Wyoming Arts Council

Wyoming Film Festival Aug. 28-29 in Saratoga

Saturday, August 28th & Sunday, August 29th, Saratoga:

Wyoming Film Festival featuring cinema of the Rocky Mountain West. Platte Valley Community Center, 210 W. Elm Ave.

Lineup includes:

Friday, 8:00 PM: Wyoming Film Office Film Short Film Festival Winners: “Voices of the Platte” about people of the valley and their fish stories, “Absoraka” a western set in 1881, (winner of the 2010 Wyoming Film Office Short Film Contest); 8:30: “Ride The Divide” covers the world’s toughest mountain bike race, which traverses over 2,700 miles along the Continental Divide in the Rockies (http://www.ridethedividemovie.com/); 9:45 “Next Year Country” looks at the twenty plus years of drought and its impact on small family farmers (http://www.nextyearcountry.com/).

Saturday, 6:45 PM: “My Canyonlands: The Adventurous Life of Kent Frost” the last of the old time river runners, who helped create Canyonlands National Park and saw the the loss of Glen Canyon and changing perceptions of the land (http://www.sagelandmedia.com/); 8:00 “Oh, You Cowgirl!” World Premier documentary about unsung women ranchers and homesteaderswho worked the rodeos and were known as cowgirls (http://www.thecowgirlmovie.com/; 9:30 “Juni Fisher Concert” after a film in which she performs, last year she won the Western Music Association Female Performer of the Year and the 2009 Western Music Association Album of the Year (http://www.junifisher.net/).

Info: 328-9274, 321-7690, pvcc@carbonpower.net,  http://www.wyomingfilmfestival.org/.  

Cost: $6 Friday, $10 Saturday, $5/8 seniors.

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