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From the Sierra to the sea: Wild & Scenic Film Festival heads to San Francisco

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RJ Ripper, winner of the 2019 Jury Award, will screen as part of Wild & Scenic Film Festival's stop in San Francisco.
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KNOW & GO

WHAT: Wild & Scenic Film Festival in San Francisco

WHERE: Cowell Theater at Fort Mason, 2 Marina Boulevard, San Francisco

WHEN: Saturday, April 27. Doors and bar open at 6:00 p.m., program begins at 7:00 p.m.

TICKETS: $20 in advance/ $25 day of general admission. Discounts for active SYRCL members. Tickets can be purchased online at www.wildandscenicfilmfestival.org.

Wild & Scenic Film Festival hits the road and heads to San Francisco to present an evening of the best and brightest environmental and adventure films on April 27 at the Cowell Theater, Fort Mason Center for Arts & Culture, part of the Golden Gate National Recreation Area.

Considered one of the nation’s premier environmental and adventure film festivals, the Wild & Scenic Film Festival combines stellar filmmaking, beautiful cinematography and first-rate storytelling to inform, inspire and ignite solutions and possibilities to restore the earth and human communities while creating a positive future for generations to come.

This special one-night-only Wild & Scenic event in San Francisco will showcase ten films from the 2019 Official Selections originally screened at the 17th annual festival held in January in Nevada City, California.

“Wild & Scenic Film Festival returns to San Francisco for another year of inspiration and celebration,” said Festival Producer Jorie Emory. “We love bringing our films from the Sierra to the sea, connecting us across the state to be inspired and amazed by stories featuring courageous activists and adventurers.”

The April 27 event is a benefit for the South Yuba River Citizens League (SYRCL), a watershed advocacy group who founded the Wild & Scenic Film Festival in 2003. Wild & Scenic Film Festival raises funds and awareness for the league’s initiatives to recover California’s wild salmon and to protect and restore the Yuba River Watershed.

Wild & Scenic is building a network of grassroots organizations connected by a common goal of using film to inspire activism. With the support of National Partners: CLIF Bar, Sierra Nevada Brewing Co., Klean Kanteen, Peak Design, and Earthjustice, the festival travels to 250 locations across the U.S., Canada and South America.


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