This week: Santiago Mountain Film Festival

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The 17th edition of the Santiago Mountain Film Festival begins tomorrow and runs till Oct.1 in the Chilean capital.

The festival will show the best of mountain and adventure films throughout four days. The event begins with a tribute to the late Douglas Tompkins, including a screening of "Wild Legacy" and his 1968 film "Mountain of Storms," as well as selected films from the BANFF Mountain Film Festival World Tour. 

On Sept. 29 the best ten films from the Cine de Aventura Sudamericano-Chile contest will be shown.

The third day will be dedicated to films from BANFF, and the event will close on Saturday, October 1, with seminars and activities in the afternoon, and the Reel Rock 11 climbing film festivall that evening. 

Patagon Journal is one of the co-sponsors of the event and will be there on Wed. and Thurs. with a stand. Visit us to get a copy of the magazine, subscribe, or simply just to say hello!
 
Tickets for the festival are on sale at North Face stores in Santiago, San Sebastian University, and at the Centro Cultural Casas de Lo Matta. 
 
 
September 28, 2016
 
Location: Universidad San Sebastián, Bellavista
 
8:30 p.m.: "Wild Legacy" showing
 
9:45 p.m.: The BANFF Mountain Film Festival World Tour. Movies: "Beat Down, Degrees North", "Bluehue", "Golden Gate" and "The Important Places".
 
September 29, 2016
 
Location: Universidad San Sebastián, Bellavista
 
8:30 p.m.: Cine de Aventura Sudamericano-Chile
 
September 30, 2016
 
Location: Casa de lo Matta, Vitacura
 
8:30 p.m.: The BANFF Mountain Film Festival World Tour. Movies: "Via Ferrata Mountain Bike In", "Curiosity, Denali", "Eclipse", "Climbing Ice: The Iceland Trifecta", "The Warmth Of Winter", "Women's Speed ​​Ascent" and "Chasing Niagara".
 
October 1, 2016
 
Location: Casa de lo Matta, Vitacura
 
12.00 - 6:00 p.m. "The North Face Boulder Master" and "Slackline" with The North Face and Petzl
 
2:00 p.m.: "Creating national parks: A look at the future of our natural treasures," with Mike Guthier of Yosemite National Park, Hernán Mladinic from Conservación Patagónica and CONAFs Fernando Aizman.
 
16.00h: " Himalayas and the challenges for Chile " with Ernesto Olivares, Rodrigo Lara, Sebastian Irarrázaval and Martin Gildemeister.
 
8:00 p.m.: Reel Rock 11 Film Festival. Movies: "Young Guns," "Boys In The Bugs," "Brette," "Rad Dad," and "Dodo's Delight"