Wild & Scenic Film Festival

Inspiring action and a sense of adventure one film at a time

For the past four years, the Alliance’s Wild & Scenic Film Festival has brought beautiful cinematography and inspiring stories to viewers across our diverse region.

SAVE THE DATE: Our 2023 Wild & Scenic Film Festival will take place in-person and virtually on March 9, 2023! Sign up for the Confluence to hear about more details.

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About the Wild & Scenic Film Festival

Since 2019, the Alliance has brought communities in Maryland, Pennsylvania, Virginia, and Washington, DC together by hosting the Wild & Scenic Film Festival in all four states on the same night. In the peak of winter, the Film Festival provides warmth, inspires action, and raises hope.

The Wild & Scenic Film Festival brings together incredible selections of films that 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.

The Film Festival is a natural extension of the Alliance’s mission to bring together communities, companies, and conservationists to improve the lands and waters of the Chesapeake Bay watershed. After pivoting to a virtual Film Festival in 2021 and 2022, we look forward to coming together again in 2023 – more details coming soon!

We hope you will join us in 2023  for the 5th Annual Wild & Scenic Film Festival on March 9, 2023! If you’re interested in being the first to hear 2023 Wild & Scenic Film Festival updates, sign up for The Confluence!

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Ticket Packages & What’s Included:

Information about the 2023 Film Festival ticket prices and packages are coming soon. Traditionally, tickets include:

  • Access to the live, Wild & Scenic Film Festival program of 10-15 short films
  • One-of-a-kind emcee, guest speaker, and sponsor videos and presentations
  • Virtual packages include five days of on-demand playback of all of our hand-selected Wild & Scenic films
  • Option to win big and purchase raffle tickets; in year’s past prizes have included goodies from MiiR Peak Design, Sierra Nevada Brewing Co., EarthJustice, and more.

Thank You To Our 2022 Wild & Scenic Film Festival Sponsors!

Sponsor Wild & Scenic

By sponsoring the Wild & Scenic Film Festival, your brand will reach dedicated and energetic
communities across the Chesapeake Bay watershed. Consider supporting the Alliance today by becoming a Wild & Scenic Film Festival sponsor!

Please reach out to Kate Fritz at kfritz@allianceforthebay.org if you have any sponsorship questions.

Photo courtesy of Chesapeake Bay Program