16th Annual Teck Rossland Mountain Film Festival Announces Art Auction, Events

Now in it’s 16th year, this annual celebration of culture in Rossland offers a slew of events for film fans, including five days events.

With less than a month until the lights go down and the curtain goes up, the Teck Rossland Mountain Film Festival program is shaping up and promises an exciting variety of local and international films from November 19-23. Now in it’s 16th year, this annual celebration of mountain culture in Rossland offers a slew of events for film fans, including five days of premieres, events, and live music.

The annual Teck Mountain Gala and Silent Art Auction takes place on Friday, November 21, with Jonathan Provencal as MC and  the musical stylings of Jonathon, Sue and Gabe from The Toques. Proceeds from this year’s Art Auction will go to the Rossland Skatepark Association. If you’d like to donate a piece of art to this very good cause, please contact Mike Greene at canadianmike@gmail.com.

Saturday, November 22, programming includes some excellent afternoon community film-making workshops,  and the Nelson & District Credit Union Mountain Film Party at the Miners’ Hall, kicking off at 7 p.m.. Festival goers can look forward to lively entertainment provided by “violinist extremist” Kytami and MC’d by mountain bike hall-of-famer Brent Tippie. Tickets are $25.

Sunday, November 23 programs include films and the legendary backcountry skier Greg Hill as keynote speaker at the Ross Thompson Ballroom at the Prestige.

Want to catch some films for free? Volunteering at the Teck Rossland Mountain Film Festival is a great experience. Contact gala.dediego.martin@gmail.com if you’re able to lend a hand.

Tickets for this year’s Festival will be available soon. Visit www.rosslandmountainfilmfestival.com for trailers, ticket information and event updates.