View the best in independent films: The Telluride Mountain Film Festival comes to North Lake Tahoe Dec. 16 and 17 |

View the best in independent films: The Telluride Mountain Film Festival comes to North Lake Tahoe Dec. 16 and 17

TAHOE/TRUCKEE, Calif. and#8212; Part of the Squaw Valley Institute educational events, the two-day celebration kicks off with a VIP Private Opening Reception and Film Showing at Gallery Keoki in the Village at Squaw Valley Dec. 16 at 6:30 p.m. This private party is limited to 50 people, who will enjoy a complimentary glass of wine and appetizers while socializing with the Director of Mountainfilm on Tour, Justin Clifton, and then watch a broad selection of festival films via multiple viewing screens. Tickets are $50 per person.

The General Public Showing is scheduled for Dec. 17 at the luxurious Resort at Squaw Creek, Olympic Valley. The doors open at 6:30 p.m. with a no-host bar and an 8 p.m. film program. Tickets purchased online are $20 per person with current Squaw Valley Institute members at $10 per person and local residents with North Tahoe/Truckee identification at $15 per person. Tickets at the door (if available) are $20 per person. Each event will run about two-and-a-half hours.

For more information about the Telluride Mountain Film Festival and to purchase tickets, click to the Squaw Valley Instituteand#8217;s website at

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