2019 Festival Film Schedule

Click the Category Drop Down List on the left to make your search easier.   You may select multiple categories at one time, i.e. Feb. 22, Short Films, FOSS.

Feb
21
Thu
Alaska Thaw @ FOSS Theater
Feb 21 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Alaska Thaw @ FOSS Theater

Length: 2 Minutes

Director: Bjorn Olsen

Alaska Thaw is the 2018 Winner of the the Witnessing Change Video Competition. Filmmaker Bjørn Olson’s short film uses images of the people and landscape of his home state of Alaska to create a haunting film that elicits the connection between history, memory, and landscape, and questions what it means for all of these things when thousands of years of culture and geological history starts to vanish in the space of a human lifetime.

CEFF Awards Ceremony @ FOSS Theater
Feb 21 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
CEFF Awards Ceremony @ FOSS Theater

Join us for our Festival Award Ceremony as a part of the film screening on Thursday Night!  FREE with RSVP.

2019 Awards:

  • Best of the Fest
  • Best Feature Film
  • Best Short Film
  • Best Youth Film
  • Spirit of Activism
Hearts of Glass @ FOSS Theater
Feb 21 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Hearts of Glass @ FOSS Theater

Length: 1:06

Director: Jennifer Tennican

Trailer: Hearts of Glass

Cutting-edge food production meets social good in an ambitious experiment to provide year-round produce to a mountain town, while employing community members with disabilities.

The Color of Our Earth @ FOSS Theater
Feb 21 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
The Color of Our Earth @ FOSS Theater

Length: 3:03

Director: Levi Goodan

A 6-year-old’s plea to protect the ocean — the sea birds, the sharks and ocean-life in the midnight zone.

The Living Plant @ FOSS Theater
Feb 21 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
The Living Plant @ FOSS Theater

Length: 15:42

Director:Justin Bogardus

Trailer: The Living Plant

The future is here. Every once in awhile, a product comes along that changes everything. A revolutionary product that increases your productivity, creativity, health, well-being – gorgeous to look at, perfectly designed for the work space of the future. NatureRX introduces The LivingPlant™.

Feb
23
Sat
Iceland – Into the Flow of Your True Nature @ Colorado Public Television Theater
Feb 23 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Iceland - Into the Flow of Your True Nature @ Colorado Public Television Theater

Length: 2 min

Director: Ilan Shamir

Website: https://www.yourtruenature.com/

Allowing the voice of nature to flow over us  and take us deeper into an expanded awareness is always a gift when we slow down, take time and breathe in the vastness of beautiful places. The roaring waterfalls of Iceland share their wisdom, as they pour over the volcanic formations and speak to your body with their powerful presence. Your heart beats with the intensity of the churning water, and you once again realize there is no separation between you and Nature.

 

Living in the Future’s Past @ FOSS Theater
Feb 23 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Living in the Future's Past @ FOSS Theater

Length: 01:40:00

Director: Susan Kucera

Trailer: Living in the Future’s Past

What kind of future to we want to live in? Jeff Bridges presents this beautifully photographed 4K tour de force of original thinking on who we are and the life challenges we face. This film upends our way of thinking and provides original insights into our subconscious motivations, the unintended consequences, and how our fundamental nature influences our future as Humankind.

The Accidental Environmentalist @ FOSS Theater
Feb 23 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
The Accidental Environmentalist @ FOSS Theater

Length: 10:10

Director: Ellen Esling

Trailer: The Accidental Environmentalist

A mosquito bite decades ago leads Catherine Coleman Flowers on her life’s journey.

The Call of Pashima @ Colorado Public Television Theater
Feb 23 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
The Call of Pashima @ Colorado Public Television Theater

Length: 15:42

Director: Taira Malaney

Trailer: The Call of Pashima

After news of a tragic snow storm in Changtang (Ladakh) reaches him, a Kashmiri man quits his job and embarks on a journey to become a shepherd. Six years later, he starts the Pashmina Goat Project – an NGO to protect the Changpa community and their goats from the harsh implications of climate change in the region.

The Promise of JPSS @ Colorado Public Television Theater
Feb 23 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
The Promise of JPSS @ Colorado Public Television Theater

Length: 11:00

Director: Dan Cohen

There is a game changing technology leap in weather forecasting, and the benefits are saving lives and helping to protect property. As big storms become more severe, JPSS, a new Earth observation satellite from NOAA, is collecting data and high resolution images that is improving weather forecasts. As JPSS takes the pulse of the planet, extreme weather and the impacts of a changing climate can be monitored well in advance of threatening storms, fires, volcanic ash, and floods, allowing us to become a more weather ready nation…and be more resilient.

Under Review: Gold Butte @ Colorado Public Television Theater
Feb 23 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Under Review: Gold Butte @ Colorado Public Television Theater

Length: 09:55

Director: Kelly Todd

Trailer: Under Review: Gold Butte

Under Review: Gold Butte is the first film in a four film environmental dance series made to bring awareness to the threatened land of the American National Monuments. In 2017, the President drastically reduced the size of two national monuments in Utah to allow for oil and gas development: Bears Ears and Grand Staircase-Escalante. This reduction put 25 other national monuments and 40 national parks at risk for industrial development.

Wilder Than Wild @ Colorado Public Television Theater
Feb 23 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Wilder Than Wild @ Colorado Public Television Theater

Length: 57:16

Director: Kevin White

Trailer: Wilder Than Wild

WILDER THAN WILD: Fire, Forests and the Future reveals how fire suppression and climate change have exposed Western forests to large, high intensity wildfires, while greenhouse gases released from these fires contribute to global warming. This vicious cycle jeopardizes our forests and affects us all with extreme weather and more wildfires, some of which are now entering highly populated wildland-urban areas.