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Mountainfilm on Tour makes its way to Montana

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Posted at 1:23 PM, Mar 08, 2020
and last updated 2020-03-08 15:27:26-04

GREAT FALLS — Mountainfilm on Tour will be in Great Falls, Sunday March 8th at the Lewis & Clark Interpretive Center at 4201 Giant Springs Rd.

The film tour features documentary films curated from the Mountainfilm festival held every Memorial Day weekend in Telluride, Colorado.

The films are said to bring a selection of culturally rich, adventure-packed and inspiring documentary films.

Mountainfilm’s says their mission is to use the power of film, art and ideas to inspire audiences to create a better world.

Sunday's event is hosted by the Bob Marshall Wilderness Foundation as well as beer provided by Jeremiah Johnson Brewing Co. and wine provided by Ten Spoon Winery will be for sale.

Proceeds of the event will go 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.

Tickets are $15 and are available at the door unless sold out, as well as at Bighorn Outdoor Specialists or can be purchased online at BMWF's website.

The doors open at 6:00 p.m. and show starts at 7.

There will also be showings in Helena on Monday, March 9th, Missoula on March 11th, and in Whitefish on March 12th.



Mountainfilm Festival

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.