It’s time to get the band back together!

Welcome to the 17th Annual Nevada City Film Festival. Every year since the new millenium arrived visitors have enjoyed world-class independent films from across the globe in a truly festive environment. Join us this year for a particularly stunning lineup of movies, workshops and, of course, parties! Enjoy the beautiful Sierra Foothills, meet the filmmakers and figure out how to never leave.

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This September, the Nevada City Film Festival and Inn Town Campground have teamed up to offer visitors an affordable vacation package to explore the beautiful historic Gold Rush era town and enjoy it’s growing arts scene.

This package features 2 night’s camping at the Inn Town Campground, 2 Festival Passes to the 17th Annual Nevada City Film Festival, and 2 Yuba Bus Passes, a total value of $300 for only $160. Package is only good September 7-16, 2017. For more information go to or call (530) 265-9900.

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NCFF Announces Media Maker Residency, February 2-5, 2017

The Nevada City Film Festival’s Media Maker Residency unites aspiring and established filmmakers, writers and media creators around the power of story. This unique four-day intensive located in the Sierra Foothills of Northern California, in the historic Gold Rush-era village of Nevada City, provides a nurturing environment to spark the process of self-discovery, create connection through community building, and help bring projects to fruition.

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What’s all this about some magic in the hills?

I keep hearing about Nevada City being the next place to disappear and get your spiritual & creative kicks realigned. In fact I’ve been hearing of NC as the ‘next’ forever. So, what’s up with a tiny gold-rush town that breathes in dreamers and breathes out such talents as Joanna Newsom, Jonathan Dayton, and Tahiti Pehrson? And why are its residents so pleased that we never actually become the next big thing?