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Earth Optimism Film Night

April 22, 2020 | 6:00 p.m. - 11:00 a.m.

6:00 PM – 7:00 PM

Smithsonian Environmental Research Center Sizzle Reel

Our Gorongosa (HHMI Tangled Bank Studios and Gorongosa Media)

7:00 PM – 8:00 PM  (repeats at 10:00 AM)

When the Earth Moves (Generous Films)

The Birdman of Chorao (Somaiya Vidyavihar Education / Positive Exposure Film Showcase)

Coral Restoration Spawning Hope (Smithsonian National Zoo)

Healing Power of Our Ocean (Ocean Conservancy)

Otters & Orcas: An Alaskan Mystery (HHMI Tangled Bank Studios / PBS Nature)

From Ants to Grizzlies: A General Rule for Saving Biodiversity (HHMI BioInteractive)

Wild Horses in Mongolia (Smithsonian Global)

8:00 PM – 9:00 PM (repeats at 5:00 AM)

Mount PanieWorld Premiere (Conservation International)

Part of the Pack (NEWF / Positive Exposure Film Showcase)

#Nature Now (Tom Mustill / Positive Exposure Film Showcase)

Sustainable Fishing in Alaska: Heartbeat Salmon and People Project (Smithsonian Working Land and Seascapes)

Did You Know Trees Talk to Each Other? (IDF)

Waterpenny Farm (Waterpenny Farm – Rachel Bynum)

Cheetah Conservation (Smithsonian’s National Zoo and Conservation Biology Institute)

Words Have Power (Young Voices for the Planet)

Above the Haze (Global Wildlife Conservation)

Creating a Better Home (International Fund for Animal Welfare)

Lonely Whale (Sea Legacy)

9:00 PM – 10:00 PM

The Serengeti Rules (HHMI Tangled Bank Studios / PBS Nature)

The Tree Killers (The Atlantic)

10:00 PM – 11:00 PM  (repeats at 4:00 AM)

The Return of the Florida Panther  (UPROAR / Positive Exposure Film Showcase)

Taking Root (What Can Be Saved - Associated Press)

Wild River (What Can Be Saved - Associated Press)

Soil Carbon Cowboys (Peter Byck)

Yaeda Valley (Evidence of Hope)

Birds-Head (Sea Legacy)

11:00 PM - Midnight  (repeats at 8:00 AM)

Tracking Elephants (Smithsonian’s National Zoo and Conservation Biology Institute)

Dodging Extinction for Black-Footed Ferrets (U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service - National Conservation Training Center)

Oceans In Balance (Sea Legacy)

Sea Turtle Restoration (Ocean Conservancy)

Haiti Reforestation (Michael Anello)

Global Health: Predicting Pandemics (Smithsonian’s National Zoo and Conservation Biology Institute)

Oryx Conservation (Smithsonian’s National Zoo and Conservation Biology Institute)

Fight for Survival (What Can Be Saved – Associated Press)

Cites Makos (Sea Legacy)

12:00 AM – 1:00 AM (repeats at 6:00 AM)

French Polynesia (MANU – Green Wave)

Rob Machado Foundation Story-Reusable Water Bottles and Refill Stations at Beaches & Schools (Rob Machado Foundation)

Vey Nou Lagon – Short Film Showcase (National Geographic / Positive Exposure Film Showcase)

Deep Reef Observation (Smithsonian Global)

Belize (Smithsonian Global)

1:00 AM – 2:00 AM (repeats at 9:00 AM)

Pristine Seas (National Geographic)

Reefscape: Mapping Coral Reefs in Punta Cana from an Airplane (Mongabay / Positive Exposure Film Showcase)

Studying Curlews at American Prairie Reserve (Smithsonian’s National Zoo and Conservation Biology Institute)          

Saving Dragons (NEWF / Positive Exposure Film Showcase)

How Close Are We to Saving the Bees (Seeker / Positive Exposure Film Showcase)

A Constituency for Conservation (Wildlife Conservation Society / Positive Exposure Film Showcase)

Women of Morocco (Evidence of Hope)

Taking the Pulse of Our Planet's Forests (Smithsonian Global)

Nigerians Fight to Protect the World's Most Trafficked Mammal (Coral & Oak Studios / Positive Exposure Film Showcase)

Hummingbird Banding at Capulin Volcano National Park (National Park Service)

2:00 AM – 3:00 AM  (repeats at 7:00 AM)

Second Chances (Eilidh Munro / Positive Exposure Film Showcase)

Working with Indigenous Peoples to Protect Forests in Panama (Smithsonian Global)

Global Ghost Gear Initiative (Ocean Conservancy)

Everglades (National Park Service)

Oak Monitoring in Sequoia National Park (National Park Service)

Keeping An Eye on the Everglades (National Park Service)

Night Sky at Voyaguers National Park (National Park Service)

Majestic Manta Rays (Sea Legacy)

MarineGEO Field Campaign-Belize (Smithsonian Global)

ForestGEO Taking the Pulse of Our Planet's Forests (Smithsonian Global)

Studying Wire-Tailed Manakins (Smithsonian’s National Zoo and Conservation Biology Institute) 

Human Elephant Conflict (Smithsonian’s National Zoo and Conservation Biology Institute)

Chiribiquete Expedition (Embassy of Colombia, ColombiaBIO)

3:00 AM – 4:00 AM

Islands of Resilience (EOH)

