2025 Festival

February 20-23: Golden, CO 

Green Center @ Colorado School of Mines


February 24-March 2: Online Film Encore!

Our Mission

The Colorado Environmental Film Festival celebrates the power of film to inspire, educate and motivate people to protect and preserve the environment.


Festival Happenings

Film Screenings

CEFF features over 60 films from around the world every year, pairing short and feature length films sure to inspire you!

*Select in-person screenings offer open captions or full English subtitles.

Online Encore Films

Missed a film over the festival weekend? Want to watch it again? Don’t live nearby? Enjoy the films from home for one week only!

*All films in Online Encore offer captions.

CEFF 4 Classrooms

Explore our school-based program for classrooms to participate in FREE in-person or on-demand film screenings.


Connect and get involved at the Eco-Expo to feel empowered and inspired, and add new tools to your environmental-action tool bag.


Enjoy local drinks and snacks while chatting with the CEFF community of film-lovers, filmmakers, and community organizations. 

How You Can Be Involved

Submit a Film

CEFF accepts films from around the world that showcase environmental themes and solutions. Submission window is open June-October each year.


Meet interesting and inspiring new friends, solve problems you never knew existed,  and feel exhilarated to be a part of a meaningful movement to change the world for the better!


CEFF is a community 501(c)(3) non-profit organization run primarily by volunteers – we need your support to showcase the year’s best environmental films in Colorado!


Be a part of the action, join our community of festival-goers and enjoy over 70 films in-person or virtually during the annual festival. Tickets go on sale in January.