Mountainfilm

Local Legends & Steep Thrills

Date: May 26, 2021
Start Time: 8:30 p.m.
with Q&A

Free & Open to the Public


We’re taking it back to our roots with a program dedicated to Telluride locals — both those who are featured in and have created films. Sprinkle in a collection of short films showcasing the activities we love and you have Local Legends & Steep Thrills.

The audience is encouraged to bring warm layers, blankets and stoke! It’s BYO chair, but keep in mind no tall chairs are allowed. If you can fit a soccer ball underneath it, it’s too tall. (Dogs, glass and shelled nuts are also not allowed.)

Sibling Rivalry

Sibling Rivalry

Film Screening — Duration: 5 mins

Sparks fly and a showdown unfolds between siblings and professional mountain bikers Becky and Ryan Gardner on the trails of Telluride. This film reminds us that any victory, no matter how minor, is that much sweeter when your opponent is your brother or sister.

Tilted Perspectives

Tilted Perspectives

Film Screening — Duration: 7 mins

One of the most accomplished slopestyle skiers in a generation sets his sights on the backcountry of Jackson Hole, showcasing his unique bag of tricks. What ensues is a commanding display of style in the deep snow of the Tetons.


In-Person World Premiere

Blackberry Swirl

Blackberry Swirl

Film Screening — Duration: 4 mins

Mountain bike pros Corinne Prevot and Ella McAndrew enjoy summertime in Vermont as they zig-zag down flowy trails and leaf peep through the incredible forests of their home state.


World Premiere

Charge 2

Charge 2

Film Screening — Duration: 4 mins

In British Columbia’s Monashee Mountains the powder is consistent and sought after. Five freeskiers — Stan Rey, Leah Evans, Alexi Godbout, Josh Daiek, Drew Petersen and Jordan Temkin — head to book cat skiing with only one operative: charge as hard as you can every day. The result is the pure joy and exaltation found in powder.

One World: 1029 Turns

One World: 1029 Turns

Film Screening — Duration: 4 mins

Screening in Telluride only


A smooth and sweet segment from the film One World, this short features Danny Davis, Red Gerard and Julia Marino. These three pros make snow surfing look so fun the rest of us might be foolish enough to think we can ride as well as they do.

MTB Bridge Stunt Ride

MTB Bridge Stunt Ride

Film Screening — Duration: 1 mins

Professional mountain biker Antoni Villoni elevates the bike lane to new, dizzying heights in this daring clip.

Freedom of Flow

Freedom of Flow

Film Screening — Duration: 9 mins

Lorenzo Chatman has been finding freedom and flow on wheels his whole life. From skateboards to roller skates, Freedom of Flow finds peace in movement.


World Premiere

At Home Off Piste

At Home Off Piste

Film Screening — Duration: 4 mins

What parent wouldn’t hope that their children would one day share their passions? Himay Palmer, a true local legend, shares his experience in the backcountry with son and filmmaker Cedar Palmer. Also featured in the film is Palmer’s mother Melanie Kent, a talented and ambitious skier.


World Premiere

Postman Jim

Postman Jim

Film Screening — Duration: 17 mins

What does it mean to feel community? After working at the post office in Telluride for 20 years Jim Looney bids farewell in this touching tribute.

One World: 0 Makes

One World: 0 Makes

Film Screening — Duration: 4 mins

Screening in Telluride only


Everyone loves a good crash real and this segment from One World delivers. It serves as a not-so-gentle reminder that even the very best wipe out.