Winter Wildlands Alliance Backcountry Film Festival

(Photo above: Below 0 | courtesy of Winter Wildlands Alliance)

14 years of Winter Celebration

Grab your winter adventure listand goggles to tune into a night of human-powered winter celebration at the 14th Annual Backcountry Film Festival.  Mark your calendars for two screenings February 2 at the Volcanic Theatre Pub in Bend at 6pmand 9pm,and a screening on February 7 at Sisters Movie House at 7pm. The Festival is co-hosted by the Boise-based Winter Wildlands Allianceand Discover Your Forest, the local non-profit partner of the Deschutes National Forest.

Produced by Winter Wildlands Alliance, Backcountry Film Festival is shown at more than 100 screenings around the world.  The festival is renowned for its collaboration with filmmakers from all corners of the globe, ranging grassroots to professional.  The festival provides a fresh line-up committed to get everyone from van dwellers to weekend warriors awakened to the powder turns as well as environmental initiatives happening all around the world.

Funds raised for Discover Your Forest will go to Project SNOW (Studying Nature Outdoors in Winter), a program dedicated to providing a rich outdoor education experience for over 2,000 kids in Central Oregon.

This year’s program includes:

  • The Space Within, DPS Skis Cinematic | 5 min 28 sec
  • Ruth Gorge, Noah Howell | 8 min 1 sec
  • Below 0, Itai Hagage | 4 min 54 sec: Below 0 °
  • The End of Snow, Jane Zelikovaand Morgan Heim | 20 min 35 sec
  • Follow Through, Anya Millerand Becca Cahall | 21 min 48 sec
  • Genesis, DPS Skis Cinematic | 5 min 50 sec
  • Idaho 12ver Project, Mark Ortiz | 12 min 10 sec
  • Adventure Not War, Max Lowe | 7 min 35 sec

Tickets can be purchased on at $10-$12.Raffle prizes, auction itemsand more will be up for grabs.  These events will sell out so get your tickets early!

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