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Wild & Scenic Film Festival

August 13, 2022 @ 7:00 pm - 11:00 pm

  1. Wild & Scenic Film Festival

Drive-in | Bike-in | Picnic style at Carrie Blast Furnaces
Gates open at 7pm
Films start at dusk

Watch from the comfort of your vehicle, camp chair, blanket, or blow-up couch. Bring snacks or sample food from local vendors. Play games, relax, and tour the grounds as the sun goes down. Films start at dusk.

🚲 Bike parking available. Bikers have special seating up front! Blankets and beverages provided.

Wild & Scenic Film Festival inspires environmental activism and a love for nature–through film. Wild & Scenic shares an urgent call to action, encouraging festival-goers to learn more about what they can do to save our threatened planet.

Film Lineup

A River Reborn


Abandoned for generations amidst in the ruins of coal country, the Little Conemaugh river and the communities it flows through are poised for an unlikely rebirth.

Protecting the Monarch Butterflies

Land restoration near Niagara Falls is giving refuge to a beloved butterfly and setting an example for wildlife protection everywhere.

One-Star Reviews

They say National Parks are America’s greatest idea. Some of the most beautiful and sacred places in all the world. Well, for some people… there’s still room for improvement!


“Maneuvers (Manöver)” is an experimental animation combining skiing with stop-motion animation.

The Hunt For The Asian Giant Hornet

Scientists race to stop the spread of a new invasive species.

Dear Pippa

A woman shares with her daughter what she has learned about herself through motherhood.

Matagi Mālohi: Strong Winds

The Pacific Climate Warriors, born out of the low-lying Pacific Islands, are an indigenous and youth lead movement who now have been on the front lines of climate change for decades — their rally cry is “we are not drowning, we are fighting.” In their own words “Matagi Mālohi tells the story of our journey to uplift our people and shape a narrative that paints us not as victims of the climate crisis but as the leaders, the healers, the nurturers, the artists, the gardeners, the growers, the seafarers, and the navigators we are.”

The Magical Forest And All The Things

Dave and Callie (6 years old) spent the first three weeks of Covid19 distancing in a make-shift shared studio now called the Quarantine Attic. It’s an original story depicting a critical yet child-like observation of human consumption habits and the social reinforcements that influence it.

Finding Salmon

Follow 11-year-old, Keyona, into a wondrous world of trees, water, and friendly fish… and find the spirit of Salmon Watch, a program that connects Oregon youth to their backyard river ecosystems.

Camp Yoshi

When Rashad Frazier moved to the Pacific Northwest, his love of food merged with his love of adventure. Inspiring his vision of Camp Yoshi.

Land Of The Yakamas

“Land of the Yakamas” is a short film that focuses on the importance of the ancestral lands surrounding the general Nch’i-Wàna (Columbia River) area, as well as some of the environmental challenges the communities of the region face.

The Fog Of Big Sur

A time lapse film of the dynamic and breathtaking fog in Big Sur, California.

Food by Sugar x Butter 


Big Day Aht Weekend

Big Day Aht is a weekend-long fundraiser that supports Venture Outdoors’ efforts to remove barriers and create access to outdoor experiences. Your film festival or guided trip ticket purchases provide gear, guidance, and inspiration. Thank you for your support! 



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August 13, 2022
7:00 pm - 11:00 pm


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