Since 1979, Telluride Mountainfilm is one of America’s longest-running film festivals. Through the years, the festival has always been best described by one unchanging word: inspiring. Far more than any other adjective, that’s how festival audiences describe their experience.
In addition to screening leading independent documentary films from around the world, the festival includes a full-day symposium on a contemporary issue, art and photography exhibits, early morning coffee talks, outdoor programs, a book-signing party, an ice cream social, student programs and a closing awards ceremony. Presentations and panels are scheduled throughout the Memorial Day weekend event with a wide diversity of special guests, ranging from artists to adventurers and academics to activists.
Beyond the festival and traveling tour, Mountainfilm endeavors to support, educate and motivate through various initiatives, including continued commitment to help creative individuals tell stories that represent the spirit of the Mountainfilm, while helping to promote action toward positive changes. In addition to these initiatives, the festival itself is made up of many moving parts, so here’s a breakdown of what Mountainfilm [...] Read More >