Post Festival Tour

The 37th Annual International Wildlife Film Festival is now on tour! Learn how to bring the longest running wildlife film festival into your hometown, organization, business, agency, or school by downloading the Post Festival Tour Packet.

What’s Happening in the Wild – Closing the festival with the winning films

Congratulations to our Winning Films! After viewing, deliberating and debating, the IWFFl’s competition jury has reached consensus on our awards categories. The winners are: Best of Festival Short – PRIDE Best of Festival Feature – KILLER WHALES: BENEATH THE SURFACE Best Cinematography: SHORT – CATALINA ISLAND Best Cinematography: FEATURE _ ON A RIVER IN IRELAND Best Editing – TOUCHING THE WILD Conservation – DamNation Judges’ Merit … Read more

What’s Happening in the Wild – Friday, April 18

Special Event! IWFF Awards with Whizpops! & IMAX® Showcase 6 pm, Special Admission $5 Kids are FREE The IWFF Awards just got a whole lot more fun! The evening begins with a CD release party for the new record by Missoula’s own Whizpops! – the fun and lively band that the Missoulian calls “kids’ music done … Read more

What’s Happening in the Wild – Thursday, April 17

Special Event! Science Is Fiction: 8 Underwater Films by Jean Painlevé 8 pm, Special Admission $10, Free with Festival Pass One of the first filmmakers to descend underwater with a movie camera, French avant-garde filmmaker Jean Painlevé created hypnotic and surreal films that capture the beauty and weirdness of life undersea. His evocative images are taken … Read more

What’s Happening in the Wild – Wednesday, April 16

Special Event!  An Evening with M. Sanjayan At The UC Theatre at The University of Montana, 6 pm. FREE ADMISSION IWFF and The University of Montana are pleased to welcome leading global conservation scientist, writer and an Emmy-nominated news contributor Dr. M. Sanjayan to this year’s festival to present an episode from his upcoming Showtime documentary series … Read more

What’s Happening in the Wild – Tuesday, April 15

Showing Today 3:00 pm: William and the Windmill3:30 pm: Killer Whales: Beneath the Surface5:00 pm: Chattahoochee Unplugged5:15 pm: Snows of the Nile and Black Mamba- Kiss of Death7:00 pm: DamNation7:15 pm: Touching the Wild and She Wolf8:45 pm: Encounters at the End of the World Events Welcome Session: 9:30 am – 11amAdventures in Science – with Greg Trenish 10-11 amAnimal Corridors – John Davis, trekker and scout at TrekWest … Read more

What’s Happening in the Wild – Monday, April 14

Showing Today 5:00 pm: Path of the Pronghorn & Hunt for the Super Predator5:15 pm: Invasion of the Giant Tortoise and Szigetkoz- The Delta of the Danube7:00 pm: GMO OMG7:15 pm: Valley of the Sharks8:30 pm: Grizzly Man Events IWFF Registration at The Roxy, 10:00 am – 3:00 pmFilmmaker’s Welcome Party : 6:00 pm     About the Films … Read more

What’s Happening in the Wild – Sunday, April 13

Showing Today: 3:00 pm: Saving Otter 501 and Shark Girl3:15 pm: Bluebird Man and Parrot Confidential5:00 pm: Lion Guardians and Congo: Deep and Dangerous5:15 pm: La Soufriere and Flying Doctors of East Africa7:00 pm: Pride and On A River in Ireland7:15 pm: Great Zebra Exodus and Winning the War Saving Otter 501 Mark Shelley, Bob Talbot, USA, 55 min. On … Read more

Opening Night at the International Wildlife Film Festival

Welcome to the wild! The IWFF is back and better than ever and it all begins today with two great films: The festival opens at  7:00pm tonight with a double feature: Flight of the Butterflies and Brooklyn Farmer. Flight of the Butterflies Join millions of real butterflies on an amazing journey along with one scientist’s 40 year search to … Read more

Flight of the Butterflies – Opening the IWFF

Don’t miss our opening film, Flight of the Butterflies. It plays  Saturday April 12, 7pm at the Roxy Theater.

Join millions of real butterflies on an amazing journey along with one scientist’s 40 year search to unravel the mystery. A natural history epic and human detective story. Weighing less than a penny, the monarch butterfly makes one of the longest migrations on Earth across a continent to a place it has never known. Follow the amazing migration and the scientific adventure of one man’s decades-long search for where the butterflies go each Fall-a mystery he solved in 1975 with a remarkable combination of perseverance and good luck. A powerful and moving film with breathtaking 3D cinematography from an award-winning team including macro-photography pioneer and Oscar winner Peter Parks. Experience Flight of the Butterflies.