Film Guide 2019

Section
Air, Land & Sea

Where the air, land and sea lure prominent visitors from around the world and our local residents feel nothing short of devout passion for our waters—HIFF is perfectly poised to bring to life this signature program dedicated to global issues of environmental conservation. Founded in 2016 with the goal to generate awareness around man-made environmental issues, this section fosters a deeper appreciation for our planet, and allows filmmakers and experts to share information and discuss solutions to the global problems which face us all today.

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EARTH “Erde”

2019 Air, Land & Sea | feature documentary | 115 min New York Premiere With his eighth feature film in the last decade, prolific Austrian documentarian Nikolaus Geyrhalter examines the tremendous impacts of human activity in the era of the Anthropocene—looking at sev …

Directed by Nikolaus Geyrhalter

FLINT

2019 Air, Land & Sea | feature documentary | 114 min World Premiere More than half a century removed from its status as a leading force in the U.S. manufacturing industry, the city of Flint, Michigan, has now become synonymous with a water crisis forcing a national …

Directed by Anthony Baxter

THE HOTTEST AUGUST

2019 Air, Land & Sea | feature documentary | 94 min NYC. August 2017. The summer after the presidential inauguration. A city oppressed by unrelenting heat and the tensions that have been simmering ever since the election. A city that is trying to gra …

Directed by Brett Story

SHORTS PROGRAM: AIR, LAND & SEA SHORTS

2019 Air, Land & Sea | 53 min A global exploration of the real-time consequences climate change has on our communities—from Cape Town to California.