Watch full length episodes of the PBS series, “P.O.V.” for free.

“POV (a cinema term for “point of view”) is television’s longest-running showcase for independent non-fiction films. POV premieres 14-16 of the best, boldest and most innovative programs every year on PBS. Since 1988, POV has presented over 275 films to public television audiences across the country. POV films are known for their intimacy, their unforgettable … Continue reading “Watch full length episodes of the PBS series, “P.O.V.” for free.”

“POV (a cinema term for “point of view”) is television’s longest-running showcase for independent non-fiction films. POV premieres 14-16 of the best, boldest and most innovative programs every year on PBS. Since 1988, POV has presented over 275 films to public television audiences across the country. POV films are known for their intimacy, their unforgettable storytelling and their timeliness, putting a human face on contemporary social issues.” —taken from the POV website.

Second Annual Eco-Comedy Video Competition – Finalists!!

The Second Annual Eco-Comedy Video Competition received 75 entries this year from all over the world. All submissions are now available for you to enjoy here, under the video responses heading, and the finalists have been included in this post. You can also find them on the Center’s website at www.environmentalfilm.org. Jordan Ballantine and Blathnaid … Continue reading “Second Annual Eco-Comedy Video Competition – Finalists!!”



The Second Annual Eco-Comedy Video Competition received 75 entries this year from all over the world. All submissions are now available for you to enjoy here, under the video responses heading, and the finalists have been included in this post. You can also find them on the Center’s website at www.environmentalfilm.org.

Jordan Ballantine and Blathnaid Giles got first place with their film, Green My House. Jordan and Blathnaid (both from Ireland) receive $1,000 from the Center for Environmental Filmmaking.

Here’s their video:

Green My House written and directed by Jordan Ballantine

The 2010 Finalists:

Funny Biker Video

Dude, It’s Not What You Think

Green My House

Recycle Today for a Better Tomorrow

Road Rage

How to Save the World

What Goes Around Comes Around

Beat the Meat

Information about the Third Annual Eco-Comedy Video Competition will be available on the Center’s website in the fall.

Center Director, Chris Palmer thanks EcoSense, the Environmental Protection Agency, Friends of the Earth, and Mill Reef Productions for making this competition possible through a partnership with SOC’s Center for Environmental Filmmaking at AU. They launched this competition as a way to encourage the use of humor in the fight for conservation.

Film Screening Tonight: Tuesday, March 16 at 7pm – Wechsler Theater

Bottled Water: A Big Business with Big Problems(see AU master calendar entry) By Chris O’Brien, AU’s Director of Sustainability, Paul Wapner, Associate Professor, and Jennifer Jones, President of Eco-SenseView the documentary Tapped and get a behind-the-scenes look at the bottled water industry and its vast array of negative consequences, from production of the plastic bottles … Continue reading “Film Screening Tonight: Tuesday, March 16 at 7pm – Wechsler Theater”

Bottled Water: A Big Business with Big Problems
(see AU master calendar entry)

By Chris O’Brien, AU’s Director of Sustainability, Paul Wapner, Associate Professor, and Jennifer Jones, President of Eco-Sense

View the documentary Tapped and get a behind-the-scenes look at the bottled water industry and its vast array of negative consequences, from production of the plastic bottles to the enormous trash piles in the ocean where many end up. Chris O’Brien, Paul Wapner and Jennifer Jones discuss issues raised in the film and AU’s efforts to decrease bottled water use on campus.
3rd Floor, Mary Graydon Center, American University
4400 Massachusetts Avenue, NW, Washington, DC 20016-8017

FREE AND OPEN TO THE PUBLIC
No Reservations or Tickets Required