Festival Schedule


2014 Feature Film Screenings and Filmmaker Q&As coming soon!

Previous Festival Film Screenings and Filmmaker Q&As were held in NIU Montgomery Hall Auditorium

All feature film screenings were free and open to the public.

Everglades of the North

Monday, April 22, 2013

Everglades of the North

The Grand Kankakee Marsh was one of the largest wetlands in North America and home to some of the highest concentrations of wildlife on the planet.  Why did the marsh vanish and what can we do to bring it back? Join producer, Tom Desch, for a live Q&A. 
My Village My Lobster

Tuesday, April 23, 2013

My Village, My Lobster

Lobster diving is a crucial part of the Nicaraguan economy, but overfishing and unsafe diving practices have disastrous effects for the Miskito Indians.  Join director, Joshua Wolff, and producer Brad Allgood for a Skype Q&A.
Turtle Derby

Wednesday, April 24, 2013

Turtle Derby

Kids training turtles for an annual turtle race find themselves at the center of a controversy when their turtles end up on the endangered species list. Will a small-town tradition trump turtle protection? Join director Todd Bieber for a Skype Q&A.