Awards for Arid Lands

Best Feature, Local Sightings Film Festival
People's Choice, Wild & Scenic Environmental Film Festival
Best of Fest (Top 10), Hazel Wolf Environmental Film Festival
Best Documentary, Ellensburg Film Festival
Best Environmental Film, Plymouth Independent Film Festival
Focus Award, Montana CINE International
Best Independent Film, Montana CINE International
Special Jury Award, Eckerd College Environmental Film Festival
Best Environmental Film, Seattle True Independent Film Festival
Audience Award for Best Documentary, Sweet Onion Film Festival
Bronze Plaque, The Chris Awards
CINE Golden Eagle
Cinema for Peace Awards nominee

Festival Screenings

Wild and Scenic Environmental Film Festival
January 13-14, 2007, Nevada City, CA

Eckerd College Environmental Film Festival
February 24, St. Petersburg, FL

Hazel Wolf Environmental Film Festival
March 31, Seattle, WA

Longbaugh Film Festival
March 31, Portland, OR

Science on Screen @ The Bell Auditorium
Read the review in City Pages - Editor's Pick
April 12, Minneapolis, MN

Rainier Independent Film Festival
May 6, Ashford, WA

Seattle True Independent Film Festival
June 2, Seattle, WA

Plymouth Independent Film Festival
July 21-22, Plymouth, MA

Big Sky Documentary Film Series
Read the review in the Missoula Independent
August 3, Missoula, MT

Globians Film Festival
August 13, Potsdam, Germany

Wild and Scenic Environmental Film Festival Tour
August 19, Spokane, WA

Special screening at the Hanford Nuclear Site
Read the review at
Read the article in the Tri-City Herald (pdf)
September 15, Richland, WA

Docufest Atlanta
September 28, Atlanta, GA

Idaho International Film Festival
September 29-30, Boise, ID

Eugene International Film Festival
October 4, Eugene, OR

Montana CINE International
October 4-7, Missoula, MT

Tacoma Film Festival
October 6, Tacoma, WA

Ellensburg Film Festival
October 7, Ellensburg, WA

Secret City Film Festival
October 7, Oak Ridge, TN

Sweet Onion Film Festival
October 28, Walla Walla, WA

Northwest Film & Video Festival
Read the spotlight in Willamette Week
November 11, Portland, OR

EarthVision Film Festival Television Series
March 2008, Santa Cruz, CA

Environmental Film Festival in the Nation's Capital
March 14, Washington, D.C.

Washougal International Film Festival
August 22, Washougal, WA

New York Peace Film Festival
September 28, New York, NY

Northwest Film Forum's Local Sightings Film Festival
October 6, Seattle, WA

Western History Association Documentary Film Festival
October 22, Salt Lake City, UT

National Media Museum
February 16, 2009, Bradford, UK

Theatrical Screenings

5th Avenue Cinema
Read reviews in the Portland Tribune and Willamette Week
Listen to an interview on KPOJ 620 AM
October 12, 2007, Portland, OR

Carmike 12 Cinemas
Read the story in the Tri-City Herald (+ an interview)
February 8 to 28, 2008, Kennewick WA

Paramount Theatre
Read the story in the St. Cloud Times
June 30, St. Cloud, MN

Northwest Film Forum
Read reviews in the Seattle Times and The Stranger
August 28 to September 4, 2009, Seattle, WA

Community Screenings

Arid Lands has also been shown in community centers, cafes, churches, and auditoriums across the country. If you are interested in organizing a community screening, please contact our distributor Bullfrog Films.

Abandoned orchard on the Wahluke Slope, Hanford Reach National Monument (Arid Lands)
Benton County resident Kathryn Wheeler (Arid Lands)

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