Missoula, MT | 2/24/20 – 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. The tour will soon visit Missoula at the Roxy Theater on Wednesday, March 11th with films that explore themes connected to Mountainfilm’s mission of using the power of film, art and ideas to inspire audiences to create a better world.
A Mountainfilm presenter will guide the audience through the program providing insight on the films, filmmakers and subjects.
The show kicks off at 7:00 pm, with doors opening at 6:00 pm. Tickets for Mountainfilm on Tour – Missoula are on sale now for $15 at The Trail Head Downtown or can be purchased online at www.bmwf.org/events. Tickets will also be available at the door the evening of the event (if not sold out). See the complete playlist at www.mountainfilm.org/tour/schedule.
Mountainfilm on Tour – Missoula is hosted by the Bob Marshall Wilderness Foundation (BMWF). Beer provided by Jeremiah Johnson Brewing Co. and wine provided by Ten Spoon Winery will be for sale to benefit BMWF’s trail and habitat restoration projects in the Bob Marshall Wilderness Complex. A raffle for outdoor gear, recreational trips, and local goods will also raise funds for the non-profit organization.
Financial sponsors for Mountainfilm on Tour – Missoula include Whitefish Credit Union, Greg Schatz Builders, Sweetgrass Psychological Services, First Interstate Bank, Mindful Designs, Park Side Credit Union, Sportsman & Ski Haus, The Base Camp, and The Union Club.
Held every Memorial Day weekend, Mountainfilm is a documentary film festival that showcases nonfiction stories about environmental, cultural, climbing, political and social justice issues that matter. Along with exceptional documentaries, the festival goes beyond the film medium by bringing together world-class athletes, change makers and visionary artists for a multi-dimensional celebration of indomitable spirit. Mountainfilm, which includes interactive talks, free community events, a gallery walk, outdoor programming and presentations, aims to inspire audiences to action on worthy causes. To learn more about the festival, visit www.mountainfilm.org.
Bob Marshall Wilderness Foundation
The Bob Marshall Wilderness Foundation connects people with America’s wilderness heritage by providing access to and stewardship of one of the world’s most spectacular places – The Bob Marshall Wilderness Complex. BMWF leads over 300 volunteers annually on projects to keep trails open, restore heavily used areas, and fight weeds. The Foundation additionally offers internship opportunities for young people to gain experience in natural resource careers, and operates a Packer Apprentice Program to ensure that the knowledge and skills of backcountry stock use are passed on to future generations of wilderness packers. To learn more about BMWF, visit www.bmwf.org.