SYRCL’s Wild & Scenic Film Festival

Film-goers are transformed into a congregation of committed activists, dedicated to saving our increasingly threatened planet.
Join us January 17–21, 2019

A Festival by Activists for Activists
The Wild & Scenic Film Festival is the largest film festival of its kind. We leave you feeling inspired and motivated to make a difference in your community and the world.

What to Expect at the Festival
Experience the adrenaline of kayaking the wildest rivers. Climb the highest peaks. And trek across the globe with adventure films from around the world.

At our festival, you’ll witness how individuals and communities across the globe are taking action.

Explore the issues with leading environmental activists and professionals, filmmakers and celebrities:

Food systems
Climate change
Protection and restoration of wild lands and wild waters
And so much more
Celebrate the natural and human world with many activities and events:

Over nine venues for films and workshops
A children’s Saturday morning “cartoons” program
Art shows
Wine tastings
Gala event and awards ceremony
All this and more at our one-of-a-kind film festival. Located in Nevada City, California, one of the most charming towns in the Sierra Nevada.


Films from the Washington Film Festival screening at the World Film Fair