Mountain Film on Tour coming to Santa Cruz

Mountainfilm on Tour brings a selection of culturally rich, adventure-packed and incredibly inspiring documentary films curated from the Mountainfilm festival held every Memorial Day weekend in Telluride, Colorado. The tour will visit Santa Cruz at the Rio Theatre on November 9 with films that explore themes connected to Mountainfilm’s mission of using the power of film, art and ideas to inspire audiences to create a better world.

The show kicks off at 7 pm. A Mountainfilm presenter will guide the audience through the program providing insight on the films, filmmakers and subjects.


Tickets for Mountainfilm on Tour are available at

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Locally sponsored by Swenson, Adventure Sports Journal, Pacific Coffee Roasting Company, Lighthouse Realty and Property Management, Well Within Spa, Erik’s DeliCafe, Osprey Packs, Hyatt Place Santa Cruz, Santa Cruz Waves and Good Times.



Held every Memorial Day weekend, Mountainfilm is a documentary film festival that showcases nonfiction stories about environmental, cultural, climbing, political and social justice issues that matter. Along with exceptional documentaries, the festival goes beyond the film medium by bringing together world-class athletes, change makers and visionary artists for a multi-dimensional celebration of indomitable spirit. Mountainfilm, which includes interactive talks, free community events, a gallery walk, outdoor programming and presentations, aims to inspire audiences to action on worthy causes. To learn more about the festival, visit


Mountainfilm in Education will also be screening at select area schools in conjunction with the Santa Cruz screening.  The program’s pre-curated playlists are customized by grade level with informative and inspiring content. Classroom materials developed by teachers to align with Common Core Anchor Standards are available for select films.