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Five must-see movies at the 2011 Adventure Film Festival this week

The 2011 Adventure Film Festival gets under way in Boulder this week with a free Adventure Film Community Night at the Patagonia store at 1212 Pearl Street on Thursday at 7 p.m. and a Photographer Seminar at REI Boulder, 1789 28th Street, on Friday at noon, before the first screenings at the Boulder Theater on Friday at 5 p.m. The full-festival pass is $50, good for access to all forty films and shorts, plus a series of workshops and after-parties. Friday passes are $25; Saturday passes are $30. Individual screening tickets are $15 and available in limited quantities (AFF tickets typically sell out, so order online in advance to be safe). We've picked a few of our favorites from this year's featured films, after the jump...