High Fives Non-Profit Foundation to hold benefit: Wild Stallions ski movie at FiftyFifty Brewing Co.
TRUCKEE and#8212; Award-winning Meathead Films has released the DVD for their latest ski film project, and#8220;Wild Stallions,and#8221; presented by Subaru of New England. A public movie premiere in conjunction with High Fives Non-Profit Foundation will be held at 50/50 Brewing Company Thursday Nov. 19 at 9 p.m. Admission is a $5 donation to the High Fives Athlete Endowment Fund, with all ages welcomed. High Fives Non-Profit Foundation raises money for athletes who have suffered a life-altering injury while pursuing a dream in the winter action sports community.
The screening will also include free giveaways, a raffle with hundreds of dollars worth of prizes, and an actions sports movie that will excite people for the upcoming ski season. Merchandise from Meathead Films sponsors as well as prizes from UVM, Trew Clothing, Orage Clothing and Unofficialsquaw.com will be up for grabs. The night will also feature a vast gathering of Lake Tahoe-based UVM alumni to enjoy the first-ever California premiere by Meathead Films. DJ Silver Boom-Box Thief and DJ Femur will provide music following the movie.
and#8220;Wild Stallionsand#8221; was filmed exclusively in the Eastern U.S. and Canada while following the regionand#8217;s most talented freeskiing athletes to spectacular terrain throughout various resorts, urban areas, and rare backcountry locations including cat skiing in the Chic Choc Mountains.
What the East lacks in vertical drop, Meathead Films makes up for in unveiling tight tree skiing, deep powder, unique jump sites, creative urban terrain, and of course, die hard locals.
Filmed in High Definition, 16 mm, and Super 8 mm film formats, and#8220;Wild Stallionsand#8221; is a unique mix of visual mediums. Last yearand#8217;s offering from Meathead Films, and#8220;Head For the Hills,and#8221; won the category for and#8220;Best Jiband#8221; at Powder Magazineand#8217;s Video Awards. Visit http://www.highfivesfoundation.org.
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