Student Receives Honorable Mention in Environmental Film Festival
Senior Maddie Matsumoto won an Honorable Mention in the One Earth Young Filmmakers Contest for her animated, 1.5-minute film, Bee the Solution. Her film will screen online at 6:30 p.m.(CDT) Saturday, April 24, as part of the Earth Day Mini Film Fest, along with 6 other Honorable Mention winners.
One Earth Film Festival is the Midwest’s premier environmental film festival, creating opportunities for understanding climate change, sustainability and the power of human involvement. We showcase top-issue, thought-provoking environmental films and lead audiences in interactive post-film discussions focused on solutions. One Earth Film Festival is a production of Green Community Connections.
The One Earth Young Filmmakers Contest awards short environmental films created by students from grade 3 to age 25. Films that inspire change or action stream in from across the country each year, with 149 total submissions reviewed by 22 jurors in 2021.