Mountainfilm World Tour returns to the North Fork!

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Mountainfilm on Tour to Arrive in Paonia at the Paradise Theatre on Nov. 11th

Paonia/COMountainfilm on Tour brings inspiration and education about important issues to audiences around the world. The tour will soon visit Paonia at the Paradise Theatre on November 11th with documentary films that will explore the themes connected to Telluride Mountainfilm’s mission to use the power of film, art and ideas to inspire audiences to create a better world.

Started in 1979, Telluride Mountainfilm is one of America’s longest-running film festivals. Through the years, in and out of trends and fads, the festival has always been best described by one unchanging word: inspiring. In addition to screening leading independent documentary films from around the world, the festival includes a full-day symposium on a contemporary issue, art and photography exhibits, early morning coffee talks, outdoor programs, a book-signing party, an ice cream social, student programs and a closing picnic/awards ceremony. Presentations and panels are scheduled throughout the Memorial Day weekend event with a wide diversity of special guests, ranging from artists to adventurers and academics to activists.

Mountainfilm on Tour shares a selection of the films from the annual festival with audiences around the globe and offers Mountainfilm for Students, a free educational outreach initiative for K-12 schools at tour locations. Year-round and worldwide, the tour reaches over 65,000 people on six continents.

The show begins promptly at 7:30pm. A Mountainfilm presenter will introduce the films and engage the audience in discussion following the films.

Tickets for Mountainfilm on Tour in Paonia are available online at http://mountainfilmpaonia.brownpapertickets.com/ or at Cirque Cyclery, Paradise Theatre, or the Western Slope Conservation Center office. Tickets will also be available the day of the event at Paradise Theatre. The cost for each show is $15 in advance and $20 at the door. See the complete playlist at www.mountainfilm.org/tour/upcoming. Mountainfilm on Tour in Paonia is hosted by Western Slope Conservation Center partnering with Cirque Cyclery. The event is sponsored by Alpine Bank, Western CO Realty, High Country News, Delicious Orchards, and High Wire Hops.

To learn more and join the conversation, visit www.mountainfilm.org.

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