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Various Locations Around Chicago, Oak Park, River Forest, Forest Park, Berwyn and River Grove, Illinois. See the Google Map of all locations: http://goo.gl/maps/emOhu

Most events are free, but in order to cover our cost we are inviting donations.  Suggested donation is $5/film or $15/festival pass.

As seating is limited we request that you RSVP by selecting the films that you plan to attend - include the number of seats you wish to reserve.  See film descriptions, trailers, schedules (subject to change) all on our website! www.oneearthfilmfest.org

If ticket sales have ended for your desired film, and the location is not showing "SOLD OUT", proceed to the venue at least 15 minutes ahead of the start time to obtain an open seat. If the venue is full at that time, we will direct you to a possible alternative film/venue.

3rd Annual One Earth Film Festival

Green Community Connections

3rd Annual One Earth Film Festival

Ticket Information

Ticket Type Price Fee Quantity
Donate to help defray costs of One Earth Film Festival!
Most of the films are free, but in order to cover our costs and keep this event free, we are inviting donations. Suggested donation is $5 per film or $15 for the entire festival. Thank you for your help in funding this exciting, transformative event!
3/1 Pre-Fest Event: Urban Roots - Sat 3/1 @ 2pm; Chicago/Bronzeville
Sacred Keepers Sustainability Lab, 4445 South King Drive, Chicago, IL
Free $0.00
3/1 Pre-Fest Event: Food Film Preview - Sat 3/1 @ 3pm; Oak Park's Unity Temple
Come to this free preview of two food films during the Sugar Bee Co-Op's March Market Event. No reservation necessary. Unity Temple - 875 Lake Street, Oak Park
Free $0.00
3/5 Pre-Fest Event: The New Environmentalists - Wed 3/5 @ 3:30pm; Chicago
Latino Cultural Center, Lecture Center B2 at 803 S Morgan St Chicago, IL (http://latinocultural.uic.edu/infomaps/)
Free $0.00
3/5 Pre-Fest Event: Trashed - Wed 3/5 @ 5:45pm; Chicago
Pre-film reception beginning at 5pm hosted by UIC, Gallery 400. 400 South Peoria, Chicago, IL
Free $0.00
3/6 Pre-Fest Event: Revolution (PG) - Thurs 3/6 @ 7pm; Berwyn
WIRE, 6815 W. Roosevelt Road, Berwyn, Illinois. Join us for a view and a brew screening and discussion. Cash bar.
Free $0.00
Opening Night Green Carpet Gala - Fri 3/7 @ 7pm; Oak Park's 19th Century Club
Opening Night celebration. Screening of "Sacred Economics" and "Story of Solutions" with discussion follow. 19th Century Club, 178 Forest Avenue, Oak Park, IL. Come for food, drinks and film!
$30.00 $0.00
Family-Friendly! Young Filmmakers Contest Winners - Sat 3/8 @ 1p; Oak Park   more info Free $0.00
Family-friendly! For Ages 10-14+ Saving Pelican 895 - Sat 3/8 @ 2pm; Oak Park   more info Free $0.00
Family-friendly! For Ages 3-9+ Lost and Found - Sat 3/8 @ 3:30pm; Oak Park   more info Free $0.00
Family-friendly! For Ages 10-14+ Saving Pelican 895 - Sun 3/9 @ 12:30pm; Forest Park   more info Free $0.00
Family-friendly! For Ages 3-11+ The Curious Garden/Watermelon Magic - Sun 3/9 @ 3:00pm; Forest Park   more info Free $0.00
Amazon Gold - Sat 3/8 @ 10:00am; Oak Park   more info Free $0.00
Blackfish (PG-13) - Sat 3/8 @ 2:30pm; Oak Park   more info Free $0.00
Comfort Zone - Sat 3/8 @ 12:00pm; Oak Park
Meet filmmakers Dave Danesh and Sean Donnelly! Light lunch served at noon. Oak Park Main Library, Veterans Room, 834 Lake Street, Oak Park, IL
Free $0.00
Do the Math & The Soil Solution - Sat 3/8 @ 7:00pm; Oak Park   more info Free $0.00
The Economics of Happiness - Sat 3/8 @ 1pm; Oak Park   more info Free $0.00
GMO OMG - Sat 3/8 @ 10am; Oak Park's Lake Theatre   more info $6.00 $1.32
GMO OMG - Sat 3/8 @ 10am; Chicago Park District's Humboldt Park   more info Free $0.00
Green Gold & Let's Talk About Soil - Sat 3/8 @ 3:00pm; River Forest   more info Free $0.00
Growing Cities - Sat 3/8 @ 2pm; Chicago/Uptown   more info Free $0.00
Growing Cities - Sun 3/9 @ 3pm; River Forest   more info Free $0.00
Harmony - Sun 3/9 @ 12noon; Oak Park
A light lunch precedes the screening. Euclid Avenue United Methodist Church, 405 S Euclid Ave, Oak Park, IL
Free $0.00
Jens Jensen The Living Green - Sat 3/8 @ 2pm; River Grove
Meet filmmaker Carey Lundin! Triton College, Performing Arts Center, Building R, 2000 5th Ave, River Grove, IL
Free $0.00
The Last Ocean - Sun 3/9 @ 1pm; Oak Park   more info Free $0.00
More Than Honey - Sun 3/9 @ 11am; Chicago Park District's Garfield Park Conservatory   more info Free $0.00
More Than Honey - Sun 3/9 @ 3pm; River Forest   more info Free $0.00
Musicwood - Sat 3/8 @ 7pm; Oak Park   more info $5.00 $0.00
The New Environmentalists - Sun 3/9 @ 6pm, Oak Park's Unity Temple
Closing Event of One Earth Film Festival 2014. Unity Temple, 875 Lake St, Oak Park, IL
Free $0.00
Plastic Paradise: The Great Pacific Garbage Patch - Sun 3/9 @ 12:30pm; River Forest   more info Free $0.00
The Soil Solution & Do the Math - Sat 3/8 @ 7pm; Oak Park   more info Free $0.00
Sushi: The Global Catch - Sun 3/9 @ 3pm; River Forest   more info Free $0.00
Tiny: A Story of Living Small - Sat 3/8 @ 1pm; Forest Park   more info Free $0.00
Toxic Hot Seat - Sun 3/9 @ 3pm; Oak Park   more info Free $0.00
Trashed - Sat 3/8 @ 6pm; Chicago   more info Free $0.00
Urban Roots - Sun 3/9 @ 3pm; Chicago   more info Free $0.00

