Watershed Blog

2012 Richmond Environmental Film Festival
January 30, 2012

Watershed Architects is proud to be a sponsor again this year for the 2012 Annual RVA Environmental Film Festival. This will be Richmond’s 4th annual film fest for the environment and this year’s schedule includes two days of movies and speakers at Richmond’s historic Byrd Theatre in Carytown.

The Byrd Theatre, 2908 West Cary Street, Richmond, Virginia 23221
Saturday, February 4, 2012 — 10:00 am to 6:00 pm
Sunday, February 5, 2012 — 1:00 pm to 6:15 pm

For more detailed information, or to help volunteer or sponsor, please email RVAevnfilmfest@gmail.com or visit one of the RVA EFF sites below.

 

Facebook Event Page: http://www.facebook.com/events/226660794082914/
Facebook Page: http://www.facebook.com/rvaenvironmentalfilmfestival Please click to “Like” it!

Website: http://www.rvaenvironmentalfilmfestival.com
Tickets: http://www.brownpapertickets.com/event/145440 or call 1-800-838-3006

THE MOVIE  SCHEDULE: http://rvaenvironmentalfilmfestival.com/schedule/

SATURDAY, February 4, 2012 (from 10:00 am — 6:00 pm)

10:00 am – 12:30 pm – I SPEAK FOR THE TREES
(DOUBLE BILL!)
1) 10:00 – The Lorax
(The Lorax is a FREE show, no tickets required. Good for kids of all ages!)
2) 11:00 AM-12:30 PM – If a Tree Falls: A Story of the Earth Liberation Front

1:00-3:30 PM – A WATER TRILOGY, with APPALSHOP’s MIMI PICKERING
1) The River (Director: Pare Lorentz, 1937, 30 min.)
2) The Buffalo Creek Flood: An Act of Man
(Director: Mimi Pickering, 1975, 40 min.)
3) Buffalo Creek Revisited
(Director: Mimi Pickering, 1985, 31 min.)

4:00-6:00 PM – GREEN REDUX, with A/V GEEKS’ SKIP ELSHEIMER!
The Last Time We Were Green (Presented by A/V Geeks, 90 min.)

 

SUNDAY, February 4, 2012 (from 1:00 pm — 6:15 pm)

1:00-4:00 PM – LIFE OUT OF BALANCE: A DOUBLE FEATURE
1) Koyaanisqatsi
(Director: Godfrey Reggio, 1983, 86 min.) On beautiful 35 mm film!
2) The City Dark (Director: Ian Cheney, 2011, 84 min.)

4:00-6:15 PM
Natural Disaster? You Don’t Know the Half of It: The Big Uneasy
(Director: Harry Shearer, 2010, 98 min.) with Harry Shearer via Skype

 

SPONSORS (Thank You!):
The Byrd Theatre (http://byrdtheatre.com)
Bon Secours Health Care System (link)
Common Wealth Solar Services (http://www.commonwealthsolar.com)
James River Film Society (http://jamesriverfilm.com)
REI – Richmond-Short Pump (http://www.rei.com/stores/127)
Sierra Club – Falls of the James Group (http://virginia.sierraclub.org/foj)
Urban Grid Solar (http://urbangridsolar.com)
Watershed Architects (http://www.watershedarch.net)
Whole Foods Market (http://www.wholefoodsmarket.com)
WRIR 97.3 FM (http://www.wrir.org)

REI will be holding a raffle for a door prize, and stay tuned for a list of the organizations and businesses which will be tabling and providing support for the volunteers. Thanks to all for their support this year, and every year, for this important and educational Richmond event.