GLOBE, Ariz. — Mountainfilm on Tour will soon visit Globe-Miami-San Carlos, making its debut stop in the region.
Mountainfilm on Tour brings a selection of culturally rich, adventure-packed and incredibly inspiring documentary films curated from the Mountainfilm festival held every Memorial Day weekend in Telluride, Colorado. The tour will make a stop at High Desert Middle School in Globe on Oct. 18, presenting films that explore themes connected to Mountainfilm’s mission of using the power of film, art and ideas to inspire audiences to create a better world.
Included in the line up of films is The Mystery of Now, a documentary short filmed in San Carlos featuring Douglas Miles, artist and founder of Apache Skateboards, and his life on the San Carlos Reservation as an entrepreneur, mentor for youth, and catalyst between generations. The film has drawn accolades and was featured in National Geographic’s short film showcase. Following the film, director Audrey Buchanan will host a Q&A session alongside Douglas Miles and the skateboarders featured in the film.
The opening of the event begins at 5 p.m. with live music, food and vendors. The films will begin at 7 p.m. A raffle will take place during the intermission; prizes include four Apache Skateboards and a Dolly Steamboat cruise on Canyon Lake. Raffle ticket proceeds will go to the ACE and CARE programs, benefiting local youth at risk in Globe, San Carlos, and Miami.
Tickets for Mountainfilm on Tour in Globe-Miami-San Carlos can be purchased online on Eventbrite.com. The cost for each show is $15 per adult, $10 per senior, and $8 per student. Overnight packages are also available for those attending the film festival from out of town. Mountainfilm on Tour in Globe-Miami-San Carlos is hosted by Globe Miami Times in partnership with Gila County Industrial Development Authority, the San Carlos Apache Tribe, the Gila County Economic Development Corporation, Gila County, Apache Skateboards, the US Department of Agriculture and Globe Unified School District.
About Mountainfilm Festival
Held every Memorial Day weekend in Telluride, CO, Mountainfilm is a documentary film festival that showcases nonfiction stories about environmental, cultural, climbing, political and social justice issues that matter. Along with exceptional documentaries, the festival goes beyond the film medium by bringing together world-class athletes, change makers and visionary artists for a multi-dimensional celebration of indomitable spirit. Mountainfilm, which includes interactive talks, free community events, a gallery walk, outdoor programming and presentations, aims to inspire audiences to action on worthy causes. To learn more about the festival, visit www.mountainfilm.org.
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