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Cinema Verde – Umweltbildung für alle

Freudenstoff
July 18, 2022
Environmental Education For All - Green Lifestyle blogger Henrike Erb (blog Freudenstoff) reports as a Green Ambassador for Cinema Verde in Germany.
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Party Like There’s No Tomorrow - Or Let’s Fix This Mess!

Coruzant Technologies
July 13, 2022
"Having spent thirty years writing about environmental issues, trying to help people understand the dire situation we’re in and what we might be able to do to mitigate or avoid drastic results, I’m getting a bit weary, to be honest." - Guest article by Trish Riley
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Journalist and Film Curator Making the World Sustainable, One Story at a Time

Coruzant Technologies
July 12, 2022
"As a journalist, the more I learned about our environmental problems, the more I realized that we needed to act fast to make changes." - Cinema Verde's Founding Director Trish Riley in podcast with Coruzant
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Cinema Verde Offers Employee Discounts For Environmental Film Streaming

Causeartist
May 31, 2022
Causeartist features impact entrepreneurs and highlights innovation in ethical business. It is read in 150+ countries. Today, we are announcing our streaming subscription packages as an employee benefit and wellbeing at the workplace opportunity with Causeartist.
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Cinema Verde: Indy Environmental Filmmakers submit your work now

World Future TV
May 4, 2022
Cinema Verde is on a mission to provide environmental education from independent sources to international audiences through films presented at festivals, on a streaming platform, and at satellite screenings around the world.
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Cinema Verde Calls For Submissions From Independent Environmental Filmmakers

Business Mondays
May 3, 2022
Environmental filmmakers from around the world are invited to submit their work for the festival and worldwide distribution via the streaming channel.
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Deluxe verlost fünf Gratis-Tagestickets für Cinema Verde

Deluxe Mallorca
April 21, 2022
21. April 2022 – Passend zum morgigen Earth Day verlost DeluxeMallorca.com fünf Tageskarten für Cinema Verde. Das neue Streamingportal bietet unabhängigen Filmemachern aus aller Welt eine Plattform für ihre Beiträge zu Umweltthemen.
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Pledge 1%'s #WomenWhoLead series celebrates Trish Riley

Pledge 1% Community
March 23, 2022
Pledge 1%'s #WomenWhoLead series celebrates female leaders who are paving the way for the next generation. While our featured leaders come from a variety of backgrounds and industries, they are united in their efforts to promote equality for all women in the workplace. We’ve asked them to share a bit about their journey to success, as well as lessons they’ve learned along the way.
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Social Impact Heroes: Why & How Trish Riley of Cinema Verde Is Helping To Change Our World

Authority Magazine
February 10, 2022
Trish Riley is the founding director of Cinema Verde, an environmental film festival of 13 years, now launching as a streaming platform and offering an eye-opening journey through the insightful and captivating work of award-winning and independent environmental filmmakers.
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Cinema Verde Environmental Film Fest to feature MENA titles & Gerard Butler doc

MIME
February 9, 2022
Cinema Verde, a non-profit dedicated to broadening the reach of environmental education through 13 years of environmental film festivals, makes its catalog now available as a streaming platform. The current database will be expanded to include more than 120 festival films during the upcoming Cinema Verde film festival, which will take place February 12-14, 2022. Some of the MENA titles included in this year's lineup are Cracked, a five-minute film from Turkey, Crisis by Shiva Momtahan from Iran, Destitute Living by Khamis Hassan Almasry from Palestine, Foresters by Mahdi Kamranirad and Haboob by Mahsa Samani both also from Iran.
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Neue Streaming-Plattform: Cinema Verde

OXMOX: Hamburg's Stadt Magazin
February 8, 2022
Cinema Verde ist jetzt als Streaming-Plattform verfügbar und bietet eine augenöffnende Reise durch 13 Jahre Environmental Film Festivals.
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Cinema Verde means green is the future of mankind

World Future TV
February 8, 2022
Cinema Verde, a non-profit dedicated to broadening the reach of environmental education through 13 years of environmental film festivals, makes its catalog now available as a streaming platform.
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Why We Are Streaming Cinema Verde Now

FIZZY MAG
January 15, 2022
While we all long to travel carefree again after a long pandemic, we have also become more aware of the fragile state of the world. Cinema Verde provides us with the opportunity to explore places and topics to heighten our awareness and to offer solutions to the rapidly growing threats to nature, animals and society.
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Public Lands Podcast with Trish Riley

Public Lands Podcast
July 30, 2021
A discussion with Trish Riley, Founding Director of the Cinema Verde Film and Arts Festival in Gainesville, Florida. Trish explains the important and growing roles of film, festivals, and the arts in environmental stewardship.
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Cinema Verde Film Festival goes green on the screen

