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Monday, February 27, 2017


  • Sunrise Photo Tour

    Sunrise Photo Tour

    For over 25 years film festival visitors have thrilled to the breath taking beauty of the Eastern High Sierra Sunrise Tour. A photographer’s dream event, Read More
  • Lone Pine Back Lot Tour

    Lone Pine Back Lot Tour

    Burt & Donna Yost's  "Back Lot Tours are Back!  Friday, Saturday & Sunday. See information below as to specific day details ...  Friday & Sunday The Read More
  • Gunga Din Tour

    Gunga Din Tour

    The Gunga Din Tour is a Bus tour that highlights the filming of the movie in the summer and fall of 1938, Gunga Din remains to Read More
  • North South Tour

    North South Tour

    The North South Tour is considered one of the most scenic drives, you'll see LOTS of the Alabama Hills. The tour travels throughout the length Read More
  • Billy King Remembers Hopalong Cassidy

    Billy King Remembers Hopalong Cassidy

    Festival guest Billy King returns to join us for our 27th Film Festival to discuss and reminisce about his movie making experiences with William Boyd.  Read More
  • Ansel Adams - In The Footsteps of the Master Tour

    Ansel Adams - In The Footsteps of the Master Tour

    “A Good Photograph is Knowing Where to Stand” Ansel Adams.Join Catherine Kravitz, Museum Staff and Docent, in the Ansel Adams; In the Footsteps of the Read More
  • Desert Pursuit - Movie Location Tour

    Desert Pursuit - Movie Location Tour

    Prospector Wayne Morris, accompanied by Virginia Grey, travels on horseback to San Bernardino to settle down and get married. In his journey through Death Valley Read More
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Reading BookWe have a number of authors with us for the Festival. Many of them will be participating in presentations and the presentation day & times are noted. Book signings will follow presentations in the Musuem lobby. Times indicated with **and in color are book signings only and at time noted. 


      Author                Title                                                                                    Cover       Presentation                                          
Bob Boze Bell  True West Moments:
Where Truth Is Stranger Than Fiction
True West Moments Book Saturday @ 8:00 AM
Ed Hulse Blood ’N’ Tunder Guide To Pulp Fiction Blood and Thunder Friday @ 3:30 PM
David Matuszak The Cowboy's Trail Guide to Westerns  Trail Guide to Westerns Saturday @ 1:00 PM
Wyatt McCrea Frances Dee: A Film History Francis Dee book

Friday @ 1:30 PM
Saturday @ 11:30 AM

Mike Nevins They Called the Shots:
Action Directors from Late Silents to the Late Sixties
They Called The Shots Friday @ 9:30 AM
Cheryl Rogers Cowboy Princess Rides Again Cowboy Princess Rides Again

**Saturday @ 10:30  AM
Saturday @ 11:30 AM

David Rothel Singing Cowboys Singing Cowboys Friday @ 11:30 AM
Sunday @11:30 AM
Bob White

The Tom Mix Cord:
Saga of a Western Film Star's Classic Motorcar

Tom Mix Cord by Bob White

** Friday @ 9:30 AM
**Saturday @ 11:30 AM

Jay Dee Witney

In a Door, Into a Fight, Out a Door,
Into a Chase:
Moviemaking Remembered by the Guy at the Door

In a Door Into a Fight Saturday @ 5:00 AM
Larry Maurice Rhyme Rider Trail; Cowboy Poetry from the Eastern Sierra Maurice BOOK COVER FRONT 72 dpi

Saturday @ 11:30 AM
**Saturday @ 3:30 PM

Petrine Day Mitchum

Hollywood Hoofbeats:
The Fascinating Story of Horses in Movies and Television

Hollywood Hoofbeats

**Friday @  4:00 PM
Saturday @ 11:30 AM

Melinda Carey Company of Heroes,
My Life as an Actor in the John Ford Stock Company by Harry Carey Jr.
Company of Heroes **Friday @  4:00 PM
Saturday @ 11:30 AM

Dan Ford Pappy: The Life of John Ford Pappy TBD
William Wellman Jr.

Wild Bill Wellman: Hollywood Rebel

Wild Bill Wellman book Friday: After 7:30
Screening & Panel

Saturday: After 7:30
Screening & Panel

Event Tickets

Latest News

2016 Film Festival

Celebrity Guests

Jim Clark
Diamond Farnsworth
Billy King
Ben Mankiewicz
William Wellman

Master of Ceremonies

Larry Maurice

Guest Authors & Panelists
Cheryl Rogers Barnett
Bob Boze Bell
Melinda Carey
Larry Floyd
Dan Ford
Wyatt McCrea
Petrine Day Mitchum
Francis Nevins
David Rothel
Jay Dee Witney
Bob White
Rob Word

Panel Moderator
Ed Hulse

Piano Accompaniment
J. C. Munns

Friday Night Keynote Film

John Ford's
3 Badman

Saturday Night Keynote Film

John Ford's
3 Godfathers

Special Guests

John Gilliland
     aka Hopalong Cassidy
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