Join us on Sunday, November 12th for the 2023 edition of the Wild & Scenic Film Festival!

Presented in-person at the Arcata Theater Lounge in Arcata, CA, - and online "on demand" - this exclusive Humboldt County showing of the annual Wild & Scenic Film Festival features the best in environmental action films and supports the education and stewardship programs of Friends of the Lost Coast. Tickets and film information coming soon!

Check the festival trailer for a taste of what's in store and see below for the films we screened in 2022...

2023 Wild & Scenic Film Festival Trailer

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2022 Wild & Scenic Film Festival Films

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The Magical Forest and the Things

As a Covid lockdown project, 6 year old Calliope narrates a story animated by artist Dave Russo depicting a critical yet child-like observation of human consumption... Read More

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Ghost Ponds

In the farmland of England, a search and rescue mission is underway. A team is working to excavate land haunted by ghosts… but these are not ordinary ghosts… Read More


Vet in the Wild

The Mozambique-born Senior Wildlife Veterinarian at Gorongosa National Park, spends his days tending to everything from lions to elephants... Read More

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El Mago Georges

We aren’t only created with free will, but also with responsibility. The responsibility to listen to our gut feelings, follow our intuition, the wise part of us... Read More


Vala North

In the far northern atolls of Papua New Guinea, scientist chieftain and visionary John Aini resurrects old secret ways and melds them with... Read More

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Camp Yoshi

Driven by the magic of his experiences, his background as a chef, and his love of good food and connecting people to incredible places that open up to... Read More


My Last Day of Summer

It is the last day of summer and Julia is at the local bike shop hoping that her bike can be fixed. While waiting she browses the shop until she stumbles upon... Read More


Oshkigin: Spirit of Fire

Current laws preventing controlled burns have changed both the environment of the Upper Midwest and the culture of Native Tribes. Like the fire that... Read More


Durga: Forging a New Trail

The first guide from her village in northern Nepal, 34-year-old Durga Rawal was always on the lookout for a path to independence. While the girls around her... Read More

Friends of the Lost Coast thank our 2022 Wild & Scenic Film Festival Sponsors!

Pure Water Spas, Full Moon Farms, SoHum Health, Huckleberry Hill Farms, Redwoods Rural Health Center, Karen Miclette Insurance Services, North Coast Co-Op (Eureka), Gyppo Ale Mill, Bear River Casino, Pierson Building Center, Oceanfront Inn, Blue Star Gas, Jackrabbit Flat, Vocality Credit Union, Whitethorn Construction, Englund Marine Supply, Mattole River Studios & Six Rivers Optical

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