Cinéma des Cinéastes, Paris
Held since 2004, the Festival International du Film d’Environnement is a place of discoveries and exchanges focussing on environmental and social issues. It features international programming, of mainly never-before-seen films of all lengths: documentaries and fiction, as well as web documentaries.
This new edition gives pride of place to Canadian productions such as Payback, dir. Jennifer Baichwal, Fruit Hunters, dir. Yung Chang, and Lost Rivers, dir. Caroline Bâcle, in the official documentary competition; Orange Witness, dir. Andrew Nisker, in the documentary short competition; Carbon Rush, dir. Amy Miller and Anne Miller, in the Health and Environment competition; Ice Philosophy, dir. Olivier Higgins and Mélanie Carrier in the short film competition; A Sea Turtle Story, dir. Kathy Shultz, and Meltdown, dir. Carrie Mombourquette in the Jeune Public Eco Bambin programme; and The Great Invasion, dir. Martin Frigon, out of competition.