Did you know there’s a film festival right here in DC?
This month marks the 25th edition of the Environmental Film Festival, March 14–26. Some of the films (those we picked out below) are related to visual art, and many of them are free to attend. We hope you’ll find a film to enjoy and support the arts!
All the films below are free screenings and include discussion; some do require registration. Click the links for details.
- Ciclos (9 minutes): A Dominican artist uses plastic waste for his art.
Thursday, March 23 at E Street Cinema
- Fort Ord: A Sense of Place and A Land For War (60 and 55 minutes): Vietnam veterans, and a place they lived, trained and painted, are explored.
Saturday, March 18 at the National Gallery of Art East Building
- Million Dollar Duck (71 minutes): The Federal Duck Stamp Contest is the only juried art competition run by the U.S. government.
Sunday, March 26 at the National Museum of Natural History
In addition to those screenings around DC, there are some films you can screen online, including:
- Olafur Eliasson: Space is Process (52 minutes): Four years in the life of the Danish-Icelandic artist.
- Frederick Law Olmsted: Designing America (60 minutes): About the American architect’s famous public parks.
- Dorothea Lange: Grab a Hunk of Lightning (120 minutes): Exploring the life of the famous American photographer.
For the full schedule, visit dceff.org. Enjoy!