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Expanded Film Festival Kicks Off Thursday Night

Get ready for an infusion of people into Nevada City. The 17th Annual Nevada City Film Festival gets underway with a kickoff party this evening (Thursday), and a full schedule of events starting tomorrow. The festival has expanded this year from four days to seven, and will feature a film about Bill Nye the Science Guy on Monday. Festival Director Jesse Locks says she and her staff looked at about 800 films and programs this year…

Listen to Jesse Locks

One of the short subjects is called ‘Boomtown’. Director and co-producer Robert Bryant took a trip out to Battle Mountain, Nevada where two brothers gave up successful careers as an engineer and attorney to open a fireworks stand…

Listen to Robert Bryant

There’s a kickoff party this evening at the Stone House in Nevada City, featuring what they are calling a ‘not-so-silent film’ ‘A Trip to the Moon’. The film was made in 1902 and will include an original soundtrack performed live. For ticket information, and a list of films, showtimes, and venues, you can go to www.nevadacityfilmfestival.com.

 

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