Backcountry film festival
Showing in Melbourne, next week April 12
Films start at 8pm. Please feel free to arrive earlier to grab a drink.
At 303 (303 High street, Northcote), tram stop #32 on the #86 tram.
303 is a licensed bar.
Entry by donation. All funds raised will support Protect Our Winters.
This year’s festival features:
Best of the Festival: Teton Gravity Research’s festival cut of “Deeper” follows legendary snowboarder Jeremy Jones and other top riders as they forsake helicopters, snowmobiles and lifts to venture deep into untouched terrain under their own power.
Best Short Film: “Desert River” from Sweetgrass Productions, is a beautiful ski adventure into Alaska.
Best Environmental Film: “Whitebark Warrior” from TreeFight and Snaz Media, chronicles the decline of thousand-year old whitebark pines due to climate change and efforts underway to save these iconic high alpine trees.
Other Films Include: Australis, TELEvision and Cross Country Snowboarding.
Full details on the Melbourne showing here.