The First 70 Filmmakers Win the Grassroots Champions 2012 Award from CSPF!

The California State Parks Foundation Honored Heath Hen Films with the State Park Grassroots Champion Award given during annual Park Advocacy Day where citizens lobby lawmakers to protect and support state parks.

The First 70 screens at Wild and Scenic Environmental Film Festival!

We’re so excited about The First 70 screening at the Wild and Scenic Environmental Film Festival this year. The trailer premiered at the festival a year ago, and we’re honored to be a part of their 2013 lineup.  The film will screen Friday, January 11th at 7:00pm at the Center for the Arts in downtown Nevada City and again on Saturday evening at 7pm at the Miners Foundry Stone Hall.

 

Screening at Big Bear Lake Discovery Center

The First 70 is screening November 15th at the Big Bear Lake Discovery Center in Big Bear, Ca. The local Sierra Club in that area is hosting a one evening environmental film festival starting at 6:30pm. They plan to screen 4 films!

 

 

Screening at Green Flash Brewing Co.

The First 70 is screening October 15th at Green Flash Brewing Co. in San Diego! The screening and a post film discussion will take place in the Tasting Room at the brewery, plus Not So Fast Food food truck will be serving up dinner that night featuring local, sustainable food. More info, plus registration for the event here.

Carmel Art & Film Festival

The First 70 is screening October 13th at the Carmel Art & Film Festival at 12 pm. Another wonderful place to watch great films!

Big Bear Lake International Film Festival

The First 70 is screening this Saturday at Big Bear Lake International Film Festival at 3:30pm.

Sustainable Lafayette and the Lafayette Open Space Group Host The First 70

Sustainable Lafayette and the Lafayette Open Space Group will host The First 70 at the Lafayette Library and Learning Center on August 28th at 7 p.m.

The First 70 Accepted into Red Rock Film Festival

We’re proud to announce The First 70′s acceptance into the Red Rock Film Festival in Utah! The film will screen on Thursday, November 15 at 7:30 pm at the Canyon Auditorium in Springdale, UT.

In store screening at Patagonia Palo Alto on 9/18

The First 70 will screen at 7:00pm on September 18th at the Patagonia store in Palo Alto.

The First 70 accepted into DOCUTAH Film Festival

The First 70 will screen on Saturday September 8th at 2:25pm at the DOCUTAH Film Festival in Washington, Utah. Catch the screening at the Megaplex Red Cliffs Cinema Theater.

In store screening at Patagonia San Francisco on 9/19

The First 70 will screen at 7:00pm on September 19th at the Patagonia store in San Francisco.

In store screening at Patagonia Ventura on 9/25

The First 70 will screen at 7:00pm on September 25th at the Patagonia store in Ventura, Ca

California Academy of Sciences Hosts Q&A and Screening

The California Academy of Sciences will host filmmakers of The First 70 for a Q & A and screening at 12:30pm on September 22nd.

The First 70 accepted into the Feel Good Film Festival in Hollywood

The First 70 will screen at the Feel Good Film Festival at 11am on August 4th at the Laemmle NoHo 7 theater. Get tickets here!

SYRCL and the Nevada City Film Series Host The First 70 on August 5th

The First 70 will screen at 7:30pm on August 5th at the historic Nevada Theater in downtown Nevada City. Hosted by SYRCL and the Nevada City Film Series, the evening will include a panel discussion about the future of our state parks and updates about progress on Malakoff Diggins SHP. Tickets are $10 in advance and $12 at the door. Get tickets in advance at SYRCL or the Briar Patch Coop.

The Save Saddleback Committee hosts screenings at First Friday Artists Reception and Art Walk

The Save Saddleback Committee hosts screenings at First Friday Artists Reception and Art Walk on July 6th at 5 p.m., 5:45 p.m., 6:30 p.m. & 7:15 p.m. on July 6th. Screenings will be held at the Tehachapi Community Congregational Church in Tehachapi, Ca.

