*This list may be subject to change.
(2016, USA, 9 minutes)
Filmmaker: Renan Ozturk, Scott Balew, Taylor Johns
Film Synopsis: For climber, skier, and guide Leighan Falley, the mere sight of the Alaskan wilderness elicits an insatiable wanderlust. To reconcile her adventurous spirit with the demands of parenthood, she would need to learn to fly.
DUGOUT (TOUR EDIT)
(2017, UK, 41 minutes)
Filmmaker: Benjamin Sadd
Classification: PG – Coarse Language and Nudity
Film Synopsis: Ben and James decide to travel to the Ecuadorian Amazon, live with an indigenous community, learn from them how to build a canoe from scratch, then take that canoe on a journey…What could go wrong?
(2016, USA, 9 minutes)
Filmmaker: Katie Stjernholm, Balcony Nine Media
Film Synopsis: At the ripe old age of 90, Yvonne Dowlen has been ice skating for as long as she can remember. Edges is a celebration of a life well lived.
ICE CALL - BACKYARDS PROJECT - SAM FAVRET
(2016, France, 3 minutes)
Filmmaker: PVS Company
Film Synopsis: Try to keep up to freerider Sam Favret as he gives us a new perspective of the mythical Mer de Glace, at the heart of Mont-Blanc.
INTERSECTION: MICAYLA GATTO
(2017, USA, 5 minutes)
Filmmaker: Lacy Kemp, Juicy Studios
Awards: Best Film: Mountain Sports (sponsored by Experticity)
Film Synopsis: Mountain biker Micayla Gatto takes the viewer into her world as a painter and as an athlete, riding through beautifully created masterpieces where colours come to life and reality blends with art.
(2016, Canada, 14 minutes)
Filmmaker: Anthony Bonello, Switchback Entertainment Inc
Film Synopsis: Kilian Jornet is considered the greatest mountain runner ever. But he doesn’t consider himself a runner. Join Kilian in his new backyard in Norway as he attempts to ski and run the Seven Summits of Romsdalen in a single day, a 77 kilometre route with 9,000 metres of elevation gain.
(2016, USA, 16 minutes)
Filmmaker: Max Lowe
Classification: PG – Coarse Language
Film Synopsis: Each fall the skies fill with the wings of migrating raptors, a migration that relies on two hemispheres worth of wild and healthy ecosystems. Join ecologist and filmmaker, Charles Post, as he shines a light on the network of backcountry scientists and sentinels at the front lines of raptor conservation.
(2017, USA, 25 minutes)
Filmmaker: Cedar Wright and Taylor Keating
Classification: 14A – Coarse Language & Violence
Film Synopsis: Maureen Beck has never let the fact that she is missing her lower left arm hold her back from climbing. She doesn’t want to be considered a good one-armed climber, or a good female climber…she just wants to be a plain good climber.
(2016, France, 7 minutes)
Filmmaker: Hugo Clouzeau, We Are Hungry
Classification: PG - Nudity
Film Synopsis: Iceland. A cold, rugged and forbidding landscape where powerful rivers plunge through bedrock gorges, over massive waterfalls toward the sea. A crew of French kayakers travel here to ask the question, “Why? Why do we do this?”
From approximately 350 films entered into the annual Banff Mountain Film Festival, award-winning films and audience favourites are among the films chosen to travel the globe.
Ignite your passion for adventure, action, and travel!
With stops planned in about 550 communities and 40 countries across the globe, this year’s tour features a collection of the most inspiring action, environmental, and adventure films from the festival.
See more films than ever before - 3 separate nights, each with a different film lineup!
Fri November 24, 2017
Sat November 25, 2017
Sun March 4, 2018