PEFF Special Events Schedule


Thursday, July 27


Coral Reefs Go Live: What Makes Lionfish the Perfect Invader?

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Speaking through a live video feed, scientists from the Central Caribbean Marine Institute present a live and interactive program about the importance of corals and why we should be concerned that coral reefs are in decline around the world. Viewers will learn how scientists are restoring the reefs by growing and planting corals. There will also be an opportunity to ask questions including whether endangered corals can be grown in a laboratory, what makes the venomous lionfish the perfect invasive species, and what is it like to dive over a 6,000-foot drop.

6:30 p.m. in the Community Room, Princeton Public Library

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Tuesday, July 25


Coral Reefs Go Live: How to Grow Coral

Official Website

Speaking through a live video feed, scientists from the Central Caribbean Marine Institute present a live and interactive program about the importance of corals and why we should be concerned that coral reefs are in decline around the world. Viewers will learn how scientists are restoring the reefs by growing and planting corals. There will also be an opportunity to ask questions including whether endangered corals can be grown in a laboratory, what makes the venomous lionfish the perfect invasive species, and what is it like to dive over a 6,000-foot drop.

6:30 p.m. in the Community Room, Princeton Public Library

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Thursday, July 6


The Red Turtle

2016 | 81 min.
Directed by Michaël Dudok de Wit

Official Website

Through the story of a man shipwrecked on a tropical island inhabited by turtles, crabs and birds, The Red Turtle recounts the milestones in the life of a human being.

6:30 p.m. in the Community Room, Princeton Public Library

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Wednesday, April 26


The Nature Fix: Why Nature Makes us Happier, Healthier and More Creative

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Award-winning author Florence Williams takes us from forest trails in Korea to islands in Finland and eucalyptus groves in California in a presentation about the science behind nature’s positive effects on the brain, mood, health, relationships, and creativity. This special event of the 2017 Princeton Environmental Film Festival is co-sponsored by the D&R Greenway Land Trust.

RSVP at 609-924-4646 or rsvp@drgreenway.org

7 p.m. (doors open at 6:30 p.m.) at the Johnson Education Center,
D&R Greenway Land Trust

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Friday, April 14


Standing Rock From the Eyes of Three Filmmakers

Three filmmakers screen clips from their films-in-progress, followed by discussion.Featuring:
Heather Rae (producer) and Cody Lucich (director) of AKICITA
Julie Bridgham (director) of Here: Standing Rock

4:30 p.m. at McCormick 101, Princeton University

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