Are Chimpanzees really ticklish?

How do you approach an angry 15-foot python? Find out the answer to these questions and more Wednesday night at the 4th annual: Whaleback Environmental Film Festival Free Community Event on Wednesday, May 21th Portsmouth Public Library Levenson Room 6:30-8:30pm Meet New York filmmaker Mariah Wilson, who is headed up to Portsmouth to show us her …

Standing room only at first night of Whaleback

What an excellent crowd at last evening’s opening of Whaleback Film Festival! Thanks to the Portsmouth Public Library for hosting the double feature of films on farming. We started with Dirty Work: the story of Elsie’s Farm, and filmmaker Deb Wallwork came in from Minnesota to share her experiences making this thoughtful piece. Then we …

Gardener Filmmaking Workshops April 27, 28

Gardeners participating in the Lancaster Community Garden are invited to attend the next garden workshop on Saturday, April 28 2012, at the library from 10am-noon. We’ll be sharing garden designs, talking about the upcoming garden raising event on May 12th, and experimenting with simple point-and-shoot video cameras to get the feel for filmmaking in the …

Call for films: Whaleback 2012

Open Call for Environmental Film Entries: Whaleback Festival in Portsmouth  Whaleback Environmental Film & Art Festival announces its open call for film submissions for its event, taking place in Portsmouth NH, May 11-13. With the excellent response to last year’s inaugural event, the Whaleback Festival returns for its second annual weekend of environmental films. “We …

Putting in the garden!

Red Eft Announces 2012 Projects

We are very pleased to announce our slate of projects for 2012. As we enter the new year, we have three projects that are evolving from last year’s “seeds”: Lancaster Community Garden The garden started as a new project during early 2011, spearheaded by one of Red Eft’s founding board members. The garden is successfully …

Boy and his Chicken

Contoocook Valley Film Short

This 10-minute documentary features the voices and ideas of an innovative group of farmers and citizens looking to provide food security for the Contoocook River Valley region of New Hampshire. Contoocook Valley Film Short   In 2012, this short film will be expanded into a longer documentary as part of a new Red Eft Project! …

Launch Event for Whaleback Festival


Whaleback Environmental Film & Art Festival is coming back for its fourth year! Our festival takes place every spring in the month of May in Portsmouth, New Hampshire. Join us!   For more details, visit our website dedicated to the festival.

Putting in the garden!

Lancaster Community Garden

In 2011, the Red Eft Project began working with one of its founding board members to establish a community garden in New Hampshire’s north country community of Lancaster. Over the course of 18 months, what started as one person’s vision gradually became the shared reality of a community. The Red Eft project received generous startup funding …

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Submit a Project

Have an environmental project you could use help to accomplish? We welcome project ideas at any time during the year and in any stage of development. From the seed of an idea to nearly completed, let us know how we can help by filling out our Project Idea Form to get the conversation started: