OGDEN — Three ski films are featured during the Far West Ski Association Film Fest on Sunday, June 10, at Peery’s Egyptian Theater, 2415 Washington Blvd.
The first-ever festival, held in conjunction with the association’s annual convention in Ogden, runs from 1 p.m. to 5 p.m.
“Can Do: The Legacy of Jimmie Heuga” is a new 2012 documentary about the founder of Can Do MS, an organization focused on changing the lives of people living with multiple sclerosis. Heuga was an alpine ski racer and Olympic medalist whose athletic career ended prematurely due to MS.
Also screening will be “Ready To Fly,” a 2011 documentary that follows skier Lindsey Van and others in the women’s ski jumping community who fought for inclusion of the sport in the Olympic Winter Games. The movie also features former Salt Lake City mayor Deedee Corradini.
The third film is “The Movement,” a look at disabled athletes, featuring skier Rick Finkelstein, who was paralyzed in a ski accident in Colorado. The 2011 movie is narrated by Warren Miller and Robert Redford.
Tickets to the festival are $12. Proceeds from the event will be donated to Can Do MS, Women’s Ski Jumping USA and Make a Hero. For information, call 801-689-8700.