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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January 27, 2019 San Pedro CA Warner Grand Theatre
January 24, 2019 Homer AK Homer Theater
January 13, 2019 San Pedro CA Warner Grand Theatre
January 12, 2019 Breckenridge CO Riverwalk Center
January 11, 2019 Boise ID Egyptian Theatre
January 4, 2019 Boise ID Egyptian Theatre
November 29, 2018 Portland OR Hollywood Theatre
November 27, 2018 Lewes DE Cinema Art Theater
November 16, 2018 Helsinki Finland
November 16, 2018 Easton MD Avalon Theatre
November 15, 2018 Ocean City MD Seacrets Morley Hall
November 15, 2018 Corvallis Oregon Whiteside Theatre
November 13, 2018 Great Falls MT The Lewis and Clark Interpretative Center
November 11, 2018 Kernville CA Mountain River and Adventures Outdoor Ampitheater
November 11, 2018 Belfast ME Crosby Center
November 9, 2018 Fresno CA Bitwise Center Fresno
November 9, 2018 Reno NV Whitney Peak Hotel
November 9, 2018 Ashland OR Historic Ashland Armory
November 5, 2018 Nashville TN Belcourt Theatre
November 4, 2018 Missoula MT The Roxy Theater
November 1, 2018 Coos Bay OR Egyptian Theater
October 27, 2018 Camp Verde AZ Cliff Castle Hotel
October 27, 2018 Chico CA Sierra Nevada Brewery
October 27, 2018 Camp Verde AZ Cliff Castle Hotel
October 26, 2018 Loveland OH Loveland Canoe & Kayak
October 26, 2018 Mount Vernon WA Lincoln Theatre
October 25, 2018 Ketchum ID The Lime Light Hotel
October 25, 2018 Prescott AZ Elks Theater
October 25, 2018 Prescott AZ Elks Theater
October 24, 2018 Fayetteville AR Fayetteville Town Center
October 20, 2018 Las Vegas NV Zappos Campus
October 20, 2018 Sacramento CA 24th Street Theatre @ Sierra 2 Community Center
October 20, 2018 Salmon ID Sacajawea Cultural Center
October 19, 2018 San Rafael CA Marin Center
October 18, 2018 Pocatello ID Idaho State University
October 18, 2018 Lewistown MT Judith Cinema
October 13, 2018 Grand Rapids MI Covenant Fine Arts Center
October 13, 2018 Meadville PA Henderson Campus Center
October 10, 2018 Las Vegas NV Zappos Campus
October 6, 2018 El Portal CA El Portal Community Center
October 6, 2018 Laramie WY University of WY Biodiversity Institute; Berry Center
October 5, 2018 Bend OR Tower Theatre
October 5, 2018 Bend OR Tower Theatre
October 4, 2018 Havre MT Cottonwood Cinemas
September 29, 2018 Los Osos CA South Bay Community Center
September 28, 2018 Fort Collins CO Lory Student Center
September 27, 2018 Peoria IL Peoria Riverfront Museum
September 27, 2018 Overland Park KS Glenwood Arts Theater
September 26, 2018 Seattle WA Odegaard Library Room
September 25, 2018 Helena MT Myrna Loy Center
September 23, 2018 Kansas City MO Kansas City Zoo
September 22, 2018 Monterey CA Golden State Theatre
September 22, 2018 Collinsville CT Canton Town Hall
September 22, 2018 Cheyenne WY Atlas Theater
September 21, 2018 Vallejo CA The Empress Theater
September 20, 2018 Minneapolis MN Riverview Theater
September 20, 2018 Gardiner MT Gardiner High School
September 20, 2018 Miles City MT Montana Theatre
September 20, 2018 Santa Cruz CA Del Mar Theatre
September 19, 2018 Normal IL The Normal Theater
September 15, 2018 Wichita KS Orpheum Theatre
September 15, 2018 Columbus OH Gateway Film Center
September 15, 2018 Atherton CA Menlo Atherton Performing Arts College
September 14, 2018 Las Cruces NM Rio Grande Theatre
September 13, 2018 Duluth MN Clyde Iron Works
September 12, 2018 Quincy CA Quincy Town Hall Theatre
September 9, 2018 Hackettstown NJ Centenary University
September 8, 2018 Billings MT The Pub Station
September 8, 2018 Fairbanks AK University of Alaska Fairbanks; Schaible Auditorium
September 7, 2018 Mineral Point WI Mineral Point Opera House
September 6, 2018 Carrboro NC Carrboro Century Center
August 30, 2018 Houston TX Cinema Grill Vintage TX
August 30, 2018 Lexington KY Kentucky Theatre
August 23, 2018 North Columbia CA North Columbia Schoolhouse
August 18, 2018 Norman OK The Mercury Center
August 18, 2018 Ventura CA Ventura County Credit Union Headquarters
August 12, 2018 Garberville CA Redwood Playhouse
August 4, 2018 Cool CA Cool Community Hall
July 28, 2018 Ellsworth ME Knowlton Park
July 28, 2018 Columbus GA Columbus State Riverside Theatre
June 28, 2018 Kenedy TX Kenedy City Hall
June 27, 2018 Lincoln NE The Cube at The Railyard
June 12, 2018 San Antonio TX Santikos Palladium
June 8, 2018 Cincinnati OH The Woodward Theater
June 2, 2018 Los Angeles CA Pico Theatre
June 2, 2018 Oregon City OR Oregon City Theatres
June 2, 2018 Costa Mesa CA OCUU Sanctuary
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 Green Bay WI
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