The Backcountry Film Festival is a year-round, community program presented by Winter Wildlands Alliance that celebrates human-powered, backcountry-inspired stories rooted in wild snowscapes, stewardship and stoke.
Join Discover Your Forest in Bend, Sunriver, and Sisters for the 2024 Backcountry Film Festival. We will have films, drinks, prizes, and fun!
On Thursday, February 29th, 2024 come to Unitarian Church in Bend at 6:00 pm the doors open, films start at 7:00 pm, intermission is at 8:15 pm with the films ending at 10:30.
On Saturday, March 2nd, 2024 come to Sunriver SHARC for our Sunriver showing. Doors open at 6:00 pm, Films start at 6:30 pm and end at 9:00 pm.
On Sunday, March 3rd, 2024 come to the Sisters Movie House, the doors open at 6:45 pm, films start at 7:15 pm and end at 9:15 pm.
We have some awesome raffle prizes to give away during the event. Raffle tickets will be available. ALL funds from this event go directly towards helping “Discover Your Forest” maintain free, outstanding hands-on conservation education for thousands of Central Oregon’s youth, and will help us grow our reach to underserved communities by purchasing adaptive equipment and support to insure that all people, regardless of their ability or identity can experience the thrill of the outdoors.
With a limited amount of tickets available, interested parties should grab theirs now! If space allows, we will have a very limited amount of tickets available at the door. Let’s enjoy some amazing films together, and raise money for an incredible cause!
Thanks to our many local sponsors we have a ton of great prizes lined up for you! Everything from a season pass to Mt. Bachelor to a night in a cabin at Suttle lake to ski and snowboard gear and more! We can't wait to see you at one of our three showings!
The 19th Annual Backcountry Film Festival will be screening a collage of short documentaries and ski movies about the pursuit of objectives and ideals in the mountains, artistic vision, friendship, and how the snowsports community is adapting to a changing environment. The total runtime for our 2023-24 season is 120 minutes (2 hours).
Thank you to the sponsors who make this event possible!