The Kendal Mountain Festival is the UK’s leading adventure film and speaker Festival. After 42 years, for the first time in history, it’s headed to North America. It will be bringing the best cinematic adventure stories to audiences in over 75 markets in the US and Canada.
This includes a selection of the very best short adventure documentaries for North American audiences. This is brought to this side of the pond by Adventure Entertainment, with support from presenting partners Montane and OS Maps.
What makes the Kendal Mountain Festival unique is that these are films that you won’t see elsewhere. Incredible tales from award-winning filmmakers with a uniquely British and European slant. This is an opportunity for audiences to discover new people and places around the world. Characters that you’ll instantly warm to, in amazing locations you’ll want to add to the top of your bucket list.
The Kendal Mountain Festival is carefully selected by their team in the UK. This festival attracts over 20,000 outdoor enthusiasts to this event every year. A similar program tours throughout the UK on an annual basis, and is now available to North American audiences, viewing in theaters across the U.S.
Here is a trailer for the festival that will give you an idea of the kinds of films to expect. Check it out down below!
The Kendal Mountain Festival will premiere in Santa Cruz, California on September 19. Followed by Seattle, Washington on September 22, Boston, Massachusettes on October 4, and Denver, Colorado on October 5 before expanding into over 75 additional markets throughout the fall.
For more information on the festival dates, you can visit their website. It’s a great way to further explore the great outdoors before you make a decision on where to go in person.