Screen Scene: Local film news

TRAILBLAZERS: Asheville-based hiker and endurance athlete Jennifer Pharr Davis, center, is the subject of 'Positive Forward Motion.' The documentary short is part of the Women's Adventure Film Tour, which screens March 7 and 8 at Highland Brewing Co. Photo courtesy of Steven Hufnagel

• The Women’s Adventure Film Tour returns to Highland Brewing Co., 12 Old Charlotte Highway, Suite 200, on Saturday, March 7, and Sunday, March 8. Both screenings begin at 7 p.m., and feature short films spotlighting inspiring athletes, businesswomen, mothers and storytellers, including cliff diver Rhiannan Iffland, climber/yoga instructor Kira Brazinski and Asheville-based long-distance hiker Jennifer Pharr-Davis. Tickets are $18 and available online.

The Grey Eagle, 185 Clingman Ave., hosts a Phish-centric evening of events on Monday, March 9. The night begins at 6 p.m. with a trivia contest about the band, followed by a screening of the 2019 documentary Between Me & My Mind, which chronicles frontman Trey Anastasio’s creative process and the planning of Phish’s ambitious New Year’s Eve show at Madison Square Garden. Finally, there will be a “long set of Phish tunes” by tribute band Adam Knight’s Buried Alive. Free to attend.


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About Edwin Arnaudin
Edwin Arnaudin is a staff writer for Mountain Xpress. He also reviews films for and is a member of the Southeastern Film Critics Association (SEFCA) and North Carolina Film Critics Association (NCFCA). Follow me @EdwinArnaudin

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