Rooted in the heart of the mountain west, The Big Sky Film Institute nurtures and elevates non- fiction films that have the power to transform our world, our culture, our youth and ourselves. The mission of BSFI is to celebrate and promote the art of nonfiction filmmaking, and to encourage media literacy by fostering public understanding and appreciation of documentary film. The Big Sky Film Institute, Inc. is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization. Major programs include the Big Sky Documentary Film Festival, Big Sky Film Series, and DocShop.