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Field Report from Mountainfilm in Telluride

dweber posted this June 5th, 2013

Horny Toad ambassador and owner of/producer at RED REEL,  Alexandria Bombach sent us this report shortly after returning from MountainFilm in Telluride 2013 where her film Gregg Treinish, A MoveShake Story received a Moving Mountains award.  The film’s release is Thursday June 6, 2013 at www.moveshake.org.  Do yourself a great favor and be sure to check it out.

My little sister Rebecca Claire Bombach jams out in line. MountainFilm offers a great discount for students and teachers!

By Horny Toad ambassador,  Alexandria Bombach

From a valley squeezed between stunning peaks that could make sailor move inland, we celebrated the 35th anniversary of MountainFilm in Telluride – and it was one for the books.

The Mountainfilm festival in Telluride, Colorado is known to grab onto your heart and not let go. Since my first MountainFilm four years ago, I could not imagine missing a year. It’s a kind of mid-year New Year’s where you’re left shaken and stirred, but eager to start again. The films leave you inspired to act, the conversations leave you wanting more.

This year RED REEL had the wonderful opportunity to have two films from the MoveShake series in MountainFilm. The world premiere of Gregg Treinish, A MoveShake Story received a Moving Mountains award that grants $2,000 to Gregg’s nonprofit Adventurers and Scientists for Conservation. So honored to have the support of this community and be able to give back to a wonderful organization like ASC!

If you missed this amazing festival, make sure to put in on the calendar for next year… In the mean time, here are a few films that you can catch online!

Alison Gannett, Alexandria Bombach and Gregg Treinish celebrate a MoveShake reunion! Alison and Gregg’s MoveShake stories both premiered at this years MountainFilm.

Bardu’s Story
“Each year Badru Mugerwa sets 60 camera traps in the rugged forests of Bwindi Impenetrable National Park in Uganda. His work is part of the TEAM Network, a global web of field stations that provide an early warning system for loss of biodiversity in tropical forests.”

Wolf Mountain
“Tonya Littlewolf has rescued wolves all her life. WOLF MOUNTAIN is a beautiful portrait of Tonya that explores her spiritual connection with the serene and misunderstood animals.”

The Roper
“The true story of Kendrick, a young calf roper who dreams of one day making it to the Las Vegas rodeo finals.”

“Every year we get a little older. How you choose to celebrate is up to you.”

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