It’s that time of the year: film submissions are open for the 15th annual Backcountry Film Festival!


Friday, Oct 25, 2019 at The Egyptian Theatre

5:30 PM – Doors + 6:30 PM – Films (Early Show)

9:00 PM – Doors + 9:30 PM – Films (Late Show)

The Winter Wildlands Alliance Backcountry Film Festival is a celebration of the winter human-powered experience. Across North America this festival is a gathering place of the backcountry snow sports community. Adventure with the local backcountry community into the heart and soul of the winter human-powered experience. Climate action, environmental preservation, natural resources, snow culture, and of course, POW SHOTS: you’ll find it all in the award-winning Festival.

Film line-up to come as we’re currently accepting submissions. Submit here.

Live music, Sierra Nevada beer and other alcoholic/non-alcoholic drinks, and tons or raffle prizes provided by our national and local sponsors. Raffle and swag giveaways from our national and local sponsors.

PRE/AFTER-PARTY at The North Face (802 W Idaho St, Boise, ID)
+ 7pm – 9pm
+ Beer and live music by Connor Jay Liess and band!
+ Party before the late show to ignite the stoke or after the early show to keep the vibe alive!

Wild Weekend

Want to get even more wild with us? We’re hosting the world premiere of the Backcountry Film Festival within our 2nd annual Wild Weekend! This year, not only will you get to see films, you’ll also get to attend the 8th biennial Grassroots Advocacy Conference and 5th annual SnowBall, a SnowSchool fundraiser featuring live music from The Lonesome Jetboat Ramblers, dancing, food, beer and giveaways. Join the community for a weekend celebrating the backcountry, winning raffle and silent auction prizes, sharing some cinematic stoke, and raising funds for local non-profits. More information here:

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