10th annual edition


We can't wait to see you this year!

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We can't wait to see you this year!

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 2022 WCFF Schedule & Tickets




All Access Film Festival Pass:



Friday October 14

Cinema Village Theater
22 East 12th Street & University Place
Tickets $15 in advance
$25 at the door


Series 1

12:00-2:00 pm

Advanced Tickets:


Nature's Magic Moments
Light & Shadow Productions
Christian Baumeister, Producer & Director
50 minutes
Country: Germany | World Premiere

Trailer: https://vimeo.com/728594291

Home for Hoppers
Leo Thom, Producer & Director
14 minutes
Country: United Kingdom | North America Premiere

Trailer: https://vimeo.com/720009557

Restoring Italy's Wild Heart
Matt Smith, Producer
Mitoshka Alkova, Director
15 minutes
Country: Italy | World Premiere


Where Might Rivers Begin
Weilai Wang & Zhanling Yan, Producers
Qing Qin & Ying Gu, Directors
45 minutes
Country: China | World Premiere

Trailer: https://vimeo.com/721223147





Series 2

3:00-5:00 pm
Advanced tickets:




Madagascar's Weirdest: Jungle Masters
Lion Mountain Media
Peter Lamberti, Producer & Director
45 minutes
Country: Madagascar | World Premiere

Trailer: https://vimeo.com/720015420

Resurrecting Eden: The Coral fighters of the Caribbean
Thomas Weidenbach & Katja Stratter, Producers
Florian Guthknecht, Director
52 minutes
Country: Curacao | World Premiere
Trailer: https://vimeo.com/732965198

The Ocean Solution
14 minutes
Birgit Cameron, Producer
Darcy Hennessey Turenne, Director
Country: USA | North America Premiere





Series 3

6:00-8:00 pm

Advanced tickets:



The Last Stand
Ecoflix Original
David B. Casselman, Producer
Peter von Puttkamer, Producer & Director
Peter Coyote, Narrator
54 minutes
Country: USA | World Premiere

Trailer: https://vimeo.com/728597741

A Trout with Feathers
University of Nebraska
Maria Lundgren, Producer & Director
8 minutes
Country: USA | World Premiere
Trailer: https://vimeo.com/719619005


High Plains Wild
University of Nebraska

Maria Lundgren, Producer & Director
14 minutes
Country: USA | World Premiere
Trailer: https://vimeo.com/720007903

* Panel discussion with filmmakers:

David B. Casselman and Peter von Puttkamer




Series 4

8:30-10:30 pm

Advanced tickets:

Secrets of the Basking Shark
Dr Lawrence Eagling, Producer & Director
Dr. Tasha Phillips, Producer & Director
30 minutes
Country: United Kingdom | World Premiere
Trailer: https://vimeo.com/720024025

Ghosts of New York
Updog Productions
Dr. Craig O'Connell, Producer & Director
58 minutes
Country: USA | World Premiere

Trailer: https://vimeo.com/719666393

* Panel discussion, Q&A with Dr Lawrence Eagling,

Dr. Tasha Phillips and Dr. Craig O'Connell



* All attendees MUST must follow COVID rules in accordance to

the City of New York guidelines and theater ownership. No exceptions.


Please arrive ten minutes prior to the start of the program.


Seats that are not filled at that time may be may be released and sold to a waiting list.

** Schedule of films and speakers subject to change prior to and during the film festival **