Address: 100 East E Street, Tehachapi, CA 93561

The First 70 Los Angeles Area TV Broadcast

Catch The First 70 on KOCE in the LA/Orange County Area on Friday, July 6 @ 10 p.m.

KOCE can be viewed at:
Digital Channel 2 (Channel 50-2)
Check your local cable or DirectTV listings

The First 70 Bay Area TV Broadcasts

Catch The First 70 on KRCB (PBS) on Sunday, July 1 @ 11 a.m and Tuesday, July 17 @ 10:30 p.m.

KRCB can be viewed at:

Over the air-22.1
Comcast, either 22 (SD) or 722 (HD) or 200 in some areas.
AT&T Uverse, either 22 (SD) or 1022 (HD)
Dish Satellite, at channel 22 and also at 6455 & 8233
Direct TV at channel 22 and also at 892 & 1980

The First 70 Bay Area TV Broadcasts

Catch The First 70 on KRCB (PBS) on Sunday, July 1 @ 11 a.m and Tuesday, July 17 @ 10:30 p.m.

KRCB can be viewed at:

Over the air-22.1
Comcast, either 22 (SD) or 722 (HD) or 200 in some areas.
AT&T Uverse, either 22 (SD) or 1022 (HD)
Dish Satellite, at channel 22 and also at 6455 & 8233
Direct TV at channel 22 and also at 892 & 1980

The First 70 will screen at the McGrath State Beach Reopening Party on 6/30

The First 70 will screen at the McGrath State Beach reopening Party at 8pm on June 30th at the Campfire Center. There will be activities at McGrath State Beach all day on June 30th leading up to the screening like ranger led hikes, a park benefit BBQ and silent auction, drum circle, and sunset photography workshop. Check out the website for more details!

MAPF Outdoor Movie Series hosts The First 70 in Truckee, CA on July 19th

The Mountain Area Preservation Foundation will host The First 70 on July 19th at their summer Outdoor Movie Series in Truckee, Ca. Tickets are $20 and include one drink (wine or beer), snacks, popcorn, bocce ball, horseshoes, and an outdoor movie. Event starts at 7pm, movie screens at 8pm. The event will be held at the Truckee River Winery. For more information or to buy tickets, visit http://www.mapf.org/

Screening at Outdoor Nation Youth Summit on July 1st

The First 70 will screen at Outdoor Nation’s Youth Summit in Los Angeles on July 1st at 8:00 am. The Summit funds project ideas developed by youth and helps find creative solutions to inspire young people to get outdoors and become community leaders. Check out http://www.outdoornation.org/ for more information.

The First 70 debuted on PBS in the Bay Area 6/18

Last night, The First 70 premiered on PBS in the Bay Area…Look out for more broadcasts all over California this summer!

Screening during Adventure Sports Week at Commons Beach, Lake Tahoe

The First 70 will screen right on Lake Tahoe during Adventure Sports Week at Commons Beach, Tahoe City. The screening will begin at 9:15pm and is hosted by Big Blue Adventure.

Address: Commons Beach, Tahoe City, CA

Screening at the Monte Rio Community Center

The Stewards of the Coast and Redwoods are hosting a second screening of The First 70 at the Monte Rio Community Center on Monday, June 11th at 6pm.  The screening will be followed by an update by Stewards on their proposals to keep Austin Creek SRA open and re-open closed areas at Sonoma Coast State Park.

Address: 20488 Hwy 116, Monte Rio, CA

Screening of The First 70 at the Bodega Bay Grange Hall

The Stewards of the Coast and Redwoods are hosting a screening of The First 70 at the Bodega Bay Grange Hall on Wednesday, June 6th at 6pm.  The screening will be followed by an update by Stewards on their proposals to keep Austin Creek SRA open and re-open closed areas at Sonoma Coast State Park.

Address: 1370, Bodega Ave Bodega Bay, CA

The First 70 Screens at Pick & Gather Festival at Riverdance Farms

The First 70 will screen at Pick & Gather Festival at Riverdance Farms on Saturday, June 2nd  at 2pm and 9pm. This festival has an admission fee of $10 for adults and $5 for kids, students (ages 3 to 20), and seniors (65+).

