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BENOFF: Short Film Competition Program

July 13 @ 4:30 pm

$15

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Finalists of short films have been curated from over 100 submissions to the 2024 festival, with selections soon to be announced. The films feature an eclectic mix of environmental advocacy, wildlife conservation, and artistic expressions of nature and its significance to us.

2024 SELECTIONS:
THE PURPLE BEAR
DIRECTOR JON PORTMAN

Amid a treacherous ascent where the elements conspire against her, ice climber Molly Kawahata confronts her inner turmoil to forge a new path towards the summit.

5:05 mins

COLOURS
DIRECTOR DOMINIQUE MERTENS

I’ve been drawing fauna and flora for many years. The colours of my palette change with the seasons. But today begins my journey to discovering complementary colours with my camera as my brush.

5:00 mins

THE UNTRANSLATABLE FOREST
DIRECTOR IVAN MIGUEL

A journey through a surreal airport where nature and untranslatable words unexpectedly reveal on the way.

2:30 mins

ALDO’S BUG EXTRAVAGANZA
DAY’S EDGE PRODUCTIONS

In “Aldo’s Bug Extravaganza,” join 5-year-old Aldo and his dad on a backyard safari filled with tiny wonders and big laughs. Armed with a camera and boundless curiosity, Aldo embarks on a bug-hunting escapade, narrating his discoveries with adorable wit and charm. As the week unfolds, Aldo’s wide-eyed explorations not only capture the audience’s imagination, but also subtly echo the timeless wisdom of Aldo Leopold, making for a delightful and endearing ode to the joy of nature’s smallest marvels.

6:00 mins

LIQUID HIGHWAY
DIRECTOR KYLE LAMONTAGNE

From tranquil nature doc to industrial fever dream this documentary takes you on a wild ride from the most pure waters in all of America to the least.

7:43 mins

PERSEVERANCE
DIRECTOR DOMINIQUE MERTENS

A kingfisher is trying to get the biggest fish for her female. But things are not so easy. Many attempt will be necessary. Will he succeed?

4:13 mins

WINGSPAN
DIRECTOR MATTHEW FABIANO

Wingspan follows Joshua Asel, a wildlife and conservation photographer and iLCP Fellow, as he hikes to the peak of Pinnacles National Park in search of one of the world’s most critically endangered birds: the California Condor.

10:17 mins

DREAM BIG FOR WHAT YOU WANT TO HAPPEN
DIRECTOR PETER VORDENBERG

To better succeed in our efforts to combat climate change we need to talk less and listen more. That’s what Bill Barron set out to do. 750 miles by bike to have conversations about climate change across rural Utah.

14:57 mins

A GOOD NEIGHBOR
DIRECTORS MAGGIE HART

A Good Neighbor is a short documentary about a Latina single mother’s fight against racism and climate change as she campaigns for city council in one of the nation’s most polluted zip codes.

19:00 mins

SOUNDS OF THE OCEAN
DIRECTORS ELISE LEIN AND JOSHUA SAM MILLER

Sounds of the Ocean is an award-wining immersive experience to guide you on a mindful underwater odyssey. The experience connects us with the underwater world, through sound, music, visual art, dance, and poetry.​

10:00 mins

 

Program Runtime: 85 minutes

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Date:
July 13
Time:
4:30 pm - 6:00 pm
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Cost:
$15
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Venue

Gordon Gamm Theater
Walnut Street
Boulder, CO 80302 United States
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MARCH 2020

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