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October 19, 2017, 5:30 - 7:30 pm

First Magnitude Brewing Co., 220 SE Veitch St., Gainesville, FL 32601

 Join us and our guest speaker

Merrillee Malwitz-Jipson, Sierra Club representative

to the Floridians Against Fracking Steering Committee.  

We invite the public and all representing affected areas/groups, such as the North Florida Working Group of the Suwannee-St. Johns Group Sierra Club and Our Santa Fe River, to come and discuss fracking, the phosphate mining issue, and related issues.

Discussion followed by two films:



Cinema Verde Siberia!

Our Director, Trish Riley, was invited to Siberia to speak at an ecological festival. To keep up on her trip click here to keep up with her latest blog updates!

Submissions are open for the 9th Annual Cinema Verde Film Festival!

Click to submit a film:

FINAL Deadline:  October 17, 2017 (extended deadline for WithoutABox members!)

The sooner you submit your film, the lower the fee!

Deadlines for Submission

  • Earlybird Deadline:  July 27, 2017
  • Regular Deadline:  September 27, 2017
  • FINAL deadline:  October 17, 2017

Cinema Verde 2017

February 9 - 12 at the Hippodrome Cinema


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Quentin Tarantino was among the presenters at the Fest Forum Award Ceremony!

Quentin Tarantino was among the presenters at the Fest Forum Award Ceremony!

Best of the Fests: Annual event recognizing leaders in North American festivals. 

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Cinema Verde Announces 2017 Films

While you watch 2017 film trailers, enjoy complimentary appetizers courtesy Curia

Donations of $9 or more:  $1 off drinks

Anniversary Party Only: Discounted VIP Passes for 2017 Cinema Verde Festival

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