Feb. 13 – 16, 2014 Venue: The Depot Station, 201 SE Depot Avenue, Gainesville, FL 32601
The festival features more than 30 films on topics including food, water, waste, energy, animals, sustainable life, business and government. Film selections include: GMO OMG, The Atomic States of America, Cape Spin!, Scott Camil Will Not Die, Terms and Conditions May Apply, A Will for … Continue reading
The 5th annual Cinema Verde Film and Arts Festival is underway,
and the fantastic films and wonderful company aren’t the only draw!
There are a bevy of musicians coming to perform that you won’t want to miss! Here’s the schedule, along with links to band sites.
Saturday, February 15th
6:15pm – Dale Crider
7:30pm – The Mustachios
9:00pm – Woven In
Sunday, February 16th
2:15pm – Lil Miss Florida T H
3: 30pm: Jim Wurster
4:45pm – Continue reading
Screening: Saturday, February 15th @ 1:05 pm
The Paw Project documentary is an inspiring David and Goliath story of a grassroots movement to protect felines, both large and small, from the cruelty of declawing and how the movement has prevailed, despite the efforts of well-funded professional veterinary associations. In the United States today, approximately 25% of domesticated cats are declawed. Declawing is the amputation of the last bone in a cat’s toes. Despite the physical and behavioral harm inflicted on cats who are declawed, many … Continue reading
Come Join Cinema Verde Environmental Film and Arts Festival for
Films, Music, Camaraderie and Fun
Thursday Feb 13 the fifth annual Cinema Verde Environmental Film and Arts Festival will open at the beautiful and newly renovated Gainesville Depot Station. It’s exciting to host the first major event in this lovely space and we hope that many members of our community will join us Feb. 13 – 16 to celebrate nature and strategize together to maintain and protect our lush, beautiful environment. Valentine’s … Continue reading
Screening: Thursday, February 13th @ 5:30 pm
A Fierce Green Fire: The Battle for a Living Planet is the first big-picture exploration of the environmental movement – grassroots and global activism spanning fifty years from conservation to climate change. Directed and written by Mark Kitchell, Academy Award-nominated director of Berkeley in the Sixties, and narrated by Robert Redford, Ashley Judd, Van Jones, Isabel Allende and Meryl Streep, the film premiered at Sundance Film Festival 2012, has won acclaim at festivals around the world, and … Continue reading
Screening: Sunday, February 16th @ 9:54 pm
Yogi, Buddhist teacher and activist Michael Stone arrives on a pilgrimage to Japan, in the wake of the tsunami and Fukushima meltdown. Reactor is a short film project that aims to uncover how and why we can let go of our old stories, and move towards personal and social awakening
Screening: Sunday, February 16th @ 8:30 pm
For nearly 40 years, Scott Camil has worked as an educator and activist visiting classrooms and lecture halls speaking out against war as “organized murder.” Scott Camil Will Not Die focuses on Camil’s work in these spaces, examining the intersections between Camil as historical figure, Camil as educator, and Camil as himself—a complex individual who struggles with the psychological traumas of war and refuses to be silenced.
Screening: Saturday, February 15th @ 4:00 pm
Why should you care about privacy if you’re not doing anything “wrong”? Privacy is important, even if you think you have nothing to hide. It is the basis of free speech and a core value of all Americans.
People should have the right to draw their curtains or keep their email private. Corporations and the government should not be allowed to monitor our conversations and collect our financial, health and personal information. In a world with no privacy, … Continue reading
Screening: Saturday, February 15th @ 9:00 pm
Psychiatrist and musician Clark advocates for natural burial – and plans his own – while battling lymphoma. Capturing the genesis of a revolutionary social and environmental movement, this film is a life-affirming portrait of people coming to terms with mortality by embracing our connection to death and nature.