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A Range of Light Film Festival will debut in Yosemite National Park from Feb. 27 through March 2. The festival, part of the park’s commemoration of the 150th anniversary of the signing of the Yosemite Grant, will be held in the Yosemite Theater behind the Yosemite Valley Visitor Center.

“The festival is a great opportunity for people to see stories of Yosemite on the big screen and to meet filmmakers, artists and musicians as we enjoy the glory of winter in Yosemite Valley,” says Steven Bumgardner, award-winning filmmaker behind the popular web video series Yosemite Nature Notes.

The festival is presented by Yosemite Conservancy, Yosemite National Park, and DNC Parks & Resorts at Yosemite, Inc.

More than 25 films will be shown over four days in the Yosemite Theater, which has recently undergone renovation and features a digital sound system. The program ranges from short films to feature-length movies, from archival films shot in the park to pioneering climbing films from the 1960’s and contemporary, never-before-exhibited premieres...


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