!

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