Monday, November 30, 2020

Ausable River Association presents Wild & Scenic Film Festival

On Saturday, December 5 from 7-9pm, the Ausable River Association (AsRA) will be hosting a virtual “Wild & Scenic Film Festival.”

Inspired by the Wild & Scenic Film Festival in Nevada City California, it is designed to celebrate the beauty of wild places and the work being done to protect them.

For December 5, AsRA has chosen 12 films which will be showcased on their virtual platform. AsRA’s Executive Director Kelley Tucker, along with Donor Outreach Associate Tyler Merriam will introduce the films and establish their connection to the local natural world.

“The festival is a natural extension of AsRA’s work to inspire the public to get more involved in conservation efforts in their local communities,” Tucker said. “This year’s theme is hope, and each film is a visual gem that celebrates the planet and the tireless work being done to protect it.”

To view trailers for feature films: “(RE)CONNECTING WILD”, “Sniper”, and “A Living River”. click the following link: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Dee0_-x5AB0.

The virtual lobby doors will open at 6:30 p.m., and the show starts at 7 p.m. The films are being hosted on www.qudio.com. Tickets are $10 for students, $25 for general admission and $40 for a household. Tickets can be purchased online at https://qudio.com/event/AusableRiverNY/register.

Ticket revenues and donations will support the Ausable River Association and its year-round programs in the northern Adirondacks. AsRA is a local, science-based, solution-oriented non-profit organization that helps communities protect streams and lakes.

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