Using media, culture and education to promote
climate action and economic equity from
a Pacific perspective.
GREEN NEW DEAL STUDENT FILM COMPETITION
SIERRA CLUB-MOKU LOA
Deadline for submission May 1, 2019
WELCOME TO THE OFFICIAL WEBSITE OF THE GREEN NEW DEAL STUDENT FILM COMPETITION !
Open to all students enrolled in a Hawaii Island high school.
This year’s contest includes two divisions:
Division 1: Grades 11-12
Division 2: Grades 9-10
All films must focus on aspects of the Green New Deal.
All entrants must be working with at least one DOE or private-school teacher in an advisory capacity.
Films may be either a Mini Documentary or a Short (see descriptions below).
Mini Documentary: In-depth program of an event, issue, place, individual or group. (10 minute maximum)
Short: A creative look at an issue using comedy, drama, music or a cultural setting. (5 minute maximum)
First place for each division: $1,000 cash prize
Second place for each division: $500 cash prize
Third place for each division: solar/crank radio
Examples of themes (just suggestions):
-How could you apply the Green New Deal to Hawaii Island?
-How to educate your parents about the Green New Deal (could be a comedy!)
-What is the Green New Deal?
-How do good jobs co-exist with a livable planet?
-What similarities exist between FDR’s New Deal and the Green New Deal? What differences?
-How would the Green New Deal help our island? How would it help the planet?
All entries will be screened and prizes will be awarded at a public ceremony on May 31, 2019 at the Honokaa People's Theater.
All entries must be in .mov or .mp4 format, and must be submitted with registration form.
Registration form will be posted soon on this website.
Send entries to by hard deadline of May 1, 2019.
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PACIFIC EARTH INSTITUTE
Island of Hawai'i, Hawaii, USA