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Backcountry Film Festival - Seattle

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As always this is a Non-Hosted event! However, if you put your name in the comment
of this event, I will try to save you a seat!
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Tickets can be purchased at: Brown Paper Tickets ( ( This is the same event that is also being hosted in Bellevue on November 23, 2013.

Now in its 9th year the Winter Wildlands Alliance Backcountry Film Festival celebrates the human powered winter experience through film. The festival aims to entertain while
helping to raise funds and awareness for Winter Wildlands and our like-minded
partners. The Backcountry Film Festival premieres in Boise ID and then travels
to more than 100 locations worldwide. Along the way, the Backcountry Film
Festival will be viewed by more than 20,000 outdoor enthusiasts and raise more
than $110,000 each year for local organizations working on advocacy, snow
safety, outdoor education and SnowSchool programs.


2013-14 Backcountry Film Festival Line Up (

Best of Festival: Valhalla from
Sweetgrass Productions is the tale of one man’s search to rediscover the
freedom of his youth.

Best Conservation Film: Bolton Valley from Red
Reel Production is the story of how a small community fought to save their
beloved ski area.

Best Short: Bigger, Braver. Filmmaker
Luc Mehl turns the camera on a young female athlete who shares her insight into
the courage and strength involved in seeking big mountain

Other films include:

Trail Break from Powderwhore is a
beautiful black and white portrait of deep powder skiing.

Morning Rituals, a day in the life of an
undercover ski bum. Presented by Chris Dickey of Orange and Purple.

Youth, from filmmaker Corey Rich, inspires us to
pack up the kids and proves that backcountry skiing is a family affair.

Nokhoi Zeekh: In search of the Wolverine, from filmmaker Forrest McCarthy. Five Americans set off on a month-long ski expedition through northern Mongolia to document one of the world's most iconic but least-known winter species.

Strong from filmmaker and storyteller Fitz Cahall at Duct Tape then Beer captures Roger Strong’s reflections about moving forward after a tragic avalanche.

Poor Man’s Heli, skier Antoine Boisselier thinks
outside the skin track and comes up with a new and unique way to the top of the
mountain. From Mike Douglas at Switchback Entertainment

Take the Ride, from filmmakers Jason Thompson
and Drew Stoecklein, asks,, “When you have a dream will you buy the
ticket, will you Take the Ride?”


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