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Mountainfilm on Tour to Arrive in Bend

Feb 09, 2016 -

Mountainfilm on Tour to Arrive in Bend on February 26th & 27th. Don’t miss this great event and benefit for The Environmental Center!

WHAT: Two nights of inspirational documentary films with themes of exploring cultures, preserving environments and promoting adventure. The event showcases the very best of Telluride Mountainfilm Festival, an annual film festival in Colorado with a mission of “celebrating indomitable spirit.” Each night will feature different films!  

Proceeds from the event will benefit The Environmental Center, a local non-profit organization that works to embed sustainability into daily life in Central Oregon. We help people live, work, play and learn in ways that will ensure a healthy future for people and the planet.

“Mountainfilm always stimulates great conversations, at the event and afterwards,” said Mike Riley, Executive Director of The Environmental Center. “The mix of adventure and culture from around the globe is a great fit for Bend and we’re excited to be bringing it back for the 13th year.”

The event includes a raffle sponsored by Skjersaa’s, Mountain Supply and other local business with prizes that include a pair of skis each night, outdoor gear, and additional prize packages. Raffle tickets will be sold each night at the event.

Event sponsors include: The Gear Fix, Rebound Physical Therapy, Spork, Bend Research, Deschutes Brewery, Central Oregon Radiology, Moementum, Tumalo Creek Kayak & Canoe, Blaise Cacciola Architect, Engle Apiary, Area Rug Connection, Wall Street Suites, 92/9 and The Source Weekly.

WHEN: Friday, February 26th and Saturday, February 27th at 7:00 p.m.  Doors open at 6:00 p.m. Different films each night!

WHERE: Tower Theatre – Downtown Bend

TICKETS: $20 in advance; $35 in advance for both shows; $23 at the door. Tickets are available at the Tower Theatre box office or online at towertheatre.orgGet your tickets early — this event always sells out!

FOR MORE INFORMATION:  Call (541) 385-6908 x 18 or visit www.envirocenter.org.