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Fest films available at SYRCL library

So you say you just couldn’t see all of the films at this year’s Wild and Scenic Environmental Film Festival?

SYRCL has now established its own Film Festival library, which will feature almost all of the films from the 2005 festival, as well as a variety of films from the past three years of the event (including some interesting ones that didn’t make the cut).



Films can be rented for one week for private screenings at a minimal cost. The Festival Library is at the SYRCL Office, 216 Main St., Nevada City, and is open during normal business hours. For more information, contact Kathy at 265-5961, ext. 202.

Local sculptor shows work at Crocker




Peggy Wright of Nevada City is one of 65 artists chosen from 2,500 submissions to have work displayed at the Crocker-Kinglsley 74th Annual Show of Works by California Artists.

Her sculpture, “Pod l,” is a hanging piece of kiwi vine and copper wire. It can be seen, along with other sculptures, paintings, photos, and mixed media works Tuesdays through Sundays until March 14 at the Crocker Museum, 216 O St., Sacramento.

Wright also shows locally, in group shows at Studio 131 on Richardson Street in Grass Valley.

‘Feiffer’s World’ at Nevada Union

Nevada Union sophomores will present “Feiffer’s World,” a quirky comedy by Jules Feiffer as interpreted by Emily Switzer, at 7 p.m. Friday and at 1 p.m. Saturday It covers life, relationships and growing up. Performances are at the Baggett Theater, Nevada Union High School, 11761 Ridge Road, Grass Valley. $3 admission. Call Daisy Switzer, 210-6441, for more information.

Social Film Seriesat Magic Theater

The Social Forum Film Series for March at the Magic Theater, 107 Argall St., Nevada City, includes three films that honor Women’s History Month.

The first film of the month, “Power and Terror: Noam Chomsky in Our Times” (2002) will be shown onMarch 1.

A quiet but steadfast critic of United States foreign policy for decades, in the aftermath of the terrorist attacks of 9/11, Noam Chomsky’s profile took a quantum leap as he provided analysis and historical perspective to concerned citizens of the world. During the following months, he gave dozens of talks on four continents, conducted scores of interviews and published a book, “9-11,” in 22 countries. “9-11” became a surprise bestseller in many of them, including Japan, where this video was gleaned from these talks. By independent Japanese production house Siglo and American film director John Junkerman. 72 min. http://www.powerandterror.com

The film starts at 7:35 p.m., A suggested donation of $4.


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