Mountainfilm on Tour – Bozeman
Wednesday, March 06
7:00 PM @ The Ellen Theatre
A SELECTION OF CULTURALLY RICH AND INCREDIBLY INSPIRING DOCUMENTARY FILMS.
Emceed by dZi Foundation President and Co-founder Jim Nowak. Program list and descriptions in Movie Info tab.
Mountainfilm on Tour brings a selection of culturally rich, adventure-packed and incredibly inspiring documentary films curated from the Mountainfilm festival held every Memorial Day weekend in Telluride, Colorado. Bozeman Film Society partners with the dZi Foundation for the 2nd year to host the tour at the Ellen Theatre 7:00 PM on Wednesday, March 6th with films that will explore the themes connected to the Mountainfilm mission: using the power of film, art and ideas to inspire audiences to create a better world.
Mountainfilm presenter, Jim Nowak, President and Co-Founder of dZi Foundation, will guide the audience through the program providing insight on the films, filmmakers and subjects.
Program. Click title for description:
- A Letter to Congress – Director: Christopher Newman
- Escape – Director: Anjali Nayer
- Riccarda de Echher: Montagna – Director Dave Brown
- Ingrained – Director: Jimmy Chin
- Loved by All: The Story of Apa Sherpa – Director Steven Henderson
- Imagination: Tom Wallisch – Director Dave Mossop
- Drop Everything: Michelle Parker Segment – Director Scott Gaffney
- Brighter Night – Director Jordon Halland
- 2.5 Million – Director Tyler Wilkenson-Ray
- Beyond the Horizon – Director Jon Klaczkiewicz
- The Coffin Club – Director Briar March
The dZi Foundation works in partnership with remote communities in Nepal to create lasting improvements in life. The Ridgway, CO-based non-profit, founded in 1998 by longtime mountaineers Jim Nowak and Reynolds, accomplishes their mission through implementing community-driven programs that improve public facilities, public health, income levels and educational opportunities while preserving community unity, the natural environment, and indigenous cultures. The dZi Foundation is an official non-profit sponsor of Mountainfilm and has a prestigious 4-Star rating by Charity Navigator.
Mountainfilm began in 1979 and is one of America’s longest-running film festivals. The festival is best described by one word: inspiring. In addition to screening leading independent documentary films from around the world, the festival includes a full-day symposium on contemporary issues, 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 weekend event with a wide diversity of special guests, ranging from artists to adventurers and academics to activists.To learn more about the festival, visit www.mountainfilm.org.
Whenever and wherever Mountainfilm is on tour, the aim is to educate and inspire beyond our theater audiences. Mountainfilm for Students is a free educational outreach initiative that introduces students in K-12 public schools to essential environmental, cultural and social issues with age-appropriate film programs. Mountainfilm currently reaches over 20,000 students each year. Click to learn more about Mountainfilm for Students.