Tickets are now on sale for the Wild & Scenic Film Festival on January 9-12.
“We’re thrilled to announce that tickets are on sale now for the 12th Annual Wild & Scenic Film Festival – more than 100 inspirational films, educational workshops, outstanding special guests including Debra Winger, art shows, dance concert, and so much more,” [...]
For the first time, Wild & Scenic Film Festival On Tour will be appear on the San Juan Ridge at the historic North Columbia Schoolhouse. SYRCL and the North Columbia Schoolhouse Cultural Center have partnered to present an encore presentation of films from the 2013 Wild & Scenic festival on Saturday, December 14.
The feature [...]
“Inocente,” directed by the team of Sean Fine and Andrea Nix Fine, won the Oscar for documentary short on Sunday. It aired at the Wild & Scenic Film Festival on Friday, January 11, the same night as “How the Kids Saved the Parks.”
“Inocente” follows a homeless, undocumented immigrant teenage girl in San Diego as she [...]
Best of Festival
Spirit of Activism
Most Inspiring Adventure Film
Out Living It
Best in Theme
Dear Governor Cuomo
Best Short Short
Atomic States of America
People of a Feather
Student Filmmaker Award
Patrick William Smith, The Longest Sun
John de Graaf Environmental Filmmaking Award
Deborah Koons Garcia, Symphony of the Soil
In Organic We Trust
Best Children’s Film (Decided by our [...]
THE SOUTH YUBA RIVER CITIZENS League is the leading voice for the protection and restoration of the Yuba River and the greater Yuba watershed, a world-class recreation destination.
SYRCL (pronounced “circle”) was founded through a rural, grassroots campaign to defend the South Yuba River from proposed hydropower dams—an epic environmental battle in California. It has developed [...]
“ART WASHES AWAY FROM THE soul the dust of everyday life,” Pablo Picasso once said. As it turns out, arts and culture also are sparking needed economic activity during sluggish times.
Despite the recent recession, the arts and culture industry is generating $135.2 billion of economic activity annually, 4.13 million jobs and $22.3 billion in government [...]
“Despite the 90 degree temperatures, it feels to us like January and the 2013 Wild & Scenic Film Festival are just around the corner. We are busy watching films, creating workshops, inviting special guests, and much more. And we are excited to announce the theme for the 2013 festival is…. ‘A Climate of [...]
THE INAUGURAL WILD & SCENIC Film Festival was an informal gathering at the Miners Foundry in Nevada City. Rivers and Tides, a 2001 documentary, was shown. Actor Peter Coyote and poet Gary Snyder spoke. Though little known, the event organized by the South Yuba River Citizens League (or SYRCL) was a sell out.
In January [...]
From Nevada County Arts:
Nevada County Arts is delighted to be a sponsor of SYRCL’s Wild & Scenic® Film Festival. An extraordinary arts asset in our community, the festival is considered to be the largest ﬁlm festival of its kind with ﬁlms that combine stellar ﬁlmmaking, beautiful cinematography and ﬁrst-rate storytelling. This will be the ﬁrst [...]