TRUCKEE, Calif. March 12, 2018 – Tickets are now on sale for the 3rd Annual Wild & Scenic Film Festival hosted by Mountain Area Preservation (MAP) on Friday April 20th at the Community Arts Center in Historic Downtown Truckee.
This year, the Wild & Scenic Film Festival Truckee will show 13 inspiring and adventurous films, including feature films, SHIFT and Follow Through. “We selected our films this year based on a couple of themes – Diversity and Empowerment in the Outdoors and Protecting Our Lands,” said Alexis Ollar, MAP’s Executive Director. Films cover diverse environmental and adventure topics from ultra running to mountain biking, as well as conservation films highlighting local salmon migration to public land protection. “We’re very excited about the festival this year – there is something for everyone to enjoy! Films for outdoor enthusiasts, conservationist and wildlife advocates, all family friendly.”
In addition to the films, the Wild & Scenic Film Festival will have a raffle, food sales by Nourish and a bar with beer, wine and non alcoholic beverages. The Wild & Scenic After Party is being hosted at at Alibi Ale Works Truckee with live music by Mojo Green, 21 and up + $10 cover, festival attendees will get $1 off beers.
Tickets start at $20, and are available online at http://mapf.org/wild-scenic-film-festival/ or in person at Tahoe Mountain Sports in Truckee. Tahoe Mountain Sports is the only place to purchase the Mountain Pass Ticket for $25, which includes general admission seating, a Klean Kanteen pint glass, and two drink tickets (a $40 value). Mountain Pass tickets are limited, so get yours today. All tickets come with a 2018 Membership to MAP
This Film Festival wouldn’t be possible without the support of sponsors. Local sponsor for the Wild & Scenic Film Festival in Truckee includes: Vail Epic Promise, Tahoe-Truckee Community Foundation, Truckee Donner Chambers, Truckee Downtown Merchants Association, Truckee Donner Land Trust, Brand Geek, KTKE 101.5 Truckee-Tahoe Radio, Copy Center, Tahoe Weekly, Tahoe Mountain Sports, Alibi Truckee Public Ale House and Nourish. National Partners include: CLIF Bar, Sierra Nevada Brewing, Klean Kanteen, Earthjustice, Barefoot Wine & Bubbly and Peak Design.
Visit http://mapf.org/wild-scenic-film-festival/ to learn more and purchase tickets. For more information on the festival, sponsorship and volunteer opportunities and the stewardship project contact Alexis@mapf.org or (530) 582-6751. The Community Arts Center is located at 10046 Church St, Truckee, CA 96161.
Mountain Area Preservation (MAP) is an environmental advocacy nonprofit organization based in Truckee, California and established in 1987. For the last 30 years MAP has worked collaboratively with our conservation partners to protect open space, advocate for smart growth development and educate the community on regional land use planning and policy. For more information, visit mapf.org.