Celebrating Indomitable Spirit Since 1979




Mountainfilm uses the power of film, art and ideas to inspire audiences to create a better world.

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May 22–25, 2020 / Telluride, Colorado

Annual 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. 

World Tour

Year-round and worldwide, we take a selection of best-loved festival films on the road.

About the Tour Upcoming Tour Shows Host a Tour

Upcoming Tour Shows

When Venue Location
Feb 27 2020
American Express Openair Cinemas – Bondi
Bondi Beach, New South Wales, Australia Purchase Tickets More Details
Feb 28 2020
Sherbino Theater
Ridgway, Colorado, US Purchase Tickets More Details
Feb 28 – 29 2020
Tower Theatre
Bend, Oregon, US Purchase Tickets More Details
Mar 5 2020
Rex Theatre
Orofino, Idaho, US Purchase Tickets More Details
Mar 5 2020
Revolution Hall
Portland , Oregon, US Purchase Tickets More Details
Mar 6 2020
Kamerick Art Building–University of Northern Iowa
Cedar Falls, Iowa, US More Details
Mar 8 2020
The Roxy Theater
Cascade, Idaho, US Purchase Tickets More Details
Mar 8 2020
Lewis & Clark Interpretive Center
Great Falls, Montana, US Purchase Tickets More Details
Mar 9 2020
Alpine Playhouse
McCall, Idaho, US Purchase Tickets More Details
Mar 9 2020
The Myrna Loy Center
Helena, Montana, US Purchase Tickets More Details

News & Views

Mountainfilm is more than simply a festival or world tour, it's a community. We follow the folks featured in the festival long after their Mountainfilm appearance and interact with our audience members in the real and virtual worlds. The News & Views section of our website features news on issues, themes and personalities we hold dear and also includes opportunities for views into Mountainfilm's past, present and future with videos, photo galleries, festival archives and more.

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Initiatives + Grants

While the annual festival and world tour occupy a lot of Mountainfilm’s focus and energy, they are not all that we do. These initiatives also inspire us throughout the year.

Current Initiatives

Mountainfilm Festival recipients of creative grants

Commitment Grants

Grants are awarded to filmmakers, photographers, artists and adventurers whose projects are intended to move audiences to action on issues that matter.

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Mountainfilm for Students - Initiative

Mountainfilm for Students

Student programming is a primary element of our mission. We reach students through three initiatives: Mountainfilm for Students on Tour, Regional Outreach and the Festival Camp.

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