Jackson Hole Wildlife Film Festival On Tour: Day 1

July 26, 2017, 7:00 P.M.

The Ray Stark Family Theatre, SCA 108, George Lucas Building, USC School of Cinematic Arts Complex, 900 W. 34th Street, Los Angeles, CA 90007

Outside the Box [Office] and Jackson Hole WILD
invite you and a guest to attend a two-day showcase of wildlife documentaries


Jackson Hole Wildlife Film Festival On Tour

Day 1

7:00 P.M. on Wednesday, July 26th, 2017

The Ray Stark Family Theatre, SCA 108
900 W. 34th Street, Los Angeles, CA 90007

Screenings include:

Nature Rx (2 min.)
Jago: A Life Underwater (48 min.)
Sirocco - How a Dud Became a Stud (16 min.)
Red Wolf Revival (24 min.)
Light on Earth (51 min.)

Total Running Time: 2 hours and 20 minutes.



About the Films


Written and Directed by Justin Bogardus. Running time: 2 minutes.

Feeling tired, irritable or stressed out? Try nature. This harmless prescription has been shown to relieve the crippling symptoms of modern life — indifference, cynicism, narcissism, even murderous rage — and is healthy for people of all ages and even pets. Side effects may include authenticity, confidence, spontaneous euphoria or being in a good mood for no apparent reason.

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Written, Directed, and Produced by James Reed. Running time: 48 minutes.

Among the Bajau people of Indonesia, Rohani is known as jago, or master. The 80-year-old diver from the Togean Islands of Sulawesi has spent a lifetime at sea, plunging into the darkest corners of the ocean—often as deep as 20 fathoms (120 feet) below the surface. Like generations of Bajau before him, Rohani hunts underwater with a hand-built harpoon gun, maintaining a way of life that has persevered among his people for thousands of years. His spectacular story, told in his own words, explores the incredible limits of the human body and the endurance of the human spirit.

In the narrative tradition of his ancestors, Rohani recounts his exhilarating tale, accompanied by breathtaking underwater cinematography and some of the most stunning footage of Bajau life ever captured on film. With the help of family and friends in the village where Rohani grew up, Jago: A Life Underwater recreates his memories from the island and its surrounding waters, delivering a rare and intimate glimpse into the culture of the Bajau.

Jago: A Life Underwater was the recipient of the 2015 Jackson Hole Wildlife Film Festival Grand Teton Award, the Special Jury Award at the 2016 New York Wild Film Festival, as well as five nominations for the prestigious 2016 Panda Awards at the Wildscreen Festival in Bristol.

Visit the Official Website: https://smithsonianearthtv.com/programs/jago/



Written, Directed, and Produced by Ashwika Kapur. Running time: 16 minutes.

There are only 125 Kakapo Parrots left on planet Earth today. So few, that all of them have been individually named. And one name is world famous – Sirocco. A parrot so popular, that the government of New Zealand gave him a job. Sirocco – How a Dud Became a Stud, is the delightful rags-to-riches story of a bird that shot to super-stardom.

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Written, Directed, and Produced by Roshan Patel. Running time: 24 minutes.

Red Wolf Revival (2015) is a short film about the last remaining wild population of red wolves. Centered on the historic recovery effort in Eastern North Carolina, we document the multifaceted struggle to reintroduce one of the rarest animals on earth in the face of cultural, economic, and biological challenges in North Carolina.

Visit the Official Website: http://www.redwolfrevival.org/
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Written and Directed by Martin Dohrn, Joe Loncraine and Paul Reddish. Running time: 51 minutes.

The spectacular and magical light produced by glowworms, fireflies and luminous plankton is known as bioluminescence - light made by living creatures. But those quite familiar glows and flashes are just a tiny, easily observed fragment of a previously unexplored, mysterious realm.

Sir David Attenborough will be our guide, as we venture into a world he describes as "utterly unlike our own". He and a team of the world’s leading scientists take us on a quest into the fascinating realm of living light.

Visit the Official Website: http://www.terramater.at/productions/david-attenboroughs-light-on-earth/


About the Jackson Hole Wildlife Film Festival

2015 Jackson Hole Wildlife Film Festival Trailer from Jackson Hole WILD on Vimeo.

Jackson Hole WILD is dedicated to promoting public awareness and stewardship of wildlife and wildlife habitat and appreciation for the wonders of science through the innovative use of media. JHW encourages the production of natural history programming around the world by providing non-fiction media industry stakeholders with an international film forum to conduct business, test new equipment, refine production techniques and celebrate the world's finest nature and science programming.

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About Outside the Box [Office]

Outside the Box [Office] is a weekly showcase for upcoming releases highlighting world cinema, documentary and independent film titles. Recognizing a need for greater diversity on campus, the series will draw from around the globe to present movies that may challenge, inspire or simply entertain.

To view the calendar of screenings, click here

To SUBSCRIBE to our MAILING LIST for upcoming free screenings and events, e-mail the word "Subscribe" to: aago@cinema.usc.edu

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Check-In & Reservations

This screening is free of charge and open to the public. Please bring a valid USC ID or print out of your reservation confirmation, which will automatically be sent to your e-mail account upon successfully making an RSVP through this website. Doors will open at 6:30 P.M.

All SCA screenings are OVERBOOKED to ensure seating capacity in the theater, therefore seating is not guaranteed based on RSVPs. The RSVP list will be checked in on a first-come, first-served basis until the theater is full. Once the theater has reached capacity, we will no longer be able to admit guests, regardless of RSVP status.


The USC School of Cinematic Arts is located at 900 W. 34th St., Los Angeles, CA 90007. Parking passes may be purchased for $12.00 at USC Entrance Gate #5, located at the intersection of W. Jefferson Blvd. & McClintock Ave. We recommend Parking Structure D, at the far end of 34th Street. Metered street parking is also available along Jefferson Blvd.

Contact Information

Name: Alessandro Ago
Email: aago@cinema.usc.edu