Address: 12230 Livingston Cressey Road  Livingston, CA  95334

Screening at Fort Ross State Historic Park Visitor Center

The First 70 will screen at Fort Ross State Historic Park Visitor Center at 6pm on May 31st. No RSVP necessary.

Address: 19005 Coast Highway One Jenner, CA 95450

Screening at REI in Santa Barbara

The First 70 will screen at REI’s Santa Barbara store on Thursday July 11th at 6:30pm. The screening will be followed by a discussion led by a California State Parks Foundation representative.  A $10 Donation is suggested in support of the filmmakers and parks on the closure list.

Address: 321 Anacapa St., Santa Barbara, CA 93101

Twin Rivers Media Festival 2012

We’ve been accepted to the Twin Rivers Media Festival in Asheville, NC! We hope our North Carolina brethren can make it out on Sunday, May 27th to catch the screening on the Courtyard Gallery at 109 Roberts Street Asheville, NC 28801. (Map)

Stanford University

We’re excited to announce a screening at Stanford University hosted by Students for a Sustainable Stanford  on May 16th at 6:15pm. The screening is free to the public and there is no RSVP necessary, so please come out and learn more about park closures and what you can do to help!

The event will be held at the Assembly Room at the Bechtel International Center located at 584 Capistrano Way, Stanford University, Stanford, CA (Map)

Screening at REI in Tustin

The First 70 will screen at REI’s Tustin store on Thursday, June 21st at 7pm. The screening will be followed by a discussion led by a representative from the California State Parks Foundation.  A $10 Donation is suggested in support of the filmmakers and the California State Parks Foundation.

Address: 2962 El CaminoReal, Tustin, CA 92782

Screening at REI in Manhattan Beach

The First 70 will screen at REI’s Manhattan Beach store on Wednesday June 20th at 7pm. The screening will be followed by a discussion led by a representative from the California State Parks Foundation.  A $10 Donation is suggested in support of the filmmakers and the California State Parks Foundation.

Address: 1800 Rosecrans Ave Ste E,  Manhattan Beach, CA 90266

Screening at REI in Huntington Beach

The First 70 will screen at REI’s Huntington Beach store on Tuesday June 19th at 7pm. The screening will be followed by a discussion led by a representative from the California State Parks Foundation.  A $10 Donation is suggested in support of the filmmakers and the California State Parks Foundation.

Address: 7777 Edinger Avenue, Ste 138 Huntington Beach, CA

Screening at REI in Santa Monica

The First 70 will screen at REI’s Santa Monica store on Thursday June 14th at 7pm. The screening will be followed by a discussion led by a representative from the California State Parks Foundation.  A $10 Donation is suggested in support of the filmmakers and the California State Parks Foundation

Address: 402 Santa Monica Blvd. Santa Monica, CA 90401

Screening at REI in Northridge

The First 70 will screen at REI’s Northridge store on Wednesday June 13th at 7pm. The screening will be followed by a discussion led by a representative from the California State Parks Foundation.  A $10 Donation is suggested in support of the filmmakers and the California State Parks Foundation

Address: 18605 Devonshire St. Northridge, CA 91324

Screening at REI in Arcadia

The First 70 will screen at REI’s Arcadia store on Tuesday June 12th at 7pm. The screening will be followed by a discussion led by a representative from the California State Parks Foundation.  A $10 Donation is suggested in support of the filmmakers and the California State Parks Foundation

Address: 214 N Santa Anita Ave, Arcadia, CA 91006

San Francisco Screening at IDEO

The First 70 will screen at the globally recognized design firm, IDEO on May 24th. Their studio is located on the Embarcadero in San Francisco. Filmmaker Q&A to follow. Doors open at 6pm, screening begins at 7pm. Popcorn and drinks served. Screening is free, but please RSVP on Facebook.

