A Letter to Congress

Chris Newman, Amani King, Dalia Burde | 2017 | 3 min.

2018 Official Selection

Award Winner: 2018 Best Short

Wallace Stegner’s 1960 letter to Congress about the importance of wilderness is the framework for a new message, one in which our unified voice can help prevent the transfer of our most valuable heritage— our public lands— to private and corporate interests.

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See this film on tour near you:

June 2, 2018 Los Angeles CA Pico Theatre
June 2, 2018 Oregon City OR Oregon City Theatres
June 1, 2018 Husum WA Husum Fire Station
May 31, 2018 Valdosta GA Mathis Auditorium
May 31, 2018 Durango CO Animas City Theatre
May 20, 2018 Napa CA CIA at Copia
May 17, 2018 Sedona AZ Mary D. Fisher Theatre
May 17, 2018 Eugene OR Ninkasi Brewing Tasting Room
May 12, 2018 Weed CA College of the Siskiyous - Ford Theatre
May 12, 2018 Honolulu HI Doris Duke Theatre
May 12, 2018 Gainesville GA Brenau Downtown Center
May 11, 2018 Jackson WY Pink Garter Theatre
May 4, 2018 Lawrence KS Liberty Hall
May 3, 2018 Overland Park KS Cinetopia
May 2, 2018 Manhattan KS K-State Union
April 30, 2018 Olympic Valley CA Resort @ Squaw Creek
April 27, 2018 La Grande OR
April 27, 2018 Exeter NH Phillips Exeter Academy Hall
April 26, 2018 Spokane WA Garland Theatre
April 26, 2018 Franklin TN Franklin Theatre
April 26, 2018 Lacey WA Worthington Conference Center
April 26, 2018 Chico CA CSU Chico Laxon Auditorium
April 26, 2018 Washington DC NYU - Washington DC
April 22, 2018 Berkeley CA David Brower Center
April 22, 2018 Red Wing MN Sheldon Theatre
April 22, 2018 Staunton VA Visulite Cinema
April 22, 2018 Suffern NY Suffern Lafayette Theatre
April 21, 2018 Elizabethtown KY Historic State Theatre
April 21, 2018 John Day OR Madden Brothers Performing Arts Center
April 20, 2018 Truckee CA Community Arts Center
April 20, 2018 Exeter NH The Music Hall
April 18, 2018 Lafayette LA The Backpacker
April 18, 2018 Seattle WA SIFF Cinema Egyptian
April 18, 2018 Edwards CO Riverwalk Theatre
April 17, 2018 Baton Rouge LA The Backpacker
April 14, 2018 Flagstaff AZ Coconino Center for the Arts
April 14, 2018 Jupiter FL Jupiter Inlet Lighthouse and Museum
April 14, 2018 Carlisle PA Dickinson College Outing Club
April 13, 2018 Walla Walla WA Whitman College Maxey Auditorium
April 6, 2018 Johnson City TN D. P. Culp University Center
April 6, 2018 Burlington VT Main Street Landing Film House
March 31, 2018 Fredericksburg VA University of Mary Washington
March 30, 2018 San Francisco CA Cowell Theater at Fort Mason
March 30, 2018 Concord NH Red River Theatres
March 28, 2018 Concord MA Fine Arts Theatre Place
March 27, 2018 Plymouth NH Plymouth State University Ampitheare
March 24, 2018 Warsaw VA Rappahannock high School
March 21, 2018 Madison WI Barrymore Theatre
March 17, 2018 Auburn CA State Theater
March 15, 2018 Aspen CO Wheeler Opera House
March 14, 2018 Richmond VA Vasen Brewing Company
March 10, 2018 Sierra Madre CA Sierra Madre City Hall
March 9, 2018 Buena Vista CO Buena Vista Community Center
March 8, 2018 Santa Monica CA Monica Film Center
March 8, 2018 Pittsburgh PA Eddy Theater @ Chatham University
March 3, 2018 Chewelah WA Quartzite Brewery
March 2, 2018 Newport WA Roxy Theater
March 1, 2018 Colville WA Alpine Theater
February 26, 2018 Damariscotta ME Lincoln Theatre
February 24, 2018 Kenai AK Snug Harbor Seafoods
February 23, 2018 Rifle CO Ute Theatre
February 23, 2018 West Chester PA Chester County Historical Society
February 23, 2018 Riverside CA The Box @ Fox Entertainment Plaza
February 22, 2018 Glenwood Springs CO Glenwood Vaudeville Review
February 22, 2018 Bozeman MT Emerson Cultural Center