Backcountry Film Festival - Discover Your Forest

Backcountry Film Festival

Backcountry Film Festival

Join us for the 15th Annual Backcountry Film Festival. Produced by the Winter Wildlands Alliance, Backcountry Film Festival is a renowned production featuring professional and grassroots filmmakers from all corners of the globe. With screenings in more than 100 cities worldwide, the festival serves to unite communities in celebrating winter, sharing passion for adventure, and spreading awareness about the latest environmental conservation initiatives.  

This year’s line up is highly anticipated, so be sure to purchase your tickets early. Tickets cost $15 and proceeds raised for Discover Your Forest go to Project SNOW (Studying Nature Outdoors in Winter), a program dedicated to providing free outdoor education experiences for nearly 3,000 kids in Central Oregon during winter every year.

Mark your calendars for one of three screenings: the first and second will take place in Bend at the Volcanic Theater Pub on Friday, February 7th at 6pm and 9:30pm. The third will take place in Sisters at the Sisters Movie House on Sunday, February 9th at 7pm. Doors open 30 minutes before showtime. Raffle prizes, auction items, and more will be up for grabs.

This year’s program includes:

  • Can’t Ski Vegas – Joey Schusler, Ben Page, Thomas Woodson
  • Drawn to High Places – Elise Giordano + Outdoor Research
  • Endless Winter: Chapter 1 – Nikolai Schirmer
  • KHUTRAO – Agreste Chile
  • Leave Nice Tracks – Marius Becker, Dan Cirenza, Kyle Crichton
  • A Climb for Equality – Caroline Gleich + Rylo
  • Colter’s Route – Sawyer Thomas + Riis Wilbrecht + Dynafit
  • Backflippers – Luigi Dellarole
  • Climate Change in the Kennels – Denali National Parks
  • Peak Obsession – Cody Townsend + Bjarne Salen

Bend Tickets

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Sisters Tickets

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Learn About the Films

What is featured in the Backcountry Film Festival This Season?  The films feature awe-inspiring stories, aimed to connect with and gain insight to what is happening in the places we go to get fresh air and fresh powder.

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Your tax-deductible sponsorship or raffle prize donation, entitles you many choices of benefits which include recognition in our marketing materials and ticket packages.

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