The Best of Mountainfilm

  • Date
    November 14, 2009
  • Location Washington, D.C.
  • Price Member: $16, General Public: $20

Past Event

Photo: Unicycler
A still from Revolution One

Photograph courtesy of the filmmaker

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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Films by Location

Films for Today, October 27, 2016 in Washington, D.C.


Paradise Reborn, Santa Barbara, CA
October 30, 2016

The Hidden World of Sharks, Washington, D.C.
November 3, 2016

Telluride Mountainfilm, Washington, D.C.
November 4, 2016

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