July 26, 2024

Environmental Stewardship B Screening

Maine Studio Works

Join The Maine Outdoor Film Festival, for the afternoon session two hour program of short films focusing on environmental stewardship and climate change, shown indoors, at Maine Studio Works.

Date: Friday, July 26, 2024
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Location: Maine Studio Works, 170 Anderson St, Portland, ME 04101
Parking: Free street parking along with the Marginal Way Park & Ride 
Time: Doors: 1:15PMShow time: 1:30P
Tickets: $15 adv / $18 day-of (Included In The MOFF Gold Pass)


Other Info:
– This screening is part of MOFF’s Friday Focus on Environmental Stewardship + Climate Change.
– Outside water and snacks are allowed.
– email moff@maineoutdoorfilmfestival.com with questions!

Film Program: 

PORTRAIT OF A SEAWEED FARMER ANA BORRERO – 10.2 minutes – by Jeff Siebert – from United States – Short synopsis: Originally from Spain, Ana pivoted her career from the demanding world of academia to become a seaweed farmer with Seaweed Solutions. She’s using her PhD in Marine Science and Technology to help push the industry forward all while achieving an ideal work-life balance for her and her young family.
FROM THE HEARTLAND – 15.37 minutes – by Matt Coddaire – from Colorado – Short synopsis: From the Heartland is a candid depiction of American Agriculture and the rural towns that are reliant on its success. But when an industry’s ability to thrive is dependent on progress, how does the family farm discard the practices that have been passed down through generations to try something new in order to save the land?
MIRASOL, LOOKING AT THE SUN – 36.8 minutes – by Ben Knight – from Colorado, NEW ENGLAND PREMIERE – Short synopsis: Water is a finite resource — and an essential one. For farmers, it’s everything. In this poignant new film, award-winning director Ben Knight explores a national issue around water through an intimate portrait of a small community in Pueblo, Colorado, that’s fighting to protect their water, land, and livelihood.
THE CAREIST – 9.93 minutes – by Matthew Boyd Williams – from Montana – Short synopsis: Between the Ohio and Mississippi riverbanks sit the United States’ 15th International Wetland of Importance. Yet, the wetlands today are mere remnants of their original borders. Max Hutchison is a naturalist, ecologist, zoologist, and lifelong voice for preserving the wetlands he also calls home.
UNDER THE WIRE – 27.67 minutes – by Mariah Lundgren – from Colorado – Short synopsis: This is a story about a community of people working together to improve fencelines, so pronghorn and other wildlife can move more freely. It also celebrates the wildlife that call the North Platte River Valley home and the folks living and working on this land to help keep these animals around for generations to come.
TAMA FLINT: A MESKWAKI TRADITION – 27.13 minutes – by Oogie _ Push – from Minnesota, NEW ENGLAND PREMIERE – Short synopsis: Tama Flint: A Meskwaki Tradition sheds light on the history, cultural teachings, and modern stories about Meskwaki corn. Both surviving centuries of ice ages and colonization, the Meskwaki and its ancestral corn Tama Flint have enjoyed a unique relationship with profound, lasting impacts on gender politics, economics, and spirituality.