And the Winners Are!


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Spirit of the Festival – North of the Sun




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Audience Choice Award – Backyard



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Best of the Festival – Xmas Without China!



Congratulations to all the winners for their spectacular films!!!

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San Diego Reader did an great piece on the festival.

San Diego Reader MastheadSan Diego Reader did an great piece on the festival well worth reading.
Third annual Julian Wild & Scenic Film Festival to be held this weekend

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The time is almost here.

JFF Hubbell Award- Best of Festival-smallIf  you come up to this years festival remember that you will be a voting member in picking who will be awarded the Peoples Choice of the Julian Film Festival. This is the first year we are giving awards away and were lucky enough to get James Hubbell to design and produce the awards. We will be handing out a People’s Choice Award (chosen by the audience), Best of Festival, and Spirit of the Festival.

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JULIAN FILM FESTIVAL on San Diego Living on San Diego 6

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2014 Julian Festival Program

2014 Program CoverThe program for our festival is off to the printer to be ready in time for the opening party at Jeremy’s on the Hill. You can view or download the program PDF which is listed in the menu above under the “Info About/ 2014 JFF Program” or click on the graphic to the left here.

Read through the program and get ready for this weekend! It is going to be great.



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Farm-to-Table Event Kicks Off Julian Film Festival

Soiree Brings Together Chef Jeremy Manley With Local Farms,
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The third annual Julian Wild & Scenic Film Festival will kick off on Friday, May 16 with a blend of cuisine, culture and eco-consciousness via a special farm-to-table event. The soiree, in Wynola at Jeremy’s on the Hill, will include hors d’oeuvres prepared by Chef Jeremy Manley, featuring produce and meats from Sage Mountain Farms. A no host bar with special film festival local wine and beer offerings – Milagro Farms Sauvignon Blanc, Orfila Benign Neglect Syrah, and Nickel’s Volcan IPA – will also be available.

The tent event, which begins at 6 p.m., will also include a red carpet, a meet and greet with filmmakers, guest speakers, and a screening of the short film, “Fresh Food: What is Farm to Table?”  Continue reading

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Award-winning Documentary “Bidder 70″ to be Shown at Julian Library, May 6th at 6 PM!

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Every year a committee from Julian goes to the Nevada City Wild and Scenic Film Festival to watch about 100 films and begin the process of choosing the ones that will be shown at The Julian Film Festival. Last year the committee, consisting of Pat Straube, Nancy and Brian Kramer and Kathleen Beck, saw a film that they thought was outstanding. It received the People’s Choice Award. Ever since then, they have wanted to bring it to Julian. Now’s the time. Volcan Mountain Foundation and the Julian Library presents Bidder 70 as an introduction this year’s Julian Wild and Scenic Film Festival, which will be held on May 16 and 17.

 In 2008, as George W. Bush tried to gift the energy and mining industries thousands of acres of pristine Utah wilderness via a widely disputed federal auction, Continue reading

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