This weekend, January 10-13, Orion staff are traveling to Nevada City, California, to attend the 11th annual Wild & Scenic Film Festival. This year’s theme is “A Climate of Change,” and the event will feature over 150 independent and environmental films from around the world, plus a number of workshops, talks, and events.
Attending Wild & Scenic? Here’s the scoop on where to find Orion:
Friday, January 11, beginning at 6 p.m., at the Nevada Theatre:
We’ll be emceeing the films and music program, which includes Bidder 70, a documentary about Tim DeChristopher.
Saturday, January 12, 4 – 5 p.m., at the Elixart Gallery:
We’re introducing a presentation by Matt Black on his project “People of the Clouds,” a portion of which appeared in Orion’s September/October 2012 issue as the picture essay “After the Fall.” *Open to the public
Saturday, 7 p.m., at the Nevada Theatre:
Join us for a Q & A with Bill McKibben, via Skype.
Sunday, January 13, 9 a.m., at The Curly Wolf:
We’re hosting a Thirty-Year Plan Coffee Talk with Orion contributor Craig Childs. Come hear him speak about his essay in Thirty-Year Plan and purchase a copy of the book. *Open to the public
Sunday, 10:30 a.m., at the Nevada Theatre:
Join us for a Q & A with Sandra Steingraber, via Skype.
Sunday, noon, at the Activist Center:
We’re moderating a panel featuring Orion contributors Dan Shepherd and Matt Black plus other artists and filmmakers on “Measuring the Impact of Art That Acts.” *Open to the public
And all weekend long, come say hello to Orion and get great subscription deals at our table at Festival HQ.
Not attending the festival, but live nearby? Some events are open to the public. For more information, visit the Wild & Scenic Film Festival website.