January 2020 Outdoor Industry Film Festivals

January 2020 Outdoor Industry Film Festivals 1

January 2020 Outdoor Industry Film Festivals

Get inspired and stoke your wanderlust at these exciting outdoor industry film events happening this month.


Skiing Beyond Everest          Photo: Steve Marolt

CMC Film Series Beyond Skiing Everest
Wednesday, January 15
7 to 9 PM
Colorado Mountain Club
710 10th Street, Suite 200
Golden, CO  80401
Cost: $7 (CMC member) $10 (non-CMC member)

Join the Colorado Mountain Club for a film series featuring an incredible skiing story including local skiers and friends of the CMC. Beyond Skiing Everest is the story of identical twin brothers Mike and Steve Marolt and life long friend Jim Gile progressing their mountaineering from the peaks of Aspen, Colorado to the greater ranges of the world. 

From the first American ski descent of an 8,000 meter peak, to being inducted to the USA National Ski Hall of Fame, the film covers nearly 30 years and a very extensive skiing resume in 5,000 meter to 8,000 meter peaks including a pioneering effort to the ultimate- climbing and skiing in the Winter Himalaya.

The event will have the full feature film documentary, a Q&A with Mike and Steve, prizes, drinks, and good times with your outdoor community! All proceeds benefit the Colorado Mountain Club’s efforts in recreation, education, and conservation.


First Annual evo X SheJumps Film Festival
Thursday January 16
6 to 9 PM
evo Denver
860 Broadway
Denver, CO  80203
Cost: Free
*Doors open at 6 PM, show begins at 7 PM, followed Q & A with  “Shaped by Descent” star and creator, Lexi DuPont

Join evo Denver and SheJumps for their first annual film festival showcasing this year’s top films created by and starring women: “Dream Job”, “Jyosei”, and Lexi DuPont‘s new film “Shaped By Descent”.

This event is free of charge so stop by and enjoy an evening filled with great skiing, conversation, and complimentary beverages provided by Montucky Cold Snacks. All proceeds from the evening including raffle, beverage tips and a small suggested donation benefit SheJumps outdoor education programming. This event welcomes all those that support women and girls (transgender and cisgender) as well as non- binary people who identify with the women’s outdoor community. 


Wicked Nor’easter East Coast Transplant Party
Friday, January 24
7 to 9 PM
Powder 7
880 Brickyard Circle
Golden, CO  80403
Cost: TBD

Powder7After Dark presents the FIRST Wicked Nor’easter East Coast Transplant Party! Because we know you’re out there, transplants…
Toast the Ice Coast with special bevvies straight from the source and watch films from some favorite old haunts, like Tuckerman’s Ravine, Stowe, Whiteface, and more.
As Ski the East says: “Keep the Shred Alive!”


YETI Film Tour Celebrating and Protecting Our Wild Country
Wednesday, January 29
7:30 PM
Mission Ballroom
4242 Wynkoop Street
Denver, CO  80216
Cost: $20 to $40

The YETI Film Tour returns with seven unreleased films, telling stories that capture the unbreakable human spirit from Alaska to Bhutan.  Tickets can be purchased here.

VIP Ticket includes YETI Rambler 18oz custom bottle + 2 drink tokens + preferred seating. Standard Ticket includes YETI Rambler 18oz custom bottle.


“Akuna” from Mountainfilm on Tour

Mountainfilm on Tour
Thursday, January 30
7 PM
Alamo Drafthouse Cinema- Sloans Lake
4255 W. Colfax Avenue
Denver, CO  80204
Cost: $40 minimum donation. Donation-based tickets can be purchased here.

Mountainfilm on Tour is coming to Denver, bringing a selection of culturally rich, adventure-packed and inspiring documentary films curated from the Mountainfilm festival held every Memorial Day weekend in Telluride, Colorado.

Held at the Alamo Drafthouse-Sloans Lake on January 30, the show will explore themes connected to Mountainfilm’s mission: to use the power of film, art and ideas to inspire audiences to create a better world.

Mountainfilm on Tour in Denver is hosted by the Colorado Sierra Club. Donation-based tickets. RSVP HERE: http://bit.ly/MountainfilmDenver


Backcountry Film Festival Night of Stoke
Thursday, January 30
9 PM
Bellco Theatre
700 14th Street
Denver, CO  80202
Cost: $20 (public) Free (Outdoor Retailer attendees)

Night of Stoke is a night of social innovation to bring together and celebrate the outdoor community. This event is proudly brought to you by Winter Wildlands Alliance, Sierra Nevada, and Outdoor Retailer.

Spend a night with athletes and brands of the outdoor industry at Outdoor Retailer + Snow Show. Guests experience an exclusive lineup of films from the 15th Annual Backcountry Film Festival, in addition to a few new films. 

Tickets are available to the public without OR badges for $20 via AXS.com.


Backcountry Film Festival
Thursday, January 30
7 to 9:30 PM
Colorado Mountain Club
710 10th Street, Suite 200
Golden, CO  80401
Cost: $12 (CMC member) $15 (non-CMC member)
*Proceeds support Colorado Mountain Club as a nonprofit. No hard copy tickets- all tickets are will call at door.

Join Colorado Mountain Club,for the 2020 Backcountry Film Festival in Golden!

The Backcountry Film Festival is produced by Winter Wildlands Alliance as a celebration of the human-powered experience and a gathering place for the backcountry snowsports community. Winter Wildlands Alliance is a national nonprofit organization that partners with groups like the Colorado Mountain Club at the local level to inspire and educate the backcountry community to protect and care for their winter landscapes.

Funds raised at each screening stay in the local community to support human-powered recreation and conservation efforts, winter education and avalanche/safety programs and to raise awareness of winter management issues. Adventure, environment and climate, youth outdoors, ski culture- you’ll find it all in this award-winning lineup.


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