2014 Wild & Scenic ~ Save the Date!
This January, SYRCL’s (South Yuba River Citizens League) 12th Annual Wild & Scenic Film Festival returns with another incredible selection of films to change your world. Each year, the festival draws top filmmakers, celebrities, leading activists, social innovators, and well known world adventurers to the historic Nevada City downtown. The Festival will run Thursday, January 9 through Sunday, January 12, 2014.
Along with the usual line-up of beautiful, engaging, and eye-opening films, the Wild & Scenic Film Festival will have a particular focus this year as well as recognition of the change makers who are creating a more livable future. Considered one of the nation’s premiere environmental and adventure film festivals, this year’s films combine storytelling to inform, inspire, and ignite solutions and possibilities to restore the earth and human communities, while creating a positive future for the next generation.
Festival-goers can expect to see Award winning films about nature, community activism, adventure, conservation, water, energy and climate change, wildlife, environmental justice, agriculture, plus Native American and indigenous cultures. This year’s selections will not only take audiences to some of the most remote and beautiful places on the planet, but also introduce them tot he magnificent animals that inhabit these places and the courageous individuals who are working to protect and preserve both for future generations. The films instill a deep appreciation and a sense of wonder for the natural world that surrounds and supports us.
SYRCL (pronounced “circle”) is the leading voice for the protection and restoration of the Yuba River and the Greater Yuba Watershed. Founded in 1983 through a rural, grassroots campaign to defend the South Yuba River from proposed hydropower dams, SYRCL has developed into a vibrant community organization with over 3,500 members and volunteers based in Nevada City, CA.
SYRCL is the leading regional advocates for creating resilient human and natural communities throughout the greater Yuba River basin by restoring creeks and rivers, regenerating wild salmon populations, and inspiring and organizing people, from the Yuba’s source to the sea, to join in our movement for a more wild & scenic Yuba River.
The Mission of the Miners Foundry Cultural Center is to preserve, enhance and utilize the historic Miners Foundry for cultural, educational and social activities. The Foundry is a non profit organization, pleased to support other Nevada County non profit organization such as SYRCL.
To support cultural programming and the preservation of the historic Miners Foundry, please become a member or make a donation today.