Since 2021, Clean Valley Council's Green Film Festival has been held in the month of June. These free films highlight ecological issues that affect our world.
Environmental films can be a great way to educate and inspire people to take action and care for our planet. This festival provides a platform for CVC to showcase films and share stories about the environment. It also provides a great opportunity for environmental educators to learn more about current issues and gain insight into how to better protect our planet.
June 9-10, 2023 Green Film Festival Schedule
Fri, June 9, 7:30pm
Community Room inside Heights Community Church
2014 Memorial Avenue SW
Eating Our Way to Extinction (parental guidance suggested)
Eating Our Way to Extinction is a powerful cinematic feature documentary that tackles how the food industry impacts our environment. Alarming and entertaining, this compelling feature documentary will make you never look at your food and the food industry in the same way again. Narrated by Kate Winslet.
Make sure to visit the Solar Holler table on Friday night to learn more about going solar!
Sat, June 10, 2pm-5pm
Williamson Road Library
3837 Williamson Road
From Disney and Pixar, Wall-E is set in the distant future where a small waste-collecting robot inadvertently embarks on a space journey that will decide the fate of humanity.
Fifty-six Brooklyn 5th graders, living on the front line of the climate crisis, take action on plastic pollution that morphs into extraordinary leadership and scalable victories.
Sat, June 10, 7:30pm
Grace Covenant Church Roanoke (GCCROA) Courtyard
756 Peters Creek Road
Aghbalou: The Source of Water
Water is essential for food security and livelihood, especially for the millions of rural poor who rely on agriculture. Aghbalou combines a local story of struggle with a global call to action against the growing challenge of sustaining water supplies in the face of an increasingly hostile climate.
Once flowing through nearly every developed city in the world, rivers provided the infrastructure upon which modern metropolises were built. In this adventurous and revelatory look into the disappearance and recent resurfacing of these historic waterways, Lost Rivers leads us down the drain into vast underground museums of urban development. Guiding us through the hidden river networks of London, Brescia (Italy), Montreal, and Toronto, intrepid groups of subterranean explorers known as "drainers" reveal the buried waterways that house the secrets of each city's past. Exploring recent initiatives to resurface and revitalize these forgotten waterways in Yonkers and Seoul, the fascinating Lost Rivers brings to life an aspect of urban ecology that has long been kept secret