Mt. Hood Meadows is pleased to join Warren Miller and Robert Redford in supporting the Portland premiere of the new film, THE MOVEMENT. This award-winning film includes powerful action and interviews from some of the world's greatest disabled athletes. It tells the dramatic story of one man returning to the mountain where his life was changed forever. The film features music from U2, Foo Fighters, and k.d. lang. To watch the movie trailer and buy tickets visit MakeAHero.org
The movie generates funding for the Make A Hero Foundation which supports organizations which help individuals reconnect with their passion. Longtime local skiing legend Fred Noble will be featured at the Portland showing of "The Movement" - Fred has ALS (Lou Gehrig's disease) and the local chapter of ALS is supporting him in his efforts to continue skiing, and to raise funds to support others who have the disease.
Trailer for The Movement and Video about Fred Noble
* Winner! Board Choice Award, 2011 Eugene International Film Festival *
* Official Selection: Starz Denver Film Festival, Anchorage International Film Festival *
The Movement will premiere for ONE SHOW ONLY in Portland:
• Sunday, November 20th at The Bagdad Theater. Buy Tickets
Tickets are $12 general admission—or purchase a VIP pass for $50 which includes reserved seating, a complimentary beverage, an autographed limited edition poster, a souvenir VIP badge, and an exclusive meet and greet with the film's producer/director Kurt Miller and featured athlete Jim Martinson. Proceeds from the show benefit local adaptive sports groups.
For more details and to buy tickets, visit MakeAHero.org.
Tickets for the show also available at Hill Crest Sports outlets.
As Warren Miller narrates, "This is a movement for—movement itself."
And Robert Redford says: "It's about finding that turning point when physical disability is no longer a limitation, but a part of your character.”