Cumberland Mountain Film Fest Big Success

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cumberland mountain film festThe fourth annual Cumberland Mountain Film Festival, held on February 27 and 28th, was a huge success.  Tickets were quickly sold out to an eager crowd who enjoyed a selection of outstanding short outdoor sports and adventure films from Vancouver Island.  This year, thirty-four films were submitted and the festival judges selected just 16 films to be shown at the festival. The Festival raised a record $3,100 for the Cumberland Community Forest Society 

Big huge thanks for Genevieve Burdett and her awesome team of volunteers for rocking this event! It’s was so fun and we’re sure it will keep growing! We signed up over $500 worth of new monthly donors over the two nights of the event – and that’s on top of the funds raised through ticket sales!

The following community sponsors generously supported the festival and helped to make this year’s event a great success: Riding Fool Hostel, Relay Event Rentals, Lighthouse Brewing, Wandering Moose Café, West Coast Home Theatre and Currently Cumberland

A huge thank you goes out to all the filmmakers who submitted films and to the enthusiastic volunteers who donated their time and energy to this year’s event. Over 40 raffle prizes were donated from generous local business’ including: Cumberland Crate Company, Atlas Café, Valhalla Pure, Seeds Market, Darkside Chocolates, Dodge City Cycles, Riders Pizza, ELM, Blue Toque Sports Swap, Trail Bicycles, The Broken Spoke, Riders Pizza, Tarbell’s Deli, Sew What I Sew, Be, Avenue Bistro, Simon’s Cycles, Mar’s on Main, Gourmet Girls, Island Mountain Rides, Wee Dee Apparel, Alley Cuts, Virgin Hair, Rusty Rooster, the Guerilla Food Company.