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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Help Us Improve Wild & Scenic Film Festival

Our Wild & Scenic Film Festival team strives to continually improve our offerings, so each year you have a better experience. As the 2021 Festival was our first-ever virtual event, we’d like your feedback. Details

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Black History Month: Sharing Inspiration

When a friend offered Brooklyn Bell an old mountain bike, she accepted the offer and hit the trails. As an African American kid in a largely white community, Bell struggled with the lack of people who looked like her as she sought out role models in the outdoor community. Rather than give up, Bell got creative. Details

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Watch the 2021 Wild & Scenic Film Festival Award Winners through 1/31!

We are ecstatic to announce our 2021 Award Winners! This year’s award-winning films were chosen from a field of over 100 films by a dedicated team of Jurors. Details

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The 2021 Wild & Scenic Film Fest At-A-Glance

The 2021 Wild and Scenic Film Festival has an incredible selection of films that will inspire you, take you to new places, and introduce you to new ways of seeing the world. With over 100 films to choose from over the course of 11 days, the most difficult choice will be what to watch. Details

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How to Fest like a Boss, From Home

Make the most of your Wild & Scenic Film Fest experience by planning ahead. Familiarize yourself with choice films, check the highlights, and organize your at home viewing schedule so you don’t miss a beat. Details

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Get Involved, Check Out Wild & Scenic’s EnviroFair

Every year during the Wild & Scenic Film Festival, environmental organizations from far and wide gather to form the EnviroFair. While we will miss gathering in person on York Street, this year we’re excited to showcase more organizations than ever at the Virtual EnviroFair. Details

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WSFF Self-Guided Excursions

During the festival, there are many events other than just films. Keep the “Wild” in Wild & Scenic by taking time to appreciate the nature around you. We are pleased to offer these self-guided excursions from our local community. While these hikes are for Nevada County, CA we encourage you to go get outside and explore wherever you may be! Details

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View Wild & Scenic Film Festival’s 2021 Trailer

In case you missed it, we have unveiled our 2021 official trailer highlighting some of our lineup of over 100 environmental and adventure films, including 13 world premieres, to be shown at the 19th annual flagship event happening January 14-24, 2021. We hope this gets you as excited as it does us! Details

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