- On September 15, 2016, an article in The Atlantic mentions School's Out as inspiration for nature programs in
- In the Spring of 2016, School's Out aired on Public Television stations across the United States as part of the "Natural Heroes" series, Season 7.
- School’s Out received an Honor Award and recommendation from Skipping Stones, a nonprofit “international multicultural” magazine aimed at a youth audience and their parents! Click here to see the Press Release.
- In a story on NPR by Emily Hanford, School's Out is mentioned as inspiration for a "forest day" at a Vermont public school, May 26, 2015 (33 minutes, film mention at min. 2:30).
- American RadioWorks, Forest Schools, May 12, 2015 (mention of film at min. 2:30, total 33 minutes).
Hanford visits a school in Quechee, Vermont that introduced a forest
day. "Eliza Minnucci got the idea after watching a documentary about a
forest school in Switzerland where kids spend all day, every day, out in
- School's Out won Bronze Plaque for Education + Information at the Columbus International Film and Video Festival. November 2014.
- School's Out won the award for Best Documentary Short at the Prescott Film Festival. July 2014.
- We are delighted about our partnership with Bullfrog Films who is representing School's Out in the educational market. Visit Bullfrog Films. (December 2013)
- School's Out won the award for Best Short Film at the Colorado Environmental Film Festival. February 2013.
Lisa and Rona with the award (Feb. 23, 2013)
- School's Out has been included at following film festivals:
Environmental Film Festival Australia
Melbourne, Canberra, Hobart, Sept. 3-21, 2015. Screening Sunday, Sept. 6, 6pm, Melbourne.
Ciranda de Filmes
Sao Paulo, Brazil, May 20-23, 2015.
In Portuguese the film is called Do Lado de Fora: Licoes de um Jardin da Infancia na Floresta.
Princeton Environmental Film Festival
Princeton, New Jersey, March 19-29, 2015. Screening Friday, March 27, 12pm.
Sedona International Film Festival
Sedona, Arizona, February 21 - March 1, 2015. Screenings Wednesday, Feb. 25, 2:45pm, and Sunday, March 1, 8:30am.
Wild & Scenic Film Festival
Nevada City, California, January 15-18, 2015.
Columbus International Film and Video Festival
Columbus, Ohio, November 13-25, 2014.
Lucerne International Film Festival
Lucerne, Switzerland, November 14-16, 2014. Screening Sunday, Nov. 16, 5pm, Verkehrshaus Luzern.
Bisbee Film Festival
Bisbee, Arizona, November 6-9, 2014. Screening on Saturday, Nov. 8, 11am.
American Conservation Film Festival
Shepherdstown, West Virginia, October 30-November 2, 2014. Screening on Saturday, Nov. 1, 2:15pm.
Greenbuild Film Festival
New Orleans, Louisiana, October 22-24, 2014. Screening on Thursday, October 23, 2pm.
Flagstaff Mountain Film Festival
Flagstaff, Arizona, October 8-12, 2014. Screening on Friday, October 10, 3pm.
Hebrides International Film Festival
Outer Hebrides, Scotland, September 22-25, 2014. Screening on Sept. 24, 7:30pm.
Prescott Film Festival
Prescott, Arizona, July 23-27, 2014. Screening on Sunday, July 27, 12:30pm.
Winner "Best Documentary Short".
Rocky Mountain Women's Film Festival
Colorado Springs, Colorado, November 1-3, 2013. Screening on Saturday, Nov. 2, 10:45am, at Fine Arts Center, and Saturday, Nov. 2, 4pm, at Screening Room. Lisa will be there!
Hollywood Film Festival
Beverly Hills, California, October 17-21, 2013. Screening on Saturday, Oct. 19, 1pm, ArcLight Cinemas Hollywood,
6360 W. Sunset Blvd., Los Angeles CA.
Newburyport Documentary Film Festival
Newburyport, Massachusetts, September 20-22, 2013. Screening on Sept. 22, 1pm at the Screening Room.
Sidewalk Film Festival
Birmingham, Alabama, August 21-25, 2013. Screening on August 24, 5pm, at the McWane Science Center's Rusthon Theater.
The Boonies International Film Festival
Warren, Pennsylvania, August August 14-17, 2013. Screenings on August 15, 1pm at Cambridge Warren; August 16, 9AM at the Blair Museum; August 16, 7pm at Allegheny Outfitters; and August 17, 9am at the Struthers Library Theater.
Short Film Corner at the Cannes Film Festival
Cannes, France, May 15-25, 2013.
Environmental Film Festival at Yale
April 8-14, 2013. Screening on April 13, 1pm, at the Whitney Humanities Center.
Women's International Film & Arts Festival
Miami, FL, March 20-24, 2013. Screening on March 22, 10pm, at Midtown Theater, Miami.
Gainesville, FL. The screening on February 10, 2013.
Winner "Best Education" film.
Providence Children's Film Festival
Providence, RI. Screenings on February 16 and 17, 2013.
Colorado Environmental Film Festival
"the largest environmental film festival between the coasts".
Screenings on February 23 and 24, 2013.
Winner "Best Short" film.