SEPTEMBER 13-16, 2018

[ Carbondale, Colorado ]

Every fall, in our hometown of Carbondale, CO, No Man’s Land holds our multi-day Flagship Festival where we put our mission into action. Carbondale is where we were born and bred and it only seems fitting to kick off each tour season with the original No Man's Land family. Each year you can find us and taking over downtown Carbondale from music venues and town parks, to art galleries and historic theatres.






Are you interested in hosting No Man's Land Film Festival on tour? We are thrilled that you are keen to empower and inspire audiences to redefine femininity in adventure through film. At No Man's Land, we are a collaboration and celebration of men and women who are deeply engaged in enhancing the female presence in the adventure arena. The goal of this festival is to connect like-minded individuals who are action-oriented, wish to support a shared vision of gender equality, have a desire to experience their passions and environments through a uniquely female lens, and above all, love adventure. No Man's Land strives to create a history of motivating audiences to implement and inspire change. Our mission transcends the films presented; this festival acts as a platform for progressive thought and movement in the outdoor industry. You are a vital part of this movement. 

For more information, see our Host FAQ or contact Kathy Karlo - our Tour Manager and Event Coordinator.



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Adventure Labs

A youth specific pilot program that brings films and speakers to the classroom for grades K-12. We have expanded this program to be available to students around the globe with a digital program and curriculum available for download from our website. 



Pitchfest + The Film Fund

Pitchfest is an opportunity for filmmakers, storytellers and athletes to come together and pitch their ideas to a panel of judges. The winner(s) will be awarded the monies generated from the Film Fund – a scholarship open to the broader adventure community and dedicated to female adventure filmmakers that are making waves in the industry. 

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The Ignorance Project

A project-based monthly series focusing on issues relevant to NMLFF. The curriculum will be facilitated by female leaders in the given area of expertise. The resources and discussions generated each month will be available for public access and we encourage our audience to join us in our quest for knowledge.

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Bridging the Gap

Ladies’ Night is a facilitated discussion on being a woman navigating the outdoor and adventure industry. These discussions are offered at every event. Similarly, Mens' Night is facilitated discussion on how to support and empower women in the outdoor and adventure industry. This discussion is offered only at the Flagship Festival, but facilitations tools are available upon request.

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Ambassador Program

A select group of 20 women, ranging from professional athletes to wildlife biologists. These women live the NMLFF mission, create content for the festival, and are eligible to receive funding from NMLFF to support expeditions of their planning.



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