Ministry of the Environment


EKOFILM is an international film festival about the environment, natural and cultural heritage. It brings a wide range of viewers the latest findings about the condition of nature and the environment in various countries of the world and in many cases facts about dealing with serious issues.

EKOFILM is gaining increasing acclaim at international level. It is among the oldest environmental film festivals in the world and is a significant platform for encounters between the general public and film creators, experts and the state administration. Several foreign experts attend the festival and in the last five years more than 5000 films were entered.

49th EKOFILM IFF is held under the auspices of Jan Grolich, regional council pres- ident of the South MoravianRegion, Markéta Vaňková, the Mayor of Brno, Vojtěch Mencl, the Mayor od Brno-střed district, Martin Bareš, rector of Masaryk University, and Jan Mareš, rector of Mendel University.