Banff Mountain Film Festival World Tour; Chico. Featuring films that offer a range of styles & themes, including climbing, skiing, kayaking, biking, adventure, culture & the environment. More than 30 countries host 600+ screenings annually. Typically takes place in April. http://www.aschico.com/advo/aobanffmountainfilmfestival.
Shastaland Children’s Film Festival; Redding. High-quality films that present novel people, places & experiences. Typically takes place in June. http://www.shastaland.org.
Silent Film Festival; Redding. Features films from the Silent Film era with live piano accompaniment. Typically takes place Oct. With dates TBA. Includes kid-friendly “laugh shows.” http://www.shastaartscouncil.org. Old City Hall, 1313 Market St. (530) 241-7320.
Sundial Film Festival; Redding. This annual festival features local films by talented filmmakers. The festival typically takes place in March. http://www.sundialfilmfestival.com. Cascade Theatre, 1731 Market St. (530) 255-4911.
Wild & Scenic Film Festival; Weed. Features exciting award-winning environmental films. Hosted annually by the Mt. Shasta Bioregional Ecology Center. In 2016 the festival takes place Oct 1st. mountshastaecology.org. (530) 926-5655.