Bear Valley Presents David Vassar

Richard Hartog –– – David Vassar is the director of The Spirit of Yosemite, a 23–minute documentary that plays at Yosemite––and will every day for the next 10 years. Here, he is in front of his film shown on a HDCAM (high definition) monitor in an edit bay at Laser Pacific, Tuesday evening in Hollywood. (The room is called an edit bay). The backround is an actual frame of twilight at Yosemite.

Bear Valley Presents David Vassar on November 25, 2016 in Bear Valley, CA : Bear Valley Resort, in cooperation with Backcountry Pictures, Presents
“A Walk in the Park with David Vassar.” A Life-Long Intimate Film Journey with Academy Award®-nominee and Emmy® Award-winning Filmmaker David Vassar.
Bear Valley Resort and Backcountry Pictures presents “A Walk in the Park with David Vassar” featuring the Academy Award®-nominated and Emmy® Award-winning writer, director, producer, and documentarian, David Vassar on Friday, November 25, 2016. This VIP presentation is limited to only 150 tickets and will be presented in Bear Valley Resorts' majestic Cathedral Lounge as part of Winterfest Weekend. The presentation will be followed by a wine and cheese reception with the filmmaker and each attendee will receive a free Bear Valley 2016/17 day lift ticket valued at $79.
“A Walk in the Park with David Vassar” is an epic film retrospective through America's magnificent Yosemite, Grand Canyon, Grand Teton, Yellowstone and Death Valley National Parks, among others, highlighted with personal stories from Vassar's lifetime of environmental filmmaking. Scenes from Vassar's Academy Award-nominated documentary, Generation on the Wind, and the PBS special featuring California State Parks, California Forever, are also included in the program. The program also includes a sneak peek of Vassar's new film about the deserts of the American Southwest, "Exquisite Wasteland," co-produced with Sally Kaplan, which advocates for desert protection and features Death Valley and Joshua Tree National Parks, the Mojave National Preserve and others.
“A Walk in the Park with David Vassar” was first presented to a sold-out audience and resounding accolades at the 2016 Environmental Film Festival at the Smithsonian Institution's National Museum of American History, in Washington, DC, this past March. Since June 2016, the program has been presented to sold-out audiences at the Bret Harte Theater in Angels Camp, ...read more

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