Wild & Scenic Film Festival 2023 Official Artwork Reveal

This year, Wild & Scenic’ s theme is CommUNITY which focuses on the importance of approaching challenges as a unified community and reflects the significance of grassroots movements in protecting nature for future generations.
The 2023 Official Artwork for the Wild & Scenic Film Festival by Shar Tuiasoa vividly celebrates the “CommUNITY” theme.

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Wild & Scenic Film Festival: Call for 2023 Art Exhibition

The Wild & Scenic Film Festival and the Nevada County Arts Council are inviting artists of all sorts to submit their work for possible inclusion at the 21st annual Wild & Scenic Film Festival, which takes place February 16-20th, 2023.

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CommUNITY – WSFF Announces 2023 Theme and Call for Entries

Wild & Scenic has announced “CommUNITY” as the official 2023 theme. Faced with unprecedented climate crisis challenges, WSFF and its programming aim to focus attention on the importance of approaching these diverse and complicated challenges as a unified community. Together, we can still make the changes that our planet demands of us.

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Earth Day Weekend with Wild & Scenic Film Festival

We are looking forward to celebrating Earth Day weekend 2022 with you this year. The 2022 theme for Earth Day is “Invest In Our Planet” – because a green future is a prosperous future.

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The Ladies of Lady Buds

Directed by CJ Russo, Lady Buds tells the story of six women who, following the legalization of cannabis, leave the illegal underground market to carve out a place for themselves in the new commercial industry.

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SYRCL’s 2021 Top Wins

As we begin 2022, we find it useful to reflect back on the work we accomplished in 2021. We could not have done it without hundreds of volunteers and members, dozens of partners, and an incredible staff of 20+ people.

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Wild & Scenic Film Festival Highlights: Local’s Edition

The Wild & Scenic Film Festival has officially opened! We invite you to join us for our live virtual events, check out the films created by some of our community members, and explore our watershed during the rainy season.

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Welcome Lívia Campos de Menezes, SYRCL’s new Wild & Scenic Film Festival Director

Please join us in welcoming Lívia Campos de Menezes to the SYRCL team. We are thrilled to have her as our new Wild & Scenic Film Festival Director.

We sat down with Lívia to learn more about her background and formally introduce her to our members and our community.

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Asking for Action: The Wild & Scenic Film Festival Letter to Biden & Harris

On January 14th, SYRCL released its annual Wild & Scenic Film Festival action letter. The action, which asserts that the Climate Crisis is a California water crisis, asked the incoming Biden Administration to declare a climate emergency during their first 100 days in office. Details

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Black History Month: Sharing Inspiration

Just three weeks after seeing the film Wild, Will “Akuna” Robinson found himself at southern terminus of the PCT trailhead. He had no training for this expedition other than his military experience, but he set out on the trail. Details

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