Mountainfilm Blog

Mountainfilm's blog has evolved quickly and steadily to become the engine that drives This steady current of images, words and action carry global news about Mountainfilm themes, issues and personalities. Please join in the conversation, and let us know what you think about the cultural, environmental and socio-political issues and  heroes of adventure and activism that we highlight.

Stephen H. Schneider

The influential climatologist Stephen H. Schneider--husband of Mountainfilm 2010 Symposium speaker Terry Root--passed away on Monday. The New York Times has written a touching obituary.

Global Focus - Short Films from Mountainfilm 2010

Here are two films featuring winners of the Goldman Environmental Prize, the largest prize of its type in the world: Global Focus Costa Rica [vimeo] Global Focus Cambodia [vimeo]

Minds of Mountainfilm 2010-Tom Lovejoy

Josh Bernstein sits down with Tom Lovejoy to interview him for the 2010 Minds of Mountainfilm series. [vimeo]

Flathead Wild-Short Film from Mountainfilm 2010

Student Program Blog

I just found out today that the kids in the Movies That Matter student program were blogging during the festival this year. Check out the archives here. The students in the Movies That Matter program: Edgar, Alexi, Geo, Sunny and Shannon from DC with Ana, Ashley and Zach from Colorado.

Update: Spine Surgery for Prudence Mabhena

If you want to support spine surgery for Prudence Mabhena, featured in the film Music by Prudence, we have gotten some information from Rick Hodes:

A photo of Prudence performing at Mountainfilm. ©Jennifer Koskinen

The Lost Tribes of NYC-Short Film from Mountainfilm 2010

Another fun MF2010 selection, from the talented London Squared Productions [youtube=]