Mountainfilm on Tour: A Fundraiser for The Environmental Center

Tickets:  General Admission $22 Advance, $25 Day of Show, $40 Package for both nights 

BYOC - Help make this a low-waste event. Bring your own cup – just no glass!

Mountainfilm on Tour is coming back to Bend for the 16th year, bringing a selection of culturally rich, adventure-packed and inspiring documentary films curated from the Mountainfilm festival held in Telluride, Colorado. Different playlists each night!

Mountainfilm in Bend is fundraiser for The Environmental Center (TEC), whose mission is to embed sustainability into daily life in Central Oregon. When you purchase your ticket, you can also pre-order raffle tickets and a TEC membership to strengthen your support (and avoid the lines that weekend)!

Broken- Jon Wilson lost a leg to cancer at 23. He found joy some years later by developing a solitary routine of skinning up a mountain on his remaining leg, at night, and skiing back down. (7 min.)

Cracking Ice Ceilings -The cholita climbers of Bolivia have been subverting the culture of machismo since 2015 by climbing mountains. Not content to stay in their traditional roles as high-mountain cooks, these 11 escaladoras see for themselves what it feels like to go to the top. (3 min)

Life of Pie - Singletrack shredders and pizza chefs Jen Zeuner and her partner Anne Keller have helped to transform Fruitia, Colorado into a mountain biking hotspot. (12 min)

Safe Haven - Memphis Rox, a nonprofit climbing gym in inner-city Memphis, has proven that technical climbing can provide benefits well beyond the traditional outdoor-recreation community. (8 min.)

Mi Mamá - There is a force of healing and connection in nature. For Nadia Iris Mercado, the connection she makes most strongly, and most tenderly, is with her mother. (USA, 2019, 6 min.)

The Mystery of Now - The San Carlos Reservation in Arizona is known by the dubious nickname of “Hell’s Forty Acres.” Today, though, pride, creativity and expression are vibrant among its young people. And much of that is thanks to the unifying force of Apache Skateboards. (17 min.) 

Jágralama - In the high steppe of Little Tibet, a young boy develops an unlikely obsession: ice hockey.. (2 min.)

Every Nine Minutes - Every nine minutes, approximately 300,000 pounds of plastic waste makes its way into our oceans. To raise awareness of this issue, a group of artists create a special sculpture. (5 min.)

March of the Newts - Newts and salamanders are facing danger from an emerging pathogen that threatens their existence. Luckily there are still healthy and thriving populations in the Northwest! (5 min.)

You Can’t Dam Your Way to Paradise - In a time when all the economically feasible dams have already been built, this short film proves that adding another won’t get us any closer to Eden. (4 min.)

Detroit Hives - Honeybees lead the charge in Tim Paule and Nicole Lindsey’s fight against urban blight in Detroit. (6 min)

R.A.W. Tuba -  “I like the tuba because it reminds me of my life, it’s the underdog.” That’s Richard Antoine White, whose biography reads like a manual in how to overcome odds. (29 min.)

Danny Daycare - So long coloring books and cartoons. Goodbye stuffed animals and nap time. Danny MacAskill is your new favorite babysitter. (4 min)


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