We are very excited to announce that our Opening Night Film will be CHILDREN OF BAL ASHRAM with filmmaker Len Morris in person for a Q&A! Friday September 13th, 7pm at Thrasher Opera House At Bal Ashram, Nobel Peace Prize […]
Freeland Film Festival is excited to announce that it has been awarded a $7,500.00 grant from Lush Fresh Handmade Cosmetics. Lush recognized common goals with Freeland and was excited to be a part supporting the Freeland Film Festival. Their policy is […]
Did you know our Festival Director Steve Galster was on CNN with Anderson Cooper? Check it out this clip to see them checking out a market looking for illegal wildlife trade.
Festival Director Steve Galster featured in a 7 1/2 page article in Summer issue of GQ! ‘Hunting the Elusive Rhino Horn Cartel’ focuses on Steve’s mission of bringing down a major smuggling syndicate in Thailand. “The nerve center of Steve […]
Woodstock 50th Anniversary! This August will be 50 years since Woodstock took place on an upstate New York farm for the nearly half-million young people who attended. It was an opportunity for people to escape into music and spread a […]
Freeland is a frontline organization working for a world that is free of wildlife trafficking and human slavery. Our team of law enforcement and development specialists work alongside partners in Asia, Africa and the Americas to build capacity, reduce demand, strengthen networks and promote good governance to protect critical ecosystems and vulnerable people.
The Freeland Film Festival is a global storytelling platform featuring films about people, wild animals and ecosystems that are facing daunting challenges. These are stories of hope and inspiration. An annual weekend festival in Green Lake, WI that includes films, panels, live music, local food, and workshops presented.