Summer Solstice Celebration @ Tavern on the Green
Jun 21 @ 5:00 pm – 10:30 pm

Annual WCFF tradition to celebrate the Summer Solstice with friends, volunteers and supporters. We start off the evening at 5:00 pm on the rooftop of the Metropolitan Museum of Art overlooking Central Park and the Manhattan skyline until dusk.

After sunset we head over to Tavern on the Green to continue the evening in the courtyard.

Cash Bar and pay what you want admission at the MET. For more information, contact:

Once you RSVP, you will be given a number that you can text when you arrive to find our group.


Celebration of Sharks – Film Screening & Discussion @ Schiavo Library
Jul 17 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm

WCFF hosts an afternoon of films with discussion to celebrate Sharks and to inform the public how important they are to the biodiversity and health of the oceans.

Sharks are a group of elasmobranch fish, a subclass of Chondrichthyes, with over 500 known species dating back to ver 425 million years. These living fossils are being wiped out by commercial fishing and some populations have been reduced by nearly 90%. Without sharks the oceans will not be the same.

Temple University @ Student Center 219M
Sep 23 @ 6:00 pm – 8:30 pm

The WCFF mission is to inform, engage and inspire wildlife conservation through the power of film. In doing so we host programs at high schools, colleges and universities across the globe. These events are usually two hours long with 90 minutes of film, 30 minutes for panel discussion and Q&A. Programs are free for students, staff, faculty and the public to attend.

Wednesday, September 25
Student Center
Room 219M
1755 North 13th Street
Philadelphia, PA 19122

Vaasa Climate Change Conference & Networking Forum @ Vaasa University
Sep 25 – Sep 29 all-day


The WCFF in partnership with the City of Vaasa, Finland, VAMK University, Vaasa University and the Vaasa Wildlife Film Festival is hosting a a Climate Change Conference and Networking Forum.

This event is open to the general public and is in partnership with universities, corporate organizations, filmmakers, scientists, the city of Vaasa and the government of Finland. opening event on Thursday, September 26 at Vaasa University, Wolff Auditorium and Interactive Space.

More information TBA.

Halifax, Nova Scotia @ Halifax Central Library
Sep 28 @ 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm

In celebration of World Rivers Day, the WCFF is partnering with the Halifax Central Library and the Ocean Tracking Network.

More information TBA

9th Annual WCFF @ Cinema Village Theater
Oct 17 @ 7:00 pm – Oct 27 @ 8:00 pm

Join the WCFF for our 9th year anniversary, October 17-27, 2019. Over 100 wildlife documentary films, representing over 40 nations. Many North America and World Premiers. Filmmakers and scientists in attendance from over 30 countries. Most screenings at the Cinema Village Theater, located between Union and Washington Squares in the Village.Ten days of film screenings, panel discussions, receptions, networking, field trips and more.

Tickets range from $18.00  for a screening to $300.00 for an all access festival pass.

Purchase festival pass:

WCFF – China @ Dali Photography Museum
Nov 18 – Nov 28 all-day

WCFF returns to China for a second year in a row to partner with the Dali Art Center and the Dali Photography Museum. The Wildlife Conservation Exhibition is a week long event to include film screenings, panel discussions, receptions, networking and field trips. Documentary films are both in English and Mandarin. Filmmakers and scientists will be attendance from china, United States and other countries.

Also included, a three month 150+ international wildlife photography exhibition. The exhibition will represent photographers from across the globe and have multiple themes including: Oceans, Rain-forest, Deserts, Endangered Species, Wildlife Crime, Polar Regions and more.

To participate, advertise and showcase your brand during the film screenings and three month photograph exhibition, please contact:


Peruvian Amazon Eco Lodge @ Ayaymama Eco Lodge
Dec 5 – Dec 12 all-day







Join the WCFF for a 8 day, 7 night, all inclusive  trip to Ayaymama Eco Lodge in the upper Peruvian Amazon. Our group will stay in Area de Conservacion Regional Comunal Pampa Caño, a private reserve on the Pampa Caño Creek, a tributary of the Amazon River. The reserve is located 72 miles from Iquitos, where our trip begins and ends.

The lodge is adjacent to the Pacaya and Samiria National Reserve. Each day our group will have the opportunity to explore canopy walkways to see dozens of species of birds, sloths, howler monkeys. Explore by boat and on foot to see the Amazon basin to see palm swamps, black water basins, one of the most unique biodiversity regions on the planet. We will see the Amazon rainforest and explore the habitat, wildlife and visit native peoples in their villages. Opportunity to snorkel with pink river dolphins, fishing and camping outside one evening if you desire.

The trip includes all transportation, excursions, accommodation, three meals daily, guiding. Not included is alcoholic beverages and international airfare.

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