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

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Wednesday & Thursday, November 29th & 30th
Two entirely different film line-ups

Tidemark Theatre
Shoppers Row, Campbell River, BC
7 pm

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


Film Lineups

Tidemark Theatre,  Wednesday, November 29

Intersection: Micayla Gatto

BEST FILM MOUNTAIN SPORTS (2017, USA, 5 minutes) Filmmaker: Lacy Kemp, Juicy Studios Website: http://juicystudios.com/ Classification: General 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.

Loved By All

(2017, Canada, 14 minutes) Filmmaker: Sherpas Cinema Website: https://sherpascinema.com/ Classification: General Film Synopsis: Apa Sherpa has climbed Mount Everest 21 times, but he wouldn’t wish this upon anybody. Having grown up in the remote Khumbu region of Nepal, Apa was forced to leave school and work as a porter at the age of 12. For Nepal’s rural people, the income earned as a high altitude porter conflicts with the dreams made possible only through education and knowledge.

Into Twin Galaxies

SPECIAL JURY MENTION (2016, Germany, 52 minutes) Filmmaker: Jochen Small, Drehxtrem, Red Bull Media House Website: http://www.drehxtrem.de Classification: PG - Coarse language Film Synopsis: 3 National Geographic “adventurers of the Year” embark on an insane kayaking mission in Greenland. With kite skis they tow their white water kayaks over 1000 km of the Greenland Ice Cap to reach the most northern river ever paddled.

Intermission

Johanna

BEST SHORT MOUNTAIN FILM (2016, UK, 4 minutes) Filmmaker: Ian Derry, Archer’s Mark Website: http://www.archersmark.co.uk Classification: General Film Synopsis: For freediver Johanna Nordblad diving under the ice provides a surreal, calming environment that helps heal her injuries.

Kilian

(2016, Canada, 14 minutes) Filmmaker: Anthony Bonello, Switchback Entertainment Inc Website: www.switchbackentertainment.com Classification: General 6 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.

Stumped

(2017, USA, 25 minutes)Filmmaker: Cedar Wright & Taylor KeatingWebsite: http://www.cedarwright.com/Classification: 14A - Coarse language & ViolenceFilm 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.


Tidemark Theatre, Thursday, November 30

Surf the Line

(2016, France, 3 minutes) Filmmaker: Hello Emotion Website: www.helloemotion.com Classification: General Film Synopsis: For The Flying Frenchies, thinking out of the box isn’t a choice – it’s a way of life.

Pedal

(2017, USA, 8 minutes) Filmmaker: Scott Hardesty, Ultralite Films Website: http://www.ultralitefilms.com/ Classification: General Film Synopsis: Forty-three countries down, Hera van Willick rides her bicycle across continents, full self-supported, sharing her journey and what she has learned along the way.

Dreamwalkers 

(2017, Australia, 17 minutes) Filmmaker: Chris Eyre-Walker, Chris Eyre-Walker Photography Website: https://chriseyrewalker.com/ Classification: General Film Synopsis: Four friends set out on an adventure to be the first to highline in one of the most unlikely of places: the Faroe Islands.

The Last Honey Hunter

BEST FILM MOUNTAIN CULTURE (2017, Canada, 24 minutes) Filmmaker: Ben Knight, Felt Soul Media Website: www.feltsoulmedia.com Classification: PG - Coarse language Film Synopsis: Maule Dhan Rai is the last man in the remote Nepal village of Saadi who's been visited in a dream by a wrathful forest spirit called Rongkemi. If no one else in the village has the dream, a generations-old tradition may die.

Intermission

Why

(2016, France, 7 minutes) Filmmaker: Hugo Clouzeau, We Are Hungry Website: https://www.wearehungry.fr/ 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?”

Where the Wild Things Play

(2017, USA, 4 minutes) Filmmaker: Krystle Wright Website: www.krystlewright.com Classification: General Film Synopsis: There’s an ongoing discussion of why there aren’t more females in the adventure industry; whether it’s in big mountain skiing, climbing, or whitewater kayaking. Well, it’s about time we found out Where the Wild Things Play!

Safety Third

(2017, USA, 29) Filmmaker: Cedar Wright & Taylor Keating Website: http://www.cedarwright.com/ Classification: PG - Coarse language & Violence Film Synopsis: Brad Gobright is beyond bold. From his runout and poorly protected trad climbs to his unimaginable free solos, watch as Gobright recovers from a back-breaking fall and attempts some of the hardest ascents of his career.

Imagination

BEST FILM SNOW SPORTS (2017, Canada, 5 minutes) Filmmaker: Sherpas Cinema Website: www.sherpascinema.com Classification: General Film Synopsis: Have you ever been that little kid sitting in the back seat of your parents’ car, wishing you were somewhere else? So you imagine a skier on the side of the road, your fingers commanding back flips and roof drops, improbable rail slides and huge airs. Well, what if your imagination came to life?

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Saturday, December 2nd

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

Ice Call

(2016, France, 3 minutes) Filmmaker: PVS Company Website: http://pvscompany.com Classification: General 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.

DreamRide 2

(2017, USA, 6 minutes) Filmmaker: Mike Hopkins, Juicy Studios Website: http://juicystudios.com/ Classification: General Film Synopsis: Poetic, artistic and inspiring, ride along as we traverse volcanic fields, explore hidden lava caves, and race down rivers of ice.

2.5 Million

(2017, USA, 22 minutes) Filmmaker: Tyler Wilkinson-Ray, T-Bar Films Website: http://www.t-barfilms.com/ Classification: General Film Synopsis: American skier Aaron Rice sets out to ski 2.5 million, human-powered, vertical feet in the backcountry and set a new world record.

Winter on the Blade

(2017, Australia, 30 minutes) 10 Filmmaker: Simon Bischoff, Video Compass Website: videocompass.info Classification: PG - Coarse language & Nudity Film Synopsis: It’s not the tallest mountain in the world, it’s not even the tallest in Australia, but fewer people get to the summit of Tasmania’s Federation Peak these days then get to the summit of Mt Everest. And Mark Savage and his intrepid team of climbers hope to summit during the wettest winter on record.

Intermission

My Irnik

(2017, Canada, 15 minutes) Filmmaker: Matthew Hood Website: http://hoodvisuals.com/ Classification: General Film Synopsis: Originally from Montreal, Conor falls in love with the northern way of life, and a woman, in the Canadian Arctic. Now the young father helps to pass on the native traditions and ancestral culture to his son, as he learns them himself.

Tsirku

(2016, Canada, 16 minutes) Filmmaker: Sherpas Cinema Website: www.sherpascinema.com Classification: PG - Coarse language 9 Film Synopsis: A team of athletes sets out to tackle the fabled Corrugated spine lines of the Tsirku Glacier, located deep in the Saint Elias mountains where Alaska, British Columbia, and the Yukon converge. Needless to say, it was no easy task.

Edges

(2016, USA, 9 minutes) Filmmaker: Katie Stjernholm, Balcony Nine Media Website: http://edgesfilm.com Classification: General 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 lived well.

The Frozen Road

SPECIAL JURY MENTION (2017, UK, 24 minutes) Filmmaker: Ben Page Website: www.anotherhorizon.org Classification: General Film Synopsis: Ben Page sought an adventure of perfect solitude in the Canadian Arctic. Yet the harsh truths of travelling in such a formidable environment were a long way from the romanticisms of a Jack London book.

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Banff Mountain Film Festival World Tour
Presenting Partners
 

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