Elephant Buzz: HIBE at Wild & Scenic Film Fest

January 14, 20140 Comments

logo-wild-scenic-film-fest-640x123Juliette West spoke at several screenings of the film How I Became An Elephant at the Wild & Scenic Film Festival in Nevada City, CA, Jan 9-12. She also spoke with 800 school children who gathered for a special screening and presentation by Juliette.

Here is a partial list of mentions:


Fest is wild, scenic and fracking relevant – published by The Union
“Booth also recommended Wild & Scenic attendees look for teenager Juliette West, the star and co-producer of “How I Became an Elephant.” She will speak after both showings of her award-winning film about elephant abuse.”

How I Became An Elephant Returns to Northern California
January 6, 2014 by Tim Gorski

How I Became An Elephant is premiering in Nevada City next week at the Wild and Scenic Film Festival. This is a very special event as Juliette West is attending to meet and greet fellow filmmakers and activists. She will do two Q&As after the screenings and give two presentations at local middle schools.

Wild & Scenic Film Festival – Special Guests 2014

Juliette West, 17 years old, stars in the film How I Became an Elephant, the powerful rescue story of an abused elephant in Thailand. Today Juliette continues her fight for the elephants, working with the organization In Defense of Animals (IDA) to reach new audiences and inform young and old alike of the abuse of elephants in zoos and circuses. She founded a nonprofit called Juliette Speaks. Their mission is to provide a voice for those who cannot speak for themselves, especially elephants, advocating for public awareness about the issues confronting both captive and wild elephants and their protection. She has received numerous awards for her work as a youth activist, including the Youth Activist of the Year Award in 2011. Her film How I Became an Elephant screens Saturday, 7pm at the Yuba River Charter School and Sunday, 2pm at Oddfellows. She will speak at both screenings.

Award Winning “How I Became An Elephant” (The Film) and Juliette West Travel to The Wild and Scenic Film Festival
How far would you go to save a species?
Nevada City, CA (PRWEB) January 12, 2014

Youth activist Juliette West travels next week to join other activists and filmmakers at the Wild and Scenic Film Festival in Nevada City, CA, the largest environmental film festival of its kind. The Festival seeks to awaken and empower participants to become activists in our world.



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