Portland EcoFilm Festival 2013
The Portland EcoFilm Festival is the premier environmental film festival in the US Pacific Northwest, showcasing the very best films about nature, the environment, outdoor pursuits and eco-conscious living.
The Portland EcoFilm Festival is a program of The Hollywood Theatre, Portland, Oregon's historic non-profit art house cinema. Our festival's mission is to showcase the very best environmental films, help filmmakers by building support for newly released films, and use the art of cinema to connect audiences to organizations and community leaders focused on environmental conservation and advocacy.
2013 FESTIVAL FILM SELECTIONS:
SYMPHONY OF THE SOIL
Directed by Deborah Koons Garcia - filmmaker in attendance!
Drawing from ancient knowledge and cutting edge science, Symphony of the Soil is an artistic exploration of the miraculous substance soil. Watch trailer here.
THE FRUIT HUNTERS
Directed by Yung Chang
The Fruit Hunters travels across culture, history and geography to show how intertwined we are with the fruits we eat.
MORE THAN HONEY
Directed by Markus Imhoof
With dazzling nature photography, filmmaker Marcus Imhoof takes a global examination of endangered honeybees and investigates their intertwined relationship with mankind.
Directed by Maxine Trump, Josh Granger
The most famous guitar-makers in the world band together on a journey into one of the most primeval forests on earth. Their struggle is with an Alaska Native logging company; their hope is to save the acoustic guitar.
Directed by Richard Chisholm
Cafeteria Man is a story of the aspiration of activists and citizens coming together to change the way kids eat at school.