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5PT Film Festival to Kick Off Riverrock

Andy Thompson

@richmondoutside
April 11, 2018 1:59pm

Outdoor and adventure films will kick off Dominion Energy Riverrock weekend starting on Thursday, May 17, with the 5PT Film Festival presented by Sierra Nevada Brewing Co. at The Broadberry (2729 W Broad St, Richmond, VA 23220). The film festival will feature 12 to 15 short documentary adventure films as well as live music from the Larry Keel Experience. Doors open at 5 p.m., with films slated to start at 6:30 p.m. Music will begin at 9:30 p.m. Tickets are on sale now through The Broadberry for $10 in advance or $12 at the door.

Credit: Venture Richmond

The 5PT Film Festival focuses on the outdoor industry’s inspirational stories and is dedicated to bringing communities together. Sierra Nevada is pleased to partner with 5Point Film in an exclusive debut showing of their inspiring outdoor films featuring the award winners from the renowned film festival in Carbondale, CO. This partnership brings the film series to Richmond for the fifth year in a row, and the stories of passionate athletes, artists, and filmmakers told during the festival will add to the excitement surrounding Dominion Energy Riverrock.

In addition to its support as presenting sponsor, Sierra Nevada is donating a portion of beer sales during the 5PT Film Festival to rvaMORE, a local nonprofit whose mission is to enhance trail experiences through people, tools, and advocacy. rvaMORE helps support advocacy efforts that protect access to local trails, provides over 1,000 hours of volunteer work to maintain and improve trails, and ensures continued access to local trails by educating local riders about the need to ride responsibly and obey local regulations. Sierra Nevada Brewing Co. believes in sustainable enjoyment of the environment, and those values are reflected by local organizations like rvaMORE.

For more information on the 5PT Film Festival presented by Sierra Nevada Brewing Co., visit the Dominion Energy Riverrock website. Dominion Energy Riverrock is scheduled for May 18-20, 2018, and registration for all events is now open.


About Andy Thompson

I was the Outdoors Columnist at the Times-Dispatch from 2007 to 2013, writing twice a week about mountain biking, fishing, hunting, paddling and much more. I live a 1/4 mile from the James River, close enough to see bald eagles soaring over my house on their way to find a meal. Pretty cool, eh?


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