Green Film Fest 2017 ended on a musical note April 26 with the Closing Night World Premiere of Twelve Pianos, after hosting a week of the latest environmental films, expert panels, and discussions in theaters across the city.
Left to right: Crowds gather for World Premiere of Twelve Pianos; Piano performances on the red carpet; Dean Mermell, director, and Mauro ffortissimo, subject of Twelve Pianos.
Left to right: Wurlitzer plays for the audience; Nate Birnbaum accepts the inaugural Green Fire Award for Tidewater (more here...); Rachel Caplan, festival founder, talks to Dean Mermell, director, and Mauro ffortissimo, subject of Twelve Pianos.
Left to right: Pianos move inside for a post-film performance; Nate Birnbaum, writer/producer Tidewater & winner of the Green Fire Award, with Rachel Caplan festival founder; Rachel with Ryan Killackey, director Yasuni Man & Audience Award winner.
Photos by Pamela Gentile & Tommy Lau.