Celebrating Indomitable Spirit Since 1979




MAY 26–30, 2022 / TELLURIDE, CO





Passes go on sale February 1

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May 26–30, 2022 / Telluride, CO

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. 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, outdoor programming and presentations, aims to inspire audiences to action on worthy causes.

Mountainfilm takes place on the traditional homelands of the Ute peoples.



World Tour

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

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Upcoming Tour Shows

When Venue Location
Dec 8 2021
Revolution Hall
Portland, Oregon, US Purchase Tickets More Details Live Event
Dec 16 2021
Bud Werner Library
Steamboat Springs, Colorado, US More Details Live Event
Dec 16 2021
Jim Santy Auditorium
Park City, Utah, US Purchase Tickets More Details Live Event
Jan 2 2022
Carrollton Center for the Arts
Carrollton, Georgia, US Purchase Tickets More Details Live Event
Jan 4 2022
Vail Symposium
Vail, Colorado, US Live Event
Jan 6 – 9 2022
Boise, Idaho, US Purchase Tickets More Details Virtual
Jan 21 2022
Vali 3 Theater
Monte Vista, Colorado, US Live Event
Jan 28 2022
Gettysburg College – Majestic Theater
Gettysburg, Pennsylvania, US Live Event
Jan 28 – 29 2022
Gorton Community Center
Lake Forest, Illinois, US Live Event
Jan 28 – 29 2022
Trustees Theater
Savannah, Georgia, US Live Event

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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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

Our Commitment Grants are focused on supporting documentary filmmakers in production or post-production stages.

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Emerging Filmmaker Fellowship

Our Emerging Filmmaker Fellowship is focused on supporting documentary filmmakers in production or post-production on their first or second documentary.

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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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