Films featured for Glacier National Park Centennial
February 23, 2010
GLACIER NATIONAL PARK-In honor of Glacier National Park's 100th anniversary, the Glacier Centennial Program is hosting a Centennial Film Festival. The festival will be held at seven locations in or near the park and will feature one film per month for the next seven months. To celebrate the diversity of the park, the Centennial Film Festival will feature a wide variety of films that were shot on location in or around Glacier National Park. In addition to several Hollywood-produced films, the festival will feature historical documentaries. Kicking off the festival is a showing of The River Wild at Signature Theaters in Kalispell on Thursday, March 18 at 7 p.m. Additional films and locations include: Before There Were Parks (Montana PBS Documentary) - April 8, 7 p.m., Bigfork Center for the Performing Arts, Bigfork (with special guest Producer Charles Nye) Heaven's Gate - May 13, 7 p.m., Whitefish Mountain Cinema, Whitefish Red Skies of Montana - June 10, 7 p.m., Columbia Falls High School, Columbia Falls Glacier Archive Collection - July 8, 7 p.m., Lake McDonald Lodge, Glacier National Park Cattle Queen of Montana - August 12, 7 p.m., St. Mary Visitor Center, Glacier National Park Days of Blackfeet - September 22, 7 p.m., Blackfeet Community College, Browning Individual tickets can be purchased at any Montana Coffee Traders location in the region. Ticket prices are $10/adult and $8/students and seniors over 62. In addition, 100 Centennial Film Festival Passes are available for $40 each and are valid for entry at all seven showings. The Centennial Film Festival was created by a volunteer committee as part of Glacier National Park's Centennial Program. In accordance with the mission of the Centennial Program, an educational component will be held prior to each showing. Glacier National Park is commemorating its 100th anniversary. The park has empowered a team of volunteers to help plan and implement a community-based Centennial Program to run through the commemoration year of 2010. For more information on the Centennial, please visit www.glaciercentennial.org.