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Films for the Forest is an international short-film challenge created by Rainforest Partnership to create awareness about the importance of preserving tropical rainforests and its link to climate change.
The screening of 2017 winning films span five continents with global interpretations of this year's theme, "We the Forest." The three categories of films are: short shorts (under 4 mins), shorts (under 20 mins), and youth. Films judged by a panel including Academy Award nominee Richard Linklater, filmmaker Alonso Mayo, and film festival producer (Earth Day Texas), Michael Cain. Winning films to be announced at the screening.
Film makers from all over the world
Filmmakers submitting to Films from the Forest span five continents and range from amateurs to professionals.