ICE BEAR (3D)

2012 FESTIVAL
50 min.
Filmmaker: Adam Ravetch.
ICE BEAR is the first ever 3D Polar Bear film made for television.  This is the story of a young bear’s epic migration through the icy waters of Hudson Bay. ICE BEAR features breath-taking cinematography shot over twelve months, capturing rarely seen bear behavior.  [WARNING: The graphic nature of some scenes may not be suitable for children]
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Into the Gyre

2012 FESTIVAL
44 min.
Filmmaker: Scott Elliott.
Thirty-four volunteer researchers, scientists and sailors participated in a groundbreaking expedition to study the effect of plastic pollution in the North Atlantic Gyre. This film follows four of those researchers to the Sargasso Sea.
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Journey to the End of the Winter (Voyage au bout de l’Hiver)

2012 FESTIVAL
78 min.
Filmmakers: Anne and Erik Lapied.
Anne and Erik Lapied recount their adventure in the heart of the Gran Paradiso National Park, where they spent the better part of a year making a documentary about the king of those mountains: his highness, the ibex.
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Love. Not Loss.

2012 FESTIVAL
4 min.
Filmmaker: Rodney Absom.
Love. Not Loss. presents a new biodiversity message. It challenges communicators to talk about nature in terms that people want to hear.
[World Premiere]
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Man-Eating Super Croc

2012 FESTIVAL
48 min.
Filmmaker: Lawrence Cumbo.
A man-eating crocodile terrorizes a town in the Philippines until a team of brave hunters captures a Super Croc bigger than any other… over 20 feet long. But did they get the right crocodile? Is there another one in the swamp even bigger? [WARNING: Violent Scenes]
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Marion Stoddart: The Work of 1000

2012 FESTIVAL
30 min.
Filmmaker: Susan Edwards.
Can one person truly make a difference? This film tells the inspiring story of how a remarkable woman saved a dying river–for herself, for the community and for future generations–and became an environmental hero honored by the United Nations.
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Maui Huliau Foundation Student Films

2012 FESTIVAL
63 min.
The Huliau Environmental Filmmaking Club engages students to investigate environmental and conservation related issues affecting the Maui community.  Throughout a school year, student film teams conduct research, plan storylines, scout locations and execute/edit short films. Maui Huliau Foundation inspires leadership, creativity and stewardship among the youth of the community.
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Menhaden: The Most Important Fish in the Bay

2012 FESTIVAL
27 min.
Filmmaker: Sarah Gulick.
Explore the far-reaching impact of menhaden through the eyes of the men who love this stinky, oily fish for what it contributes to their livelihood, to their heritage, and to the health of Chesapeake Bay.
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Michael Pollan’s Food Rules

2012 FESTIVAL
2 min.
Filmmaker: Marija Jacimovic.
Eating doesn’t have to be so complicated. In this age of elaborate diets and conflicting health advice, Food Rules brings a welcome simplicity to our daily decisions about food.
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Ocean Frontiers: The Dawn of a New Era in Ocean Stewardship

2012 FESTIVAL
81 min.
Filmmakers: Karen Anspacher-Meyer and Ralf Meyer.
Ocean Frontiers takes us on an inspiring voyage to seaports and watersheds across the country to meet unlikely allies of industrial shippers and whale biologists, pig farmers and wetland ecologists, sport fishers and reef snorkelers all embarking on a new course of collaboration, in defense of the seas that sustain them.
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