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An Evening with the 10th Mtn. Division: 20th anniversary screening of “Fire on the Mountain” and audience Q&A
February 6, 2015 @ 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM UTC-6$25 - $250
Join us for “An Evening with the 10th Mountain Division: 20th anniversary screening of “Fire on the Mountain” and audience Q&A.
On Friday, February 6, 2015, veterans from the 10th, along with Telluride filmmakers George and Beth Gage and Colorado Ski and Snowboard Hall of Famer Johnnie Stevens will host the 20th Anniversary screening of “Fire on the Mountain: The Story of the 10th Mountain Division,” at the Sheridan Opera House. In addition to “Fire on the Mountain,” the evening will include short films from Mountainfilm in Telluride, special audience Q&A with 10th Mountain veterans Hugh Evans, Clark Wingate, and Dick Over, and a live auction.
Live auction items include 10th Mountain Division commemorative skis, a signed poster from Division veterans, a 10th Mountain Division Hut Association travel package, and more. Proceeds from the event will benefit the Telluride Historical Museum, Gage and Gage Productions, and the Tenth Mountain Division Foundation.
“Fire on the Mountain” won Grand Prize at the Telluride Mountainfilm Festival in 1995, where it went on to screen at the Sundance Film Festival, on National Geographic TV, at the Department of the Interior, and more. George and Beth Gage are pleased to continue to honor the 10th with their film, saying, “After twenty-plus years, the men of the 10th Mountain Division continue to inspire us.”
Tickets: $25/General Admission | $250/Patron Admission*
*In addition to receiving reserved seating at the screening, Patron ticket holders will have the unique opportunity to view a special curated exhibit of artwork generously loaned from the Colorado Ski and Snowboard Museum from 10th Mountain Division veteran, Jacques Parker, the only 10th Mountain vet to chronicle the saga of the Division through art from 1943 through the end of the war. Five of Parker’s works, which now reside in the Colorado Ski and Snowboard Museum’s collection, will be on display for the first time.