Backcountry Film Festival

BACKCOUNTRY FILM FESTIVAL COMES TO DELTA!

Celebrating the Winter Human-Powered Experience

 

Delta, CO – The 13th Annual Winter Wildlands Alliance Backcountry Film Festival will show in Delta on Tuesday, December 19 at Delta Center for Performing Arts.  All proceeds benefit The Nature Connection.

The Nature Connection’s goal is to inspire our communities to connect to nature through educational opportunities in fun and energized outdoor experiences in order to promote healthy lifestyles.  We will announce more about our GOCO Inspire Grant award for getting kids connected to the outdoors at this event!  Come and hear the good news!

The Backcountry Film Festival is produced by Winter Wildlands Alliance as a celebration of the human-powered experience and a gathering place for the backcountry snowsports community. Winter Wildlands Alliance is a national nonprofit organization that partners with groups like The Nature Connection at the local level to inspire and educate the backcountry community to protect and care for their winter landscapes. Funds raised at each screening stay in the local community to support human-powered recreation and conservation efforts, winter education and avalanche/safety programs and to raise awareness of winter management issues.

Adventure, environment and climate, youth outdoors, ski culture- you’ll find it all in this award winning lineup. Films in this year’s program include:

  • 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
  • The End of Snow, Jane Zelikova and Morgan Heim | 20 min 35 sec
  • Follow Through, Anya Miller and Becca Cahall | 21 min 48 sec
  • Genesis, Ben Sturgulewski and Dan Pizza | 5 min 50 sec
  • Idaho 12ver Project, Mark Ortiz | 12 min 10 sec
  • Adventure Not War, Max Lowe | 7 min 35 sec

 

Doors Open 6:30pm

Films Begin 7:00pm

Admission $10 at the door

 

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