Experience the intimate joys and pitfalls of wildlife conservation through the eyes of Kenyan rhino caretakers who witness extinction happening in real-time. With their protection ‘Sudan,' the last male Northern White Rhino in existence, is the subject of a last resort IVF experiment to save the species they love.Read more
Building on a family legacy of exploration and environmental filmmaking, Céline Cousteau journeys to the Brazilian Amazon in order to bear witness to the indigenous communities' fight for survival. She shares their rarely seen stories of cultural pride and traditional way of life set against the legacy of colonialism and threats from outsiders.Read more
Meet passionate and tenacious conservationists as they fight to stop forest elephant poaching in Africa’s Congo Basin region. Institutional challenges like corruption and lack of funding threaten to derail their attempts to save those that remain.Read more
Journey along this emotional odyssey in the Lower Rio Grande Valley of Texas with advocates who show their fierce commitment to home, justice, wild beauty, monarch butterflies, and the future of the US-Mexico borderlands.Read more
Think "the Jane Goodall of giraffes" and you'd get Canadian zoologist and feminist trailblazer Dr. Anne Innis Dagg, whose unprecedented work and scholarship on South African wildlife was stonewalled by institutional chauvinism. This film highlights both her pioneering research and her tireless fight for gender equity.Read more
This film is a call-to-action documentary about people, rivers, and the fight for the future of wild fish and the environment that supports them. It explores wild salmon’s slide towards extinction, threats posed by fish hatcheries and fish farms, and our continued loss of faith in nature.Read more
This film follows five friends on an immersive adventure through the unknown wilds of the Texas borderlands as they travel 1200 miles from El Paso to the Gulf of Mexico on horses, mountain bikes, and canoes. Their mission: to document the potential impacts of a border wall on the natural environment.Read more
Experience the nature documentary as you’ve never seen or heard it before. Experimental composers, musicians and A.I. join filmmaker and Doctor of GeoHumanities Amy Cutler to re-invent the heroes, villains, sounds, and spaces of nature broadcasts.Read more
Experience this cinematic meditation on humanity’s massive reengineering of the planet, as scientists argue we have now entered a new epoch. The Anthropocene is a full-scale, catastrophic change that we cannot reverse completely. But we must try.Read more
Throughout the Festival we showcase an array of new, International short films.
Here's the A-Z of shorts screened at the Green Film Fest 2018.