The Independent Florida Alligator
February 13, 2021
Fish and plant sex will be the only PG-13 content at this year’s Cinema Verde International Environmental Film & Arts Festival.
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Cinema Verde Provides Environmental Education

The Independent Florida Alligator
February 21, 2020
Showing 45 films shot in 12 countries, the 11th annual Cinema Verde International Environmental Film & Arts Festival presented films with global environmental issues at Heartwood Soundstage Thursday through Sunday.
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Four-day environmental film festival hits Hippodrome

The Independent Florida Alligator
February 9, 2017
The eighth annual Cinema Verde International Environmental Film and Arts Festival aims to educate the local community about environmental issues through the four-day festival, which will feature 45 films.
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‘Michael Moore in TrumpLand’ screened at Market Street Pub and Cabaret

The Independent Florida Alligator
November 1, 2016
A group of about 20 people gathered at the Market Street Pub and Cabaret on Tuesday night to watch a screening of “Michael Moore in TrumpLand,” a Michael Moore documentary aiming to discourage voters from casting their ballots for Donald Trump, just a week before the general election.
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Festival to screen film on deforestation

The Independent Florida Alligator
June 29, 2016
Cinema Verde is hosting a special screening of the documentary “Moosehead’s Wicked Good Plan” on Wednesday at Market Street Pub & Cabaret, located at 112 SW First Ave.
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Global films come to Gainesville festival this weekend

The Independent Florida Alligator
February 8, 2016
The 7th Annual Cinema Verde International Environmental Film and Arts Festival is coming to the Hippodrome State Theatre from Thursday to Sunday.
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Cinema festival places emphasis on environment, art

The Independent Florida Alligator
February 3, 2016
Rhinos, religion and gold rushes are just a few of the film topics at the Seventh Annual Cinema Verde International Environmental Film and Arts Festival.
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Cinema Verde, environmental film festival, starts today

The Independent Florida Alligator
February 11, 2015
Claudia Kanne spoke with eloquence as she discussed the life-and-death experience she had more than 12 years ago when she ingested a toxic dry-cleaning solvent. Kanne survived and was able to tell her story through a diary-turned-documentary called “Dry-Clean Only.”
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Cinema Verde to bring sustainability, food trucks to Depot Station

The Independent Florida Alligator
February 12, 2014
Trish Riley, the director and founder of Cinema Verde, said the festival creates a support system for people like business owners who choose the untraditional and sometimes costly path of sustainable practices.
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Environmental film, art festival begins this weekend

The Independent Florida Alligator
February 7, 2013
Saturday kicks off the fourth annual Cinema Verde Environmental Film & Arts Festival.
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Get on the festival grind

The Independent Florida Alligator
February 4, 2013
If you have a joint appreciation for the environment and the arts, the Cinema Verde Environmental film and arts festival is the way to go. The fourth annual Cinema Verde festival will be presenting films, activities and other events to promote environmental awareness.
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Environmental films highlight second day of Cinema Verde

The Independent Florida Alligator
February 26, 2012
Bret Whiteley gathered firewood that would be used to warm wind chilled visitors. His dog, UmaLuzi, explored exhibits and greeted visitors at the Cinema Verde Film Festival.
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Cinema Verde Film Festival aims to raise awareness of social, environmental issues

The Independent Florida Alligator
February 23, 2012
A 13-year-old’s short film about a homeless family will kick off the third annual Cinema Verde Film Festival today.
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Q&A: Environmental activist and writer, Trish Riley

The Ecologist
April 26, 2011
According to Trish Riley, it’s absurd to think that individuals can save the planet - only big business has the clout to make a real difference. Utter nonsense or perfectly sensible? Jeff Holman caught up with her to find out.
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Activist to discuss environmental impact of coal mining

The Independent Florida Alligator
March 22, 2011
He also attended a screening of “Low Coal,” a film about the coal industry in which he is featured, at The Venue on Tuesday evening as part of the local Cinema Verde Environmental Film and Arts Festival.
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Festival to showcase films on environmentalism

The Independent Florida Alligator
March 16, 2011
Gainesville residents searching for ways to make their routines more green can educate themselves by attending the Cinema Verde Environmental Film and Arts Festival.
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Cinema Verde hosts fundraiser for upcoming film festival

The Independent Florida Alligator
September 12, 2010
Cinema Verde, a Gainesville environmental film and arts festival, is hosting its first fundraiser tonight for the festival, which will be held from March 18 to March 27.

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