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Homegrown Film Festival
December 7, 2019 @ 10:00 am - 2:00 pm
The Friends of the Sawtooth Avalanche Center are back with the 3rd Homegrown Film Festival. Two nights of different films, food, fun, brews, mega raffle, revelry and all your friends and mountain family. All proceeds benefit the Sawtooth Avalanche Center.
Friday December 6 and Saturday December 7
$15 Blaine County Students/ $20 Adults
Food Truck Fun starts at 5 PM
Theater Doors open 6PM | Films start 7PM sharp
Tickets on sale online ONLY at The Argyros https://theargyros.org
Last year’s event sold out! Get your tickets early!
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There are many short films each night in addition to these highlighted pro films.
Pro Film Synopses:
Friday Dec 6
Spearhead: Pushing the Boundaries of BC’s Backcountry, Lucy Sackbauer, Seth Gillis “Nestled between Whistler and Blackcomb Mountains in British Columbia, the Spearhead
Traverse is a classic winter route renowned for its incredible terrain. This film celebrates the history of the route, first skied in 1964, while asking how do we manage the impact on these
spaces as they gain popularity.
Annuli, Sofia deWolfe
First Lite’s new film “Annuli” follows hunters Bridget Noonan and Jessi Johnson on the hunt of a lifetime as they chase both caribou and Dall sheep, some of the world’s most coveted wild game in the wilderness of the far north.
Originate, Stellar Media
Michelle Parker makes an injury come back and rips Big Lines in AK in Originate with Stellar Media.
The Quiet Force, Sophie Danison and Hilary Byrne
“The Quiet Force,” based on David Page’s 2016 feature article in Powder magazine takes us
skiing with Latino kids at the local hill, to the US/Mexico border, a visit to DC, and a few mountain towns in between, exploring the complexity and nuance of immigration policy and its relevance to the mountain communities we call home.
Saturday Dec. 7
Martin’s Boat, Peter McBride
“Martin’s Boat” celebrates the legacy of Martin Litton, a fierce protector of wilderness, legendary boatman, eloquent writer and influential activist. McBride takes us down the Grand
Canyon with Duffy Dale, boatmaker/ boatman for the river guide company Grand Canyon Dories, founded by Martin Litton for the maiden voyage of a dory called Marble Canyon built in Litton’s honor.
Shaped by Descent, Lexi duPont
Lexi duPont’s Alaskan skiing opus of her mountain life perspective and personal passion.
Bridger Brigade 10 th Anniversary Crash Reel, Axel Peterson
Not to be missed footage of this legendary squad fueled by their love for skiing and traveling the world in search of the best snow and sickest lines while documenting their adventures in a real light.