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Event Details

To once again stimulate dialogue and inspire planet-friendly action, Green Community Connections is hosting the Third Annual One Earth Film Festival 2014 March 7-9, 2014 at various venues around Chicago, including Oak Park and River Forest.  The festival is the Midwest's premier environmental film festival and kicks off with several pre-fest events in February.

The fest creates transformative opportunities for understanding climate change, sustainability and the power of human involvement. Fest attendees can expect a weekend packed with an intensive “education & awareness punch” in rich, stories on film and solution-oriented discussions and experiences.

Fest organizers look far and wide for films with interest and appeal for every member of the family. GCC members hope the fest will be a positive and powerful catalyst for helping the Chicago-area move forward as sustainable communities and green community leaders.

For in depth information on each film, visit www.oneearthfilmfest.org.


Have questions about 3rd Annual One Earth Film Festival? Contact Green Community Connections


30 films in two dozen locations in Chicago and near-West suburbs.
Pre-fest screenings starting in February.
Festival weekend: March 7,8,9.
Chicago, IL


Green Community Connections

Green Community Connections is a deep-roots organization devoted to creating a sustainable future in the Oak Park and River Forest, Illinois area.  We work together to build a resilient, environmentally sustainable community locally, and we strive to be an environmental leader in the greater Chicago metropolitan area.

Our mission is to develop a deeper understanding of natural systems, build community, and inspire change that promotes sustainability at the family, organizational and public policy levels. 

Our Initiatives

FilmFest-logo-HiRes4One Earth Film Festival

In 2015 Green Community Connections will host the fourth annual One Earth Film Festival in Chicago, Oak Park, River Forest, Forest Park, Berwyn & River Grove, March 6-8.  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 through sustainability-themed films and facilitated discussion.  We engage private, public and non-profit sector community partners in the sponsorship and production of the film festival.  

 One Earth...Our Earth! Young Filmmakers ContestYoung Filmmakers Contest

In conjunction with the 2014 film festival, Green Community Connections sponsored the second annual Young Filmmakers Contest.  The contest was created with the goal of engaging the youth in the discussion about sustainability issues and getting them thinking about solutions. 


GLT2013-Logo-greenGreen Living & Learning Tour

The Green Living & Learning Tour is a great opportunity for Oak Park and River Forest residents to share what they are doing to make their lives more sustainable with innovative green initiatives.  Participants see first hand practical, everyday ways to apply ecological principles, and they can ask questions of knowledgeable resource persons and homeowners. 


Web & Social Media Connections

Green Community Connections' web site, e-newsletter and social media pages will keep you informed about sustainability initiatives and events in the Oak Park and River Forest area.  We also are a resource for tips and ideas that can make your home and way of life more sustainable.


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Green Community Connections is what we make it together.  Sign up now to stay informed and be involved!

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