Mountainfilm on Tour to Arrive in Orofino, Idaho at the Rex
March 16, 2018 @ 5:30 pm - 8:30 pm
(Orofino, Idaho | March 16, 2018) – Mountainfilm on Tour brings a selection of culturally rich, adventure-packed and incredibly inspiring documentary films curated from the Mountainfilm festival held every Memorial Day weekend in Telluride, Colorado. The tour will soon visit Orofino, Idaho at the Rex Theater on March 16, 2017 with films that will explore the themes connected to Mountainfilm’s mission: using the power of film, art and ideas to inspire audiences to create a better world.
A Mountainfilm presenter will guide the audience through the program providing insight on the films, filmmakers and subjects.
The show kicks off at 5:30 PM (90 minute matinee) and 7:30 PM (150 minute feature). Tickets will be available the day of the event at the Rex Theater. The cost for each show is $10 for matinee show and $15 for the extended feature presentation. See the complete playlist at www.mountainfilm.org/tour/schedule. Mountainfilm on Tour in Orofino is hosted by Kelly McGrath in partnership with sponsor name.
Mountainfilm began in 1979 and is one of America’s longest-running film festivals. The festival is best described by one word: inspiring. In addition to screening leading independent documentary films from around the world, the festival includes a full-day symposium on a contemporary issues, art and photography exhibits, early morning coffee talks, outdoor programs, a book-signing party, an ice cream social, student programs and a closing picnic/awards ceremony. Presentations and panels are scheduled throughout the weekend event with a wide diversity of special guests, ranging from artists to adventurers and academics to activists. To learn more about the festival, visit www.mountainfilm.org.
Mountainfilm for Students
Whenever and wherever Mountainfilm is on tour, the aim is to educate and inspire beyond our theater audiences. Mountainfilm for Students is a free educational outreach initiative that introduces students in K-12 public schools to essential environmental, cultural and social issues with age-appropriate film programs. Mountainfilm currently reaches over 20,000 students each year. Learn more about Mountainfilm for Students. Mountainfilm for Students will be presented on March 15th in Wieppe at Timberline School and in Orofino at Orofino Elementary and Orofino High School.