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turning environmental awareness into action through films and emerging media

Thanks for another record-setting year to all who are making CHANGE HAPPEN HERE! We invite everyone to keep the momentum by visiting EarthxLeague and joining us for our 10th Anniversary at EarthxFilmFestival2020.`

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Special screenings the fourth Monday of every month of films that impact hearts and minds in matters of conservation and sustainability.


“We created a Film Festival that not only creates awareness, but also creates impact.”

– Michael Cain –
President, EarthxFilm

EarthxFilm Festival 2019


A Film by Conservation Filmmaker

Ben Masters
Thursday, April 25
The Perot Museum of Nature and Science


Filmmaker Ben Masters’ film, THE RIVER AND THE WALL, 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 documenting the last remaining wilderness in Texas with NatGeo Explorer Filipe DeAndrade, Ornithologist Heather Mackey, River Guide Austin Alvarado, and Conservationist Jay Kleberg.

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The Experience

EarthxInteractive at EXPO Earthx2019 took visitors on wild immersive journeys — diving with endangered whales, surfing with dolphins, caring for rescued baby elephants, traveling to space with NASA, cleaning up our ocean and discovering remote regions of our planet — all in virtual and augmented reality that included:

  • 6 World Premieres
  • 48 Interactive Experiences
  • Augmented Reality
  • Virtual Reality
  • Mixed Reality
  • Immersive Experiences
  • Interactive Walls



Sold-out Screening of Youth Unstoppable

Director Slater Jewell-Kemker’s appeared at a lively, sold-out screening of her film, Youth Unstoppable: The Rise of the Global Youth Climate Movement at the University of Texas Dallas..

Common Ground Community Dinner

A sold-out celebration of food, film, and community at Dallas Farmers Market presented by Food Maven. This community dinner celebrated stories of food and people working in innovative ways to produce, deliver and prepare it. A screening of the heart-warming agricultural documentary The Biggest Little Farm followed the music and dinner.

EarthxFilm Panel Discussions

Sold-out panel discussion events at Fair Park featured the festival’s filmmakers and experts in the field. Join us next year at Earthx2020.

Family Friendly Events and Screenings

Family-Friendly short programs, interactive experiences and even a picnic at the Trinity River Audubon Center, EarthxFilm had something for everybody.

Student Film Competition

Through educational initiatives such as our youth film competitions, EarthxFilm provides youth with tools to help them become the next heroes for our planet.

Meet the Filmmakers

Get to know the directors behind the films screened at the EarthxFilmFestival2019

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EarthxFilm Festival 2019


Youth Unstoppable: The Rise of the Global Youth Climate Movement

With Director Slater Jewell-Kemker
Alamo Drafthouse Cinema


Celebrate Earth Day in Dallas with a special screening of the inspiring documentary Youth Unstoppable: The Rise of the Global Youth Climate Movement. Director Slater Jewell-Kemker will be in attendance and afterwards, there will be a gathering celebrating the 50th Earth Day

Films Screened at the EarthxFilm Festival 2019

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2019 Family Friendly

Events & Screenings

Short Film Programs

Short takes on the environment and free screenings of films from the EarthxEdu student film competition.

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Trinity River Audubon Center Family Picnic

EarthxFilm and the Trinity River Audubon Center held a free picnic and a guided hike.

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Free Earth Day Screening
Youth Unstoppable: The Rise of the Global Youth Climate Movement

Director Slater Jewell-Kemker was in attendance and afterward, there was a celebration of the 50th Earth Day.

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Be an EarthxFilm Cub Reporter at Fair Park

With direction from professional filmmakers, kids and young adults will get in front of the camera and behind the scenes to learn filmmaking basics, producing reports from the field at EarthX.

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Free Screening of Disneynature’s Dolphin Reef

EarthxFilm held a free screening of Disneynature’s Dolphin Reef at Alamo Drafthouse Cinema.

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“EarthxFilm Festival is a place where you might run into Kevin Sorbo on the ‘green carpet’ or Buzz Aldrin in the restroom.”



An Eco-Star-Studded Evening of Elegance

Friday, April 24, 2020 • 6:30PM - 11:00PM

An eco-star-studded evening of elegance that will celebrate progress, hope, innovation and a global shift toward a more sustainable future for all. Proceeds from this GlobalGala will go towards year-round educational activities and environmental awareness.

About EarthxFilm

EarthxFilm showcases films and emerging media that explore conservation, climate change, and the environment while honoring the heroes working to protect our planet. Our goal is to turn awareness into action, through art and motion picture media including documentaries, film shorts and virtual reality, and to partner with environmental, film and entertainment organizations across the globe.


  • Water & Ocean
  • Climate Change
  • Energy & Transportation
  • Food & Agriculture
  • Wildlife & Nature
  • Cities & Urban Areas
  • Environmental Justice

EarthxFilm Sponsors

Our sponsors play a vital role in bringing our environmental awareness efforts to life through their generous support of the EarthXFilmFestival. With the generosity and involvement of sponsoring businesses and organizations, the EarthX community is able to further the mission of creating solutions and promoting innovations for safeguarding the future of our planet.

Thank you to our sponsors and partners

EarthxFilm, is the best festival in the country to screen an environmental film and have it seen by people who are not in the choir.”

EarthxFilm Festival 2018
Award Winners

In 2018 EarthxFilm handed out cash prizes totaling $37,000 to winning filmmakers with a portion of those funds going directly to the environmental organizations and efforts that the films themselves explored or profiled.

Best Feature Film


Award – $5000

Canadian filmmaker, writer and educator Chanda Chevannes is passionate about social change. Her hopeful documentary,  UNFRACTURED, follows biologist and mother Sandra Steingraber as she reinvents herself as an outspoken activist and throws herself into an environmental war that many believe is unwinnable. It’s about fighting for something you believe in with your whole heart.

Chanda Chevannes

Best FeatureBIRD OF PREY$3000

Director: Eric Liner

Impact AwardPERMAFROST NOW$2500

Director: Stash Wislocki


Co-Director: Marc Levin


Co-Director: Mark Benjamin

Special MentionALBATROSS

Director: Chris Jordan

Earth CatalystTHE HUMAN ELEMENT$2500

Director: Matthew Testa

Earth CatalystGROUNDED$2500

Director: Gabrielle Piamonte

Creative StorytellingTHE LAST HONEY HUNTER$2000

Director: Ben Knight

Best ShortTHE CURVE OF TIME$3000

Director: Jordan Manley

Best Short FilmDITCH THE VAN$2000

Director: Mallory Cunningham


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