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Cinema Verde

Cinema Verde provides environmental education using film and arts to bring businesses and citizens toward a sustainable future.

  • Stage Prototype Ready
  • Industry Education
  • Location Gainesville, FL, USA
  • Currency USD
  • Founded March 2012
  • Employees 4
  • Website

Company Summary

Our vision is to expand the reach of environmental information to inspire, educate and engage participants. We bring community organizations, businesses and citizens together to forge sustainable solutions for our future. Join us!


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    Trish Riley

    Trish is an award-winning environmental journalist and author and founder of Cinema Verde. She speaks on environmental and writing topics to national audiences.

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    Penny Niemann
    Program Manager

    Penny has previous experience as an information technology specialist and as a primary school educator. Penny is a lifelong recycler/reuser and has a vested interest in environmental issues. Penny came to Cinema Verde as a volunteer in our inaugural year and has worked closely with us ever since.


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    Robert Sanchez
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    Patrick Jean-Francois

Previous Investors

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    Alachua County, Solar Impact, Dharma Educational Foundation, Plum Creek, AEC Trust,
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    Pais Realty, Alta Printing, Target Copy, hundreds of community volunteers, Visit Gainesville, etc.