WODCW just signed on with Wild & Scenic Film Festival – Where Activism Gets Inspired! The Wild & Scenic Film Festival is the largest film festival of its kind, showcasing the best and brightest in environmental and adventure films. Coming to the Minneapolis area in July 2019.

Wild & Scenic Film Festival Presented by Wolves of Douglas County Wisconsin will be featuring Project Coyote’s Documentary Film “Killing Games: Wildlife in the Crosshairs” with special guest Camila Fox along with other environmental Documentary film shorts.

On any given weekend, some of America’s most iconic wild animals are massacred in wildlife killing contests. Bloodied bodies are weighed and stacked like cords of wood, and prizes are awarded to the “hunters” who kill the largest or the most of a targeted species. Coyotes, bobcats, wolves and foxes are common victims of these contests.

Special Quest Camila H. Fox, MA

Camilla H. Fox is the founder and executive director of Project Coyote- a national non-profit organization based in Mill Valley, California that promotes compassionate conservation and coexistence between people and wildlife through education, science, and advocacy. She has served in leadership positions with the Animal Protection Institute, Fur-Bearer Defenders, and Rainforest Action Network and has spearheaded national, state and local campaigns aimed at protecting native carnivores and fostering humane and ecologically sound solutions to human-wildlife conflicts.

After the film there will be a Q&A with Camila Fox about Wildlife Killing Contests

Wild & Scenic Film Festival: Considered one of the nation’s premier environmental and adventure film festivals, this year’s films will combine stellar filmmaking, beautiful cinematography and first-rate storytelling to inform, inspire and ignite solutions and possibilities to restore the earth and human communities while creating a positive future for the next generation. Festival-goers can expect to see award winning films about nature, community activism, adventure, conservation, water, energy and climate change, wildlife, environmental justice, agriculture, Native American and indigenous cultures.

Where Activism Gets Inspired!

SYRCL is a grassroots organization based in Nevada City, California, that has been building a community to protect and restore the rivers of the regional watershed, from source to sea, since 1983. The Wild & Scenic Film Festival puts the group’s local work into the broader environmental and social context, and serves to remind people that they all are participants in a global movement for a more wild and scenic world. After the January festival, Wild & Scenic goes on tour around the country, spreading the messages in the films at more than 230 events hosted by other organizations that use the festival as a platform to inspire activism in their own communities.

Volunteer opportunities are available! Email wolvesdouglasco@gmail.com

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