MountainFilm on Tour turns 16 at Watercolor Inn

Special to The Sun

Entering its 16th year, the Telluride MountainFilm on Tour returns to WaterColor Inn & Resort’s Marina Park Amphitheater, an outdoor theater on the St. Joe Club & Resorts property— Nov. 4-5, showcasing a selection of films from the International Film Festival and furthering the MountainFilm mission of exploring cultures, preserving environments, and promoting adventure.

Delta Air Lines and Visit South Walton are premier sponsors of the annual outdoor festival, which will once again incorporate Kidz Kino, a mini-festival for attendees ages 6-12 that features kid-friendly films at the WaterColor BoatHouse.

Film selections cover a wide range of topics, from an epic ski journey across Russia in "The Great Siberian Traverse" to the cultural evolution of Bolivia’s female wrestlers in "The Wrestling Cholita."

“Mountainfilm has been a vital component of our events calendar for the past 15 years. The support of this community and film enthusiasts alike make the festival stronger each year,” said Andrew Czarnecki, managing director of resort operations for St. Joe Club & Resorts. “We look forward to continuing this tradition on our beautiful WaterColor Inn property for many more years to come.”

Gates open at 6 p.m. with films beginning at 7 p.m. Tickets are available online at for $30 per day or $50 for a two-day weekend pass. Tickets purchased at the gate are $35 per day or $60 for a two-day weekend pass, based on availability.

Kidz Kino day passes may be purchased for $30 in advance or $35 at the door; parents must be present to sign their children in and out of the BoatHouse. For more information on this new offering, interested parties may call 850-534-5975. Food, beer, and wine will also be available for purchase at the festival.