Cinema Verde: Feb. 12 – 15, 2015

* Cinema Verde Sixth Annual Environmental Film and Arts Festival will be held Feb. 12 – 15, 2015 !!!
* Submit your Environmental Films for Cinema Verde Environmental Film and Arts Festival 2015!

* Next Green Drinks Meets Cinema Verde will be held in SEPTEMBER, 2015. Stay tuned for details and have a fabulous summer!

Green Drinks and Cinema Verde Present: “Terms and Conditions May Apply”

Terms and Conditions May Apply
THIS THURSDAY, JUNE 26, at The Jam Gainesville, 817 W. University Ave., 32601
Directed by Cullen Hoback
Length: 79 minutes
“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 … Continue reading

Green Drinks Meets Cinema Verde Thursday

GreenDrinks meets Cinema Verde Presents: Do the Math 
The Jam Gainesville on: May 29!
Delicious Italian food from Romano’s Macaroni Grill will be served 
The Jam Gainesville, 817 W. University Ave., 32601
Sustainable networking and cash bar, 6-8 p.m.
Discussion following the film with Bob Tancig of Citizen’s Climate Lobby
  Tickets: $10 Seniors/Students; $12 General Admission

Florida Film Festival Rocks!


Finally made it to Florida Film Festival in Orlando…ten days, 170 films at three theaters in Maitland, just north of Winter Park and the metropolis of Orlando. Just saw Ida at the lovely Enzian Theater. The beautifully shot, compelling film follows a young Jewish girl contemplating joining a convent, but not before embarking on a journey to find her roots and explore life outside the convent where she was raised in bleak Poland.
It’s wonderful to see crowds of … Continue reading



As oil production goes, Florida isn’t much of a player. The state produced less than 2 million barrels last year, which is how much oil   Texas pumps from its wells each day.
That’s about to change as the revolution in oil drilling technology comes to Florida.
A Texas company has already received permission from the state to drill an exploratory well on the land. The Dan A. Hughes Co. is now seeking permission for an injection well that would accommodate … Continue reading

Music at Cinema Verde


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

The Paw Project by Jennifer Conrad


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

Highlights Cinema Verde

The Depot Station, Cinema Verde Environmental Film Festival 2014

Come Join Cinema Verde Environmental Film and Arts Festival for
Films, Music, Camaraderie and Fun
Feb. 13-16!
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