News – Year Round Environmental Film Screenings
DREFF starts off 2020 with a screening of Cacú: Un cambio por la vida at UNIBE
February 3, 2020
The first screening of 2020, as part of DREFF’s Year Round Environmental Film Screenings, was celebrated this past Saturday, February 1 at UNIBE’s auditorium in Santo Domingo. Cacú: Un cambio por la vida was selected to be screened before an audience, of students, professors and special guests. Reydi Moreta, representative of DREFF, shared some welcoming […]
DREFF and UNIBE close Environment Week with the documentary Revolution
June 12, 2019
Santo Domingo – Last Friday, June 7, the Dominican Republic Environmental Film Festival (DREFF) presented a screening of the documentary Revolution to observe World Environment Day. The event, held together with the Ibero-American University (UNIBE) to close its Environment Week, was hosted by DREFF’s Environmental Film Screenings, an initiative of Global Foundation for Democracy and […]
Environmental Education with GFDD at Chica Abuela Summer Camp
July 13, 2017
The film shorts were presented by Reydi Moreta, Social Networking and Promotion Coordinator at GFDD/Funglode, who gave the opening remarks and spoke of environmental initiatives which the organizations aim to impact through both their activities as well as those of their joint initiative – the Dominican Republic Environmental Film Festival (DREFF) and its year-round environmental film screenings. The stage was also shared with important members of the community and ANAMAR staff, who
led a discussion about the oceans and sea mammals.
Celebrating Love for the Environment on Valentine’s Day with DREFF
February 15, 2017
Hundreds of students of the Nazaret Community School (Centro Educativo Nazaret) in Hoyo de Friusa, near Bávaro in the East coast of the Dominican Republic, had a very different and fun Valentine’s Day this year. In collaboration with BeachCorps, EcoServices Dominicana, and FECOTUR, GFDD/DREFF co-hosted an environmental awareness activity, entitled “A Valentine’s Card to the Environment”, in which the children embarked in several arts and crafts projects to express how they
are loving and protecting their planet.
DREFF and Eco-Escuelas Take Environmental Documentaries to Academic Institutions
May 13, 2016
The Dominican Republic Environmental Film Festival (DREFF) and its program of Environmental Film Screenings – both GFDD initiative – supports the mission of IDADR program Eco-Schools, a project of international environmental certification awarded to schools that develop programs and projects for education and participation, where the children and friends of the school are involved in the implementation of environmental improvements in the institution and the community. For this
purpose, Environmental Film Screenings program presented the documentaries The Change, Garbage or Resource? A Dominican Republic Experience, and Plastic Paradise in two academic institutions, on May 12.
Students from Liceo Científico Dr. Canela Lázaro Get Ready to Escalate Pico Duarte with the Documentary La Montaña
May 13, 2016
GFDD/Funglode and DREFF, through their program Year Round Environmental Film Screenings, presented on May 13 a special screening of the documentary La Montaña, which was attended by 60 students enrolled in their last year of studies at Liceo Científico Dr. Canela Lázaro, in the Hermanas Mirabal Province.
Year Round Environmental Film Screenings Program Reaches Cooperativa Altagracia in Santiago de los Caballeros
April 18, 2016
With the participation of more than 180 members of the cooperative La Altagracia, the DREFF Year Round Environmental Film Screenings Program projected, Thursday, April 14, the documentary “Lake Enriquillo: Prelude to Climate Change” in Santiago de los Caballeros. The environmental screening took place within the framework of the event Tertulia Cooperativista, “with the intention of raising awareness and educating the cooperative community on the issue of climate change, especially in
the national context to raise levels of awareness”, explained the Environmental Programs Coordinator of Global Foundation for Democracy and Development (GFDD) in the Dominican Republic , Omar Shamir Reynoso.
Students from 8 Different Academic Institutions Learn About Lake Enriquillo and Climate Change
April 14, 2016
Within the framework of the program of the Week of Geography and in collaboration with Listín Diario’s Plan Lea, DREFF’s Year Round Environmental Film Screenings Program presented to more than 160 students from 8 academic institutions the documentary Lake Enriquillo: Prelude to Climate Change, produced and directed by the famous Dominican filmmaker Fernando Báez.
GFDD/Funglode Promotes Identity and National Pride Values in Puntacana
February 25, 2016
By screening the documentary La Montaña, GFDD/Funglode in collaboration with Puntacana group and the Puntacana Ecological Foundation, had the purpose of promoting values of identity and national pride among Dominicans living in the eastern part of the country. The activity was held at the Puntacana Village Commercial Galleries, and counted with the presence of 200 people from the community, as well as authorities and representatives of the Puntacana group.
Students in Verón share La Montaña with Karim Mella
February 25, 2016
More than fifty students from Politécnico Ann & Tedd Kheel enjoyed a special screening of the film La Montaña, thanks to a GFDD/Funglode collaboration initiative, within the framework of its Year Round Environmental Film Screenings program, part of the Dominican Republic Environmental Film Festival (DREFF).