Awards & Festivals

AWARDS

Winner: Green Warsaw Award Planete Doc Film Festival 2011

Winner: Best Documentaries of the YearNational Board of Review

Winner: International Green Film AwardCinema for Peace

Winner: Best International DocumentaryOne World Media Awards

Winner: Grand Jury Prize – Independent Film Festival of Boston

Winner: Grand Jury Prize – Yale Environmental Film Festival

Winner: Grand Prize - 27e Festival International du Film d’Environnement

Winner: World Wildlife Fund Documentary Award – Thessaloniki Documentary Festival

Winner: Current Energy Filmmaker Award – AFI Dallas International Film Festival

Winner: Best Editing – Big Sky Documentary Film Festival

Winner: Human Spirit Award – Nashville Film Festival

Winner: EarthVision Environmental Film Award – Santa Cruz Film Festival

Winner: Reel Earth Award, International Features – Reel Earth Film Festival New Zealand

Winner: Best Documentary FilmMexico International Film Festival

Winner: OFF Docúpolis AwardDocúpolis International Documentary Film
Festival

Winner: Special Jury Prize for Environmental DocumentaryTraverse City Film Festival

Winner: Elizabeth Taylor Humanitarian AwardPuerto Vallarta Film Festival

Winner: Lifetime Achievement Award in DocumentaryWhitaker St. Louis International Film Festival

Winner: Brando AwardRed Nation Film Festival

Winner: Shining Light AwardJacksonville Film Festival

Winner: Audience Award, DocumentaryAmazonas Film Festival

Winner: Gold Kahuna AwardHonolulu Film Festival

Winner: Best Filmmaker Award – One World Kyrgyzstan Film Festival

Nominee: Outstanding Documentary - 41st NAACP Image Awards

Nominee: Best Feature DocumentaryImagen Awards

Nominee: Best Documentary Feature Film – Milan International Film Festival

Nominee: Reel Current Award, presented by Al Gore – Nashville Film Festival

Nominee: Golden Gate Award – San Francisco International Film Festival

Nominee: WITNESS AwardSilverdocs Documentary Film Festival


FESTIVALS

2009 Sundance Film Festival U.S. Documentary Competition: January 15 – 24, 2009

European Film Market: February 5 – 15, 2009

Big Sky Documentary Festival: February 13 – 22, 2009

Public Interest Environmental Law Conference, University of Oregon: February 26, 2009

True/False Film Festival: February 26 – March 1, 2009

One World International Human Rights Documentary Film Festival Prague: March 11 – 19, 2009

Thessaloniki Documentary Festival, Greece: March 13 – 22, 2009

Human Rights Watch International Film Festival London: March 18 – 27, 2009

Rome Independent Film Festival: March 19 – 27, 2009

Cleveland International Film Festival: March 19 – 29, 2009

Guadalajara Film Festival, Mexico: March 22 – 30, 2009

Sarasota Film Festival: March 27 – April 5, 2009

Special screening for members of U.S. Congress, hosted by Congressman James P. McGovern (D-MA): March 31

Special screening hosted by Dan & Rhoda Glickman and the Motion Picture Association of America: March 31

