2017: Hot Springs Documentary Film Festival, Chagrin Falls Documentary Film Festival, Santa Cruz Film Festival-SPIRIT OF ACTION AWARD; Newport Beach Film Festival, FICMA Barcelona Environmental Film Festival, EarthXFilm, Cayman International Film Festival- OUTSTANDING ACHIEVEMENT IN ENVIRONMENTAL FILM AWARD; Sonoma International Film Festival, Cinemambiente Environmental Film Festival (Italy), Illuminate Film Festival, South Bay Film + Music Festival, Vero Beach Wine + Film Festival, Philadelphia Environmental Film Festival, Carmel International Film Festival, Kuala Lumpur Eco Film Festival, Bahamas International Film Festival, Borneo Eco Film Festival, 2018: Sayulita Film Festival (Mexico), Wild & Scenic Film Festival; One Earth Film Festival; Ekotopfilm (Slovakia); Meredith College Documentary Film Festival, Cinema Verde Enviro Film& Art Festival; International Ocean Film Festival SF; aMORE festival moru (Croatia);
STRAWS will screen Friday, June 8th at NW corner of the Washington Monument Grounds near 17th & Constitution. Starts at 8:30 pm (or dusk). Free to attend. Christine Figgener, Marine Biologist in the film who filmed viral straw in sea turtle's nose video in attendance. The International Ocean Film Festival is presenting other fun and inspiring ocean films with STRAWS.
Surfrider Foundation’s Eastern Long Island Chapter is launching Strawless Summer 2018 with the ultimate goal of reducing the number of plastic straws being used on the East End. Surfrider hopes to celebrate the restaurants who choose to join the worldwide movement to get rid of plastic straws.
On May 1st, The Strawless Summer 2018 Launch Party will be located at:
7 Main Street
Sag Harbor, NY
We will be screening the “STRAWS” Film which highlights the negative effects of plastic straws on the marine environment. After the film we will highlight ways you can get involved. See you there!
Want to host a screening in your community or school (N. America)? Click here for more information from The Video Project about purchase and inviting filmmaker Linda Booker and others from the film. For more information about International screening rights go to the HOME PAGE
This free public screening is hosted by the DENIN Ambassadors, a group of volunteer student leaders who work with the Delaware Environmental Institute (DENIN) to promote and enhance the institute's mission on campus and in the community. The screening will serve as the launch for their campaign to reduce straw use in campus dining facilities and Main Street restaurants in Newark.
University of Delaware
206 Kirkbride Hall
114 South College Avenue
STRAWS screens March 10th in the 10:00AM Film Block at The 15th Annual International Ocean Film Festival (IOFF) the biggest festival of its kind in North America, featuring dozens of ocean-themed films by independent filmmakers March 8 - 11, 2018 at the Cowell Theater, Fort Mason, San Francisco. Click here for Passes, tickets and Schedule
Saturday, March 3, 2 p.m., Prairie Crossing School, Grayslake (Director Linda Booker Attending); Saturday, March 10, 7 p.m., St. Mary's Episcopal Church, Park Ridge; Saturday, March 10, 11 a.m., Thatcher Woods Pavilion, River Forest. Get tickets at oneearthfilmfest.com
Join Bull City Burger and Brewery, Pompieri Pizza, and Duke Environmental Law and Policy Clinic, Keep Durham Beautiful, The City of Durham Stormwater & GIS Services, Don't Waste Durham and other local eco conscious businesses on Thursday, February 22 at 6 PM for a free screening of the STRAWS and launch of #SkipTheStrawDURM campaign. Panel Discussion with STRAWS filmmaker, Linda Booker; Plastic Ocean Project's Bonnie Monteleone; Orange County Solid Waste Management Department's Muriel Williman, and Tania Dautlick with Keep Durham Beautiful. SEATS LIMITED! Must RSVP Eventbrite
BHRFF continues 2nd decade of insightful and inspiring films in Bellingham. Wed. Feb. 21 | 4:00 PM, Whatcom Comm. College, Syre Student Ctr. #104; Thu. Feb. 22 | 3:30 PM Sehome H.S., Rm 125; Sat. Feb 24 | 4:30 PM Fairhaven College Auditorium. Thu & Sat Facilitator: Judith Akins, Sierra Club - Mt. Baker Group. All films are FREE. Donations to BHRFF and/or a new clean pair of socks for local homeless folks appreciated.
