This next Saturday Durango Nature Studies provides an opportunity for Durango to watch Mountainfilm on Tour. Mountainfilm is one of the premier film festivals in the world, and is held in Telluride every Memorial Day Weekend. This festival showcases films that impact the environment, social justice, climbing, and even political issues.
This Saturday, November 16, there will be showings at 2, 5, and 8:30 pm at The Durango Arts Center. The 2 pm matinee will have family-focus programming. Throughout the day, there will be an adventure auction to build your own adventure.
Proceeds from the Mountainfilm tour will benefit Durango Nature Studies’ education programs. This nonprofit program provides educational opportunities to students and the community of the Four Corners. On average, they serve 4,500 students per year, including all of the elementary students in Durango 9-R! During the summer, they offer week long and individual day summer camps for middle school and elementary school students, and during the school year they offer after-school programs at several local elementary schools. They’re even a licensed child care provider! Part of Durango Nature Studies is the Nature Center, which is over 100 acres of trails, wildlife, and various habitats.
Mountainfilm on tour is a great way to learn about important issues, as well as support our local Durango Nature Studies. Tickets may be bought at Backcountry Experience or Maria’s Bookshop. Click for more information: http://durangoarts.org/event/durango-nature-studies-mountain-film-on-tour/