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Winter Wildlands Alliance Backcountry Film Festival
The Backcountry Film Festival is produced each year as a celebration of the human-powered experience and a gathering place for the backcountry snowsports community. Immerse yourself in a night of films – eleven in all -- that capture the spirit of winter. Adventure, environment and climate, youth outdoors, ski culture—you’ll find it all in this award winning lineup. The 2016-2017 Backcountry Film Festival will tour more than 100 cities from mid-November to late March.
Doors open at 6:30pm, films start at 7:00pm
Join us for: *Visions of Deep Powder *Tall Tales *Raffle Prizes *Culture *Friends
Another screening of the films will be held on March 6th in Bellevue at the Bellevue Botanical Gardens Education Center.
**********The Mountaineers is also sponsoring a showing of this festival on Monday March 6th at that the Bellevue Botanical Gardens Eduction Cernter in Bellevue. For information click HERE. ***********
This event is sponsored by the Foothills Branch of the Mountaineers.
12th Annual Backcountry Film Festival Program
Festival Reflections -- The woods in winter can often seem like poetry to the senses.
Lifecycle of a Powderwhore -- What is a Powderwhore?
AK Girls Way -- A memoir for Liz Daley as a consummate mountain guide with an infectious enthusiasm for life.
Snow School -- Watch the magic of the Winter Wildlands Alliance National SnowSchool program unfold with Selkirk Outdoor Leadership and Education participants.
There on the Periphery -- A midwinter dream.
An Education -- Join daughter-father duo, Lilliana and Mike Libecki, on their quest to backcountry ski Antarctica.
Season on the Brink -- Mother Nature is neither for you nor against you. Lessons of a near-fatal accident.
Pace -- “The slow passing of time is when I feel most alive.”
The Lost Sierra -- A local take on the importance of protecting your home forest.
China, A Skier’s Journey -- Jordan Skiing, both an exploding middle-class phenomenon as well as a historical means of survival for China.
Snow Artist -- Exploration is everywhere.