Duration: 54 min + 20 minute Q&A
EarthxFilm Presents is a series of original film screenings that explore environmental science, conservation efforts, climate change and more. Each piece will be followed by an in-depth interview that features the filmmaker sharing their personal perspective on the issue at hand.
The show’s mission is to create awareness through the art of film, boost engagement through the interactivity of emerging media and ultimately lead to meaningful and measurable action. The program will also facilitate the support of partnerships with top environmental, film, and entertainment organizations across the globe.
Host: David Holbrooke
Participant: Jeremy Jones / Founder of Protect Our Winters (POW)
PURPLE MOUNTAINS follows snowboarding legend and founder of the climate activism group Protect Our Winters (POW) Jeremy Jones’ journey to understand why, in the face of overwhelming scientific consensus, there are still large numbers of people who don’t believe in climate change.
Director/s: Jeremy Jones
As an accomplished filmmaker, entrepreneur, environmentalist and snowboarding pioneer, Jeremy Jones is widely regarded as one of the most legendary big mountain riders and explorers of all time. Named a 2013 National Geographic “Adventurer of the Year” and eleven times voted “Best Big Mountain Rider of the Year” by Snowboarder Magazine, Jeremy has starred in over fifty snowboard movies worldwide, including his highly acclaimed, foot-powered snowboarding trilogy Deeper, Further and Higher. He is the founder and CEO of award-winning Jones Snowboards, dedicated to the development of the highest quality backcountry snowboards and accessories.
Starring: Josh “Bones” Murphy
Producer/s: Adrienne Hall
Executive Producer/s:Jeremy Jones, Kevin McNeely, Rosemary McNeely, Mario Molina, Steve Jones, Todd Jones, Brett Hills, and Josh ‘Bones’ Murphy
Editor/s: Collin Kriner
Year of Completion: 2020
Country of Production Company: United States