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Friday, March 27
 

1:00pm

Mexico Pelagico
Filmmakers in attendance

(Mexico) RT 69 Mins

Director: Jeronimo Prieto

Writer: Jeronimo Prieto

Producer: Jorge Cervera Hauser

Starring: Sylvia Earl, Ana Lagos, Eduardo Martinez, Jorge Cervera, Carlos Cespedes

While the Pelagic Life team is chasing the elusive sardine baitball in the open ocean near Baja California, they stumble upon a crude shark fishing operation that sparks a seismic shift in the group’s thinking. Departing from their original concept of documenting awesome sea-life phenomenon, they transform their mission to creating awareness of Mexico’s sea-life while creating sustainable livelihoods for the shark fishermen in order to preserve a delicate and critical ecosystem. Mexico Pelagico invites the audience to engage with Mexico’s rich and majestic oceanic treasures, to be inspired and awed to take up the mantle of respect and conservation through ecotourism.

CO Premiere


Friday March 27, 2015 1:00pm - 2:09pm
Cascade 3 1300 Westhaven Dr, Vail, CO 81657
 
Saturday, March 28
 

11:15am

Environmental Film Showcase
Filmmakers in attendance

Net Positiva

(USA, Chile) RT  11 Mins
Directors: Peter Cambor and Ian McGee
Producers: Peter Cambor and Ian McGee
Starring: Kevin Ahearn, David Stover, Ben Kneppers
Description: Discarded fishnets are responsible for 10% of the oceans' plastic pollution. In the documentary short NET POSITIVA, three friends set out to eliminate these derelict nets by utilizing them a surprising and inventive way. Their journey takes them to Chile, where they establish a groundbreaking recycling program that has the potential to make waves in the global fight against oceanic plastic pollution. Net Positiva illustrates how innovative solutions to environmental problems do exist and are capable of having a lasting and powerful global impact.
CO Premiere

Keeper's of the Beat
(USA) RT 18 Mins
Director: Donald O'Brien
Producer: Jerry Freilich
Starring:Dr. Jon Riedel
Description: Geologist Dr. Jon Riedel eats, sleeps, and breathes glaciers. They are high, hard-to-reach, and hard to study. Keepers of the Beat follows Jon and his work studying glaciers and climate change at North Cascades National Park.

A Wolf's Place
(USA) RT 16 Mins
Director: Annie White
Writer: Annie White
Producer: Annie White
Description: Twenty years after their reintroduction wild wolves have made a remarkable comeback.  But as new hunting seasons open and politicians push to remove all protections across the US, gray wolves stand on the edge of a precipice.  "A Wolf’s Place" explores the impact wolves can have on an entire ecosystem, and dives into the personal side of large carnivore conservation through the story of Wolf 10, the first wild wolf released into Yellowstone in over 70 years – his triumphant life and tragic death in the sights of a poacher’s gun.

A Bottle's Odyssey
RT 1 Min
Director: Nik Kleverov
Writer: Nik Kleverov
Producer: Nik Kleverov
Starring: David Brackett
Description: A Plastic bottle goes on an epic odyssey to find its way back to its owner.
CO Premiere

The Fire Line: Wildfire in Colorado
(USA) RT 28 Mins

Director: Meghan Lyden

Producer: Mahala Gaylord, Helen Richardson, Aaron Ontiveroz

Four times in four years, wind-fanned flames raced through Colorado neighborhoods in and at the edge of dying forests, killing people and breaking records for destruction. And because more than 100,000 people in the last decade have moved into "red-zone" areas primed for conflagration by a century of fire suppression, no one is sure that the devastating fires of 2012 and 2013 will not be repeated.




Saturday March 28, 2015 11:15am - 12:30pm
Cascade 2 1300 Westhaven Dr, Vail, CO 81657

6:30pm

Mexico Pelagico
Filmmakers in attendance

(Mexico) RT 69 Mins

Director: Jeronimo Prieto

Writer: Jeronimo Prieto

Producer: Jorge Cervera Hauser

Starring: Sylvia Earl, Ana Lagos, Eduardo Martinez, Jorge Cervera, Carlos Cespedes

While the Pelagic Life team is chasing the elusive sardine baitball in the open ocean near Baja California, they stumble upon a crude shark fishing operation that sparks a seismic shift in the group’s thinking. Departing from their original concept of documenting awesome sea-life phenomenon, they transform their mission to creating awareness of Mexico’s sea-life while creating sustainable livelihoods for the shark fishermen in order to preserve a delicate and critical ecosystem. Mexico Pelagico invites the audience to engage with Mexico’s rich and majestic oceanic treasures, to be inspired and awed to take up the mantle of respect and conservation through ecotourism.

CO Premiere


Saturday March 28, 2015 6:30pm - 7:39pm
Cascade 2 1300 Westhaven Dr, Vail, CO 81657
 
Sunday, March 29
 

3:15pm

Environmental Film Showcase
Net Positiva
(USA, Chile) RT  11 Mins
Directors: Peter Cambor and Ian McGee
Producers: Peter Cambor and Ian McGee
Starring: Kevin Ahearn, David Stover, Ben Kneppers
Description: Discarded fishnets are responsible for 10% of the oceans' plastic pollution. In the documentary short NET POSITIVA, three friends set out to eliminate these derelict nets by utilizing them a surprising and inventive way. Their journey takes them to Chile, where they establish a groundbreaking recycling program that has the potential to make waves in the global fight against oceanic plastic pollution. Net Positiva illustrates how innovative solutions to environmental problems do exist and are capable of having a lasting and powerful global impact.
CO Premiere

Keeper's of the Beat
(USA) RT 18 Mins
Director: Donald O'Brien
Producer: Jerry Freilich
Starring:Dr. Jon Riedel
Description: Geologist Dr. Jon Riedel eats, sleeps, and breathes glaciers. They are high, hard-to-reach, and hard to study. Keepers of the Beat follows Jon and his work studying glaciers and climate change at North Cascades National Park.

A Wolf's Place
(USA) RT 16 Mins
Director: Annie White
Writer: Annie White
Producer: Annie White
Description: Twenty years after their reintroduction wild wolves have made a remarkable comeback.  But as new hunting seasons open and politicians push to remove all protections across the US, gray wolves stand on the edge of a precipice.  "A Wolf’s Place" explores the impact wolves can have on an entire ecosystem, and dives into the personal side of large carnivore conservation through the story of Wolf 10, the first wild wolf released into Yellowstone in over 70 years – his triumphant life and tragic death in the sights of a poacher’s gun.

A Bottle's Odyssey
RT 1 Min
Director: Nik Kleverov
Writer: Nik Kleverov
Producer: Nik Kleverov
Starring: David Brackett
Description: A Plastic bottle goes on an epic odyssey to find its way back to its owner.
CO Premiere

The Fire Line: Wildfire in Colorado
(USA) RT 28 Mins

Director: Meghan Lyden

Producer: Mahala Gaylord, Helen Richardson, Aaron Ontiveroz

Four times in four years, wind-fanned flames raced through Colorado neighborhoods in and at the edge of dying forests, killing people and breaking records for destruction. And because more than 100,000 people in the last decade have moved into "red-zone" areas primed for conflagration by a century of fire suppression, no one is sure that the devastating fires of 2012 and 2013 will not be repeated.




Sunday March 29, 2015 3:15pm - 4:30pm
Cascade 2 1300 Westhaven Dr, Vail, CO 81657