Winter Wildlands Alliance Backcountry Film Festival - Bozeman
Emerson Center for the Arts & Culture Bozeman, MT
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Montana Backcountry Alliance and Montana Wilderness Association are happy to bring the BCFF back to Bozeman for 2014!
Now in its 9th year the Winter Wildlands Alliance Backcountry Film Festival celebrates the human powered winter experience through film. The festival aims to entertain while helping to raise funds and awareness for Winter Wildlands and our like-minded partners. The Backcountry Film Festival premieres in Boise ID and then travels to more than 100 locations worldwide. Along the way, the Backcountry Film Festival will be viewed by more than 20,000 outdoor enthusiasts and raise more than $110,000 each year for local organizations working on advocacy, snow safety, outdoor education and SnowSchool programs.
2013-14 Backcountry Film Festival Line Up:
Best of Festival: "Valhalla" from Sweetgrass Productions is the tale of one man's search to rediscover the freedom of his youth.
Best Conservation Film: "Bolton Valley" from Red Reel Production is the story of how a small community fought to save their beloved ski area.
Best Short: "Bigger, Braver." Filmmaker Luc Mehl turns the camera on a young female athlete who shares her insight into the courage and strength involved in seeking big mountain adventure.
Other films include:
"Trail Break" from Powderwhore is a beautiful black and white portrait of deep powder skiing. "Morning Rituals," a day in the life of an undercover ski bum. Presented by Chris Dickey of Orange and Purple. "Youth," from filmmaker Corey Rich, inspires us to pack up the kids and proves that backcountry skiing is a family affair. "Nokhoi Zeekh: In search of the Wolverine," from filmmaker Forrest McCarthy. Five Americans set off on a month-long ski expedition through northern Mongolia to document one of the world's most iconic but least-known winter species "Strong" from filmmaker and storyteller Fitz Cahall at Duct Tape then Beer captures Roger Strong's reflections about moving forward after a tragic avalanche. "Poor Man's Heli," skier Antoine Boisselier thinks outside the skin track and comes up with a new and unique way to the top of the mountain. From Mike Douglas at Switchback Entertainment. "Take the Ride," from filmmakers Jason Thompson and Drew Stoecklein, asks,, "When you have a dream will you buy the ticket, will you Take the Ride?"
Emerson Center for the Arts & Culture (View)
111 S Grand Ave
Bozeman, MT 59715