The Elements Film Festival, Vancouver’s new environmental film festival, features 44 international films and filmmakers from 12 countries all focusing on wildlife and nature, conservation and the environment, action sports and adventure.
Elements Film Festival
Where: Science World at Telus World of Science (1455 Quebec St, Vancouver)
When: April 14 & April 15, 2018
Tickets: Available online now. Saturday night Chasing Coral feature film admission also includes the Elements Festival Launch Party, celebrating the 2018 International Year of the Reef.
Experience a visual feast of wildlife and nature, conservation and the environment, action sports and adventure through the lens of international and local filmmakers. The festival will present feature length and short films, discussion panels, student film competition, and festival-wide Audience Choice Award.
Daytime programming offers engaging entertainment for families, including a special performance by interactive entertainer, Ira Pettle. All daytime programming is included with TELUS World of Science admission. Evening sessions are focused on ages 19+.
View the full schedule of events and films for:
Daytime Programs, Saturday, April 14, 2018 »
Evening Programs, Saturday, April 14, 2018 »
Daytime Programs, Sunday, April 15, 2018 »
Evening Programs, Sunday, April 15, 2018 »
April 14, 2018 @ 8:30pm
Chasing Coral follows an impassioned team of divers, photographers, and scientists on a thrilling ocean adventure to discover why coral reefs, the ocean’s lungs, are dying at an unprecedented rate.
April 14, 2018 @ 8:00pm
Confluir – Vancouver Premiere
Rising energy demands in Peru are threatening the Marañó River, the principal tributary of the Amazon River. Join an international team of scientists rafting this river to study the effects of proposed dams.
April 15, 2018 @ 6:30pm
The Peel Project paddles along with six remarkable young artists into the Canadian Arctic to explore the limits of art and creation on one of the last intact river systems in North America.
April 15, 2018 @ 12:30pm
Creekwalker strides with Stan Hutchings renowned for walking the creeks of BC’s Great Bear Rainforest for 40 years due to his passion for salmon, the very centre of the coastal ecosystem.
April 15, 2018 @ 7:30pm
Acid Horizon – Canadian Premiere
Meet global warming’s evil twin: ocean acidification, a diabolical threat to life in the world’s oceans. Follow Dr. Erik Cordes on his quest to uncover the secrets of survival in an acidic future.
I have a pair of Elements Film Festival passes to give away, here’s how you can enter to win:
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Update The winner is Megan!