Whaleback environmental film and art festival

Whaleback 2011 Photos


Three days. Six screenings. Four installations. Two parties.

Enjoy some images from Whaleback weekend in Portsmouth.

We're already planning for 2012!


Many thanks to our wonderful photographer, Cora Paradiso, for documenting Whaleback!

Calm before the Launch

The calm before the storm!

Jerry Monkman talks about his film

Filmmaker Jerry Monkman fields Q&A about his film, The Anderson Farm


Community dialogue - that's why we're here!

Launch Party

Audience watches the screening of Green Fire.

Tim Gaudreau talks about his art

Artist Tim Gaudreau describes his art installation of haikus scattered through town.

Entry to Festival Launch

Path to the Launch!

Launch sign in

Committee member Laura Dehler helps check in at the Launch.

Planning Committee

Committee members Leigh Dunkelberger
and Gregg Spaulding.

VIP section at Gaslight

Relaxing in the VIP lounge at the Gas Light, our hosts for the Launch Party and Friday night screenings.

Community Art at the Fair

Saturday, Whaleback takes part in the Portsmouth Sustainability Fair, with the community art sculpture created by Winchester Middle School.

Adding to the sculpture

Adding their voices to the community art!

Board member Melissa at the Fair

Red Eft Board member Melissa Grella talks to fairgoers about Whaleback.

Sunday's audience

Sunday night screenings and wrap party hosted by the Portsmouth Brewery.


Good conversation sparked by Sunday's films.

Jessica Zane talks about her film

Filmmaker Jessica Zane leads a community discussion about the inner effects of climate change, the subject of her film Beyond Denial.

Kristen shares Center for Wildlife programs

Kristen Lamb shares how the Center for Wildlife programs are designed to get kids outdoors and connecting with nature, the theme of our last film, Mother Nature's Child.

People's Choice Award

Red Eft President, Dyanna Smith, presents the People's Choice Award to Jessica Zane for her film Beyond Denial.

Early audience Sunday

Just getting started on Sunday at the Brewery.




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