Wild and Scenic Film Festival, Mar. 31

Posted March 28th, 2012 by Joel and filed in Greening Dorchester, News
Want to see Green on Screen? This March, “e” inc. will host the 4th annual Wild & Scenic Film Festival in two parts. Check out the Facebook event here. Part one, EcoFest, is a  family-friendly festival featuring inspiring international environmental short films, puppet-making, a kid-friendly matinee, vendors, environmental activities, and all-ages entertainment, including a tribute to Nobel Laureate Wangari Maathai. EcoFest runs from 11 a.m. – 4 p.m. on March 31. Festival admission is free; admission to short films is $5, payable online or at the door. See a film schedule at http://e-action.us/wsfilmfestival/films.php or purchase tickets. The Boston Society of Architects’ new museum (adjacent to the Atlantic Wharf Atrium) will be open with FREE admission.

(2) The Finale: Locavore Tasting and Environmental Film Night: this evening benefit and award ceremony will feature local cuisine, two documentaries, a silent auction, and dessert. “e” inc.. will screen two films (With My Own Two Wheels, and Marion Stoddard: The Work of 1000) and present awards to the two activist subjects of these films—David Branigan of Bikes not Bombs, and Marion Stoddart, who steadfastly cleaned up the Nashua River. After each film, the award recipients will answer audience questions.

March 31, 6 p.m. to 10 p.m.
Film schedule: http://e-action.us/wsfilmfestival/films.php
Finale admission: $40, payable online at the door.
Purchase tickets: http://www.brownpapertickets.com/event/226725
All funds raised will go to support “e” inc. programs for children throughout the Boston metro area. “e” inc. is an environment science learning and action center whose pairing of science education with community action leads to environmental change in urban communities.

Feel free to contact “e” inc. with questions. Call Dr. Ricky Stern at 617-242-4700 or e-mail her at webmaster@e-action.us.

The Wild and Scenic Film Festival (WSFF) is a national tour and is considered the largest film festival of its kind. This year’s WSFF combines stellar filmmaking, beautiful cinematography and first-rate storytelling. WSFF uses film to inform, inspire and ignite solutions to restore the earth and human communities while creating a positive future for the next generation. For more information on WSFF, see http://www.wildandscenicfilmfestival.org/about/.

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