The First 70 Screening and Solar Viewing at Sugarloaf Ridge State Park

The Valley of the Moon Observatory Association will host multiple screenings of The First 70 at Sugarloaf Ridge State Park on Saturday May 19th in the Robert Ferguson Observatory.  The film will screen on the hour from 10am to 3pm, and again at 9pm and 11pm. Catch a free daytime solar viewing or gaze through one of their state of the art telescopes after one of the nighttime screenings. The screenings are free to attend, but a suggested donation will go directly to help keep Sugarloaf Ridge open. Park entry fee is $8 per vehicle. Evening telescope viewing is $3. Filmmakers will be in attendance.

Sugarloaf Ridge State Park and the observatory were closed earlier in the year. We’re relieved that the state is now working with several organizations to assume operation of the park.

Benicia State Parks Association

Benicia is a bay area city hit hard by park closures, losing both Benicia SRA and Benicia Capitol SHP. The Benicia State Parks Association along with the city of Benicia will be hosting a screening of The First 70 at the Benicia Community Center on May 23rd at 7pm. This will be a great event for concerned citizens to educate themselves on their local park closures and what they can do to help.

Anderson Marsh Interpretive Association

We’re excited to announce our first screening at one of the parks on the closure list. Anderson Marsh State Historic Park is definitely in need of some local awareness and support right now. If you’re in the area on May 11th and want to support your local park, please come out and catch a screening of The First 70 at 6pm.

Ridge Writers, East Sierra Branch, CWC

Ridge Writers, the East Sierra Branch of the California Writers Club will be screening The First 70 on May 2nd at 7pm at the High Desert Haven in Ridgecrest, CA. The screening is open to the public.

Sacramento Premiere: Crest Theatre

The First 70 has been offered the incredible opportunity of screening at the Crest Theater in Sacramento. We couldn’t ask for a better location and venue for the issue of budget cuts to state parks. We hope to fill each and every one of those 950 seats with legislators and Assembly members and citizens of Sacramento. If you’re in the area, please spread the word about this one. RSVP here.

University of Redlands Wild & Scenic Film Festival

The First 70 will be screened along with several other short films at the Wild & Scenic Film Festival hosted at the University of Redlands.

Harmonikos Concert, featuring “The First 70″ and composer Dmitri Gaskin

A very special screening of The First 70 will be held at the Crowden Music Center in Berkeley. The film’s composer, 16-year-old Dmitri Gaskin, along with the talented members of Harmonikos will perform the score live along with the visual. If you’re in the East Bay, this screening is not to be missed.

California Academy of Sciences Screening The First 70 at “Dirty, Earthy NightLife”

We’re pleased to report that The First 70 will be screening at Thursday’s Nightlife event at the California Academy of Sciences. Come see creatures, drink cocktails, and be sure to head to the theater for the 7 or 8pm screening!

Lake Tahoe Premiere! Moody’s Bistro in Truckee, CA screens The First 70

A special screening of The First 70 documentary at Moody’s Bistro Bar & Beats First Tuesday event on June 5th at 8:30.

The First 70 Screening at Olandar, Carla and Leigh Mccloskey’s Malibu Home

Carla and Leigh McCloskey have offered to open up their Malibu home for the Los Angeles premiere of The First 70. The screening will be preceded by an optional viewing of Leigh’s painting series, “The Heiroglyph of the Human Soul.” Space is limited so please RSVP to carlamccloskey@aol.com.

San Francisco Premiere: Sports Basement Earth Day Movie Night

Do you enjoy visiting the many state parks in California? Perhaps you hike or run on the endless trails along the coastline or deep into the redwoods? Will your favorite state park be open next year? Join us on Earth Day for a special screening of The First 70 and learn more about the California State Parks planned closures and things you can do to help. Buy your tickets here. Proceeds benefit California’s State Parks. This Sundary, 5pm-8pm.

The First 70 Screening at the Sonoma International Film Festival

We are proud to announce The First 70′s premiere screening at the Sonoma International Film Festival. If you’re in the area come to see the film and stick around for Alden Olmsted’s My Father, Who Art in Nature.

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