5Point

The 5Point Adventure Film Festival will be bringing the festival’s films upvalley this weekend.

The annual Aspen Encore event will be held at the Wheeler Opera House on Saturday at 7 p.m., according to a news release. The event will feature highlights and winners from the festival, which took place last week in Carbondale.

5Point Executive Director Regna Jones and Program Director Meredith McKee will be hosting the screenings. According to the release, they will feature the following festival-winning films:

  • “8000+” — Paraglider Antoine Girard’s exploration of the Karakorum Mountains in Pakistan.

  • “Life of Pie” — Jen Zeuner and Anne Keller’s pizza and their impacts on Fruita.

  • “(People) of Water” — The story of Rob Prechtl, a member of the U.S. men’s raft team, who embarks on a journey to learn the craft of outrigger paddling.

  • “Mountain in the Hallway” — The story of Tate McDowell and Brian McDonnell, brought together by a passion for the Tetons and their battle to beat cancer.

  • “The Mystery of Now” — Artist and Apache Skateboards founder Douglas Miles shares socio-political context around the history that led to life on an Apache reservation; also, how and why he started a skateboard brand and a team of local youth leaders.