Boulder International Film Festival Debuts Adventure Film Pavilion at BIFF 2020

Program Highlights Include: World-Class Adventure Film Shorts, Featuring Women’s Film Shorts and Talks on International Women’s Day; Notable Author/Writer Cheryl Strayed interviewed by Timmy O’Neill;

Plus, Food and Fun – Hard Seltzer Tasting and Bloody Mary-Themed Gear Drop

BOULDER, COLO – (February 27, 2020)  The 16th Annual Boulder International Film Festival (BIFF) is pleased to announce the debut of the BIFF Adventure Film Pavilion (AFP) taking place Saturday, March 7th and Sunday, March 8th at eTown Hall. Join us to celebrate the most exciting new adventure films of the year!

The 2020 line-up includes four shorts programs and three features, including Home, about UK Adventurer Sarah Outen who traversed the globe by bike, kayak, and rowboat; Climbing Blind, about Jesse Dufton who attempts to be the first blind person to make a gripping “non-sight” lead of the iconic Old Man of Hoy seat stack in Scotland; and Lost Temple of the Inca, about Boulder scientist Preston Sowell’s journey to Peru where he discovers a lost temple of the Inca Empire. Preston Sowell will appear in person with this National Geographic special presentation.

The AFP will also feature an Adventure Lounge open to everyone, with sponsor booths, great happy-hour specials, and tastings, including a ‘Bloody Mary Gear Drop.’ Bring your used gear for a donation to the Women’s Wilderness Institute and get a free Bloody Mary on Sunday morning! Cheryl Strayed is the featured speaker and will participate in a Q&A conducted by Timmy O’Neill, Patagonia climbing ambassador and advocate, on Sunday, March 8th, International Women’s Day. Strayed is the acclaimed author of the book “Wild: From Lost to Found on the Pacific Crest Trail”and was the Associate Producer of the film Wild starringAcademy Award-Winning actress Reese Witherspoon 

For more information, go to https://biff1.com/adventurefilmpavilion/. For tickets and general information on the entire BIFF line-up, go to biff1.com.

About the Boulder International Film Festival. The Boulder International Film Festival (BIFF) brings films and filmmakers from around the world to Boulder, Colorado, for a four-day celebration of the art of cinema. BIFF attracts more than 25,000 film enthusiasts, media, and industry members annually and takes place from March 5 – March 8, 2020. For tickets and more information, go to biff1.com. Follow BIFF on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram. 

BIFF is generously supported by: Capital One Cafe, Daily Camera, Hotel Boulderado, KUNC/105.5 The Colorado Sound, St Julien Hotel & Spa, Vermilion Design + Digital, Audi Flatirons, Daryl Smith Re/Max of Boulder, Downtown Boulder, Tebo Properties, The Bradley Boulder Inn,5280 Magazine, Auguste Escoffier School of Culinary Arts, Big Red F Restaurant Group, Brock Media, CBS4, Chautauqua, Francis Ford Coppola Winery, Millstone Evans Group, Pasta Jay’s Catering, A-Lodge, Balfour Senior Living, BDT Stage, Boulder Marriott, CAUSE+MEDIC, City of Boulder, Colorado Office of Film, Television, and Media, Eventive, First Western Trust, Frasier, Galvanize Boulder, Japango, Kingsbery CPAs, LIV Sotheby’s, Longmont Museum, Made in Nature, Reality Garage, Rembrandt Yard Art Gallery & Event Center, Rick Baker Insurance, RIFFS/Deneuve Construction, RiverCloud Media, Silver Lining Builders, Space Farmer Productions, Sprouts Farmers Market, Stylus Creative, Travel Boulder, Upslope Brewing Company, YETI, UNICO, and Meridian Lights. 

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