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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 2021 WCFF Schedule & Tickets




All Access Film Festival Pass:



Friday October 15

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:



Coding for Crayfish
Serge Raemaekers, Producer
Karen Logan, Director
30 minutes
Country: South Africa | World Premiere

Trailer: https://vimeo.com/570433704


The Accidental Wilderness - Europe's Everglades
Light & Shadow GmbH
Christian Baumeister, Producer & Director
Max Meis, Director
50 minutes
Country: Germany | North America Premiere

Trailer: https://vimeo.com/580501850


Matt Smith, Producer
Mitoshka Alkova, Director
15 minutes
Country: Malta | World Premiere


Growing up Kiwi
Madeleine Brennan, Producer & Director
30 minutes
Country: New Zealand | East Coast Premiere

Trailer: https://vimeo.com/525148334





Series 2

3:00-5:00 pm
Advanced tickets:




The Message of the Lyrebird
Balangara Films
Mark B. Pearce, Producer & Director
85 minutes
Country: Australia | World Premiere

Trailer: https://vimeo.com/569510365


Mourning Country
Andrew Kaineder, Producer & Director
7 minutes
Country: Australia | North America Premiere


This Land
Madeleine Rifka Brunt, Producer
15 minutes
Country: USA

Trailer: https://vimeo.com/582701853


From the Mountains to the Ocean: Turtles of Alabama
Michele Forman, Producer
Joe Fairbanks, Director
17 minutes
Country: USA | East Coast Premiere




Series 3

6:00-8:00 pm

Advanced tickets:



The Beast of Our Time
Maaike Middleton, Producer & Director
Jeff Bridges, Narrator
30 minutes
Country: USA | World Premiere

Trailer: https://vimeo.com/562974509


Grass Farmers
Susan Dong, Producer
Chad Galloway, Director
18 minutes
Country: Canada | World Premiere


Where Buffalo Roam
Larry Laverty and Isaac Pingree, Producers & Directors
Peter Coyote, Narrator
14 minutes
Country: USA | World Premiere


Nine Point Mesa Ranch
Craig Miller Productions
Philip Wages, Director
25 minutes
Country: USA | World Premiere

Trailer: https://vimeo.com/545209851

* Panel discussion with filmmakers:

Maaike Middleton, Issac Pingree and Craig Miller




Series 4

8:30-10:30 pm

Advanced tickets:


Matador Network & Blue Latitudes Foundation
Caz Tanner & Doree Simon, Producers
Scott Sporleder, Director
14 minutes
Country: Tonga | World Premiere
Trailer: https://vimeo.com/564794357


Entangled in Costa Rica
Carlos Mallo Molino, Producer & Director
Innoceana & Vegan Pirates
25 minutes
Country: Costa Rica | World Premiere

Trailer: https://vimeo.com/524517287

Ocean Souls
Philip Hamilton, Producer & Director

58 minutes

Country: France | World Premiere

Trailer: https://vimeo.com/541852486


Our Sea of Waste
Manya Productions
Anca Ulea and Morade Azzouz, Producers & Directors
27 minutes
Country: France | North America Premiere

Trailer: https://vimeo.com/530972817

* Panel discussion, Q&A with
Amber Herzog Lyman, Scott Wilson & Kristina Aitchison  from
Ocean Souls


Scott Sporleder, Emily Hazelwood, Amber Sparks

with Blue Latitudes Foundation



* All attendees MUST bring a mask and show proof of COVID vaccination 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 **