[quote]"We’re shooting for a ripple effect that will continue into our audience and back to their communities all over the world."[/quote]
In 2017, Mountainfilm’s symposium will address climate c Read More
Each year, Mountainfilm selects a timely and compelling topic for the theme of its Moving Mountains Symposium, which opens the festival with a series of presentations, panel discussions and break-out sessions around that theme.
In response to perennial feedback that audiences can’t catch every film and special guest during its jam-packed Memorial Day Weekend festival, Mountainfilm offers encore screenings of festival favorites throughout the year in Telluride. And the upcoming event has an added bonus: special guests and film subjects Sierra Quitiquit and Coffin Nachtmahr will be in the house.
Executive Director Sage Martin describes Nancy as "a thoughtful leader in the charitable foundation sector whose depth of experience in finance is humbling. Nancy will be a strong addition to a dedicated board that works to advance the Mountainfilm mission of using the power of film, art and ideas to inspire audiences to create a better world."
In 2012, Justin Clifton and I spent four weeks in Kakuma Refugee Camp in Northern Kenya working with FilmAid. Kakuma has a population of 175,000 people, relatively small by refugee camp standards. The refugees at Kakuma have fled their homes because of civil war, religious persecution, genocide or a myriad of other reasons. The camp is currently home to refugees from over 20 countries, seven of which President Trump is trying ban from travel to the U.S. Read More