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Turning Environmental Awareness Into Action

The 2021 Film Festival has concluded. THANKS to all the filmmakers and our audiences who made it such a success. We will continue to offer film screenings that make a difference for our world. Watch on EarthxTV now available on your smart TV, iPhone, Android, Apple TV, Android TV, Roku, Amazon Fire… and more.

Audiences Watched Virtually, and at
In-Person Screenings at 3 Outdoor Locations

The Cedars

  • TIMES: Gates Open 6:30 pm, Showtime 8:00 pm
  • DATES: Fri 16, Sat 17, Sun 18, Fri 23, Sat 24, Sun 25
  • CAPACITY: Attendance limited to 100 Cars. Register for Tickets online in Advance.
  • LOCATION: 1311 S. Ervay Street Dallas, TX – Behind Four Corners Brewery. Entrance at intersection of Belleview St. and Browder St.
  • KNOW: Things You Need to Know Before You Go
    • Volunteers will direct parking.
    • We request that everyone stay in their car or in the bed of their truck to respect social distancing.
    • No chairs, blankets or tents allowed outside of vehicles.
    • No balls, frisbees or parking lot games permitted at this time.
    • Outside food is permitted. Food trucks and vendors will not be onsite at this screening

Victory Park

  • TIMES: Gates Open and VR Experience 6:30 pm, Showtime 8:00 pm
  • DATES: Mon 19, Tue 20, Wed 21
  • LOCATION: 2100 Victory Ave, Dallas, TX 75202
  • KNOW: Things You Need to Know Before You Go
    • Park in the South Victory 2 Parking Garage (near Cinepolis) The entrance is on Victory Avenue (Orange Theory on the corner).
    • Be sure to bring your garage parking ticket with you. We can validate it for 2 FREE hours of parking.
    • You can find street parking but we do not recommend it if you will be there for more than two hours, as they do ticket.
    • The EarthXR space is accessible on High Market and is nestled inside the park area.

Klyde Warren Park

Watch Virtually: TV, Computer, Tablet or Phone

Virtual Screenings are FREE with Registration.

Links to VIRTUAL Screenings will then be valid and available for viewing for 24 hours.

Here’s How to Watch.

  1. REGISTER: Sign Up or Sign In to EarthX.org
  2. SELECT THE FILMS you’d like to watch.
  3. Add TICKETS to your cart.
  4. Make a DONATION if you feel inspired.
  5. CHECK OUT when ready.
  6. Check your EMAIL for ticket confirmation.
    • You should receive it shortly after registering.
    • Virtual Screenings will have a LINK to watch the video at showtime.
    • In-Person and Drive-In Screenings will have a Digital Ticket with a QR CODE you will need to access the event.
    • Keep the email confirmation handy so you can find it later.
  7. On the Day and Time of the screening, go to your email confirmation to:
    • Use the LINK to access virtual screenings
    • Use the QR CODE to enter drive-in or in-person screenings.
  8. Sit back and Enjoy the Fest!

