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2021 Winners

12:19
Directed by Dana Frankoff

Voice Above Water is the story of Wayan Nyo, a 90 year old fisherman who can no longer fish because of the amount of plastic piling up in the ocean. Instead Wayan uses his fishing boat and net to pull trash from the water in hopes of being able to fish again. Voice Above Water is a glimpse into h...

06:05
Directed by Rhys Thwaites-Jones

Wales's upland landscape has been shaped by sheep and human, but with ecological significance that runs far beyond its boundaries Miranda Whall tries gain perspective by dressing up as a sheep and embarks on a journey crawling on all fours.

2021 Official selections

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Aural historian, jazz musician, sound-collage artist, and environmentalist Jack Loeffler shows us what it means to truly listen to the natural world outside our window.

01:26
Directed by Sean Slobodan

Zion National Park is the poster child for public lands on the brink of being loved to death. The last decade brought unprecedented numbers of tourists year after year—and now, the 100-year old park is at an inflection point. As Zion looks to its next hundred years, it needs a new generation of a...

Directed by Ben Cox

For Noelle, surfing is not just a passion, it's a way of clearing her mind and reconnecting with her creative process. With a passion for the environment, art, and collaboration Noelle sets out to create a functional art piece with surfboard shaper Alex Rosin. In the process, she realizes a lon...

Directed by Fitz Cahall

Sometimes, an hour is all you get. Often, an hour is all you need. In those 60 minutes, for every question that gets answered, a new one gets asked. Tension releases into the passing wind. Goals are reaffirmed. Internal yarns are spun. Knots get untangled, and everything makes sense — even if you...

01:23
Directed by Guillaume Bertocchi

In North-Western Greenland, because of climate change, good sea ice has been vanishing for a few years. The Upernavik Archipelago is located on this exact border between water and ice. What’s this border like? What’s it like to live there? Guilhem and Guillaume, two adventurers, wanted to meet t...

Directed by Aaron Peterson

My 10-year-old son died in 2019, but lived an adventure-filled and wise life. In 24 Leeches he narrates a family canoe adventure to the Slate Islands of Ontario, Canada and reflects on camping, the changing climate of our Earth and especially his beloved Lake Superior. One part family adventure...

01:59
Directed by Mikel Sarasola

Change is part and parcel of development and Nepal is undergoing a major transformation. Using water resources to generate energy is one of its pillars for the future, even if this means paying too high a price. Four kayakers set out to descend the fierce waters of the Karnali, as part of an expe...

01:00
Directed by Brandon Holmes

A group of international artists explore the Arctic island chain of Svalbard. Set against dramatic natural backdrops, the artists share their hopes, fears, and insights on encountering an environment undergoing radical change.

00:50

Hydrotherapy is a short film story of adaptation, strength & rewilding set in the raw and beautiful landscapes of Snowdonia National park. Laura has not only overcome a life-changing illness through wild swimming, but has also found a greater connection to the natural world. This has ignited her...

00:49
Directed by Awi Rabelista

"An unforgettable adventure, seeking for natural beauty in a warzone." Professional nature photographer Marsel van Oosten wants to travel to Socotra: an isolated island located southeast of Yemen. The island is so isolated that many of the plant species there are nowhere else to be found on Eart...

02:20
Directed by Dan Raven-Ellison

What do the UK's National Parks really look like? To see what these landscapes are made-up of, let's go on a walk. Each second of the walk reveals 1% of our National Parks and how they appear from above. Are you ready for the UK's national parks in 100 seconds?

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