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:



Tuesday, October 19
Cinema Village Theater
22 East 12th Street & University Place
Tickets $15 in advance
$25 at the door


Series 17

12:00-2:00 pm
Advanced Tickets:


Journey of the Pelicans
Marco Polo Film AG

Annette Scheurich, Producer & Director
Moritz Mayerle, Producer

43 minutes

Country: Australia/Germany | East Coast Premiere

Trailer: https://vimeo.com/593477922

Pepperwood: Rising from the Ashes

Ian A. Nelson, Producer & Director

45 minutes

Country: USA | World Premiere

Trailer: https://vimeo.com/593794763

Life On The Rocks

The National Film and Television School
George Pretty, Producer & Director

20 minutes
Country: United Kingdom | North America Premiere

Hluleka-Wildcoast's Wallflower
Jamila Janna, Producer & Director

10 minutes

Country: South Africa | North America Premiere


Series 18

3:00-5:00 pm
Advanced Tickets:


Cabo Verde: Island Jewel

Tony Whelan, Producer & Director

48 minutes

Country: Spain | World Premiere
Trailer: https://vimeo.com/594908452

The Sand Eating Shark

Bertrand Loyer, Producer & Director

52 minutes

Countries Brazil & France | World Premiere

Trailer: https://vimeo.com/596760947

Collecting Evidence of Connectivity in Cocos

Sam Kretchmar & Any Mann , Produces & Directors
7 minutes

Country: Costa Rica | World Premiere


Series 19

6:00-8:00 pm
Advanced Tickets:

Blue Brazil

Cristian Dimitrius, Director

Luba Agostino, Producer

Alica Braga, Narrator

67 minutes

Country: Brazil | North America Premiere

Trailer: https://vimeo.com/593856098

The Blue Forest

Philip Hamilton, Producer & Director

35 minutes

Country: Peru | New York Premiere
Trailer: https://vimeo.com/590349532

Artisanal Fishers of Ecuador

5 minutes
Lucas Bustamante  , Producer & Director

Country: Ecuador | World Premiere

Unbroken: Saving Belize's Jaguar
13 minutes

Brandon Thompson, Director

Elma Kay, Producer

Country: Belize | World Premiere

Trailer: https://vimeo.com/575859900



Series 20

8:30-10:30 pm
Advanced Tickets:

Coming Home: The Mpilo and Makhosi Story
Andrew Malcolm, Producer & Director

57 minutes

Country: South Africa | North America Premiere
Trailer: https://vimeo.com/560614397

Saving the Last Tuskers

Thuku Kariuki, Producer & Director

Christopher J. Gervais, FRGS; Producer

20 minutes

Country: Kenya | World Premiere
Trailer: https://vimeo.com/540329771

Vanyoddha: The Frontline Warriors of Panna
Sushil Chikane and Abhinav Pandey, Producers/Directors
7 minutes
Country: India | World Premiere
Trailer: https://vimeo.com/590306979

*Panel discussion filmmakers
Andrew Malcolm & Christopher J. Gervais, FRGS



* 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 **