Banff Mountain Film Festival World Tour

Banff comes to the

North Island!

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

 

Wednesday, Nov. 27 & Thursday, Nov. 28, 2019 at 7 pm

Tidemark Theatre - Shoppers Row, Campbell River, BC

Tickets: tidemarktheatre.com or call 250-287-7465 noon to 4pm


Film Lineups

MAY BE SUBJECT TO CHANGE

Download a PDF Program


Wednesday, November 27
- Tidemark Theatre, 7pm

BILLDER
(2019, Canada, 6 minutes)
Filmmaker: Catherine Legros, Scott Secco
Film Synopsis: Billder tells the story of Bill McLane, a mountain bike trail builder. We'll find out what trails mean to him and how his work impacts his community.

CAMEL FINDS WATER
(2019, US, 9 minutes)
Filmmaker: Ian Durkin and Trevor Gordon
Film Synopsis: Trevor found the hull of an abandoned fishing boat in a field. He brought it home and built it back to a sea-worthy state over the course of a summer. Then, he took it on its maiden voyage to British Columbia in search of waves.

THE RUNNING PASTOR
(2019, USA, 9 minutes)
Filmmaker: Camp4 Collective, Tim Kemple
Film Synopsis: Sverri is a local Pastor and avid runner who uses his time on the trails to work through not only his own personal conflicts, but the conflicts of others he often is burdened with.

MYRTLE SIMPSON: A LIFE ON ICE (TOUR EDIT)
(2019, US, 25 minutes)
Filmmaker: Andrew Cahill & Leigh Anne Sides
Film Synopsis: Myrtle Simpson - trailblazer, pioneer, adventurer, mountain climber, polar explorer, writer, and mother. From Spitzbergen to Greenland, from the North Pole to the Highlands of Scotland, from New Zealand to Peru, Myrtle blazed her own trail. She experienced places most people only dream about, all while writing 13 books, collecting specimens for museum botanical collections and raising four children.

INTERMISSION

DEFIANCE
(2019, Canada, 13 minutes)
Filmmaker: Sherpas Cinema
Film Synopsis: A short snowboarding documentary featuring three of the world’s best snowboarders riding some of the steepest terrain in Canada.

REEL ROCK 14: THE HIGH ROAD
(2019, USA, 18 minutes)
Filmmaker: Peter Mortimer, Zachary Barr, Nick Rosen (Sender Films)
Film Synopsis: Highball bouldering ace Nina Williams flexes her guns and tests her nerves well into the no-fall zone.

GONE TOMORROW: KENTUCKY ICE CLIMBING
(2019, US, 20 minutes)
Filmmaker: Mike Wilkinson
Film Synopsis: A bourbon-fueled ride deep into the bushy hollers of Appalachia with a crew of harmless misfits as they race to search out and climb new ice routes before they're gone.

DANNY DAYCARE
(2019, UK, 4 minutes)
Filmmaker: Cut Media, Stu Thomson
Film Synopsis: In his latest film Danny MacAskill takes on some child care the only way he knows how... by taking them for a wee bike ride around Scotland!

Total film time - 103 minutes


Thursday, November 28
- Tidemark Theatre, 7pm

THE FLIP
(2019, USA, 3 minutes)
Filmmaker: Reed Rickert
Film Synopsis: French Skydiver Remi Angeli must face his fears in order to explore new expressions of movement while BASE jumping in Mexico. On the other side of his fear he discovers life in its purest form.

CIRCLE OF THE SUN
(2019, Germany, 5 minutes)
Filmmaker: Lena Stoffel
Film Synopsis: Steep mountains, the ocean, the sun and the aurora borealis. One rotation of the sun high in the Arctic on skis equals one day of magic.

HORS PISTE
(2018, France, 6 minutes)
Filmmaker: Ecole des Nouvelles Images: Léo BRUNEL, Loris CAVALIER, Camille JALABERT, Oscar MALET
Film Synopsis: The two best mountain rescue workers of the region are ready for their new mission. Despite their professionalism and their determination, it will not go as planned...

INTO THE CANYON (TOUR EDIT)
(2019, USA, 45 minutes)
Filmmaker: Pete McBride, Amanda Pollak (Insignia Films)
Film Synopsis: Pete McBride and Kevin Fedarko tell a story of extreme physical hardship where the bonds of friendship are stretched and the timeless beauty of the Grand Canyon becomes meditation and ultimately a cautionary tale for our complex relationship with the natural world.

INTERMISSION

A NORDIC SKATER
(2018, Lithuania, 5 minutes)
Filmmaker: Paulius Neverbickas
Film Synopsis: The story of a man who uses every sense he has to travel on thin ice while Nordic skating in the Oslo region of Norway. He tells the story of how the little known sport of Nordic skating came to play a big part in his life.

