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