The road to extinction is paved with good intentions.

BendFilm and the Bend Patagonia Store invite all curious and eco-conscious audiences to a screening of ArtiFISHal by Josh “Bones” Murphy on Wednesday, July 10 at 7:30 PM at The Tower Theatre. ArtiFISHal is a film about people, rivers, and the fight for the future of wild fish and the environment that supports them. It explores wild salmon’s slide toward extinction, threats posed by fish hatcheries and fish farms, and our continued loss of faith in nature.

Join us for a pre-screening at Patagonia Downtown Bend at 5 pm along with the Native Fish Society of Portland and complimentary beer provided by Cascade Lakes Brewery.

When: Monday, July 10th @ 7:30pm. Doors open at 6:30pm
Where: Tower Theatre
Tickets: FREE for Members. $15 for general public. Order tickets HERE.
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Panel Discussion to Follow Screening

Explore issues uniquely relevant to the Pacific Northwest with panelists who will dive into the issues explored in the film, the dire implications for Oregon fisheries, ways to get involved and what local organizations are doing to protect our delicate ecosystem.  Panelists include: Tom Derry, Native Fish Society River Steward for Molalla River; Tod Heisler, River Conservation Director for Central Oregon LandWatch; Erik Fernandez, Wilderness Program Manager for Oregon Wild; Kyle Smith, Oregon Field Coordinator for Trout Unlimited; and Lisa Seales, Vice President of the Board of Directors for The Environmental Center.

Get your film festival passes today to see Shelton screen Bull Durham and revisit some of his classic films at this year’s festival OCT 10-13 in Bend, Oregon