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Los Angeles' First Environmental Film Festival Free to the Public Launches July 29


2017-07-20

The EARTH FOCUS ENVIRONMENTAL FILM FESTIVAL will take place Sat., July 29 from 10 a.m. to 9:30 p.m. at Hollywood's iconic Egyptian Theatre (6712 Hollywood Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90028) in partnership with American Cinematheque and sponsors that include Reef Check and Deadline.com, the official media sponsor for the festival. The free event is open to the public featuring five additional acclaimed films tackling the most important and relevant global environmental issues today. Celebrity environmental activists including Raphael Sbarge, Ed Begley Jr., Patrick Fabian and Sharon Lawrence will introduce each film that will be followed by post-screening dialogues with the filmmakers. Free general admission tickets are available at KCET.org/earthfocus.

"With our commitment to bringing environmental conservation issues to the forefront for audiences on multiple platforms through our EARTH FOCUS franchise, we are proud to offer a free festival as a resource for enlightenment and education through powerful storytelling," said Michael Riley, President and CEO of KCETLink Media Group. "In partnership with DCEFF, we've been able to curate the finest films that cover a range of issues impacting the environment today. We hope these films can encourage our community here in Southern California to play a part in helping save our planet for tomorrow."