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Barents Ecology Film Festival

18 april 2012

Barents Ecology Film Festival (BEFF) will take place in April, 18-22, 2012, in Petrozavodsk, Russia. BEFF will become the center of ecology-focused life of the Barents Region, which will promote further cooperation between the countries.
BEFF unites the film directors, who make films about the environment, raise the ecological issues and offer positive problem solutions. It also demonstrates the ecology tourism development potential of the Northern regions and unites those who are intrested to learn something new, to share their opinions and to find creative problem solutions. Ecological consciousness is the main goal of the Festival. Everyone can do something to protect our environment!

Films from Russia, Norway, Sweden, Finland, Turkey, Australia and other countries will be shown on the Festival. Films have got awards of the leading world festivals and will be presented by the directors themselves.
BEFF doesn t only show the newest ecological films, but also offers you a wide variety of other activities: exhibitions, workshops, art projects, contests of different kind and much more.
BEFF is the place for creative people: you can participate in workshops on filmmaking, EcoArt, photography, ecofashion and others. BEFF is the place for discussions, lectures and seminars devoted to the environmental issues as well as the opportunity of networking among the ecologists, film directors and the residents of the Barents Region.

At the last day of the Festival, which is also the international Earth Day, you ll be able to see the film project made during the workshop and ecology fashion show of the leading designers.
At the Festival special attention will be paid to ecological education, idea exchange and new ways of forming ecological thinking.
For further information about the Festival please visit the website http://beffest.com/ or contact us at beffest@gmail.com.