Telluride MountainFilm Announces Film List for 2016-17 Season
See the Telluride MountainFilm Tour schedule and learn more about the 2016 film selection
The Telluride MountainFilm Festival is kicking off its’ 2016-17 film tour this August with another stellar lineup of films celebrating the best in Mountain Culture that you won’t want to miss. The tour carries on where the original 2016 Film Fest leaves off – adding to what was originally shown in Colorado’s famed mountain town of Telluride.
The Film Tour will boast festival favorites like Edges, Mot Nord, The Mysteries, Throw (Festival Director’s Award Winner), Mile 19, Nascent (Cinematography Award Winner), Skateboarding in Pine Ridge (Moving Mountains Prize Winner), When We Were Knights and StrongWater. It will also include 2015’s amazing 2 minute film: Across the Sky Directed by: Tim Kemple, Renan Ozturk, Anson Fogel.
So, exactly what is the Telluride MountainFilm film festival? Well, first off – MountainFilm is an organization that utilizes the power of film, art and ideas to inspire their audiences to hopefully create a better world. Started in 1979, it is one of America’s longest running film festivals. The festival has a reputation for being widely inspirational and a moving experience for festival goers. In addition to screening leading independent documentary films from around the world, the festival includes a full-day symposium on a contemporary issue, art and photography exhibits, early morning coffee talks, outdoor programs, a book-signing party, an ice cream social, student programs and a closing picnic/awards ceremony. Presentations and panels are scheduled throughout the Memorial Day weekend event with a wide diversity of special guests, ranging from artists to adventurers and academics to activists.