All Screenings were FREE with Registration

EarthxFilm Award Winners

Films

EarthxFilm Festival 2021 Schedule

FILM TITLE VIRTUAL on EarthxTV IN PERSON - Park or Drive In
2040 APR 25 @ 12:15 PM CDT @Apr 19 @ 8:00 PM CDT - Victory Park
A Fisher's Right to Know APR 16 @ 7:30 PM CDT @Apr 25 @ 8:00 PM CDT - The Cedars Drive In
After Ice APR 17 @ 4:00 PM CDT
APR 18 @ 11:00 AM CDT
American Ocelot APR 24 @ 7:30 PM CDT Apr 23 @ 8:00 PM CDT - The Cedars Drive In
Animal Shorts Block APR 24 @ 11:00 AM CDT Apr 21 @ 8:00 PM CDT - Victory Park
Arctic Summer APR 25 @ 12:15 PM CDT Apr 19 @ 8:00 PM CDT - Victory Park
Barriers to Bridges APR 18 @ 2:00 PM CDT
APR 20 @ 7:30 PM CDT
Blue Calling APR 17 @ 7:30 PM CDT Apr 16 @ 8:00 PM CDT - The Cedars Drive In
Location Change In Case of Bad Weather
District 15 APR 18 @ 2:00 PM CDT
APR 20 @ 7:30 PM CDT
Entangled APR 18 @ 4:00 PM CDT
APR 24 @ 1:30 PM CDT
Follow Through APR 24 @ 4:00 PM CDT Apr 20 @ 8:00 PM CDT - Victory Park
Guardians of the River APR 19 @ 7:30 PM CDT Apr 18 @ 8:00 PM CDT - The Cedars Drive In
If a Tree Falls APR 16 @ 7:30 PM CDT Apr 25 @ 8:00 PM CDT - The Cedars Drive In
Leaving for a Holiday APR 25 @ 3:00 PM CDT Apr 24 @ 8:00 PM CDT - The Cedars Drive In
Life Below Water APR 18 @ 4:00 PM CDT
APR 24 @ 1:30 PM CDT
Making a Mountain APR 17 @ 11:00 AM CDT
APR 22 @ 7:30 PM CDT
Okavango APR 19 @ 7:30 PM CDT Apr 18 @ 8:00 PM CDT - The Cedars Drive In
Percy vs Goliath APR 23 @ 7:30 PM CDT APR 22 @ 7:30 PM CDT - Klyde Warren Park
Playing with Sharks APR 17 @ 7:30 PM CDT Apr 16 @ 8:00 PM CDT - The Cedars Drive In
Location Change In Case of Bad Weather
Soul Deep APR 24 @ 4:00 PM CDT Apr 20 @ 8:00 PM CDT - Victory Park
Stoke Chasers APR 24 @ 4:00 PM CDT Apr 20 @ 8:00 PM CDT - Victory Park
The Last Horns of Africa APR 17 @ 1:30 PM CDT
APR 21 @ 4:30 PM CDT
There is a Place on Earth APR 17 @ 4:00 PM CDT
APR 18 @ 11:00 AM CDT
Trans Pecos APR 24 @ 7:30 PM CDT Apr 23 @ 8:00 PM CDT - The Cedars Drive In
Understory APR 24 @ 4:00 PM CDT Apr 20 @ 8:00 PM CDT - Victory Park
We Are As Gods APR 18 @ 7:30 PM CDT Apr 17 @ 8:00 PM CDT - The Cedars Drive In
We the Power APR 17 @ 11:00 AM CDT
APR 22 @ 7:30 PM CDT
Youth V Gov APR 25 @ 3:00 PM CDT Apr 24 @ 8:00 PM CDT - The Cedars Drive In

How to Fest

Three Ways to Watch:

Drive-In The Cedars

Outdoors Victory Park or Klyde Warren Park

Virtually TV, Computer, Tablet or Phone

Screenings are FREE with Registration.

Here’s How to Watch.

  1. REGISTER: Sign Up or Sign In to EarthX.org
  2. SELECT THE FILMS you’d like to watch.
  3. Add TICKETS to your cart.
  4. Make a DONATION if you feel inspired.
  5. CHECK OUT when ready.
  6. Check your EMAIL for ticket confirmation.
    • You should receive it shortly after registering.
    • Virtual Screenings will have a LINK to watch the video at showtime.
    • In-Person and Drive-In Screenings will have a Digital Ticket with a QR CODE you will need to access the event.
    • Keep the email confirmation handy so you can find it later.
  7. On the Day and Time of the screening, go to your email confirmation to:
    • Use the LINK to access virtual screenings
    • Use the QR CODE to enter drive-in or in-person screenings.
  8. Sit back and Enjoy the Fest!

