For the third year in a row, Save The Bay brings you some of the most popular short films from the Wild & Scenic Film Festival -- the largest of its kind in North America.
This year's film selection will make you laugh out loud and inspire you to action, as the content ranges from dam removal and dealing with e-waste to couchsurfing in Mongolia and animals saving the planet. Click below to view the trailer of our whimsical feature film Better Bones & Gardens.
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The films will be shown over four days in three local venues:
|Thursday, February 24, 6-8 pm (doors open at 5:30) |
La Grua Center, 32 Water St., #7 Stonington Common, Stonington, CT
Friday, February 25, 6-8 pm (doors open at 5:30)
Jane Pickens Theatre, 49 Touro St., Newport
Saturday, February 26, 6-8 pm (doors open at 5:30)
Save The Bay Center, 100 Save The Bay Drive, Providence
|Sunday, February 27, 1-2 pm
Save The Bay Center
100 Save The Bay Drive, Providence
*Doors open at noon for kids' activities and a touch tank!
The Story of Electronics - This film relates to a current campaign, the Rhode Island Campaign for Producer Responsibility. Find out how to take action.Kids' Program:
Evolution and Extinction
Better Bones and Gardens
Trout on the Wind: The Hemlock Dam Removal Story
The Majestic Plastic Bag
A Mongolian Couch
Go Green or Go Home
Animals Save The Planet
Change for the Oceans
Go Green or Go Home
All tickets are just $10. (Kids' Program: $10 for ages 6-12, $5 for adults.) Tickets available at the door.
Questions? Contact Gretchen at firstname.lastname@example.org or 401-272-3540, x140.
The South Yuba River Citizens League (SYRCL) started the Wild & Scenic Environmental Film Festival to promote community building within the Yuba Watershed, as well as a way to explore environmental issues through an exciting and influential medium.
SYRCL is a watershed advocacy group that was started in 1983 by a small group of concerned citizens who banded together to fight against several proposed dams. The festival’s namesake is in celebration of achieving Wild & Scenic status in 1999 for 39 miles of the South Yuba River. The Wild and Scenic Environmental festival celebrates its annual event each January in Nevada City, CA, and features over 125 award-winning films, plus speakers, celebrities, and activists who bring a human face to the environmental movement. SYRCL’s Wild and Scenic Environmental Film Festival is a call to action. At Wild & Scenic, filmgoers are transformed into a congregation of committed activists, dedicated to saving our increasingly threatened planet. We show environmental and adventure films that illustrate the Earth’s beauty, the challenges facing our planet, and the work communities are doing to protect the environment. Through these films, Wild & Scenic both informs people about the state of the world and inspires them to take action.
The tour allows SYRCL to share their success with other organizations nationwide. It is building a grassroots network connected by a common goal, to use film to inspire activism. The festival’s national partners have joined together to support this campaign. By showing the Wild & Scenic Environmental Film Festival to diverse audiences across the country, we collectively inspire more individuals to take environmental action.