Environmental Film Festival

LONGFIN


Date: 3/22/08 3:00 pm

Venue: National Museum of Natural History

Directed by: Melissa Salpietra and Lindsey Davidson

Film Source:

MOUNTAINFILM

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Selections from 2007 MOUNTAINFILM in Telluride

Introduced by David Holbrooke, Festival Director, Mountainfilm in Telluride. 

LONGFIN (New Zealand, 2006, 24 min.)

The life of a little-known, endemic New Zealand eel is spotlighted in this mystical film, which follows the intriguing creature from its beginnings in the dark corners of the ocean to its transition into the river. Longfin follows the eel through a changing land as it faces dangers its ancestors would never have seen. Directed Melissa Salpietra and Lindsey Davidson. Best Short, Explorer’s Club Documentary Film Festival.

Shown as part of the program Selections from 2007 MOUNTAINFILM in Telluride, along with RIDE OF THE MERGANSERS, PAPA TORTUGA, COAST TO COAST, INVISIBLE CHILDREN PRESENTS: EMMY: THE STORY OF AN ORPHAN, TITANS OF THE CORAL SEA, VOYAGE TO 109 METERS, GIMME GREEN, and BUILDING THE FUTURE – ENERGY.

Ticket/Reservation Info:

FREE. No reservations needed.

National Museum of Natural History

Baird Auditorium

10th St. & Constitution Ave., NW

(METRO: Smithsonian or Federal Triangle)

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