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Mountainfilm on Tour to Arrive in Loveland at the Rialto Theater on February 2

Post Date:01/10/2019 2:50 PM

Contact: Kerry Helke
Outdoor Recreation & Special Events Coordinator
City of Loveland Parks & Recreation
970.962.2446
kerry.helke@cityofloveland.org

Loveland, CO - 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 soon visit Loveland at the Rialto Theater on February 2 with films that will explore the themes connected to Mountainfilm’s mission: using the power of film, art and ideas to inspire audiences to create a better world.

Mountainfilm on Tour - Loveland

 

A Mountainfilm presenter will guide the audience through the program providing insight on the films, filmmakers and subjects.

The shows kick off at 2:00 p.m. and 7:00pm February 2.

Tickets for Mountainfilm on Tour in Loveland are on sale now at the Rialto Theater box office and also can be purchased online at rialtotheatercenter.org/upcoming-shows. Tickets will also be available the day of the event. The cost for the matinee is $12 per person, and the cost for the evening show is $16 per person. View the complete playlist above. Mountainfilm on Tour in Loveland is hosted by City of Loveland Parks & Recreation in partnership with The Rialto Theater.

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Mountainfilm Festival

Mountainfilm began in 1979 and is one of America’s longest-running film festivals. The festival is best described by one word: inspiring. In addition to screening leading independent documentary films from around the world, the festival includes a full-day symposium on contemporary issues, 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 weekend event with a wide diversity of special guests, ranging from artists to adventurers and academics to activists. To learn more about the festival, visit www.mountainfilm.org.

Mountainfilm for Students

Whenever and wherever Mountainfilm is on tour, the aim is to educate and inspire beyond our theater audiences. Mountainfilm for Students is a free educational outreach initiative that introduces students in K-12 public schools to essential environmental, cultural and social issues with age-appropriate film programs. Mountainfilm currently reaches over 20,000 students each year. Learn more about Mountainfilm for Students.

About City of Loveland Parks & Recreation: The Parks & Recreation Department provides access to health, wellness, community and quality of life for Loveland residents and visitors. Its mission is to provide effective, efficient and high-quality leisure facilities, sites, services and programs through the three pillars of parks and recreation – conservation, health & wellness and social equity – to make a positive impact on the community. For more info, visit cityofloveland.org/parksrecreation.

About The Rialto Theater Center: The mission of The Rialto Theater is to serve as a center for the cultural arts, enriching the community by offering the opportunity for all ages and backgrounds to experience high quality, diverse, affordable performing arts, films and educational activities. For more information, please visit www.rialtotheatercenter.org.

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