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MountainFilm on Tour at WaterColor Nov 3 & 4

November 3, 2017 by SoWal Staff

Mountainfilm on Tour returns to WaterColor Marina Park Amphitheater on November 3 & 4, 2017. Celebrating its 17th year, the two-night outdoor film festival is dedicated to educating, inspiring, and motivating audiences about issues that matter.

Celebrate the 17th Annual Mountainfilm on Tour at WaterColor Resort with two days of extraordinary films created to inspire courage, thought and empathy. Adventure, life lessons and environmental messages brand this tour in Mountainfilm's mission to use the power of film, art and ideas to inspire audiences to create a better world. WaterColor Resort offers an outdoor setting for these moving films with a starry backdrop to enhance the unfolding clips of thought provoking films. A Mountainfilm presenter will guide the audience through the program providing insight on the films, filmmakers and subjects. Tickets are available online or at the door. mountainfilmfl.com

“We are proud to be hosting a unique beachside edition of the esteemed cinematic event for the 17th year. The support of this community and film enthusiasts make the festival stronger each year,” says Andrew Czarnecki, Managing Director of Resort Operations for St. Joe Club & Resorts. “We look forward to continuing this tradition on our beautiful WaterColor Inn & Resort property for many more years to come.”

Gates open at 6 p.m. with films beginning at 7 p.m. Tickets are now available online at http://mountainfilmfl.com/ for $35 per day or $60 for a two-day weekend pass. Tickets purchased at the gate are $40 per day or $70 for a two-day weekend pass, based on availability. Kidz Kino day passes may be purchased for $35 in advance or $40 at the door; parents must be present to sign their children in and out of the BoatHouse. Food, beer, and wine will also be available for purchase at the festival. 

Mountainfilm 2017 Lineup at WaterColor, Florida will be presented by Jason Merritt, an avid skier and enjoys anything outdoors in the San Juan Mountains. Jason is passionate about bringing the transformative content of Mountainfilm to audiences around the world.

Friday films include: The Perfect Night, Johanna Under the Ice, Danny MacAskill's Wee Day Out, A Field Guide to Losing Your Friends, My Irnik, Lost in Light, HAFE: The Story Behind, Das Fischer, Ditch the Van, The Time Travelers, La Langosta. 

Saturday films include: Denali's Raven, Ascend, John Shacklee: A Fairy Tale, Guided, Where the Wild Things Play, Boys in the Bugs, Zain's Summer From Refugee to American Boy, The Rugby Boys of Memphis, Ice Call - Sam Favret. 

Join Rob Prechtl, star of The Time Travelers, to discuss the filme with Q+A to follow.  Coffee Talk is open to the public, Saturday, November 4th from 9:30 - 10:30 AM, located in WaterColor Inn Library. 

Join Eco Tour Guide, Karl Renelt, a certified Master Naturalist, for a paddle on Western Lake on Saturday, November 4th at 11 AM.  Event is open to the public.  Guests may bring a board, kayak or canoe (rentals also available) at WaterColor BoatHouse. 

Lodging packages with tickets are available at WaterColor Inn and The Pearl Hotel. For options to stay in a vacation rental, book 30A Vacation Rental's November Festival Savings Offer to enjoy one night free.  See the complete playlist at www.mountainfilm.org/tour/schedule. Mountainfilm on Tour in Santa Rosa Beach is hosted byWaterColor Inn & Resort in partnership with Delta and Visit South Walton. Sponsors include WaterColor Community Association, BoatHouse Paddle Club, Old Florida Outfitters, Fisher’s Flowers, 30a.com and Sowal.com. 

Mountainfilm on Tour brings a selection of culturally rich, adventure-packed and incredibly inspiring documentary films curated from the Mountainfilm festival held every Memorial Day weekend in Telluride, Colorado. Mountainfilm began in 1979 and is one of America’s longest-running film festivals. The festival is best described by one word: inspiring. To learn more about the festival, visit www.mountainfilm.org.

WaterColor Inn, which has maintained a Four Diamond rating from AAA since 2007; achieved a four-time, four-star rating from Forbes Travel Guide; was named the “#8 in the Top Resorts in Florida (Gulf)” in the 2016 Condé Nast Traveler Reader’s Choice survey; and claimed a spot on U.S. News & World Report’s “Best Hotels in the USA” list. The resort offers luxurious accommodations and corporate meeting spaces at both the exclusive 60-room Inn and well-appointed vacation residences. The hotel features three on-site restaurants, a full-service spa, and an adults-only pool as well as access to additional resort amenities including five pools, a private beach club, and tennis courts.  WaterColor Inn was developed and is owned by The St. Joe Company and operated by Troon, affording guests access to the many amenities and activities offered through the membership club. For more information, visit www.watercolorresort.com.

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