More than 150 people attended the first showing of the 2019 Wild & Scenic Film Festival in the auditorium of Rotary International’s headquarters at 1560 Sherman Ave. Movies will be screened 7-9 p.m. on March 8 and 2-4 p.m. on March 9 in the Rotary auditorium.

The Wild & Scenic Film Festival is organized and produced by the South Yuba River Citizens League. The Evanston Environmental Association and the City of Evanston are the Chicago area’s sole presenter of selections from the nation’s largest environmental film festival.

General admission tickets for those who are not members of the Evanston Environmental Association are available at

March 8 films are “Our National Parks Belong to Everyone – So why are they so White?,” “Sacred Strides,” “Greenland Melts,” “Our Last Trash,” “Chandalar,” “If They Build It, What Will Come?” and “Cowboys and Scientists.”

The film on March 9 is a 71-minute film “Rodents of Unusual Size.”