AudNews presents the Backcountry Film Festival

July 25, 2015

What is your film festival’s mission?

The Backcountry Film Festival raises funds and awareness for Winter Wildlands and our like-minded partners around the country.

What role does your film festival play in supporting your film’s community?

All funds raised stay within the hosting community to support human powered winter recreation.

What is something people look forward to every year at your film festival?

Great storytelling and the stoke of winter.

What do you want audiences to take away from your film festival?Backcountry film festival

To be inspired and connect with winter recreation. The film festival reminds us why we travel into the backcountry during winter months.

How long has your film festival been around?

10 years.

How did your film festival come into being?

We started it in Boise, Idaho with one film. It now travels to over 100 cities worldwide with 9 films and raises over $150,000.

What do you want audiences to take away from your film festival?

The importance of quiet winter recreation and having a partner in Winter Wildlands, that is their voice to help protect those winterscapes we recreate on.

Anything else you’d like to tell the audience about your festival?

Visit our website to find a festival near you or contact us to host a show in your community.

Visit their website here.

Like their Facebook page here.

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