OCTOBER 6-8, 2017

Raw, gritty, committed, like any good adventurer...

Boulder’s own homegrown film festival is a forum for the most inspiring independent films of the year. Films made of passion and action lead us from authentic exploration to environmental heroism, from the farthest reaches of the Earth to the deepest community activism.

Get ready to awaken your senses while exploring the beautiful mysteries of our universe through the craftsmanship of
storytellers, artists, extreme athletes and adventurers.


Come to Boulder

It’s more than just a group of residents, restaurants, and parks. Boulder is one of the coolest, hippest, funkiest cities in the country​.​ Come discover a beautiful community, nestled at the foot of the mountains, that combines outdoor adventure with hip, urban entertainment. But don’t just take our word for it…

30 Reasons to Love Boulder

Here is what we have planned for you!

The Best and Most Inspirational Films of the Year:
Witness raw, gritty, creative, visceral, inspiring, poignant films at the historic Boulder Theater

The Adventure Filmmaker’s Workshop:
Learn some new skills, team up with notable adventure filmmakers and instructors who specialize in adventure film and photography, and create your own film while at the festival.

The Adventure Street Fair:
Come dance to live music, enjoy Avery craft beer on tap at the Intrepid Travel Beer Garden, explore the Vendor Village with raffle prizes from Patagonia, Rainbow Sandals, Klean Kanteen, Black Diamond, La Sportiva, Patagonia Provisions, and more. Check out Flatirons Subarus, Growing Gardens with Jonny’s Truck Farm, the Zeal Optics Airstream, FREE Yoga & Mimosas with Gerry Lopez and Olivia Hsu, Cooking classes from the Backcountry Gourmet Kitchen with Chef Kreevy, Alpine Start Coffee and Sherpa Chai Sampling, Gourmet food, and many more surprises!

Craft Beer + Food Pairing:
Tickle your tastebuds with a perfectly paired custom selection of Avery Brewing Craft Beers and Gourmet food from Savory Cuisine. Start your culinary adventure at the Intrepid Travel Beer Garden!

The Family and Kids Show with Jeff & Paige:
Come enjoy the best family friendly films of the year, live performances from “Jeff and Paige”, Jeremy Collins art, giveaways, and special activities for your kiddos.

The Walk & Draw with Jeremy Collins:
Grab your sketch book, follow the trail, and explore your artistic side while getting one-on-one instruction from award-winning adventure artist Jeremy Collins. Jeremy will share his philosophy of on-location art creation and offer open discussion for the professional, casual, or recreational artist.

Massive Raffles and Giveaways:
$10,000 worth of outdoor clothing and gear including big giveaways from Patagonia, Black Diamond, Klean Kanteen, Rainbow Sandals, Patagonia Provisions, Goal Zero, La Sportiva, Weston Snowboards, and more!

It’s a great excuse for a trip to Boulder, a chance to meet awesome people, and a warm fuzzy feeling to take home!

We have the best speakers in the industry.

A few who have represented at Adventure Film:

Yvon Chouinard – Founder of Patagonia / Philanthropist
Lynn Hill – Legendary Rock Climber
Peter McBride – National Geographic Photographer
Michael Brown – Prolific high altitude Cinematographer
Oak Thorne – Environmentalist / Activist
Chris Noble – World renown Writer/Speaker/Photographer
Leanne Alison – Award Winning Filmmaker
Carsten Huer – Author / Environmentalist
Bill Heath – Award Winning Filmmaker
Cory Richards – National Geographic Adventurer of the Year
Peter Mortimer – Award Winning Filmmaker
Craig Childs – Award Winning Author / Activist
Timmy O’Neill – Comedian / Host / Climber

Are we having a party? NO, we're having FOUR parties!

To kick-off the festival come join us at our “Community Night Party”! We’ll be servin up frosty Avery Craft brews, Vodka 14 Cocktails, and tasty gourmet bites. Enjoy live music while getting a preview of film trailers. Get ready to dance the night away!

For all you VIPS – We’ll be throwing an exclusive party before opening night to get you psyched for the weekend and give you a chance to see old friends and make new ones. Keep an eye out for the invite!

Come join us at the Intrepid Travel Beer Garden! Enjoy local Avery Brewing craft brews and tasty cocktails made with organic Vodka 14 distilled in the Rocky Mountains. Explore the gourmet food and beer pairings offered by Avery and Savory Cuisines.

After the last film on closing night head over to our official After Party at Shine Restaurant and Gathering Place just steps away from the theater! We’ll see you there.

Don't miss your chance to be inspired.

Tickets to the festival available July 14th, 2017. Stay tuned for more info and announcements!

Our Sponsors

Adventure Film strives to reflect the spirit of the films, and that all starts with partners. We are committed to collaborating with conscience sponsors and hardworking non profits who are progressive and proactive in the local community and worldwide. Thank you for your support.