AFI Dallas International Film Festival: March 26 – April 5, 2009

Yale Environmental Film Festival: April 16 – 19, 2009

Nashville Film Festival: April 16 – 23, 2009

Cine Las America, Austin TX: April 22 – 30, 2009

Independent Film Festival of Boston: April 22 – 28, 2009

San Francisco International Film Festival: April 23 – May 7, 2009

Newport Beach Film Festival: April 23 – 30, 2009

Dok.Fest Munich: May 7 – 10, 2009

Santa Cruz Film Festival: May 14, 2009

EDOC Film Festival, Ecuador: May 7 – 24, 2009

Jacksonville Film Festival: May 16, 2009

Little Rock Film Festival: May 15 – 16, 2009

EcoCinema Israeli Environmental Film Festival: May 21, 2009

Reel Earth Environmental Film Festival, New Zealand: May 22 – 30, 2009

Sydney Film Festival: June 4 – 6, 2009

Lake Placid Film Forum: June 11 – 13, 2009

Human Rights Watch International New York: June 11 – 25, 2009

Silverdocs Documentary Film Festival: June 16, 2009

Flyover Film Festival, Louisville Kentucky: June 12 – 14, 2009

New York International Latino Film Festival: August 1, 2009

Mexico International Film Festival: July, 2009

Traverse City Film Festival: July 29 & August 2, 2009

Milano Film Festival: September 11 – 20, 2009

Tri Continental Film Festival, South Africa: September 11 – October 12, 2009

Reykjavik International Film Festival: September 17 – 27, 2009

Take One Action Film Festival, Scotland: September 17 – 26, 2009

Milwaukee Film Festival, Milwaukee: September 24- October 4, 2009

Sidewalk Film Festival, Birmingham: September 25 – 27, 2009

Alexandria Film Festival, Alexandria: September 27, 2009

Festival do Rio, Rio de Janeiro: September 28 – October 4, 2009

Docupolis 09, Barcelona: September 29 – October 4, 2009

Vancouver International Film Festival, Vancouver: October 2 & 13, 2009

Providence Latin American Film Festival, Providence: October 3, 2009

Camden International Film Festival, Camden: October 4, 2009

Atlantis Nature and Environmental Film Festival, Wiesbaden: October 9 – 17, 2009

Black Bear Film Festival, Milford: October 17, 2009

12th United Nations Association Film Festival, Palo Alto: October 17 – 25, 2009Hot

Hot Springs Documentary Film Festival, Hot Springs: October 20, 2009

Bergen International Film Festival, Norway: October 21 – 28, 2009

Corona Cork Film Festival, Ireland: November 1 – 8, 2009

Verzio International Human Rights Documentary Film Festival, Budapest: November 3 – 8, 2009

Global Visions Film Festival, Edmonton: November 5 – 8, 2009

Ecozine International Environmental Film Festival, Spain: November 6 – 15, 2009

Amazonas Film Festival, Brazil: November 6 – 12, 2009

Red Nation Film Festival, Los Angeles: November 12 – 18, 2009

Reel Awareness Human Rights Film Festival, Toronto: November 14, 2009

St. Louis Film Festival, St. Louis: November 15, 2009

27e Festival International du Film d’Environnement, Paris: November 18 – 24, 2009

International Documentary Film Festival, Amsterdam: November 19 – 29, 2009

Puerto Vallarta Film Festival, Puerto Vallarta: December 2 – 6, 2009

GoodPlanet Environmental Film Festival, Copenhagen: December 7 – 18, 2009

International Human Rights Film Festival of Santa Coloma de Gramenet, Barcelona: December 9 – 12, 2009

Kathmandu International Mountain Film Festival: December 10 – 14, 2009

12th Istanbul International Meeting of Cinema & History Film Festival: December 11 – 17, 2009

Princeton Environmental Film Festival, Princeton: January 2 – 17, 2010

Wild & Scenic Film Festival, Nevada City: January 15 – 17, 2010

MountainTop Film Festival, Waitsfield, VT: January 15 – 21, 2010

Reframe Peterborough International Film Festival, Ontario: January 29 – 31, 2010

ZagrebDox, Zagreb, Croatia: February 28 – March 7, 2010

Cinema Planeta, Cuernavaca: March 5 – 14, 2010

One World Romania, Bucharest: March 17 – 22, 2010

To Water The Earth, Strasbourg: March 21, 2010

Ljubljana Documentary Film Festival, Slovenia: March 24 – 31, 2010

Amnesty International’s Movies that Matter Festival, The Hague: March 25 – 31, 2010

World Cinema Showcase, New Zealand: April 3 – May 1, 2010

Voces Contra el Silencio, Mexico: April 17 – 24, 2010

San Sebastian Human Rights Film Festival, Spain: April 23 – 30, 2010

Open Doek Film Festival, Belgium: April 23 – May 2, 2010

12th International Film Festival on Human Rights DerHumALC, Buenos Aires: April 29 – May 5, 2010

Haida Gwaii Film Festival, Haida Gwaii, BC: April 30 – May 2, 2010

1.618 Sustainable Luxury Fair, Paris: May 6 – 10, 2010