Banff Mountain Film Festival World Tour

Banff comes to the

North Island!

Tickets for both shows available from the Tidemark Theatre box office - noon to 4 pm
250-287-7465

PROGRAM - PDF

 

Friday, December 2nd

Tidemark Theatre
Shoppers Row, Campbell River, BC
7 pm

Tickets: www.tidemarktheatre.com or call 250-287-7465

Film Lineup

Danny MacAskill’s Wee Day Out
(2016, UK, 6 min)
Filmmaker: Stu Thomson
Website: http://www.redbull.com/se-en/danny-macaskill-wee-day-out
Classification: General
Film Synopsis: Want to see what Danny MacAskill does on his day off? Explore the rural landscape around Edinburgh in a film that sets out to capture the simple fun of a ride in the country with moments of incredible riding and a touch of humour.

Ruin and Rose (Tour Edit)
(2016, USA, 7 min)
Filmmaker: Ben Sturgulewski
Website: www.skimovie.com
Classification: General
Film Synopsis: Follow these talented freeskiers as they tackle very different terrain in search of gorgeous jumps in Whistler and big lines in Alaska.

Devotion: Libby Peter
(2016, UK, 5 min)
Filmmaker: Matt Pycroft
Website: www.coldhousecollective.com
Classification: General
Film Synopsis: Libby Peter, one of the UK's most respected climbers, reflects on how climbing has shaped her life, from childhood through becoming a British Mountain Guide and a mother.

Sea Gypsies: The Far Side of the World (Tour Edit)
(2016, USA, 46 min)
Filmmaker: Nicholas Edwards
Website: http://www.seagypsiesmovie.com/
Classification: PG – Coarse Language and Nudity
Film Synopsis: The vessel is Infinity, a 120-ft hand-built sailing ketch, crewed by a community of wanderers. The journey – a 12,800-kilometre Pacific crossing from New Zealand to Patagonia, with a stop in Antarctica, weather permitting. This film epitomizes the spirit of adventure.

INTERMISSION

The Great Siberian Traverse
(2016, Canada, 27 min)
Filmmaker: Malcolm Sangster
Website: www.sherpascinema.com
Classification: PG – Coarse Language
Film Synopsis: All aboard for the adventure of a lifetime, a 1,200-kilometre ski journey through Russia, along the Trans-Siberian Railway. We’ll stumble upon a fringe backcountry skiing community, deep Siberian powder, and skiing's ancient origins.

Ace and the Desert Dog
(2015, USA, 9 min)
Filmmaker: Brendan Leonard, Semi-Rad Media
Website: www.semi-rad.com
Classification: General
Film Synopsis: For his 60th birthday, adventure photographer Ace Kvale and his dog, Genghis Khan, set out on a 60-day trek in Utah’s canyon country.

Young Guns
(2016, USA, 27 min)
Filmmaker: Sender Films
Website: www.reelrocktour.com
Classification: General
Film Synopsis: Meet the new faces of climbing: 14-year-old Ashima Shiraishi and 15-year-old Kai Lightner. Pushed outside their comfort zone, Kai and Ashima learn some hard but important lessons that will carry them to even greater heights.

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Saturday, December 3rd

Quadra Island Community Centre
West Road, Quadra Island
7 pm

(from Campbell River take the 6:15 pm ferry to Quadra & return on the 10:15 pm sailing)

Tickets: www.tidemarktheatre.com or call 250-287-7465

Film Lineup

Max Your Days
(2016, Canada, 4 min)
Filmmaker: Malcolm Sangster
Website: www.sherpascinema.com
Classification: General
Film Synopsis: Summer solstice on Canada’s West Coast – the possibilities are endless!

Fast Forward
(2016, USA, 8 min)
Filmmaker: Anna Callaghan
Website: www.talwegcreative.com
Classification: General
Film Synopsis: For bikepacker and ultra-long-distance racer Lael Wilcox, taking on the Arizona Trail – more than 1280 kilometres miles of desert singletrack – is a challenge unlike any other.

The Perfect Flight
(2016, USA, 5 min)
Filmmaker: Joshua Izenberg
Website: www.speculativefilms.com
Classification: General
Film Synopsis: When some neighborhood kids gave Shawn Hayes an abandoned red-tailed hawk chick, it launched him on a lifelong journey into the medieval traditions of falconry.

Mira
(2016, Hong Kong, 42 min)
Filmmaker: Lloyd Belcher
Website: http://www.miraraifilm.com/
Classification: General
Film Synopsis: Growing up in a remote mountain village in Nepal, Mira always dreamed of being successful in sport despite all the challenges that she and other Nepali girls face, which has prepared her perfectly for the sport of running.

INTERMISSION

DreamRide
(2016, Canada, 5 min)
Filmmaker: Lacy Kemp (producer), Ryan Gibb (Director)
Website: http://juicystudios.com
Classification: General
Film Synopsis: Enter a dream world where the trail never ends. Where the promise of joy and freedom exist around each bend. Take a magical trip through beautiful landscapes and join us on this DreamRide, a mountain bike adventure unlike any other.

Iran: A Skier’s Journey
(2016, Canada, 12 min)
Filmmaker: Jordan Manley
Website: www.askiersjourney.com
Classification: General
Film Synopsis: Cautioned not to travel to Iran, skiers Chad Sayers and Forrest Coots decide to go, regardless. They find comfort, bedazzlement, and a surprisingly cool ski culture.

Doing It Scared
(2016, Australia, 11 min)
Filmmaker: Catherine Pettman
Website: www.rummin.com
Classification: General
Film Synopsis: Eighteen years after a catastrophic accident which left him partially paralyzed, climber Paul Pritchard returns to the Totem Pole to find out if he has recovered enough to finish the climb.

The Accord
(2016, Iceland, 19 min)
Filmmaker: RC Cone
Website: https://www.theaccordfilm.com/
Classification: General
Film Synopsis: Being so far removed from the hustle and bustle of the tropical surf world hardens Iceland’s surfers to confront the the harsh reality they all must face – that old and unforgiving North Atlantic wind.

Metronomic (Tour Edit)
(2016, France, 5 min)
Filmmaker: Vladimir Cellier
Website: www.barakafilms.com
Classification: General
Film Synopsis: High above the Gorges du Verdon, a skillful blend of artists and high-level balancing athletes play a high energy symphony devoted to risk. It’s a hymn that melds visual performance and contemplative poetry into pure entertainment.

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Banff Mountain Film Festival World Tour
Presenting Partners
 

National Geographic The North Face

For More information,

Tickets: 250-287-7465  Email: info@wildisle.ca

Banff Mountain Film Festival Information:

For more information on the Banff Mountain Film and Book Festival
  Canada, USA Tour dates and locations, click here.

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Photo top: Les Drus, Chamonix, France © Soren Rickards