Calendar

Wild Film Festival Scotland will take place 24-26 March 2017 in Dumfries, Scotland. Please note that Wild Film Festival Scotland reserves the right to make  updates to the programme and timings as appropriate, and will endeavour to make those changes as quickly as possible.

You can book individual events or take advantage of one of our Feral Day Passes. Further information available here.

 

Mar 24 @ 12:00 pm – 12:45 pm
12:00 pm
After a brush with extinction, the Asiatic lion is reclaiming its lost lands. But can lions and people truly settle their differences and live together… without conflict?   Lions have come back from the brink[...]
Theatre Royal - Theatre
Mar 24 @ 1:00 pm – 1:45 pm
1:00 pm
Rohani is an 80-year-old sea nomad and this is his story. His tale is told entirely from his perspective, against the spectacular backdrop of the Togian Islands in the Coral Triangle, and recreates events that capture[...]
Theatre Royal - Theatre
2:00 pm
Luminous beings with their own internal light enchant us. Anyone who sees a firefly or glow-worm falls under their spell. The sea at night sparkles as millions of luminous plankton reveal the shapes of dolphins,[...]
Brigend
Mar 24 @ 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm
2:00 pm
The Life Story team has captured rare and extreme behaviours, some never recorded before, using new technology to film behaviour in novel ways. These are truly compelling scenes: A barnacle goose chick’s death-defying leap 400 feet[...]
Theatre Royal - Theatre
2:00 pm
Gordon Buchanan joins a Waorani tribal family in Ecuador’s Amazon jungle as they search for giant anacondas. The tribe know this remote rainforest and its spectacular wildlife better than anyone else. They teach Gordon their[...]
Robert Burns Centre - Theatre
Mar 24 @ 3:15 pm – 4:15 pm
3:15 pm
The contests between predators and prey are the most dramatic events in nature. This film reveals the extraordinary range of techniques predators use to catch their prey. Astounding footage and compelling stories. Running Time: 58 mins[...]
Theatre Royal - Theatre
Mar 24 @ 4:00 pm – 5:30 pm
4:00 pm
Honey Hunters is a life story of bees and people.  For millions years bees have been laboriously building the natural environment of our planet. These days, they started to die by millions. In order to[...]
Robert Burns Centre - Theatre
Mar 24 @ 4:30 pm – 5:00 pm
4:30 pm
This incredibly beautiful film highlights the natural and cultural heritage of the Flow Country in the far north of Scotland, showcasing the importance of this area for people and wildlife, its crucial role in the[...]
Theatre Royal - Theatre
Mar 24 @ 4:30 pm – 5:30 pm
4:30 pm
Deep in the jungles of Peru a silky anteater is fighting to stay awake and a mother humming bird is struggling to raise her chick.  The seasonal downpours are about to begin and the rainforest’s[...]
Brigend
Mar 24 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm
7:00 pm
Moors, bogs and wetlands can be found all over in Europe. Everyone has at least heard about this habitat but most know little about it. Only 1% of the Middle European wetlands are still untouched.[...]
Brigend
Mar 25 @ 10:00 am – 11:30 am
10:00 am
An epic story of breathtaking scale, Disneynature’s new True Life Adventure showcases a year in the life of a bear family as two impressionable young cubs are taught life’s most important lessons. Set against a[...]
Robert Burns Centre - Theatre
Mar 25 @ 10:30 am – 12:00 pm
10:30 am
Scotland’s Hebrides are Europe’s final frontier against the wild and unpredictable Atlantic Ocean. This landmark wildlife film – narrated by Ewan McGregor and made by Maramedia with Otter Films – introduces an unforgettable wild animal cast struggling[...]
Theatre Royal - Theatre
Mar 25 @ 12:45 pm – 1:45 pm
12:45 pm
After a brush with extinction, the Asiatic Lion is reclaiming its lost lands. But can lions and people truly settle their differences and live together… without conflict?   Lions have come back from the brink[...]
Robert Burns Centre - Theatre
Mar 25 @ 3:00 pm – 3:15 pm
3:00 pm
In a remote corner of the world a living relic from a prehistoric age still exists. A magnificent creature that once roamed northern plains alongside mammoths and sabertooth cats, enduring where others vanished. This film[...]
Robert Burns Centre - Theatre
5:00 pm
Red Sky on the Black Isle (12 mins) Turn the Tide (10 mins) Dipper from the Water of Leith (15 mins) – with Q & As Image Credit: Krzysztof Kubik
Brigend
5:30 pm
Bioluminescence is far more common on Earth than most people realize. To catalogue and describe the number of species that ‘bioluminesce’ would be akin to describing all the species that walk or swim. Trying to[...]
Robert Burns Centre - Theatre
Mar 25 @ 5:30 pm – 6:30 pm
5:30 pm
On the western edge of Scotland lies an epic wilderness. Seven hundred square miles of rugged mountains, hidden valleys and churning rivers. Here in this remote and brutal land, more than 1000 species of animals[...]
Theatre Royal - Theatre
Mar 25 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm
7:00 pm
Highlands is the second landmark blue chip natural history series from Glasgow-based production company Maramedia. Three years in the making, a small team filmed for more than 300 days to create the most vivid and[...]
Brigend
Mar 25 @ 7:30 pm – 9:00 pm
7:30 pm
In this groundbreaking documentary director Louie Psihoyos and the group behind the Academy Award-winning film The Cove, assemble a team of artists and activists on a new undercover operation to expose the hidden world of[...]
Robert Burns Centre - Theatre
8:15 pm
Nearly 60 years after his first visit to the Great Barrier Reef, David Attenborough returns to his favourite place in the natural world aboard the Alucia, a research vessel equipped with latest technology. At nearly 90[...]
Brigend
10:00 am
Life is an adventure for Maya, the clever and resourceful blonde-bobbed monkey in Monkey Kingdom, Disneynature’s new feature film set among ancient ruins in the storied jungles of South Asia. Maya’s world is forever changed[...]
Robert Burns Centre - Theatre
Mar 26 @ 10:30 am – 11:30 am
10:30 am
Deep in the jungles of Peru, a silky anteater is fighting to stay awake and a mother humming bird is struggling to raise her chick. The seasonal downpours are about to begin and the rainforest’s[...]
Theatre Royal - Theatre
Mar 26 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
12:00 pm
On the western edge of Scotland lies an epic wilderness. Seven hundred square miles of rugged mountains, hidden valleys and churning rivers. Here in this remote and brutal land, more than 1000 species of animals[...]
Robert Burns Centre - Theatre
12:15 pm
Nearly 60 years after his first visit to the Great Barrier Reef, David Attenborough returns to his favourite place in the natural world aboard the Alucia, a research vessel equipped with latest technology. At nearly 90[...]
Robert Burns Centre - Theatre
Mar 26 @ 1:15 pm – 2:15 pm
1:15 pm
Earth: A New Wild uses advanced filming techniques to provide visuals as stunning as the best natural history programmes.  Distinguishing itself from nearly all other nature films it turns the cameras around, showing the world as it[...]
Brigend
Mar 26 @ 1:30 pm – 3:30 pm
1:30 pm
Yasuni Man is a documentary feature about the Yasuni Biosphere of Amazonian Ecuador, the world’s most biodiverse forest, and the Waorani, an indigenous Amazonian tribe plagued by exploitation, deception and murder. It’s a real-life Avatar[...]
Robert Burns Centre - Theatre
Mar 26 @ 2:30 pm – 4:00 pm
2:30 pm
Honey Hunters is a life story of bees and people.  For millions years bees have been laboriously building the natural environment of our planet. These days, they started to die by millions. In order to[...]
Brigend