An enormous amount of viewing time and a lot of vigorous discussion have led to an outstanding preliminary selection of front-running films for this year's festival
Telluride, Colorado (PRWEB) April 30, 2007
Mountainfilm, America's premier showcase for independent films dealing with world cultures, adventure and the environment, will take place Memorial Day weekend in Telluride, Colorado. The festival begins with the Moving Mountains Symposium on Energy on May 25th and is followed by a host of activities and leading independent films from around the world.
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This year, Mountainfilm will focus on The Eiger, often known as 'the Everest of The Alps'. In honor of The Eiger, Mountainfilm will be showing a brand new 35mm print of the classic Hollywood thriller "The Eiger Sanction". Among the films officially accepted for Mountainfilm's 29th annual festival are; The Alps, God Grew Tired of Us and Sharkwater. Special guests include; John Bernstin, Christo and Jeanne Claude and Paul Hawken.
"An enormous amount of viewing time and a lot of vigorous discussion have led to an outstanding preliminary selection of front-running films for this year's festival," said Mountainfilm Executive Director Peter Kenworthy.
The closing picnic on Monday concludes the Mountainfilm weekend. Set in Telluride's beautiful Town Park, the picnic serves as an awards ceremony and offers a last chance to socialize with other filmgoers.
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