Welcome to The Festival
Welcome to the 13th Annual Nevada City Film Festival.  Enjoy world-class independent films and meet filmmakers from across the globe all in a truly festive environment.
Festival Guide
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For decades the beautiful gold rush-era town of Nevada City, California has been home to a host of world-renowned musicians, poets, and visual artists, and makes for a welcoming and lively setting for this showcase of creative independent filmmaking. Learn More
Visitors to Nevada City can expect a one-of-a-kind experience, if not one of the best weekends of their summer. Learn More
International Shorts & Feature Lengths, Animation, Comedy, Documentaries and More.
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What They Say

The Sundance of the Sierra Foothills.
Sacramento News & Review,
From the beauty of the mountains surrounding this lovely town to the bountiful summertime swimming in the Yuba River and smartly programmed events, the Nevada City Film Festival is a charming festival we’d attend again in a heartbeat.
Arne Johnson & Shane King, Director, GIRLS ROCK!