The Ecofilms International Films And Visual Arts Festival ( takes place from June 22 to 27, on the island of Rhodes.
The event is organized by the non-profit association Image and Environment and the Rodos Cultural Organisation.
Participating films include documentaries, shorts and features from around the world, with environmental and ecology themes, conservation issues and those related to the natural and the human-made environment. Prizes are awarded to films for innovative approach to conservation, for daring proposals in their field and artistic qualities overall.
An innovative offshoot of this festival - the Ecokids Rodos 2010 - took place on March 8-12.
The event welcomed 6,000 schoolchildren from the Dodecanese.
Ecokids involves more than just watching films. It is about active participation, offering hands - on activities touching upon the theme of the environment.
Greek News Agenda: "Rodos Ecokids" Underway