Engaging our viewers by giving them opportunities for debate, discussion and discourse on a variety of topics important to our community. Our festival creates a space where community members, internationally renowned artists, business professionals and others inspire each other in new ways.


Educating our viewers by offering films and discussion on issues of local, regional and world importance. We expose our audience to people they would never meet, to cultures they might never understand and to issues they have yet to consider.


Activating our audience to take action on the part of each festival participant. Our festival gives audiences access to tools and connections to take action on social issues, partner with grassroots organizations and collaborate through coalition building.

Festival Updates



HIGH TENSION - In the spring of 2013, Ueli Steck set out to climb Mount Everest and then neighboring Lhotse without oxygen. But he and climbing partner Simone Moro ended up in an … continue reading →


Festival Award Winners

Photo: Crystal Hegge, Festival Director and Kevin Belli, Director of Photography, Editor for THE LIST Congratulations! 1st Place Feature Length Juried Award sponsored by the … continue reading →