“Celebrating the Winter Human-Powered Experience.” That’s the motto of the Winter Wildlands Alliance. If that’s a mantra you also live by, then get your butt to downtown Salt Lake City on November 16th because their 2017 Backcountry Film Festival is coming to Brewvies.
Adventure, environment and climate, youth outdoors, ski culture- you’ll find it all in this award winning lineup. This year’s festival tour is the 13th, and the Salt Lake City stop’s proceeds will benefit the Wasatch Backcountry Alliance.
2017 Backcountry Film Festival Lineup
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, Matt Ortiz | 12 min 10 sec
Adventure Not War, Max Lowe | 7 min 35 sec
Doors Open 6 pm, Films Begin 7pm
Winter Wildlands Alliance is a national nonprofit organization that partners with groups like Wasatch Backcountry Alliance 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.
The 2017-2018 Backcountry Film Festival will tour over 100 cities from mid-November to late March. Immerse yourself in a night of films that capture the spirit of winter. Adventure, environment and climate, youth outdoors, ski culture- you’ll find it all in this award winning lineup.