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Mountainfilm, an adventure-packed film festival in Telluride, preps for 2020 festival, tour

Posted at 10:52 AM, Dec 02, 2019
and last updated 2019-12-02 12:59:53-05

TELLURIDE, Colo. — Passes for the 2020 Mountainfilm festival in Telluride, which features adventure-packed documentary films, are now on sale and creators can submit their pieces.

The 42nd annual festival, which runs from May 22-25, 2020, will showcase nonfiction stories focusing on environmental, cultural, climbing, political and social justice issues. In addition to the films, guests can participate in interactive talks, free community events and outdoor presentations.

World-class athletes, visionary artist and change-makers will converge on Telluride for the festival to share their stories as well.

In all, Mountainfilm said it hopes to use the power of film, art and ideas “to inspire audiences to create a better world.”

After the festival, Mountainfilm will take the show around the world, bringing the best-loved films to schools, colleges, corporations, community groups and theaters.

The tour will come to the following locations in Colorado:
· Steamboat Springs, Dec. 4, 2019
· Denver, Jan. 30, 2020
· Loveland, Feb. 1
· Ridgway, Feb. 28
· Evergreen, April 24-25
· Estes Park, Aug. 15

The nonprofit is now accepting film submissions for the 2020 festival. Submissions cost between $45 and $100. Prizes range from $600 up to $2,500.

Tickets to see Mountainfilm on tour typically cost $10-$50.

To learn more, visit the Mountainfilm website here.