As summer becomes fall, Washingtonians are itching to get outside before the darkness of winter sets in. If you're looking to dive deep into nature (without being wet or cold), here are some recommendations from SIFF Artistic Director Beth Barrett.
A tiny turtle on the odyssey of life from the beaches of Florida around the world and back again.
A descriptive time-lapse journey about the magical, mysterious and medicinal world of fungi and their power to heal, sustain and contribute to the regeneration of life on Earth that began 3.5 billion years ago.
A walk in the woods will never be the same for viewers of THE HIDDEN LIFE OF TREES, the new film based on the worldwide bestseller that has profoundly changed how we think of forests (screening as part of DocFest, running Sept 30-Oct 7, 2021: tickets here)
Acclaimed environmental photographer James Balog was once a skeptic about climate change and a cynic about the nature of academic research. But through his Extreme Ice Survey, he discovers undeniable evidence of our changing planet.
Willem Defoe’s hearty, soft voice narrates this cinematically stunning ode to the world’s mountain peaks and humanity’s fascination with conquering them, bolstered with a score by the Australian Chamber Orchestra.