Minds of Mountainfilm

Every year at the Mountainfilm festival, we catch up with a selection of Mountainfilm's most dynamic and fascinating special guests and record our conversations. We don't edit a lot of frills into these Minds of Mountainfilm interviews because the content itself is all that's needed to convey the penetrating insight and inspiration of Mountainfilm's guest presenters.

Sandra Steingraber 2012

Sandra Steingraber, author of Living Downstream, speaks about her latest novel Raising Elijah at Mountainfilm in Telluride.

Roz Naylor 2012

Ali Carr Troxell interviews Rosamond Naylor, Director of the Center on Food Security and the Environment.

Richard Heinberg 2012

Richard Heinberg, author of The End of Growth, speaks to Benjamin Skinner at Mountainfilm in Telluride.

Dan Buettner 2012

David LaHuta speaks with Dan Buettner, author of The Blue Zones.

Aaron Huey 2012

Mountainfilm in Telluride Festival Director David Holbrooke interviews photojournalist and activist Aaron Huey about his work on the Pine Ridge Reservation.

Ron Kauk 2001

An interview with climber Ron Kauk about the genesis of his climbing life—a camp in Yosemite—and his connection to Yosemite and the natural world since. Click on the video title above ("Ron Kauk") to watch if the play button does not appear.

Tom Shadyac 2010

CNN Producer Sarah Holbrooke sits down with Director Tom Shadyac to discuss Life, The Universe and his new film, I AM

Tom Lovejoy 2010

Global Explorer Josh Bernstein sits down with Intrepid Environmentalist Tom Lovejoy to discuss the state of our planet and what, if anything, we can do to stop the global extinction crisis.