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Save the Bay: Chesapeake Bay Program at the 19th Annual Environmental Film Festival

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Works by local filmmakers Mike Engilsh (left) and Laura Seltzer (center) will be featured in the 19th Annual Environmental Film Festival, founded by Flo Stone (right).
Rebecca Sheir
Works by local filmmakers Mike Engilsh (left) and Laura Seltzer (center) will be featured in the 19th Annual Environmental Film Festival, founded by Flo Stone (right).

The 19th Annual Environmental Film Festival in the Nation's Capital is presenting a special Chesapeake Bay program, featuring films that highlight preservation and cleanup efforts in the Chesapeake Bay. Rebecca Sheir heads to the water to talk with the artists behind "The Last Boat Out" and "The Runoff Dilemma", as well as the woman who kicked off the festival to begin with.

[Music: "Familiar Ground" by The Cinematic Orchestra from Ma Fleur]

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