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The Wild

DCEFF is co-presenting a Virtual Premiere Screening and Discussion of The Wild with the AFI Silver Theatre and Cultural Center on Friday, June 5 at 7 pm EST. Click here for more info and to buy tickets.


An urgent threat emerges to spur filmmaker Mark Titus, who is fresh into addiction recovery, back to the Alaskan wilderness — where the people of Bristol Bay and the world’s largest wild salmon runs face devastation if a massive copper mine is constructed. By suddenly dismantling safeguards the EPA had enacted to protect the salmon, water, and people of Bristol Bay, the current political regime in the United States has unilaterally revived a mining corporation’s relentless pursuit to build North America’s largest open-pit copper mine — directly in the headwaters of the most prodigious wild sockeye salmon run in the world.