This year the theme of SYRCL’s Wild and Scenic Film Festival is Empowerment and SYRCL Executive Director says part of that message is about energy and how we power our lives on this planet…but there’s more.
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This is the first year for Mark Reiner as the festival producer. He says his team screened 400 films, 125 of those films were chosen for this years festival and 22 of those are world premiers.
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A big part of the festival goes beyond the films to the special guests doing workshops. Debra Winger, former actress now activist will personally introduce a film she produced called Gasland ll (Two) about fracking activity in the Marcellus Shale area of the Catskills in New York State where she lives.
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Winger will share details of that struggle prior to two showings of Gasland two this evening. The first showing is at 6:30 in Miners Foundry osborn Woods Hall, Then Winger will move to the Nevada Theatre for another showing of Gasland two at 7 p.m. Tickets to parts or all of the festival are available at Wild and Scenic Film Festival headquarters, 224 Church Street in Nevada City. The film festival started last evening and runs through Sunday.