SAVANNAH — Telluride Mountainfilm on Tour Savannah will take place Jan. 20-23 in downtown Savannah, screening more than 30 films throughout the three-day festival. The festival will kick off at 7 p.m. Jan. 20 at Trustees Theater with the local premiere of “Racing Extinction,” a recent film by Academy Award-winning director Louie Psihoyos.
Psihoyos’ film is about the future of Earth. He will be present for the screening and a discussion.
All screenings at the festival highlight Telluride Mountainfilm on Tour Savannah’s mission of educating, inspiring and motivating audiences on issues that matter, cultures worth exploring, environments worth preserving and conversations worth having. Films featured in this year’s festival include “The Reinvention of Normal,” “Knee Deep” and “The Fisherman’s Son.”
Events will continue through the weekend of Jan. 22-23, at the Trustees Theater, 216 E. Broughton St., starting each night at 7. A family matinee will also take place at 2 p.m.
Admission is $15 for adults; $10 for students, military and seniors; and $5 for the family matinee. Tickets may be purchased in person at the Trustees Theater Box Office or online at www.scad boxoffice.com.
For more information about festival events and tickets, go to www.moun tainfilmsav.org.
— Special to the Courier