- Wednesday, September 14 - 5:00pm
Centro Cultural Perelló, Baní
- Wednesday, September 14 - 7:00pm
Hotel Villa Serena, Las Galeras, Samaná
- Thursday, September 15 - 10:00am
Centro Cultural Monina Cámpora, San Juan de la Maguana
- Friday, September 16 - 3:00pm
Cinema Oasis, Bonao
- Saturday, September 17 - 3:00pm
Caribbean Cinemas Acrópolis Center, Santo Domingo
- Sunday, September 18 - 10:30am
Centro León, Santiago de los Caballeros
Maya, a clever and resourceful monkey, finds her world forever changed when she welcomes her son Kip into her colorful extended family. As Maya strives to keep Kip safe through unexpected and sometimes perilous adventures, amazing footage captures all the magic and surprises of their magnificent world. Maya and her family will make you laugh and warm your heart as she realizes her dreams for her son’s future.
Directors: Mark Linfield, Alastair Fothergill
Duration: 81 min
Fothergill was described by the Wall Street Journal as “the Spielberg of nature ﬁlms.” He is the director of four previous Disneynature productions—African Cats and Bear with director Keith Scholey, and Chimpanzee and Earth with director Mark Linﬁeld. All four number among the top six highest-grossing feature-length nature ﬁlms in North American box-oﬃce history. Fothergill’s other theatrical credits as a director include Deep Blue. From 2002 to 2006, Fothergill was series producer of “Planet Earth,” one of the most cri cally acclaimed documentary series of all me. Most recently, he executive produced the BBC/Discovery Channel series Frozen Planet, a natural history of the polar regions. Fothergill executive produced the landmark series for the BBC, The Hunt, examining the strategies used by predators and prey, to be broadcast worldwide in 2015. His many other credits include Life in the Freezer and Blue Planet. Fothergill studied zoology at Durham University and began his career in 1983 when he joined the BBC’s renowned Natural History Unit. He served as head of the Natural History Unit from 1992 until 1998.
Linﬁeld directed and produced BBC/Discovery Channel’s popular Frozen Planet, the sequel to Planet Earth. He also directed and produced the award-winning Capuchins: The Monkey Puzzle and two episodes of the multiple Emmy®-winning Planet Earth, including the opening episode From Pole to Pole. Among Linﬁeld’s other award-winning documentaries are The Triumph of Life, Gelada Baboons: The Ba les of Braveheart, Orangutans: The High Society and The Temple Troop. He was also a director on the BAFTA nominated The Life of Mammals with Sir David A Attemborough. Linﬁeld had a childhood passion for nature and photography, was educated at the University of Oxford and began his ﬁlmmaking career more than 23 years ago on a BBC documentary about gorillas in the Congo, West Africa.
Films to help us reflect on the food we eat, how it’s produced, and the effects of our daily eating decisions on our environment.
These films help us explore the oceans and seas and their corals; birds and other species under threat of extinction; and the abuses committed by humans against global biodiversity. Inspiring, emotive, dramatic, and impactful stories that are guaranteed to rouse any viewer out of apathy.
A selection of films showing the broad reach of the effects of climate change on our lives. From innovative looks at previously neglected sectors (such as commercial shipping) to reflections on properly evaluating a nation’s wealth through its natural resources, cultural heritage, and opportunities for improvement in all areas affected by climate change.
A look at clean energy alternatives that open the path to a future free of fossil fuels. Films analyzing issues ranging from the effects of coal on the Dominican-Haitian border and oil spills in our oceans, to a survey of the currently available sources of renewable energy.
Sustainable Practices and Attitudes
Provocative projects, innovative ideas, and manifold possibilities that show us how to adopt new attitudes and practices to contribute to sustainability. In our daily consumption of products and services (electricity, clothing, hygiene products, and more), in building our homes, in recycling: small actions can yield big results.
And there’s more...
Ecofilm Kids’ Short Films Program. A special collaboration between DREFF and the Ecofilm International Environmental Short Film Festival in Mexico.