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Films explore beavers, communicating with dolphins, cave art in France and other environmental themes.

 COURTESY: PORTLAND ECOFILM FESTIVAL     -    The largest environmental film festival in the Northwest returns Sept. 27 to 30, with offerings on mushrooms, dirt, night skies, a cave in France and a river in Brazil.

The 2018 Portland EcoFilm Festival takes place at the Hollywood Theatre, at 4122 N.E. Sandy Blvd., from Thursday through Sunday

COURTESY: PORTLAND ECOFILM FESTIVAL   -    This year's films:

• The Beaver Believers, Thursday, Sept. 27, 7 p.m. A biologist, a hydrologist, a botanist, an ecologist, a psychologist and a hairdresser who share a common vision: restoring the beaver to the watersheds of the American West.

• Dirt Rich, Friday, Sept. 28, 6:30 p.m. Examines ways to return carbon to the soil, helping to revitalize soil and reduce carbon in the atmosphere.

• Saving the Dark, Friday, Sept. 28, 9 p.m. Explores the need to preserve citizens' views of starry skies and what we can do to combat light pollution.

• Intraterrestrial — a Fleeting Contact, Saturday, Sept. 29, 2 p.m. A meditative and spiritual film examining the possibilities for humans to bridge the divide between themselves and dolphins.

   COURTESY: PORTLAND ECOFILM FESTIVAL   -    • Confluir, Saturday, Sept. 29, 4 p.m. An exploration of the Marañón River, the principal tributary of the Amazon, dubbed by whitewater enthusiasts as "the Grand Canyon of South America."

• The Kingdom — How Fungi Made our World, Saturday, Sept. 29, 6:30 p.m. The incredible story of how fungi made life on land possible.

• Cave of Forgotten Dreams, Saturday, Sept. 29, 9 p.m. Werner Herzog descends into the Chauvet-Pont-d'Arc Cave in southern France to film the oldest human drawings known to modern man.

COURTESY: PORTLAND ECOFILM FESTIVAL   -    • Elephant Path (Njaia Njoku), Sunday, Sept. 30, 2 p.m. A tale of friendship and human commitment to wildlife conservation in the rainforest of the Central African Republic.

• Bending Lines: The Sculpture of Robert Wiggs, Sunday, Sept. 30, 4 p.m. An amateur mathematician whose work communicates the universal quest to discover the essence of the natural world.

• This Mountain Life, Sunday, Sept. 30, 6:30 p.m. An examination of human passion set high in the peaks of British Columbia.

• An encore performance of the Best Short Film and Best Feature Film award winners, Sunday, Sept. 30, 9 p.m.

Tickets cost $9, $7 for seniors and students. A pass for the entire festival costs $60.

For more information and to purchase passes: hollywoodtheatre.org/events/2018-portland-ecofilm-festival/

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