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The Wild & Scenic Film Festival is presented annually by the Evanston Environmental Association and the City of Evanston. This is the festival’s 12th year. Participants are invited to enjoy the festival either in-person or from the comfort of their homes through a new interactive livestream platform. All proceeds from the film festival support the operations and programming of the Evanston Ecology Center.
The festival offers a line-up of the best in environmental and adventure short films covering a variety of topics relevant to those concerned about the future of the planet. The Wild & Scenic Film Festival is organized and produced by the South Yuba River Citizens League and was started in part to help environmental organizations like the Evanston Environmental Association grow its membership.
Dates and times
Participants can choose to attend the film festival in-person or online on Friday, March 11. All ticket holders will have access to all the films via video-on-demand for five days following the event.
This year’s in-person film festival will return to Rotary International at 1560 Sherman Ave. Doors and virtual lobby open at 6:30 p.m., show runs from 7 to 9 p.m.
Tickets for the 2022 film festival are on sale. General admission tickets for the film festival are:
- $10 – single ticket (both in person and virtual events)
- $18 – family/group virtual event ticket
- $25 – EcoChampion (family/group virtual event ticket plus a small donation to the EEA)
New membership offer
Join the EEA or renew your membership by March 7 to get free EEA Wild & Scenic Film presented by NorthShore University Health System Festival ticket(s) and more.
Check out this year’s film line-up.
Source: City of Evanston