Local and national films selected to raise awareness of environmental issues.
The Fifth Annual RVA Environmental Film Festival (RVA EFF) take place from February 2-8. Local groups including the EnRichmond Foundation, Falls of the James Group – Sierra Club, Capital Region Land Conservancy, and EarthCraft Virginia come together to present a variety of environmental films. All events are free and open to the public.
The films will be shown at University of Richmond, the VCU Grace Street Theater, Visual Arts Center of Richmond, Science Museum of Virginia, as well as Richmond and Henrico public libraries.
The full schedule can be found online some highlights can be found below.
- Brooklyn Farmer (27 minutes) will be screened on Friday, February 6 at 8:30 PM at the Visual Arts Center of Richmond.
- A River Changes Course (83 minutes) will be screened on Thursday, February 5 at 6:00 PM at VCU’s Grace Street Theater.
- With My Own Two Wheels (44 minutes) will be screened on Monday, February 2 at 7:30 PM at Richmond Public Library – Main Branch in the Auditorium.
- Forest Man (20 minutes) will be screened on Saturday, February 7 at noon at The Byrd Theatre.
Organizers note that this free film festival would not be possible without the generosity of additional sponsors like the Carillon Civic Association, James River Association, Slow Food RVA, Watershed Architects, Soulshift Journeys, Terrapin Beer Company, and Sierra Club Foundation. For more information on the festival, including sponsorship and volunteer opportunities, visit www.rvaenvironmentalfilmfestival.com.