2015 Festival

6th Annual Festival   —   February 12-15, 2015
Paramount Plaza Hotel and Conference Center
2900 SW 13th Street, Gainesville, Florida


With personal stories, revealing images, and dynamic illustrations of causes and effects, Cinema Verde open our eyes, our hearts, and our minds with films that are powerful and shocking, moving and compelling, enlightening and frightening, sometimes funny and sweet, and always inspiring.

Thank you to all of those films submitted for this year’s festival! Our deadline for submission has now passed, and we will announce the selected films in the coming months.

Books A Million

December 4
Anniversary Banquet
Mingle with your sustainable friends as we celebrate the Sixth Anniversary of Green Drinks – where Cinema Verde was born – and raise a toast to a successful future!

Where: McKenzie House at Sweetwater Branch Inn
625 E. University Ave., Gainesville, FL 32601
When: Thursday, December 4, 2014
Time: 6:30-9:30 PM

We will release our film list and preview trailers of films to be shown at the Cinema Verde International Environmental Film and Arts Festival on February 12-15, 2015… Enjoy delicious local, organic, hot and heavy hors d’ouvres and complimentary drink ticket with each admission. Many thanks to our sponsors Sweetwater Branch Inn, Burkhardt Distributors, Pais Realty and Solar Impact!

Tickets are limited; first come, first served.
Please R.S.V.P. to trish@cinemaverde.org or click here to purchase tickets online

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University of Florida

Film & Arts Festival Special Events
February 12: VIP Reception and Eco Art Gallery
February 13: Eco Art Gallery
February 14: Eco Fair
February 15: Film Awards Ceremony

August 28
Speak Up Against the Adena Springs Cowspiracy!

The Administrative Hearing to challenge the Sleepy Creek Lands (formerly known as Adena Springs Ranch) permits kicked off on Monday in Palatka. The judge has granted YOU the opportunity to be heard! This is your chance to help demonstrate that this massive cattle operation is NOT in the public interest.

Did you know that…
“One quarter-pound hamburger requires 660 gallons of water to produce. Eating one hamburger is the equivalent of showering for two months.” – Cowspiracy (see screening information below)

Click here for more information: http://www.gogreennation.org/2014/08/sleepy-creek-lands-adena-springs-make-your-voice-heard-thursday/

September 6
Wine Tasting 7-11 PM at Trish’s home
Kick-off to the 2015 season!

September 25
Film Screening: Cowspiracy
Regal Royal Park Stadium 16


October 19
Green Drinks Networking Event
Hosted by First Magnitude Brewery

October 30
Cinema Verde and Cultural Arts Coalition teamed up to host a screening of FRESH
Special thanks to:
* Diedre Houchen for her tasty cooking demonstration
* Reggae Shack for supplying guests with dinner
* Our gracious host site, Wilhelmina Resource Center