RETURN TO EARTH (TOUR EDIT)
(2019, Canada, 14 minutes)
Filmmaker: Ian Dunn, Darren McCullough, Colin Jones, Darcy Wittenburg (Anthill Films)
Film Synopsis: Connected by true to life examples set by some of mountain biking’s biggest athletes, unsung shredders and up-and-coming youth, Return to Earth proves that when we lose track of time, we can make the most of it.

THABANG
(2019, South Africa, 13 minutes)
Filmmaker: Hannah Slezacek & Dean Leslie (Producers), Dean Leslie (Director, [Wandering Fever]
Film Synopsis: Thabang Madiba somehow found his way into the world of trail running and in the last few years has become everyone’s favourite in the South African trail scene.

THE IMAGINARY LINE
(2019, USA, 11 minutes)
Filmmaker: Kylor Melton
Film Synopsis: In an act of political solidarity, a team from Mexico and the U.S.A assemble with the sole purpose of establishing a slackline that crosses the border between them. In a world that is constantly tearing us apart, they come together to cross an imaginary line and tell a different story.

CHARGE
(2019, Canada, 5 minutes)
Filmmaker: Mike Douglas, Mike Gamble, Anthony Bonello (Switchback Entertainment)
Film Synopsis: Four top freeskiers and a World Champion drone pilot are dropped at Chatter Creek, BC for one week. Their instructions: charge as hard as you can everyday.

Total film time - 108 minutes

Tickets: tidemarktheatre.com $30 adults, $25 youth, student & seniors. Children 12 & under free

Discount package available for both Campbell River shows.

Doors open 6:30 pm


Saturday, November 30, 2019

Quadra Island Community Centre
West Road, Quadra Island, 7 pm

Concession Menu

GOOD MORNING
(2018, France, 4 minutes)
Filmmaker: PVS Company; Maxime Moulin, Antoine Frioux, Richard Permin
Film Synopsis: Every day, skier Richard Permin falls into his mundane morning routine. Right after getting out of bed, he clicks on his skis and rides down the snow-covered rooftops of Avoriaz.

BAYANDALAI- LORD OF THE TAIGA
(2018, Spain, 11 minutes)
Filmmaker: Lara Izagirre Garizurieta, Aner Etxebarria Moral & Pablo Vidal Santos
Film Synopsis: From inside his yurt deep within the heart of the Taiga, an elder of the Dukhas tribe muses about the significance of life and death in the largest forest on Earth. He is the last of the great reindeer herders of the Taiga.

LIFE OF PIE
(2019, USA, 12 minutes)
Filmmaker: Felt Soul Media - Ben Knight, Travis Rummel
Film Synopsis: When Jen Zeuner and Anne Keller moved to the tiny, conservative high desert town of Fruita, Colorado almost twenty years ago, it was not on the map as far as mountain biking was concerned and they were on the fringe and a bit ostracized. Now they’re at the very heart and soul of the community.

SPECTRE EXPEDITION – MISSION ANTARCTICA
(2019, UK, 36 minutes)
Filmmaker: Sender Films, Leo Houlding
Film Synopsis: 1000 miles, 200+ kgs, 65 days, 3 mates, 1 mountain. Unsupported, using snow-kites to travel great distance, with massive loads at speeds up to 60 kmph this is the epic tale of Leo Houlding, Jean Burgun & Mark Sedon's daring dream to reach the summit of the most remote mountain on Earth; The Spectre, Antarctica.

INTERMISSION

SURFER DAN
(2018, USA, 8 minutes)
Filmmaker: Camp4 Collective
Film Synopsis: In a time when it can feel like you need to fly to the opposite side of the globe to find adventure and challenge, Surfer Dan proves that with dedication, grit and a little creativity you might already have all you need outside you own backdoor.

ELECTRIC GREG
(2019, Canada, 19 minutes)
Filmmaker: Anthony Bonello, Mike Douglas (Switchback Entertainment)
Film Synopsis: Having seen the affects of climate change first-hand, Greg Hill sets out to climb 100 peaks without burning any fossil fuels. But the question is: will it make a difference?

REEL ROCK 13: UP TO SPEED
(2018, USA, 20 minutes)
Filmmaker: Peter Mortimer, Zachary Barr, Nick Rosen (Sender Films)
Film Synopsis: When climbing was announced as part of the 2020 Olympics, it was a monumental occasion for the sport. But many climbers were shocked to learn that one of three combined events required to compete for a medal is… speed climbing.

DANNY DAYCARE
(2019, UK, 4 minutes)
Filmmaker: Cut Media, Stu Thomson
Film Synopsis: In his latest film Danny MacAskill takes on some child care the only way he knows how... by taking them for a wee bike ride around Scotland!

Total film time - 113 minutes

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

Tickets: at the door $30 adults, $25 youth, student & seniors
Children 12 & under free Doors open 6:30 pm


 

Banff Mountain Film Festival World Tour
Presenting Partners

Rab, Banff & Lake Louise Tourism 

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

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Banff Mountain Film Festival Information:

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  Canada, USA Tour dates and locations, click here.

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