14th Annual Backcountry Film Festival – Friday, January 11th at Williams College

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Thanks to the Williams Outing Club partnering with BATS, we are able to host the Backcountry Film Festival again this coming year! 

14TH Annual Backcountry Film Festival

WHEN – Friday, January 11, 2019
Doors open at 6:30PM, show starts at 7PM

WHERE – Brooks-Rogers Recital Hall in the Bernhard Music Center
54 Chapin Hall Drive, Williams College, Williamstown, MA
Parking: Parking Garage off of Route 7/North Street, off of Mission Park Drive, or other public parking areas. Refer to the Interactive Campus Map online here, or use Google Maps Link.

Join us for an evening of celebrating winter human powered experiences, complete with mingling opportunities, a raffle or two, and stoke!  Get ready to get goosebumps while you “Ooh!” and “Ahh!” at the impact and importance of our winter wildlands through this collection of short films. The 14th annual Winter Wildlands Alliance Backcountry Film Festival is hosted in partnership by the Williams Outing Club and the Bennington Area Trail System.

This event is FREE & Family Friendly! All are welcome! Bring cash for a raffle!  RSVP suggested, but not required online at: https://bcffwoc.eventbrite.com

Produced each year as a celebratory, backcountry community event by the Winter Wildlands Alliance, the Festival film line-up is full of snowy, cinematic adventure sure to inspire both the local backcountry and general outdoor communities. Winter Wildlands Alliance is a national nonprofit organization dedicated to promoting and preserving winter wildlands and a quality human-powered snow sports experience on public lands. Read more about the film line up here: https://winterwildlands.org/backcountry-film-festival-2018-19-films/

Non-profit groups that will be present with information include: Bennington Area Trail System, Catamount Trail Association, Dutch Hill Alliance of Skiers and Hikers, Green Mountain Club Bennington Section, and Thunderbolt Ski Runners. Other local outdoor businesses and community health organizations will be on-site with information about their offerings as well. There will be a raffle and/or 50/50 with proceeds going toward several of the organizations present.

Questions, email [email protected] or [email protected].