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New York WILD Film Festival

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The Explorers Club

46 East 70th Street

New York City, NY 10021

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New York WILD at the Explorers Club, February 28 - March 1, 2020 (Tickets for Feb 27 Opening Night at the Paley Center sold separately)

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Films, Discovery, and Celebration of all things WILD!

Join us for the 7th Annual New York WILD Film Festival.

New York WILD-- A must-attend film festival for anyone curious about groundbreaking wildlife behavior, astonishing feats of adventure, and topical stories about the environment.

Held at New York’s venerable Explorers Club, Friday, February 28 - Sunday, March 1, this intimate event offers outstanding films, premieres, receptions, and conversations with some of the world's most creative, adventurous and heroic characters and filmmakers. For the third year we will feature a family program on Sunday.

*PLEASE NOTE: To purchase tickets to the Opening Night of the Festival, Thursday February 27th, 2020, which will be held at The Paley Center for Media, you must visit New York WILD Film Festival Opening Night Eventbrite. The rest of NY WILD Film Festival will be held at The Explorers Club between February 28 - March 1, 2020 and tickets are found on this page.*

*PLEASE NOTE: 3-Day Festival passes include tickets to Friday-Sunday Programs but does not include Thursday Opening Night at The Paley Center for Media OR the Family Program.

See all 2020 Films Here and Full Festival Schedule Here.

Friday, February 28: Evening Program, 6 - 10pm

6:00 – 7:00PM – Check in and reception

7:00 – 9:00PM – Film Program & Q&A, Hosted by J.J. Kelley

BARE EXISTENCE, Best Short Film || Q&A with Director, Max Lowe

THE WOMAN WHO LOVES GIRAFFES, Trailblazer Award || Q&A with Director, Alison Reid

9:00 – 10:00PM – Reception

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Saturday, February 29, Day Program, 9:15am - 5pm

9:15AM Check-in & Coffee

10:00AM – 12:30PM Film Program & Q&A, Hosted by Natalie Cash

CAMEL FINDS WATER, Best Craft Award || Q&A with Director, Ian Durkin

AFRICAN DRIVERS “LION LIGHTS STORY” || Q&A with Director, Hector Salgado

THE WILD INSIDE || Q&A with Director, Andrew Ellis

SURVIVING THE OUTBACK, Best Exploration Film

CHASING GHOSTS ||Q&A with Director, Eric Bendick & Conservation Photographer, Carlton Ward Jr.

12:30 – 1:30PM LUNCH

1:30 – 3:00PM Film Program with Q&A, Hosted by Rebecca Martin

YARROW: THE VIRTUES OF MONOCHROME

HUNTING THE HELMETED HORNBILL || Q&A with Director & Wildlife Photographer, Tim Laman

MAN OF THE TREES || Q&A with Director, Andrea Trivero

THE LOVE BUGS, Special Jury Award || Q&A with Directors, Maria Clinton & Allsion Otto & Forensic Entomologist, Louis Sorkin, AMNH

3:00 – 3:15PM Coffee

3:15 – 5:00PM Film Program & Q&A

THE STORY OF PLASTIC, Best Environmental Film || Q&A with Editors, Tony Hale and Brian Wilson

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Saturday, February 29, Evening Program, 6 - 10pm

6:00 – 7:00PM Check-in & Reception

7:00 – 9:00PM Film Program & Q&A, Hosted by Richard Wiese

NATURE NOW, Best Sustainable Film

THE BIGGEST LITTLE FARM, Best in Festival || Q&A with Jack Algiere, Farm Director, Stone Barns Center

9:00 – 10:00PM Reception

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Sunday, March 1, Afternoon Program, 11:30am - 4:30pm

11:30AM Check-in

12:00PM – 1:45PM Film Program & Q&A, Hosted by Natalie Cash

THE RUNNING PASTOR

NOT A PET

INTO THE JUNGLE, Best Conservation Film

BOB OF THE PARK || Q&A with Director, Jake Sumner

1:45 – 2:00PM Break (Please note: Light snack, not lunch)

2:00 – 4:30PM Film Program & Q&A, Hosted by Tracie Seimon

A WALK THROUGH THE LAND OF A THOUSAND HILLS, Best Student Film || Q&A with Director, Chema Domenech

L’EAU EST LA VIE (WATER IS LIFE): FROM STANDING ROCK TO THE SWAMP

UNITED STATES OF JOE’S, WILD Spirit Award || Q&A with Director, Josh Lowell

WHALE WISDOM, Best Wildlife Film || Q&A with Director, Rick Rosenthal

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Sunday, March 1, WILD FAMILY Program, 10:30 - 2:30pm

10:00AM Check-in

10:30AM – 12:15PM Family Program, Hosted by Brianna Rowe

DANNY DAYCARE

LIFE OF A PLASTIC CUP

ROCKY INTERTIDAL ZONES (OREGON)

GAJAH BORNEO

OCTOPUS: MAKING CONTACT

Michael Cashin & Shinara Sunderlal, Conservation Educators at Wildlife Conservation Society

12:15 – 12:45PM BREAK

12:45 – 2:30PM Family Program

SOUNDS OF SURVIVAL

BIRDS OF NORTH AMERICA: THE WARD BROTHERS AND THE MOURNING WARBLER

Jeffrey Ward, Birder & Science Communicator

TURTLE ODYSSEY

Dr. James Liu, Associate Director, Turtle Conservancy

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