Presented by Charture Institute, 1% for the Tetons, Center of Wonder, Jackson Hole Wildlife Foundation
FILM PREMIERE: FAR AFIELD
November 5, 2015
The Center Theater
ON SALE NOW!
Dinner & Movie Ticket: SOLD OUT
Movie-Only Ticket: $15 (includes $2 Vendini processing fee)
Doors open: 5:45 p.m. for Dinner & Movie (Cash Bar)
Doors open: 7:00 p.m. for Movie Only (Cash Bar)
Dinner: 6:00-7:15 p.m.
Film: 7:30 p.m.
Post-Film: Champagne Toast, Cookie & Story Swap and Filmmaker Q&A
Join us for the premiere of “Far Afield: A Conservation Love Story" featuring local icon Bert Raynes. This JenTen Productions’ film follows Bert as he travels from the “mean streets” of New Jersey to the green streets of Jackson Hole. Along the way, Bert discovers the two great loves of his life: nature and Meg, his wife and muse. Inspired by the natural beauty of the Tetons, Meg and Bert foster a community of wildlife lovers, creating a force for nature.
"A skilled naturalist, defender of nature, and believer in the power of conservation and democracy, Bert Raynes gently urges us, young and old, to believe we can make a difference." — Todd Wilkinson, Environmental Journalist and Author
The film, created for Charture Institute and 1% for the Tetons, was made possible by donations from over 230 individuals, families, organizations and businesses. Special thanks to our Executive Producers aka “Ravens”: Collister Family Donor Advised Fund of the Community Foundation of Jackson Hole, Friends of Bert, Ralph and Louise Haberfeld, Zach Hall and Julie Giacobassi, Bruce Hayse, Jackson Hole News&Guide, National Museum of Wildlife Art, The Nature Conservancy of Wyoming, Peter and Adrienne Ward. Grant support was provided by 1% for the Tetons, Community Foundation of Jackson Hole, Wyoming Humanities Council and Center of Wonder.
- DINNER & MOVIE (limited to 100 tickets): Sold Out, for the Wait List please call 307-733-4900.
- MOVIE ONLY: Join us in the lovely Center Theater for the film premiere!
Film starts at 7:30 p.m.
After the film, join us for a Champagne Toast and a Murie-inspired Cookie & Story Swap in The Center Theater Lobby.
SILENT AUCTION: A few choice silent auction items, including must-haves for wildlife lovers, will be available for bidding throughout the evening.
RAFFLE DRAWING: The winner of the Teton Raptor Center’s raffle for the Raptor Quilt will be drawn at the film premiere!
CHAMPAGNE TOAST, COOKIE & STORY SWAP, FILMMAKER Q&A: Have a favorite Bert story and cookie recipe? Bring some cookies for the post-film celebration and share a story after joining in a champagne toast to Bert. The filmmakers will emcee and answer questions about the film. There will be a table where you can drop off your cookies before the film starts.
The Toast and Story Swap/Filmmaker Q&A are being generously underwritten by Bob and Carolyn Pisano and the Wyoming Humanties Council, respectively.
Proceeds from the premiere will benefit the Raynes Wildlife Fund.
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