Here are the winning artists for the 2015 Wild & Scenic Film Festival art exhibit. The Wild & Scenic Film Festival partnered with Nevada County Arts for the fourth year in an effort to increase awareness of the intersection between arts and the environment.
Local and regional artists submitted their environmental artwork for possible inclusion at [...]
The 13th annual Wild & Scenic Film Festival, the largest environmental festival of its kind, is January 15-18 in Grass Valley and Nevada City.
Downtown Grass Valley is known for its creative window displays, and this week we noticed salmon popping up on the windows, with artistic flair.
Some of them are photographed here. We talked to [...]
￼￼CORNISH CHRISTMAS IN GRASS VALLEY
Fridays, Nov. 28-Dec. 19, 6-9 p.m.
Recapture the spirit of Christmas past in historic downtown Grass Valley during the annual Cornish Christmas Celebration. Started in 1967 to preserve Grass Valley’s Cornish heritage and holiday traditions, Cornish Christmas remains one of the region’s most popular events.
Mill and West Main Streets are closed to [...]
Tickets for the The 13th Annual Wild & Scenic Film Festival go on sale to the public Monday, December 1st. The festival returns to downtown Nevada City and Grass Valley, CA, on January 15 – 18, 2015 and you don’t want to miss any of the action.
With more films, venues and special events this year [...]
We thoroughly enjoyed hearing Music in the Mountains’ Artistic Director Pete Nowlen conduct the premier for “Prelude for Yuba Salmon” at the Amaral Center in Grass Valley on Sunday.
It marked a year-long collaborative adventure in music, environment, composition and film for local young musicians. Mentored by professional musicians, the students composed music reflecting their experience [...]
The Wild & Scenic team is proud to announce its official theme for the 2015 Festival. After careful consideration, lots of brainstorming, and some good ol’ fashioned fun, we have arrived at our theme…A Wild Life.
We love the multiple interpretations of this phrase and are thrilled to get to work curating a festival of [...]
Debra Winger was a guest as this year’s Wild & Scenic Environmental Film Festival in Nevada City and Grass Valley. Winger is an esteemed actress (An Officer and a Gentleman, Terms of Endearment, Urban Cowboy and many others) writer, producer, and activist. Ms. Winger has additionally been the recipient of multiple distinguishing honors, including Emmy, [...]
People’s Choice Award
Xmas Without China
Best of Festival
Spirit of Activism
The Last Ocean
Most Inspiring Adventure Film
Best in Theme
Best Short Short
The Story of Solutions
Bringing It Home
Plastic Paradise: The Great Pacific Garbage Patch
Student Filmmaker Award
Slater Jewell-Kemker, An Inconvenient Youth
John de Graaf Environmental Filmmaking Award
Christopher McCloud, Standing on Sacred Ground
North of the Sun
Xmas Without [...]
We’re offering a “sneak peek” at our new mobile website for visitors to the Wild & Scenic Environmental Film Festival. Go to m.SierraCulture.com on your iPhone, Android or smartphone.
It includes guides for dining, wine and beer tasting, B&Bs and hotels, art galleries and performing arts, skiing and attractions, an online calendar, an online box office, [...]
EACH JANUARY, THE FOOTHILLS HOSTS one of the nation’s premier environmental film festivals. The Wild & Scenic Film Festival, presented by the South Yuba River Citizens League, draws top filmmakers, celebrities, leading activists and world adventurers to Nevada City and Grass Valley.
The 12th annual festival takes place Thurs.-Sun., January 9-12, largely at historic venues in [...]