Join us for four amazing days of top environmental film premiers, special performances, and events. Browse our selection of films, preview the trailers, and book your tickets today.
MONDAY OCTOBER 15 7 to 9 PM Piola
Join us for a fun evening celebrating the launch of ECOMB’s Second Annual Miami & the Beaches Environmental Film Festival. Learn about some of the most cutting edge environmental documentaries that ECOMB is bringing to South Florida while enjoying some awesome Music, Appetizers & Caipirinhas!
1625 Alton Rd. | Miami Beach
WEDNESDAY OCTOBER 24 7:00 PM Colony Theater
The Carbon Rush (90 mins.)
This film travels across four continents to meet the people most impacted and least heard by the carbon industry and brings the audience up close to projects working through the United Nations’ Kyoto Protocol designed Clean Development Mechanism.
WEDNESDAY OCTOBER 24 9:00 PM Colony Theater
Oceans (103 mins.)
Walt Disney Studies’ Disneynature film explores the many mysteries of our planet’s oceans. Follow filmmakers Jacques Cluzaud and Jacques Perrin beneath the waves as they explore the dangers of the deep.
THURSDAY OCTOBER 25 7:00 PM Miami Beach Cinematheque
The Island President (101 mins.)
This is the story of President Mohamed Nasheed of the Maldives, a man confronting the literal survival of his country and everyone in it. As one of the most low-lying countries in the world, a rise of three feet in sea level would submerge the 1200 islands of the Maldives enough to make them uninhabitable.
THURSDAY OCTOBER 25 9:00 PM Miami Beach Cinematheque
Cape Spin: An American Power Struggle (90 mins.)
This documentary tells the fascinating story of the battle over America’s most controversial clean energy project, Cape Wind with full access to both sides of the issue.
FRIDAY OCTOBER 26 7:00 PM Miami Beach Cinematheque
The Big Fix (89 mins.)
Filmmakers uncover a vast network of corruption in exposing the root causes of the worst oil spill in history in the Gulf of Mexico. The Big Fix is an indictment of a system of government led by a powerful oligarchy that puts the pursuit of profit over all other human and environmental needs.
FRIDAY OCTOBER 26 9:00 PM - New Location: Miami Beach Cinematheque
Dolphin Tale (113 mins.)
Inspired by the amazing true story of a brave dolphin and the compassionate strangers who save her life, Dolphin Tale follows Winter the dolphin as she is caught in a crab trap and severely damages her tale. A marine biologist, a prosthetics doctor, and a young boy join forces to bring about a groundbreaking miracle.
SATURDAY OCTOBER 27 2-4:00 PM Miami Beach
South Pointe Eco-Tour - Presented By Royal Palm Tours Of Miami - $20 per person
Join Urban Naturalist Frank Schena for a walk through this beautifully restored park. We'll explore the coastal vegetation, rock jetty, and the beach, getting an intimate look at the flora and fauna that call this area home. Catch a rare glimpse of the natural environment in South Beach before the land was developed. Learn about present efforts to preserve the region's fragile ecosystems and how to create a sustainable landscape of your own.
* The first 20 people to register will receive a Re-usable Water Bottle and an ECOMB SobeGreen Tote Bag.
Meeting location: From the very end of Washington Avenue, walk south to the waterfront.
SATURDAY OCTOBER 27 7:00 PM Miami Beach Cinematheque
Watershed (56 mins.)
Sweeping through seven U.S. and two Mexican states, the Colorado River is a lifeline to expanding populations and booming urban centers that demand water for drinking, sanitation and energy generation. And with 70% of the rivers' water supporting agriculture, the river already runs dry before it reaches its natural end at the Gulf of California. Unless action is taken, the river will continue its retreat - a potentially catastrophic scenario for the millions who depend on it.
SATURDAY OCTOBER 27 9:00 PM Miami Beach Cinematheque
Biophilic Design: The Architecture of Life (60 mins.)
This film takes the audience on a journey from the origins of architecture to the most celebrated buildings in search for the architecture of life and buildings that connect people to nature. Biophilic Design points the way toward creating healthy and productive habitats for modern humans.
SUNDAY OCTOBER 28 2-4:00 PM Miami Science Museum
Children’s & Youth Eco-Screenings
Screening of a series of eco-short films for children 7 – 12 years old (2 – 3 pm) and for youth 13 – 16 years old (3 – 4 pm). | Ticket prices: $14.95 and will include admission to the Museum.
SUNDAY OCTOBER 28 4-6:00 PM Miami Science Museum
Non-Profit Panel Discussion
A non-profit panel with local environmental leaders to discuss the “State of the Environment in Florida: Present and Future Challenges”. | Screening of the award-winning documentary: “Amazon Gold” | Ticket prices: $14.95 and will include admission to the Museum.
SUNDAY OCTOBER 28 7:00 PM Miami Beach Cinematheque
In Organic We Trust (82 mins.)
When "organic" became a brand, everything changed. Small local farmers couldn't keep up with demand and big corporations went into the business. The philosophy and the label grew apart. This film looks beyond organic for practical solutions for everyone.
SUNDAY OCTOBER 28 9:00 PM Miami Beach Cinematheque
Chasing Ice (76 mins.)
We follow James Balog across the Arctic as he deploys revolutionary time-lapse cameras designed to capture a multi-year record of the world’s changing glaciers.
SUNDAY OCTOBER 28 11:00 PM Haven Lounge
Join us one last time to celebrate the success of Environmental Film Festival and enjoy each others’ company as we close out the festival with a great time at Haven Lounge. Drink and dance in one of the coolest, hippest lounges in Miami Beach.