Wild and Scenic Film Festival
May 28, 2016
Wild and Scenic Rivers
Kite Field, Port of Brookings Harbor
Films to be screened include:
The Accidental Environmentalist
Emerald Waters of the Klamath-Siskiyou: Wild Rivers at Risk
Our Local Epic
Outdoor Film Festival to be part of Azalea Festival Activities
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An outdoor screening of nine films about wild rivers, including some waterways in Southern Oregon, will take place during the Azalea Festival on Saturday, May 28.
The first Wild & Scenic Film Festival will be held at the Port of Brookings at the kite festival field on Boat Basin Road. The event will begin at 7 p.m. with a meet and mingle; films will begin at 8 p.m.
Curry County Relay for Life and Wild and Scenic Rivers are sponsoring the festival, which features award-winning films shown throughout the world.
Door prizes, refreshments and speakers will be part of the film festival.
Film topics include the effects of proposed nickel mining on the Smith River; waterways in the Kalmiopsis region; whitewater adventuring in the Grand Canyon and the relationship of fly fishing to Global Warming. The Accidental Environmentalist, filmed in Alabama, tells how one mans contact with toxic chemicals resulted in action to protect the states water.
This event is a benefit for Wild and Scenic Rivers of Curry County. Wild and Scenic Rivers is a grassroots conservation nonprofit working to protect the rivers of Southern Oregon and Northern California.
Co-sponsor, Relay for Life, recognizes the positive benefits of a healthy environment on all humans.
For more information: www.facebook.com/wildandscenicrivers www.wildandscenicrivers.org http://www.wildandscenicfilmfestival.org/
Kite Field (View)
Port of Brookings Harbor
Brookings, OR 97415
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