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Powder River Basin Resource Council to host film festival Wednesday

SHERIDAN — The Powder River Basin Resource Council will host a series of films that will explore issues around water, energy challenges and change from exotic locations in the Pacific and South America to the prairies of the U.S. and Wyoming.

The Wild and Scenic Film Festival is set for Wednesday beginning at 7 p.m. at Centennial Theatres.

According to organizers, the seven films featured in this year’s lineup “are awe inspiring, enlightening and may challenge viewers’ perceptions about our world.”

The event will include prize drawings and valuable giveaways in addition to the films. The films to be presented at the festival include:

• “I Am Red” (USA, 2013, 4 minutes)

• “Fighting for the Futaleufu” (USA, 2013, 16 minutes)

• “Fixing the Earth — One Watershed at a Time” (USA, 2013, 19 minutes)

• “Backyard” (USA, 2013, 27 minutes)

• “Momenta” (USA, 2014, 40 minutes)

• “Field Spotlight: President Anote Tong” (Kiribati/USA, 2012, 5 minutes)

• “From the Spawning Grounds” (USA, 2011, 3 minutes)

Tickets for the event are $10 at the door. For more information contact the PRBRC at 672-5809 or visit

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