Get to know the directors behind the 2021 Films

Get to know the directors behind the 2021 Films

Competition Judges

Ben Fowlie

Ben Fowlie is the founder and director of the Camden International Film Festival in Maine, which was started in 2005 and works to showcase, support and advance non-fiction storytelling.

Allison Otto

Allison Otto

Allison Otto is a filmmaker who co-directed the film Love Bugs, which won the EarthxFilm Jury award for Best Short at EarthxFilm in 2020 and is involved in a variety of exciting new projects.

Megha Sood

Megha Sood is the head of the Climate Story Unit, a new endeavor of the always-innovative Doc Society, which aims to support storytellers working on the biggest challenge of our time, the climate crisis.

Meredith Finch

Meredith Finch started the Nevertheless Film Festival, which focuses on the work of women filmmakers, and is now the Knowledge Base Manager at Eventive, a relatively new platform for film festivals and other entities.

Allison Otto

Maria Clinton

Maria Clinton is a filmmaker who co-directed the film Love Bugs, which won the EarthxFilm Jury Award for Best Short at EarthxFilm in 2020 and is also a professor of film.

Peter Brown

Peter Brown is a Dallas-based documentary filmmaker who has worked with Captain Paul Watson of Sea Shepherd, amongst others, to capture so much of the passion and commitment of environmental activists.

Student Film Competition Judges

Raquel Chapa

The Managing Director of Dallas VideoFest; She has worked at the Smithsonian, WGBH, and National Geographic. When not watching movies can be found birdwatching or buying more plants much to her family’s consternation

Allison Otto

Niloo Jalilvand

An Iranian-American Artist, mathematician, educator and activist who originated the Film and Video Arts program at the nationally recognized Booker T. Washington High School for the Performing Arts in Dallas, TX,, and founded the Pegasus Film Festival, which supports young impactful filmmakers.

Frances Perkins

A Filmmaker, Writer, Producer, Director, and Principal lecturer at University of North Texas in the Media Arts Department with 17 years of University teaching experience.

Past Films

Did You Miss a Film You Wanted to See at the EarthxFilmFestival? Catch them here:
2040 Film
2040
A Fisher's Right to Know
A Fisher's Right to Know
After Ice
After Ice
District 15
Entangled
2040 Film
Guardians of the River
A Fisher's Right to Know
If A Tree Falls: A Story of the Earth Liberation Front
After Ice
Okavango
Soul Deep
We the Power
The American Farm
The Black Mambas
Chasing Monsters
A Letter to Congress
Earthrise
Grizzly Country
Paris to Pittsburgh
A New View of the Moon
Renewal: Think Like a Scientist
The River and the Wall
SharkWater Extinction
Sonic Sea
Treeline
The Biggest Little Farm
Cooked the Film
THE LOVE BUGS screening at EarthxFilm 2020
The Love Bugs
MOSSVILLE: WHEN GREAT TREES FALL screening at EarthxFilm 2020
Mossville: When Great Trees Fall
THE GREAT GREEN WALL screening at EarthxFilm 2020
The Great Green Wall
AKASHINGA screening at EarthxFilm 2020
AKASHINGA: THE BRAVE ONES
CURRENT SEA at EarthxFilm 2020
Current Sea
Adaptation - EarthxFilm 2020 Earth Catalyst Award Winner
Adaption
Raising Khan - EarthxFilm 2020 Earth Catalyst Award Winner
Raising Khan
FERRYMAN AT THE WALL screening at EarthxFilm 2020
Ferryman At The Wall
NOBODY DIES IN LONGYEARBYEN screening at EarthxFilm 2020
Nobody Dies in Longyearbyen
THE RIVER IS ME screening at EarthxFilm 2020
The River Is Me

About the 2021 Film Festival

In 2021, the EarthxFilm Festival continued its mission to showcase Films and Emerging Media that Explore Science, Conservation, Climate Change, and the Environment while honoring the heroes working to protect our planet. EarthxFilm aimed to turn awareness into action through education, art, and media.

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