Cinema Verde Environmental Film & Arts festival

Canadian Documentary Filmmaker Goes Missing While Diving Off Florida Keys

A canadian documentary filmmaker and experienced diver whose credits include “Sharkwater,” an examination of the global shark-hunting trade that won multiple awards at the 2006 Fort Lauderdale International Film Festival, has gone missing while diving off the Florida Keys… Rob Stewart, 37, of Toronto, was reported missing at around 5:15 p.m. Tuesday, according to the […]

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8th Annual Cinema Verde Environmental Film Festival Feb. 9-12

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Contact: Trish Riley
Email: trish@cinemaverde.org
Cell phone: 352.327.3560
EIGHTH ANNUAL CINEMA VERDE INTERNATIONAL ENVIRONMENTAL FILM AND ARTS FESTIVAL FEBRUARY 9 – 12, 2017
Cinema Verde International Environmental Film and Arts Festival will be held February 9-12 at the historic Hippodrome in downtown Gainesville, Florida. The eighth annual festival will feature 45 films from all over the world […]

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100 Short Stories, At The Hippodrome Cinema |Cinema Verde

Cinema Verde 2017:  February 9 – 12 @ The Hippodrome Cinema
(Canada, 68 min) Directed by Neal Livingston – A collage ranging from the serious to the humorous. This original and engaging documentary tackles opinions regarding governance, public policy, and questions what are sound ideas socially, environmentally. and culturally in today’s society. It’s about predatory capitalism, renewable […]

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Four Ways You Can Help Cinema Verde

By: Veronica Quesenberry
The environment needs your help, and there are ways you can stand up for it. You can defend the environment by promoting awareness of environmental sustainability, climate change and spreading the message of going green by contributing to the Cinema Verde International Film & Arts Festival. Here’s a quick list of ways you […]

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Celebrate Cinema Verde’s 8th Anniversary!

 

By: Veronica Quesenberry

Happy Anniversary, Cinema Verde and Green Drinks! The Cinema Verde Film Festival crew will be hosting an anniversary party next Wednesday. Come celebrate December 7 from 7 p.m. to 10 p.m. at Curia off the Drag.

In addition to the Cinema Verde and Green Drinks’ 8th anniversary celebration, the film list and trailers […]

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Best of the Fests Awards Cinema Verde Most Sustainable Film Festival Award

By: Veronica Quesenberry
Cinema Verde has been name Most Sustainable Film Festival at Best of the Fests!
Trish Riley attended the award ceremony in Santa Barbara just before Thanksgiving to receive the beautiful award. Riley, founding Director of Cinema Verde and local Green Drinks, said that Quentin Tarantino presented an award for Lifetime Achievement to actor […]

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Join Cinema Verde for #GivingTuesday

By: Veronica Quesenberry

Take this #GivingTuesday to help Cinema Verde International Film & Arts Festival share the stories of our planet through film. #GivingTuesday is the Tuesday after Thanksgiving that serves as a day for people to donate to activist groups and causes to kick off the charitable season.

The Cinema Verde International Film & Arts Festival […]

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Mindful Money: How your grocery shopping affects the environment

By: Stephanie Cornwell
It is not uncommon for people to want to change the world. We all say that we want to leave the world a better place than how we found it, but what exactly does that mean? I think Gandhi got it right when he said that we must be the change we want […]

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Cinema Verde International Film & Arts Festival 2017

By: Veronica Quesenberry

Cinema Verde International Film & Arts Festival is presenting its eighth annual film festival on February 9 to 12, 2017. A new year and a new film festival is accompanied by its original founder and curator, Trish Riley. Trish Riley is the director of Cinema Verde International Film & Arts Festival in addition […]

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PotLuck and Double Feature Tuesday!!!

Join us for Cinema Verde Meets Green Drinks Gainesville!
We will meet Tuesday, November 1st, at 6 PM for a
double feature movie and potluck dinner!
Come and enjoy!! Michael Moore and Leonardo DiCaprio films speak to our times… Cinema Verde is hosting a double feature; Michael Moore in Trumpland and Leonardo DiCaprio’s Before the Flood ! We’re […]

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Bernie Sanders @Gainesville, FL Thursday!

Sanders to speak at rally on UF campus

By Cindy Swirko Staff writer, Gainesville Sun
Wednesday, March 09, 2016 2:32 PM
Democratic presidential contender Bernie Sanders, who has especially energized college students to his campaign, will speak at the University of Florida at 11 a.m. Thursday.
Grant Schwab of Progressive Gators and Alachua County Wants Bernie Sanders said the […]

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Cinema Verde Highlights: Be a Part of the Future!

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Cinema Verde 2015 Highlights
Cinema Verde Environmental Film and Arts Festival had an outstanding sixth year in 2015… JOIN US NOW for CINEMA VERDE 2016!

– We added “International” to our title by receiving and screening films from all over the world

– Presented 43 films, 15 directors, 15 musical acts during the four-day festival

– Presented […]

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PLEASE SUPPORT CINEMA VERDE 2016 NOW!

Cinema Verde

Warmly wishes you a joyful and peaceful holiday season!
CONGRATULATIONS to Cinema Verde 2016 Films and Directors!
Please see our 2016 FILMS & SCHEDULE at www.CinemaVerde.org
http://cinemaverde.org/synopses/
http://cinemaverde.org/trailers/
http://cinemaverde.org/schedule/
http://cinemaverde.org/tickets/
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Save the dates – February 11- 14, 2016
7th Annual Cinema Verde International
Environmental Film and Arts Festival
will be held at
The Hippodrome State Theater, Gainesville, FL
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The first Wednesday of the new year,
Cinema Verde Meets […]

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Green Drinks Meets Cinema Verde Sept. 2! Join Us!

Come join us for Welcome Back to School Night with a screening of Cinema Verde Audience Choice Award Winner, Confessions of an EcoTerrorist!

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Richard Sidey | Expedition Photography from Richard Sidey on Vimeo

Thanks to Ria Van Soestbergen for sharing this beautiful video of our Earth!

https://player.vimeo.com/video/41225777?badge=0

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More Than a Day at the Movies: Cinema Verde Film Festival

Romance wasn’t the only amore in the Alachua air on February 14th this year. At the Paramount Plaza Hotel and Suites, film fans and environmental enthusiasts gathered to celebrate a different kind of love: a passion for sustainability.
The sixth annual three-day Cinema Verde Festival offered audiences the chance to experience 40 different short and full-length […]

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Cinema Verde Brings Environmental Awareness to Local School

On Friday, April 17th, students at Gainesville’s Bishop Middle School had the opportunity to participate  in a day of watching environmental films to promote awareness and excitement for the quickly  approaching Earth Day.
Throughout the day, 7th grade science teacher Steven Doherty had an open  door policy and invited students to come watch some […]

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Celebrate Earth Day 2015 at these Events!

April Springtime is a great time to remember why we Need a Pristine Planet!!!
Join us April 21 at Green Drinks Meets Cinema Verde!
April 11th and 12th
9:00am – 2:00pm
Explore Santa Fe Teaching Zoo! Visit with animals, speak with zookeepers, and participate in fun activities for the whole family!
April 17th – 19th
10:00am – 5:00pm
Florida Museum entrance – […]

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Green Drinks Meets Cinema Verde Celebrates Earth Day!

Green Drinks Meets Cinema Verde is back!
Join Us!
Start your ‪#‎EarthDay‬ celebration a day early with a special Green Drinks Gainesville presentation of the film Earth Days at the Matheson History Museum on Tuesday, April 21.

The event starts with drinks and refreshments in the Matheson botanical gardens at 6 p.m., followed by a screening of […]

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