Tiger Matters - A WCT-USAID Conservation Initiative (USAID)

Movement of Life - Paths of Change (Smithsonian Movement of Life - Mark Hirsch)       

Technology in Kenya (WWF)

Wildlife Climate Adaptation: Helping Rhinos in Nepal (WWF)

Wildlife Conservation: Utilizing Technology for Good (WWF)

Working with Communities: From Illegal Logger to Forest Defender (WWF)

Working with Communities: The Women of Nepal (WWF)

Earthday (Conservation X Labs)

Words Have Power (Young Voices for the Planet)

Lonely Whale (Sea Legacy)

4:00 AM – 5:00 AM (repeated from 10pm)

The Return of the Florida Panther  (UPROAR / Positive Exposure Film Showcase)

Taking Root (What Can Be Saved - Associated Press)

Wild River (What Can Be Saved - Associated Press)

Soil Carbon Cowboys (Peter Byck)

Yaeda Valley (Evidence of Hope)

Birds-Head (Sea Legacy)

5:00 AM – 6:00 AM (repeated from 8pm)

Mount PanieWorld Premiere (Conservation International)

Part of the Pack (NEWF / Positive Exposure Film Showcase)

#Nature Now (Tom Mustill / Positive Exposure Film Showcase)

Sustainable Fishing in Alaska: Heartbeat Salmon and People Project (Smithsonian Working Land and Seascapes)

Did You Know Trees Talk to Each Other? (IDF)

Waterpenny Farm (Waterpenny Farm – Rachel Bynum)

Cheetah Conservation (Smithsonian’s National Zoo and Conservation Biology Institute)

Words Have Power (Young Voices for the Planet)

Above the Haze (Global Wildlife Conservation)

Creating a Better Home (International Fund for Animal Welfare)

Lonely Whale (Sea Legacy)

6:00 AM – 7:00 AM (repeated from 12 AM)

French Polynesia (MANU – Green Wave)

Rob Machado Foundation Story-Reusable Water Bottles and Refill Stations at Beaches & Schools (Rob Machado Foundation)

Vey Nou Lagon – Short Film Showcase (National Geographic / Positive Exposure Film Showcase)

Deep Reef Observation (Smithsonian Global)

Belize (Smithsonian Global)

7:00 AM – 8:00 AM 

Tracking Elephants (Smithsonian’s National Zoo and Conservation Biology Institute)

Dodging Extinction for Black-Footed Ferrets (U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service - National Conservation Training Center)

Oceans In Balance (Sea Legacy)

Sea Turtle Restoration (Ocean Conservancy)

Haiti Reforestation (Michael Anello)

Global Health: Predicting Pandemics (Smithsonian’s National Zoo and Conservation Biology Institute)

Oryx Conservation (Smithsonian’s National Zoo and Conservation Biology Institute)

Fight for Survival (What Can Be Saved – Associated Press)

Cites Makos (Sea Legacy)

8:00 AM – 9:00 AM 

Pristine Seas (National Geographic)

Reefscape: Mapping Coral Reefs in Punta Cana from an Airplane (Mongabay / Positive Exposure Film Showcase)

Studying Curlews at American Prairie Reserve (Smithsonian’s National Zoo and Conservation Biology Institute)          

Saving Dragons (NEWF / Positive Exposure Film Showcase)

How Close Are We to Saving the Bees (Seeker / Positive Exposure Film Showcase)

A Constituency for Conservation (Wildlife Conservation Society / Positive Exposure Film Showcase)

Women of Morocco (Evidence of Hope)

Taking the Pulse of Our Planet's Forests (Smithsonian Global)

Nigerians Fight to Protect the World's Most Trafficked Mammal (Coral & Oak Studios / Positive Exposure Film Showcase)

Hummingbird Banding at Capulin Volcano National Park (National Park Service)

9:00 AM – 10:00 AM

When the Earth Moves (Generous Films)

The Birdman of Chorao (Somaiya Vidyavihar Education / Positive Exposure Film Showcase)

Coral Restoration Spawning Hope (Smithsonian National Zoo)

Healing Power of Our Ocean (Ocean Conservancy)

Otters & Orcas: An Alaskan Mystery (HHMI Tangled Bank Studios / PBS Nature)

From Ants to Grizzlies: A General Rule for Saving Biodiversity (HHMI BioInteractive)

Wild Horses in Mongolia (Smithsonian Global)

10:00 AM – 11:00 AM 

Second Chances (Eilidh Munro / Positive Exposure Film Showcase)

Working with Indigenous Peoples to Protect Forests in Panama (Smithsonian Global)

Global Ghost Gear Initiative (Ocean Conservancy)

Everglades (National Park Service)

Oak Monitoring in Sequoia National Park (National Park Service)

Keeping An Eye on the Everglades (National Park Service)

Night Sky at Voyaguers National Park (National Park Service)

Majestic Manta Rays (Sea Legacy)

MarineGEO Field Campaign-Belize (Smithsonian Global)

ForestGEO Taking the Pulse of Our Planet's Forests (Smithsonian Global)

Studying Wire-Tailed Manakins (Smithsonian’s National Zoo and Conservation Biology Institute) 

Human Elephant Conflict (Smithsonian’s National Zoo and Conservation Biology Institute)

Chiribiquete Expedition (Embassy of Colombia, ColombiaBIO)

Speakers

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