Outdoor Screening of Mountainfilm Family Program
Hosted by Elyn and Jeff Kronemeyer
FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 25 | 7 PM | FREE
Space is Limited, Reservations Required
Bring the whole gang for an exciting lineup of family friendly documentary shorts from the Mountainfilm Festival High School Program!
Bring chairs, blankets & jackets!
COVID-19 What to Expect: There will be no restrooms available for use during outdoor programs. Attendees are required to wear masks at all times (except when eating), and to place themselves at the orange markers which will be installed every 10 feet on the grounds in order to enforce social distancing guidelines.
Film Sponsor: Brown Harris Stevens
Additional support for Film programming has been made possible by the Suffolk County Office of Cultural Affairs.
Total Running Time: 52 min.
Bear Whisperer | 5 mins
Director Robert Gourley
Originally hired by the police department to exterminate bears that had overpopulated
Mammoth Lakes, California, Steve Searles instead decided to teach the bears to co-exist with the
towns residents. Nobody has ever been killed by a black bear, he explains. I know each bear
individually in Mammoth from the time theyre born until the time they die.
ADAPTATION: Kentucky | 12 mins
Director Alizé Carrère
If we cant beat em, eat em! is the slogan of Two Rivers Fisheries in Wickliffe,
Kentucky. Chinese-American entrepreneur Angie Yu exports wild-caught Asian carp, an invasive
species in the Mississippi River ecosystem, to 11 nations where carp is much-appreciated. She is
also working to instill a love for carp among Americans, despite its stigma as a trash fish.
Scientist and filmmaker Alizé Carrère celebrates the transformation of an aquatic invader into an
economic and culinary treasure, seeing it as a creative adaptation in an ever-changing world.
River Surfer | 3 mins
Director Karissa Akin
A wave in a river is a rapid that stays in one place, which means it can be surfed for a
very long time. For Gannet Horn, riding that singular wave is an obsession.
This Land | 14 mins
Directors Chelsea Jolly, Whit Hassett
Runner Faith Briggs represents the new school of conservationist. No longer
worshipping at the feet of Henry David Thoreau, conservationists today include women, people
of color and indigenous communities those whose love for public lands, diverse voices and
journeys of empowerment fuel bold feats of activism. Like running 150 miles through national
monuments at the center of controversial political maneuvering. Briggs, who once considered
conservation a privileged realm, now dons the mantle with pride as she redefines its very
Water Flows Together | 10 mins
Directors Matt Mikkelsen, Taylor Graham, Palmer Morse
A female Navajo river guide, Colleen Cooley, expresses her deep kinship with
indigenous lands and the San Juan River. This portrait of a strong woman is also a portrait of the
San Juan River, a timeless landscape and an ancient culture all of it at risk because the water is threatened.
Charge | 5 mins
Director Mike Douglas
In this film, we find out what happens when a bevy of rockstar skiers get together with a
world champion drone pilot in the snowy wilds of the Canadian Rockies.
Themes Skiing, adrenaline, Canada
About Mountainfilm for Students
Our mission is to use the power of film, art and ideas to inspire audiences to create a better world. As a primary element of this mission, our student programs offer engaging content featuring inspiring stories to ignite the imagination and broaden perspectives.
This year, in response to COVID-19 we have created an online virtual platform to provide educators with film programs curated by grade level as well as individual films accompanied by classroom materials aligned with College and Career Readiness Anchor Standards. Due to the generous support of our donors and sponsors, these resources are available at no cost to K-12 public schools.
If you are an educator at a K-12 public school and would like to bring Mountainfilm for Students to your school, please complete our application below and a Mountainfilm staff member will contact you at the email provided.
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25 Jobs Lane
Southampton, NY 11968
|Kid Friendly: Yes!|
|Dog Friendly: No|
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