November 14, 2009
- Location Washington, D.C.
- Price Member: $16, General Public: $20
This year the Mountainfilm in Telluride Festival celebrated 31 years of presenting films “about issues that matter, cultures worth exploring, environments worth preserving, and conversations worth sustaining.”
Here is a showcase of top short films from this year’s festival:
Look to the Ground (Canada/2009/6 min) A mountain biker overcomes blindness in pursuit of his sport.
The Red Helmet (USA/2008/6 min) A red helmet transforms a fearful child’s life.
History Making Farming Author on the Move (USA/2009/7 min) The inspiring story of Vern Switzer, sustainable farmer and children’s author.
Drift: Bahamas (USA/2008/15 min) A profile of a legendary fishing guide.
Deep/Shinsetsu (Japan/2008/4 min)
A visual ode to powder.
A Film From My Parish – 6 Farms (Ireland/2008/8 min) Small farms in Ireland find that traditional is sustainable.
Home (UK/2008/3 min) A picture poem on the true meaning of home.
Revolution One (USA/2009/10 min) Extreme unicycling with Kris Holm.
Hungu (Canada/2008/10 min) Animated tale about an ancient African instrument.
Soil in Good Heart (USA/2008/15 min) Soil as seen through the eyes of two organic farmers.
Samsara (USA/2009/19 min) Can you climb to the center of the universe?
The Hidden Life of the Burrowing Owl (USA/2008/6 min) A timid bird’s revenge.
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