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Taos Environmental Film Festival

Friday April 19, 2019

Taos Community Auditorium
144 Paseo del Pueblo Norte
Taos, NM
US

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The 5th edition of the Taos Environmental Film Festival is scheduled from April 18 to April 22 (Earth Day).  There will be a number of award winning and thoughtful films with some featured New Mexico filmmakers.

The Mayor of Taos has approved an Earth Day Proclamation and there will also be a couple of satellite events in conjunction with the TEFF at the Philip Bareiss Gallery which opens on Saturday, April 13 at 4pm and a SOMOS Earth Day poetry benefit which begins at 7pm on Monday, April 22.  

The film festival's mission is to further the cause towards the preservation of our planet's natural resources, restore our public lands and help create a road map for a more sustainable future on our planet.

 

See also: Reel World

Environmental Celluloid

Timed nicely to dovetail with Earth Day 2019, the Fifth Annual Taos Environmental Film Festival hits northern New Mexico this Thursday, April 18, though Monday, April 22. This year organizers are presenting 22 award-winning films that “explore various natural ecosystems and their complex beauty, as well as forces damaging the balances of life on our planet.” Among the short films being screened are the Ewan McGregor-narrated nature documentary “Humpback Whales,” the IMAX-lensed adventure documentary “Journey Into Amazing Caves” and the locally produced portraint of New Mexican folklorist Nasario García, “Nasario Remembers the Rio Puerco.” Among the feature offerings are Silent Forests (about conservationists fighting to stop elephant poaching in Africa’s Congo River Basin), Blue Heart of Europe (which depicts the battle to protect Europe’s last wild rivers) and A Bold Peace (a historical chronicle of Costa Rica’s efforts to disband its military and redirect national resources toward education, health and the environment). The festival takes place at the Taos Center for the Arts (133 Paseo del Pueblo Norte). Admission to this multi-day festival is free, but a $5 donation-by-choice is accepted and appreciated. For a complete listing of films and events, go to taosenvironmentalfilmfestival.com.

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