‘Wild & Scenic Film Festival’ arriving Sept. 28-30

Thursday, August 31st, 2017

wild & scenic film festival, Central Coast State Parks AssociationJoin in a celebration of the environment through film

–The Central Coast State Parks Association (CCSPA) is hosting SYRCL’s Wild & Scenic Film Festival on three nights, each with eight different environmentally thought-provoking film line-ups across San Luis Obispo County. On the nights of September 28 through 30, Pismo Beach, Los Osos, and San Luis Obispo will be transformed and attendees inspired by the captivating films shown at each location; doors open at 6:30 p.m. Tickets and full festival passes may be purchased on the CCSPA website at centralcoastparks.org/filmfest or at the doors.

This awe-inspiring inaugural film event encapsulates the mission of CCSPA by connecting people to nature through education. Films selected will create conversation, induce deep thought about the environment, and entertain on an elevated level. A look at the featured films gives a snapshot into what the audience can expect:

A Line Across the Sky will take film goers in San Luis Obispo on the incredible journey of 13,000 feet of vertical climbing and seven jagged summits without leaving their seats.

wild & scenic film festival, Central Coast State Parks Association

A Line Across the Sky

In Pismo Beach, attendees will feel the passion when Disobedience tells the story of front line leaders around the world taking the fight for global conservation head on.

wild & scenic film festival, Central Coast State Parks Association


Our Canyon Lands in Los Osos portrays the beautiful home to multitude of Native American cultures and the conflicting uses of Canyonlands National Park.

wild & scenic film festival, Central Coast State Parks Association

Our Canyon Lands

These award winning films not only speak about environmental concerns, they inspire action towards change for a better planet. For a full film list and synopses, visit centralcoastparks.org/filmfest.

The support of national partners LUSH, Patagonia, CLIF Bar, Sierra Nevada Brewing, Klean Kanteen, Orion Magazine, Earthjustice, and Barefoot Wine & Bubbly enables this festival to come to San Luis Obispo County and inspire activism locally. The festival builds networks with grassroots organizations and companies that are connected by a common goal of using film to encourage environmental awareness, protection, and advocacy.

More about CCSPA

The Central Coast State Parks Association (CCSPA) is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization that supports educational activities, events, and volunteer efforts in local State Parks. The three pillars of its mission include Public Awareness, Stewardship, and Cultural Heritage.

For more information about CCSPA, visit centralcoastparks.org.


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