Thanks from Taos Environmental Film Festival


The Taos Environmental Film Festival is grateful for the participation of the following satellite events and persons before, during and after the film festival: SOMOS mentors and "Poets for the Environment" Judith Rane, Anne MacNaughton, Leah Epstein, Ella Aquino, and Korah Garner; the Philip Bareiss Gallery and the beautiful exhibition of Paula Verona and Gretchen Ewert; the UNM-Taos Digital Media Arts Department's presentation of a Mother Earth Day Celebration and the thoughtful films in support of Native American causes by Robby Romero and Peter Walker with assistance of the Canon Camera Workshop, Enrico Trujillo and Louis Moya; the TCA multi-media movement performance with music by renowned British composer Jocelyn Pook, dancers/choreographers Dana Klepper-Smith, Rima Ralff, Jean E. Stevens with musical assistance by Gary Yamane. Plus the lovely Hawaiian blessing facilitated by multi-Emmy Award winner Dr. Tom Vendetti and presented by legendary Native Hawaiians Keola and Moana Beamer. Finally, a big thank you to the Taos News for its excellent journalism on behalf of the film festival's events and its front cover of Tempo.