Wyoming Arts Council

Jackson Hole Wildlife Film Festival Community Film Screenings

Jackson Hole Wildlife Film Festival
Saturday, Oct. 3, & Sunday, Oct. 4
Center Theater Center for the Arts 265 S. Cache St.

The 2009 Jackson Hole Wildlife Film Festival industry conference attracts more than 600 filmmakers, writers and conservationists to the valley. The Festival and Film Competition culminates in a weekend community celebration on Oct. 3-4, with finalists and winners screened in the Center Theater in downtown Jackson, and many filmmakers present for Q&A sessions.

This year, the festival offers free family after-school screenings 4:00 p.m.-6:00 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 29, through Thursday, Oct. 1.

Screening Passes for Community Screenings are sold at Center for the Arts Box Office, at 265 S. Cache St., (307) 733-4900, or see above for links to online box office. All-day Saturday and Sunday passes cost $25 per day. A weekend pass, which includes the Friday evening keynote address by Dr. Richard Leakey at Jackson Lake Lodge, costs $100. Screenings are free for kids 12 and under with a passholder. Entry also is free for festival delegates with badges. Read on for the complete lineup for each day.

This year’s Wildlife Film Festival also offers an outstanding lineup of provocative discussions, special screenings and in-depth seminars and workshops. Visit the Wildlife Film Festival online at www.JHFestival.org for the complete 2009 Festival Guide and additional information.

10:00 a.m.: Conversation and Clips with Previous Grand Teton Award Winners
12:00 p.m.: 2009 Best Earth Sciences Film (TBD Thursday, Oct. 1)
2:00 p.m.: The Secret Life of Elephants
4:00 p.m.: Disneynature The Crimson Wing, Mystery of the Flamingos
6:00 p.m.: Whale Wars
7:00 p.m.: Reception with Wildlife Filmmakers
8:00 p.m.: Gorilla Murders

10:00 a.m.: 2009 Grand Teton Award Winner
12:00 p.m.: Disneynature EARTH
2:00 p.m.: BUGS 3D!
4:00 p.m.: Division Street
6:00 p.m.: Yellowstone: Winter
8:00 p.m.: Green

For more information about the industry conference and screening opportunities Sept. 28-Oct. 2 at the Jackson Lake Lodge in Grand Teton National Park, please call the Jackson Hole Wildlife Film Festival at (307) 733-7016 or go to www.JHFestival.org. Funds raised during the Festival support year-round educational outreach programs.

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