NYC Festival 2017

Ten days of films screenings, panel discussions, field trips, receptions, parties and a conference. Join us as we celebrate our seven year anniversary.

Where:

Cinema Village Theater
22 East 12th Street & University Place
New York, NY 10003

Attendees can purchase a ticket for 1 of the 28 series or a Film Festival Pass.

 

2017 Film Festival Pass
For all film screenings, panel discussions, receptions, Q&A and conference sessions. Savings of over $300 if each screening purchased separately.

2017 WCFF Pass: $250.00

Purchase Pass

 

Individual tickets for each film series & panel discussion are $18 in advance or $30 at the door.

Schedule

 

Friday, October 20

Series 1 | 12:00-2:00 pm

Kangaroo Island: Life on the Edge

Animal Sanctuaries, Episodes 1-3

Auditing the Blue Blood Bank

The Cook, the Hunter, The Whales and their Watchers

Mexican Fishing Bats

The Last Highland Tiger

A New Message for Smokey

Panel discussion, Q&A with Surane Weerasinghe and Peter Hatch

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Series 2 | 3:00-5:00 pm

A Plastic Ocean

Gaviota: The End of Southern California

From the Shadows

Code Yellow

Panel discussion, Q&A with Tamlorn Chase, Shaw Leonard, and Matt Reid, Julie Andersen with the Plastic Ocean Foundation

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Series 3 | 6:00-8:00 pm

Yubartas

Shark Whisperer

Little Teeth: Saving Sharks on Bali

Amazon River Dolphin

Melting Stars

Panel discussion, Q&A with Claudia and Hendrik Schmidt

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Series 4 | 8:30-10:30 pm

Why Just One?

Among Giants: Blue Whales in Loreto

Escaping Extinction: Whale Sharks of the Maldives

HONU

Panel discussion, Q&A with Andrea Gordon and Ashley Kelly

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Saturday, October 21

Series 5 | 12:00-2:00 pm

Giraffes: Africa’s Gentle Giants

Searching for the Gold Spot: The Wind After Fire

Sphere of Life

Faraji The Elephant

Condenado

Panel discussion, Q&A with Rodolfo Juarez and Francesca Cook

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Series 6 | 2:30-4:30 pm

Saving Sirga: Journey Into the Heart of a Lion

The Healing Lizard

The Macaw Project

Grey Future

Panel discussion, Q&A with Fernanda Prudencio, Carla Fraser

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Series 7 | 5:00-7:00 pm

Wolverine: Ghost of the Northern Forest

Temple of the Ghost Owl

Forgotten but not Gone: The Pacific Fisher

Life of the Sengi

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Series 8 | 8:00-10:00 pm

Elephants in the Coffee

Chronicles of a Wildlifer

Daroji

Panel discussion, Q&A with Dr. Thomas Grant, D.K. Bhaskar and Amit Goswamy

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Sunday, October 22

Series 9 | 12:00-2:00 pm

Kangaroo

Siwa and Ora: Growing Up with Dragons

Australia’s Gardens of Stone

Panel discussion, Q&A with Kate McIntyre Clere and Mick McIntyre (Live Skype Chat from Australia)

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Series 10 | 2:30-4:30 pm

Shuklaphanta, the other wild Nepal

The Race to Save the Amur Falcon

Loggerhead Sea Turtles

Alligators: More than Meets the Eye

Panel discussion, Q&A with Donna Windham

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Series 11 | 5:00-7:00 pm

Durrell’s Underhogs

Red Skye on the Black Isle

Natural Born Chaos

Life and Light in the Middle of the Ocean

Panel discussion, Q & A with Daniel Craven and Fergus Beeley

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Series 12 | 8:00-10:00 pm

Time for Grizzly

Gray Area: Wolves of the Southwest

Nanuq – Living with the Polar Bear

Their Land: Last of the Caribou Herd

Wanted Grizzly Bears

Panel discussion, Q&A with Chris Morgan

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Monday, October 23

Series 13 | 12:00-2:00 pm

Evolution in Isolation

Megeti-Africa's Lost Wolf

THALATTA 

Panel Discussion TBA

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Series 14 | 2:30-4:30 pm

Tigers and Humans

The Silent Death of the Lions

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Series 15 | 5:00-7:00 pm

The Cat That Changed America

Spirit Tiger

The Other Side

The Silent Death of the Lions

Panel discussion, Q&A with producer Tony Lee, wildlife photographer Alex Rapaport, film producer Anna-Marie Harding, and Beth Pratt from the National Wildlife Federation.

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Series 16 | 8:00-10:00 pm

To Skin a Cat

The Highest Latitude

Canis Lupis Colorado

Panel discussion, Q&A with Shelton L. Dupreez

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Tuesday, October 24

Series 17 | 12:00-2:00 pm

Toad People

Tales by Light: Sacred Nature

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Series 18 | 2:30-4:30 pm

Dino Bird

Additional films and speakers TBA

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Series 19 | 5:00-7:00 pm

Madagascar Wildlife

The Burning of Borneo’s Peat Swamp Forest

The Poachers Pipeline

Panel discussion, Q&A with Denise & Marc Dragiewicz

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Series 20 | 8:00-10:00 pm

A Fish Full of Dollars

Saba: The Unspoiled Queen

Locally Managed Marine

Wild Seve

Panel discussion with Jahawi Bertolli and Prakash Matada

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Wednesday, October 25

Series 21 | 12:00-2:00 pm

The American Pika

In Our Hands: Long Live the Kings

The American Pika

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Series 22 | 2:30-4:30 pm

Gibbon: The Singing Ape 

Araucaria Aracuna

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Series 23 | 5:00-7:00 pm

Yellowstone: A Political Park

Rare: Creatures of the Photo Ark, Episode 1

The Shape of a River

Fix and Release 

Stewardship

Panel discussion, Q&A with Ian Summers, Jordan Lofthouse and Randy Simmons

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Series 24 | 8:00-10:00 pm

Operation Sumatran Rhino

Operation tenbBoma: Getting Left of Kill

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Thursday, October 26

Series 25 | 12:00-2:00 pm

Making Waves: Battle for the Great Lakes

Panel discussion, Q&A with Jessica and Brendan Walsh

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Series 26 | 2:30-4:30 pm

Bluefin

Tubbataha: A National Treasure 

Ocean Spies 

Oceanic Aliens

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Series 27 | 5:00-7:00 pm

JEEDARA

Souls of the Vermilion Sea

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Series 28 | 8:00-10:00 pm


The Forgotten Salmon

Soaring Back: Message to the Future

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Additional Films >

To be scheduled