Wild and Scenic film festival
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MARLBORO– Marlboro College, in collaboration with Bonnyvale Environmental Education Center, will host the Wild and Scenic Film Festival in honor of Earth Day 2013. The festival, presenting 13 of the best new environmental films, will take place in Marlboro’s Ragle Hall on April 21 and 22.

The Wild and Scenic Film Festival in Nevada City, CA, is the largest of its kind, featuring nearly 100 new movies on subjects ranging from environmental action to wildlife photography. Created by the South Yuba River Citizen League (SYRCL) 11 years ago, today it brings thousands into downtown Nevada City each January. For the last six years the festival has been touring the country, inspiring and motivating thousands more with screenings in museums, cinemas, and colleges like Marlboro.

The program for the first day of the festival deals primarily with wildlife conservation, featuring titles like “Return to the Forest,” about reintroducing Asian elephants into the wild in Thailand, and “Wild Things,” about living with native carnivores in the American West. The second day focuses more on bringing about sustainable solutions, including an award-winning profile of acclaimed environmental pioneer Marion Stoddart, a suburban housewife who started the campaign to restore Massachusetts’ Nashua River. The Monday program also includes “Murder Mouth,” concerning a young woman’s struggle with eating meat, and “Rivers of Consequence,” about the search for renewable energy solutions in Chile.

The Wild and Scenic Film Festival is Sunday, April 21, 7 to 9 pm, and Monday, April 22, 4 to 6 pm, at Ragle Hall, and is open to the public. Donations are welcome and will benefit BEEC conservation programs. Donors of $20 or more will receive a BEEC family membership, a $45 value. For more information visit www.marlboro.edu/wsff.
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