Philadelphia Environmental Film Festival
BLOCK 1: The Islands and The Whales + Short
BENEATH WALLACE’S LINE
NICHOLAS DEAN & CHERYL DEAN | USA | 15 MIN
One hundred and fifty years ago, British naturalist Alfred Russel Wallace explored “Wallacea” -- located in the coral triangle within the Pacific Ring of Fire. During his eight years in this Indonesian archipelago, Wallace identified many new species for the first time and independently proposed the theory of natural selection and evolution. But much of the habitat Wallace explored is under threat of destruction. Come see the stunningly beautiful biodiversity found in the oceans of Wallacea and learn about the urgent efforts of a few individuals to protect these fragile
THE ISLANDS AND THE WHALES
MIKE DAY | UK, DENMARK | 83 MIN
On the isolated Faroe Islands, halfway between Scotland and Iceland, the descendants of the Vikings find their longtime whale hunting practices threatened by animal rights activism, plummeting wildlife populations, and rising mercury levels.
PHILADELPHIA ENVIRONMENTAL FILM FESTIVAL
Our Planet, Our Future
April 21-23, 2017
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The inaugural Philadelphia Environmental Film Festival will showcase dozens of entertaining and powerful new international and regional shorts and features that celebrate natural beauty and raise awareness about our impact on the earth. Come out and be inspired, vote for your favorite films, and participate in evening Q&A with the filmmakers.
Opening Night Dance Party hosted by WXPN DJ David Dye, Friday 10pm – 11:30pm. All ticket holders are invited – FREE of charge – for the Opening Night Dance Party upstairs in the Prince Theater Black Box. Come party with us! Cash bar.
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