The spirit of adventure, the great unknown, and the far and away are celebrated in this special edition of Mountainfilm, a curated program offered virtually Thursday, January 28 through Sunday, January 31 to Gorton Community Center audiences. Mountainfilm is one of the longest running film festivals in America and one of our favorite weekends at the John and Nancy Hughes Theater, so while we wait until we can safely gather together - elbow to elbow, seat to seat - Gorton welcomes you to enjoy this program of ten short films that explore the highest peaks and the deepest depths from the comfort of your home.

Co-Presented by Lake Forest Open Lands Association and Gorton Community Center
Presenting Sponsor: Butler Family Foundation

Friday, January 24 | 7:00 p.m.
Feature length documentary with filmmaker in attendance

Saturday, January 25
1:00 - 2:15 p.m. |
MountainFilm Jr.
4:30 - 5:30 p.m. | Adrenaline Shorts
7:00 - 9:00 p.m. | Best of the Fest
2:00 - 4:30 p.m. | Outdoor Expo

One of the longest running film festivals in America, MountainFilm on Tour is back for its 4th annual visit to Gorton Community Center’s John & Nancy Hughes Theater! This adventurous, conservation-driven festival brings leading documentary films from around the world to its audiences. Come be thrilled by the films and learn how you can be adventurous outside at the Outdoor Expo!


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Festival Pass (good for all 3 days): $32/per person
January 26-27: $15/adult, $10/student (in advance) | $18 at the door

January 28: $8 per person | $20 per family of 4