The 2022 EarthX Film Festival theme is “A Celebration of the Outdoors” and is the first film festival ever hosted in the Dallas Arts District. The festival highlights films that celebrate nature and outdoor adventure stories exploring the environment, conservation, climate challenges and science while honoring the heroes working to protect our planet. By engaging the audience with spirited and diverse films, we deliver the message that the more time one spends in nature, the more moved they are to protect it.

This year’s festival has 24 features and 54 shorts along with an art installation and panel discussions. The festival’s opening night is the world premiere of Ben Master’s film Deep in the Heart, narrated by Academy Award Winner Matthew McConaughey. It’s the first blue-chip wildlife documentary ever produced about Texas and celebrates conservation success stories while discussing some of the most important ecological issues through the eyes of wildlife and wild places. Filmed over two years, it showcases the breathtaking beauty and hidden wilds of Texas and recognizes Texas’ conservation importance on a continental scale.

Also, the lineup includes We Feed People, which follows renowned Chef José Andrés and his nonprofit, World Central Kitchen, on their decade’s long campaign to serve meals to disaster affected zones all over the world. It chronicles the evolution of a scrappy group of grassroots volunteers as they become one of the most highly regarded humanitarian aid organizations and is directed by Academy Award Winner Ron Howard. U.S. Military Veteran, Eric Grandon, is transformed when he discovers beekeeping as a way of mending the deep wounds of his PTSD. Eric shares the healing power of beekeeping with other veterans and first responders.

The festival features stunning venues with food and beverages in close proximity to the screenings. We are showcasing talented singers and speakers to what will be an amazing and unforgettable weekend.

For more information and tickets, go to earthxfilmfestival.org.

Featured Film List

80º North

American Scar

An Eye for Detail

Bad Boy of Bonsai

Bastards’ Road

Battle for the Heart of Texas

Before they Fall

Big vs Small

Breaking Trail

California Natural

Camp Yoshi

Chasing Ice

Chasing the Sublime

Coextinction

Community Power Arizona: En Nuestrxs Manos (In Our Hands)

Deep in the Heart

Eric and the Bees

Ferngully: The Last Rainforest

Finding Gulo

Fire of Love

From My Window

Godspeed, Los Polacos!

Going Circular

Humanity Has Not Yet Failed

I am One of the People

If I Tell Them

Inhabitants

Kāhuli

Learning to Drown

Life in the Slow Lane

Like a River

Listen to the Beat of our Images

Loon

Mission Mountain

Mother of the Sea

Mountain Revelations

Mylo

Newtok

No Soy Óscar

Nuisance Bear

One Star Reviews: National Parks

Patagonia Provisions: The Ocean Solution Film

Raised from the Earth

Rebirth of a Reef

REEL ROCK: Black Ice

Return to Earth

Rockies Repeat

Saving the Florida Wildlife Corridor

Slim Pickins

Spirit of the Peaks

The Ants and the Grasshopper

The Captain

The Diamond

The Endless Wave

The Interconnectedness of all Living Things

The Land of Griffons

The Last Last Hike

The Monster in our Closet

The Seeds We Keep

The Seeker

The Territory

The Wilderness Within

They Carry Us With Them

Thomas Deininger. Trash Artist.

Tigre Gente

To Live Here (sông ö dây)

To the End

Wastewater: The Tale of Two Cities

We Decided to Become Farmers

We Feed People

What Remains

When It Comes From Earth

When it’s Good it’s Good

Zero Gravity


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