Wild & Scenic Film Festival

 The Wild & Scenic Film Festival is Wildsight Invermere’s annual fund raiser. It’s a night of shared food, drink, story telling, documentary films and the power of the people (that’s YOU!).  

WHY THE WILD & SCENIC FILM FESTIVAL?The Wild & Scenic Film Festival was started in 2003 by the South Yuba River Citizens League (SYRCL, pronounced‘circle’), a watershed advocacy group based in the Sierra foothills of Northern California. The organization was formed in 1983 when a small group of concerned citizens banded together to fight against several proposed dams. The festival’s namesake is in celebration of achieving Wild & Scenic status on 39 miles of the South YubaRiver in 1999. The festival celebrates its annual event in Nevada City, CA each winter featuring over 150 award winning films. SYRCL’s Wild & Scenic Film Festival is a call to action!

The films illustrate not only the challenges facing our planet but the work communities are doing to protect the environment and the places we love. The stories give us a sense of place and what it means to be responsible stewards of the earth. Once the curtain closes in Nevada City, SYRCL shares their success with other organizations nationwide by packaging the 4- day event into a one-night festival which visits over 200 communities worldwide.

See here for details of our 6th Annual Wild & Scenic Film Festival on November 23, 2019.

**Get tickets for the 2019 Wild & Scenic Film Festival HERE**

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Upcoming events related to Invermere

6th Annual Wild & Scenic Film Festival in Invermere

Event Date:  Saturday, November 23, 2019

The Wild & Scenic Film Festival returns to Invermere with 11 films, rad DOOR PRIZES, a SILENT AUCTION, a 50/50 draw, pizza, popcorn, beer, cider and wine... And so many cool mountain people! Be ready to be inspired. Thanks to our Visionary Sponsors Columbia Valley Law and thinkBright Homes.

Chasing a Trace—Wolverine film tours the Kootenays

Event Date:  Friday, December 6, 2019

Join us across the Kootenay region as we dive deep into the wild world of the wolverine.

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625 4th St
Box 2741
Invermere, BC V0A 1K0
Phone: 250.341.6898

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