What’s Happening in the Wild?


Thursday, May 2 at the IWFF

* Special Seminar – Making Film in a Spiritual Way *

10:00 a.m., The Roxy Theater .

Speakers Silas Hagerty & Jim Miller share their experience of making an award winning documentary about the execution of 38 Dakota warriors, ordered by Abraham Lincoln on December 26, 1862. Their journey retraces 330 miles on horseback from Lower Brule, South Dakota to Mankato, Minnesota to arrive at the hanging site on the anniversary of the execution.

* Industry Panel – Poaching: The Elephant in the Room *

1:00 p.m., The Roxy Theater

Experts and activists against elephant poaching in Africa join filmmaker John Hemingway in this discussion on the issue of poaching.

* Festival Film Screenings *

Join us at the Roxy for an amazing day of wildlife films. Click here for the full screening schedule, and here for film synopses.

3:00 p.m. – Europe’s Last Wild Horses (49 min) w/ Wild Alaska (45 min)  Theater 1

3:15 p.m. – Elefamilia – (52 min)  Theater 2

5:00 p.m. – In the Land of the Moose – (78 min)  Theater 1

5:00 p.m. – Sweden – (49 min) w/ Yak Herder’s Son (25 min)  University of Montana Theater

5:30 p.m. – Shooting in the Wild (30 min)  Theater 2

7:00 p.m. – Kangaroo Dundee Ep 1&2 (120 min)  Theater 1

7:15 p.m. – Wild Things (39 min) w/ The Guide (30 min)  Theater 2

* Tenspoon Winery Tour *

4:00 p.m., Tenspoon Vineyard & Winery , open to registered delegates and invited guests.

Take a tour of this scenic Missoula vineyard, and sample some of their fantastic wine along the way. Featuring live music by Josh Farmer.

(Photo from In the Land of the Moose)

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