Quick Look:The American Conservation Film Festival is held in Shepherdstown, West Virginia, where they promote an individual's contributions in the arts and filmmaking that help to educate and inspire the general public to become more involved in conservation efforts.
The channel is separated into several categories:
Award Winners- Award winning films from past events
Back Yard: 2013 Student Filmmaker Competition Award- This 27 min. video discusses how Hydraulic fracturing has brought the impacts of natural gas extraction closer to home.
The Antarctica Challenge: A Global Warming (A 2010 Choice Award) - Researchers at Vernadsky Station in Antarctica study new vegetation, sea-level rise, and penguin suicide.
The Polar Explorer (2011 Choice Award) - The latest polar discoveries show that diminishing sea ice due to climate change has made the arctic waterways more navigable.
Life Styles and Activism - Films about environmental activism, green lifestyles, and social change
Monsters - Cancer survivor Leila Mendez and her community lead the fight against one of the countries dirtiest coal-fired power plants.
The Art of Dam Removal - deconstruction of the second largest dam in world history
Comfort Zone - 3 ordinary Americans confront what the multi-faceted problems of climate change mean to them and us.
Energy and Natural Resources - Films dealing with energy issues and conservation of natural resources.
Drying for Freedom - Banishing the clothesline for electric dryers and for the sake of aesthetics has led to global environmental consequences.
Animals and Ecosystems - Films exploring animals, plants, and the impact of human activities on an ecosystem.
The Whale Story - A fisherman experiences a moment of connection with a humpback whale in the waters off San Francisco
In Fishermen's Hands - Marine conservation in Kenya is in struggle between saving the ocean and the livelihood of the local fishermen.
Menhaden - The Most Important Fish in the Bay -discusses the impact of the dwindling population of the fish in the Chesapeake Bay
Dissolving Destinies - Discusses how ocean acidification has impacted the ocean life and ecosystem
History and Culture - Films concerning environmental history and cultural conservation
Adam Purple and the Garden of Eden- A garden behind a tenement home in New York City became a medium of political and artistic expression.
This is the current library for this channel (9-10-14). I assume that since there is a subscription that new content will be added on a regular basis. Most of these documentaries are 30 minutes or less; however, a few did exceed the 60 minute mark.
-- Information is current as of September 11, 2014
Developer's Channel Description: Online programming for kids with the perfect blend of fun and learning that helps the left & the right brained child learn through experiences.
CHANNEL STORE CATEGORY: Movies & TV
DEVELOPER: American Conservation Film Festival
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