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Get Inspired

5Point Film produces adventure film festivals in Carbondale, CO, Asheville, NC and Bellingham, WA. These events showcase inspiring adventure films intertwined with surprise guests, live recordings of podcasts, panel discussions, spoken word, music, and dance performances, book signings, family activities, and live art demonstrations.

5Point Adventure Film Festival is entering its 10th year in Carbondale where we screen more than 50 films and hosts dozens of filmmakers and athletes from around the world, creating an inclusive gathering of our outdoor and creative communities.

After the festivals 5Point hits the road and works with event producers around the country to bring 5Point to their communities with a one-night showcase of our best films. If you are interested in bringing 5Point to your community with our On the Road show, please contact us at

Our Mission

5Point Film is on a mission to inspire adventure of all kinds, to connect generations through shared experience, to engage passion with a conscience, and to educate through film.

Giving Back

5Point Film directly gives back to and inspires high school students through our Dream Project scholarship program. This program offers five outstanding students the chance to explore their personal boundaries and dreams. The winning students best exemplify 5Point Film’s five guiding principles and will receive a $1,500 scholarship to embark on a life-changing opportunity, give back to a community, and follow their passions.

The 5Point Film Fund supports emerging filmmakers and thoughtful adventure stories through small monetary grants and a network support. Over the last 4-years, 5Point has supported over 10 film projects, many of which have gone on to win awards, and tour in festivals and theaters all over the world. 5Point connects artists and filmmakers with opportunities to showcase their work, with Outdoor Industry funding, and to a network of creatives to form meaningful collaborations. We believe this kind of support is essential in finding, telling and sharing inspiring stories.

We are all ambassadors of the environment. 5Point Films inspire us to explore wild places and to return with a renewed vigor for our passions and to move consciously through the natural world. 5Point Film, a 501(c)3 non-profit, benefits from donations as a 1% for the Planet partner and operates a zero waste event.

Be Moved

On the edge between desire and fear, between the known and unknown, is a place deep inside us all where the spirit is transformed — pushed beyond its limit by our deliberate commitment to usher in something new and original. In this soulful place we are catalyzed to learn, expand and engender newfound understanding to inspire others on their journeys. It is this spirit, this thirst for adventure that 5Point Film celebrates and shares with the community and filmmakers that gather for its annual Festival in Carbondale and other events throughout the year.


Our 5 Points

5Point Film is built on five guiding principles: respect, commitment, humility, purpose and balance. We believe these same principles also form the foundation for individuals who lead lives of adventure and connect all of us who share an elemental passion to explore and expand our boundaries.

For each other, for the environment, for the experience and for the knowledge we inherit from those who inspire and teach us.

To overcome fear and give ourselves completely to the challenge at hand while leading a vital existence and never allowing ourselves to become complacent.

To assume the courage and the discipline to listen to our intuition and not our egos, always mindful of our place in the natural order.

To muster the motivation and conviction necessary to pursue our highest aspirations in the face of adversity.

To maintain our focus and energy in life, in nature, and on the journeys we undertake while things we cannot control shift around us.