March 14, 2011

Festival Brings Leading Environmental Filmmakers to Washington, D.C. from March 15-27


MONTREAL, March 14 /PRNewswire/ – Domtar Corporation (NYSE: UFS) (TSX:
UFS) announced today it has become a sponsor of the Environmental Film
Festival, recognized as the leading showcase of environmental films in
the United States.

The 19th annual Environmental Film Festival takes place in Washington,
D.C., from March 15 to 27. The festival will present 150 documentary,
narrative, animated, archival, experimental and children’s films
selected to provide fresh perspectives on environmental issues facing
our planet. The critical connections between energy and the environment
are a major theme of the 2011 festival, which features cinematic work
from 40 countries. Fifty-five filmmakers and 94 special guests will
discuss their work.

In supporting the event, Domtar provided Domtar Cougar®, part of its
EarthChoice® line of environmentally and socially responsible papers,
for use by the Environmental Film Festival for the printing of the
festival programs. Domtar paper is certified to the standards of the
Forest Stewardship Council(TM) (FSC®), an international, independent,
not-for-profit organization that sets global standards for responsible
forestry. The Environmental Film Festival sponsorship marks Domtar’s
latest effort to promote ongoing forest conservation and
environmentally responsible paper products, which have earned the
support of respected environmental organizations such the Rainforest

“Each year the Environmental Film Festival brings thought-provoking
works from some of the world’s leading filmmakers to Washington. These
films add to the discussion about our environment and help us focus on
the ways we can all work together on sustainability and management of
natural resources,” said Lewis Fix, Domtar’s Vice-President of
Sustainable Business and Brand Management. “We’re pleased to be
associated with the Environmental Film Festival and to support this
important event.”

The Environmental Film Festival is presented in collaboration with more
than 100 local, national and global organizations. The works of
filmmakers such as Werner Herzog, Dr. Sylvia Earle, Jose Padilha and
Patricio Guzman will be featured. The festival is one of the largest
cultural events in the nation’s capital, with 150 films screened at 60
venues throughout the city, including museums, embassies, libraries,
universities and local theaters. Most screenings are free. You can get
more information at www.dcenvironmentalfilmfest.org.

About Domtar

Domtar Corporation (NYSE : UFS) (TSX : UFS) is the largest integrated
manufacturer and marketer of uncoated freesheet paper in North America
and the second largest in the world based on production capacity, and
is also a manufacturer of papergrade, fluff and specialty pulp.
The Company designs, manufactures, markets and distributes a wide range
of business, commercial printing and publishing as well as converting
and specialty papers including recognized brands such as Cougar(®), Lynx(®) Opaque Ultra, Husky(®) Opaque Offset, First Choice(®) and Domtar EarthChoice(®) Office Paper, part of a family of environmentally and socially
responsible papers. Domtar owns and operates Ariva(TM), an extensive network of strategically located paper distribution
facilities. The Company employs approximately 8,500 people. To learn
more, visit www.domtar.com.


Source: newswire

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