Watching the annual Warren Miller film is definitely a motivating factor for many skiers and snowboarders, who view this iconic movie as a way to get in that right frame of mind for the upcoming season.
Warren Miller’s 63rd annual ski film is “Flow State.” The film can be seen in Northern California at these locations below.
Warren Miller films have set the standard for entertaining footage of daring skiers, funny moments, all accompanied by appropriate music and witty dialogue. His films have become a must-see for Lake Tahoe skiing and snowboarding enthusiasts.
Sixty-three years ago, an adventurous man with a pair of wooden boards strapped to his feet and an 8mm-movie camera in his hand changed the way people worldwide thought about snow. And Miller got his start doing a film at Squaw Valley in Lake Tahoe.
Even though he has retired, today Warren Miller remains one of the most recognized names in the ski industry. Warren Miller Entertainment (WME) reportedly hosts the largest action sports film tour on the planet.
The film can be seen at these Northern California and Nevada locations below.
• Walnut Creek: Nov. 7, Lesher Center for the Arts, Nov. 7 – 6 pm & 9 pm
• San Francisco: Palace of Fine Arts Theatre, Nov. 7 – 6 pm & 9 pm
• Palo Alto: Spangenberg Theatre, Nov. 9 – 8 pm
• Sacramento: Crest Theatre, Nov. 9 – 6:30 pm & 9:30 pm; Nov. 10 – 7:30 pm
• Campbell: Campbell Heritage Theatre, Nov. 10 – 7:30 pm
• San Mateo: College of San Mateo Theatre, Nov. 11 – 7 pm
• Berkeley: Wheeler Auditorium, Nov. 15 – 8 pm
• San Francisco: The Castro Theatre, Nov. 16 – 8 pm
• Reno: Reno Events Center, Nov. 16 – 8 pm
• San Rafael: Marin Center, Nov. 17 – 8 pm
• Pleasanton: Amador Theater, Nov. 18 – 7 pm
• Santa Cruz: Rio Theatre, Nov. 10 – 8 pm; Nov. 21 – 8 pm
• North Lake Tahoe: Cal Neva Resort, Nov. 23-24 – 7:30 pm
• South Lake Tahoe: Montbleu Resort, Nov. 29-30 – 7:30 pm
• Carson City: Carson City Community Center, Dec. 7 – 7 pm
Once again, Warren Miller raises the bar with Flow State, offering filmgoers a magnitude of ski and snowboard action that can’t be matched anywhere else. Flow State guides viewers to the top of the world’s most striking peaks, taking you on an exhilarating journey across the globe to Norway, Austria, California, Switzerland and beyond
“The Flow State is a place where the impossible becomes possible – where time slows down and a perfect moment becomes attainable,” director Max Bervy said. “This film reveals what it is like to be completely immersed in the present … completely immersed in the snow, in the mountains, and in the enjoyment of winter.”
Daron Rahlves, a Hall of Fame skier from Lake Tahoe, is in two segments of Flow State, one in Telluride and another one in the Tordrillos Mountains near Anchorage, Alaska, with Tommy Moe and Marco Sullivan, another Tahoe product.
“The Kings & Corn trip in the Tordrillos was amazing all around. To hang out, ski and fish with Tommy Moe and Marco Sullivan was a dream trip,” Rahlves said. “Three generations of U.S. Ski Team athletes ripping runs at “corn o’clock” and hooking up on King Salmon was lots of fun. I did crush it over all the boys with six Kings in one day. If we had a tuck off I’m not sure who would win, but we all loved going fast over that carpet of corn!”
Another familiar Lake Tahoe name – Jonny Moseley – hosts the movie that showcases celebrated athletes including Colby West, Chris Davenport, Jess McMillan and David Wise.