Wild & Scenic Film Festival

Mark your calendars for the 11th Wild & Scenic Film Festival in Invermere on November 16, 2024!

The Wild & Scenic Film Festival is Wildsight Invermere’s annual awesome fund raiser and one BIG night of films, story telling, shared food, drink, and friends (that’s YOU!).  

Why the Wild & Scenic Film Festival? We first organized the festival in 2014 as a way to bring together our mountain community and celebrate environmental stewardship and our connection to nature. Ten years later, we’re still highlighting world-class films and providing a venue for inspiration, conversation, and camaraderie.

The Wild & Scenic FIlm Festival was started in California in 2003 by the South Yuba River Citizens League (SYRCL), a watershed advocacy group based in the Sierra foothills. Once the curtain closes on the 5-day, flagship festival in Nevada City every February, SYRCL shares its success with other community groups like ours. The festival’s namesake is in celebration of achieving Wild & Scenic status on 63km of the South Yuba River in 1999. Each year, we at Wildsight Invermere specially select a program from more than 100 films on offer and make it our unique fundraiser.

Want to see what we did in 2023? Go to the 2023 EVENT PAGE HERE

To inquire about WSFF volunteer or sponsorship opportunities, please email us or phone us ‭(250) 409-5708‬. 

Wildsight Invermere 10th Wild & Scenic Film Festival in Columbia Valley Centre, Invermere BC

 


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Upcoming Invermere events

Square Dance for the Wild - a Fundraiser

Friday, June 28

Get ready to kick up your heels at this Wildsight Invermere fundraiser with the live music of The Hip To Be Square Collective and Dance Caller Leslie Gotfrit. No dancing experience needed! Everyone is welcome.

Bighorn Sheep Citizen Monitoring

April 21 - November 3

We are holding a monthly Bighorn sheep monitoring event. No experience is needed to be a citizen science sheep monitor, just the ability to walk and be outside for 4…

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Join The Team

Want to protect wildlife, clean water and wild spaces? Volunteer with us! Wildsight volunteers are a very special group of people who give generously of their time to stuff envelopes, attend rallies, help run events, put up posters, keep tabs on forestry practices in their communities and participate in citizen science initiatives.

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Branch Information

Contact

625 4th St
Box 601
Invermere, BC V0A 1K0
Phone: 250.409.5708
invermere@wildsight.ca