Join Bull City Burger and Brewery, Pompieri Pizza, and Duke Environmental Law and Policy Clinic, along with Keep Durham Beautiful, The City of Durham Stormwater & GIS Services, Don't Waste Durham and other local environmentally conscious businesses on Thursday, February 22 at 6 PM for a free screening of STRAWS. This event will launch a month-long #SkipTheStrawDURM campaign for Durham. The panel: STRAWS filmmaker, Linda Booker, Ex. Director of Plastic Ocean Project, Bonnie Monteleone, Orange County Solid Waste Management Department's Education & Outreach Coordinator, Muriel Williman, and Tania Dautlick with Keep Durham Beautiful. SEATS LIMITED - Must RSVP on Eventbrite
STRAWS screens Thursday Dec. 14th in the Environment & Oceans Benefit, 5:30pm at the Bahamas National Trust. The Bahamas International Film Festival is a dedicated to providing the local Bahamian community and international visitors with a diverse presentation of films from around the world.
The City of Malibu will hold a free screening of “STRAWS” on Thursday, November 30, 7:00 PM in the Civic Theater. The City is co-hosting the film screening with the local non-profit Crayon Collection. Panel includes STRAWS Director Linda Booker; Amy Smart, Actress & Environmental Activist; Grace Lee - Clean Bay Foundation; Kim Nilsson - Solid Waste Solutions. Plus, there will be eats with Green Truck AND a performance by singer/songwriter Joe Sumner. Reserve tickets at www.Straws.Eventbrite.org
Come Join Filmmaker Linda Booker and the Wolfpack Environmental Students Association for a fun night at Deep South in downtown Raleigh NC! Doors open 7pm with STRAWS Movie & Compost talk with Amy Brooks of Brooks Contractor at 7:30pm. After film FRANK'S GARAGE plays live rock & blues to get you on the dance floor! Age 18+ to enter, $5 at door, benefits the STRAWS Impact Campaign. Click here to facebook event for posting & sharing!
Meet the filmmakers of STRAWS at Cucalorus Festival 23 in Wilmington NC! STRAWS screens Thu. Nov. 9th, 1:00pm at CFCC Union Station as part of Shorts 19 Block. Come see why MovieMaker Magazine recognizes Cucalorus as “One of the Coolest Film Festivals in the World”
STRAWS will making its Spanish Premiere at FICMA, the oldest environmental film festival in the world; whose "goal is to educate through entertaining and to raise awareness..." and is in competition for The Golden Sun Award.
THREE screenings happening with Shelby O'Neil and Jr. Ocean Guardians! Founder of #NoStrawNovember: OCTOBER 29th: 3:00-4:30pm at Monterey Public Library, 625 Pacific St., Monterey, CA 93940; NOVEMBER 8th: Museum of Natural History, 7:00-8:30pm, Forest and Central Ave., Pacific Grove, CA 93950; NOVEMBER 14th: 5:30-7:00pm at Monterey Public Library, 625 Pacific St., Monterey, CA 93940. More info at jroceanguardians.org
KLEFF2017 screens STRAWS Saturday October 28th - 7:00 PM in the Black Box Theater, Publika, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia as one of its 84 films during its one-week festival from October 23-29, 2017. STRAWS is a top-five finalist for the Best in Short Documentary Competition.
The Action International Film Festival (AIFF) in La Jolla, CA blends action sports films mixed with cinematic themes of global stewardship, environmental responsibility and pro-active sensibilities. STRAWS screens Thu. Oct 19th, 7:30 after Opening Night Party.
STRAWS screens Sat. OCT 14th, 4:00PM as part of the "Screening Committee Selects" Short Program at The Hot Springs Documentary Film Festival, at the Arlington Hotel & Spa. HSDFF is the oldest non-fiction festival in N. America and an Academy-qualifying festival in the category of Documentary Short Subject. Director Linda Booker in attendance.
STRAWS screens OCT 14th at The Awareness Film Festival at the LA Live Regal Theater on W. Olympic Blvd. AFF is bringing opens eyes to some of our world’s pressing issues: Ecological, Political, Health/Well Being and the Spirit and is also a fundraiser for Heal One World. See their website for ticket info.
STRAWS will screen Wednesday, October 4th, 11:30 AM and Thursday, October 5th, 8:30 AM & 8:00 PM at the 8th Annual Chagrin Documentary Film Festival, October 4-8 2017. in Chagrin Falls, Ohio. Click here for complete schedule, passes & tickets.