14 Years of Film For Thought
in honor of Martin Luther King Jr.
January 13-19, 2017
The 14th annual MountainTop Film Festival - a human rights film festival in honor or Martin Luther King, Jr., will once again offer a diverse program of documentary and dramatic films, addressing social and environmental issues from around the world.
The festival takes place January 13-19, 2017 at the Big Picture Theater in Waitsfield VT.
The MountainTop Film Festival brings to life social issues, human and civil rights abuses, and environmental concerns through storytelling in a way that challenges each individual to empathize and demand justice for all people. These “Films for Thought” bear witness to issues from around the world and create a forum for courageous individuals and empowers audiences with the knowledge that personal commitment can make a difference.
Besides showing films from all over the world, the festival is known to provide a forum for discussion, direct action and an opportunity to meet filmmakers, community organizers and activists.
The festival strives to use film to tell human stories that have the power to move and educate. MountainTop offers an educational outreach program to area high schools and makes free daytime screenings available for interested students and teachers. Students with a valid ID get to attend festival films for free.
Films and events will run in both theaters — please note length of films to ensure your desired schedule! Tickets and festival passes will be available at the box office at the Big Picture Theater. Tickets are $9/7 per screening unless otherwise noted.
Tickets are available at the door, or call