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2018 Banff Mountain Film Festival Films

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Wednesday, September 26


Intersection: Micayla Gatto

USA, 2017, 5 minutes

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.

  

2.5 Million

USA, 2017, 22 minutes

American skier Aaron Rice sets out to ski 2.5 million, human-powered, vertical feet in the backcountry and set a new world record.


Johanna

United Kingdom, 2016, 4 minutes

2017 Best Short Mountain Film

For freediver Johanna Nordblad diving under the ice provides a surreal, calming environment that helps heal her injuries.


DugOut (Tour Edit)

United Kingdom, 2017, 41 minutes

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?


WHY

France, 2016, 7 minutes

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?”


Tarfala 

Germany, 2016, 26 minutes

Far north of the Arctic Circle, next to Sweden's highest mountain, one old man has chosen to spend his life as a caretaker of a lonely alpine hut. Retreating from obligations and everyday routines into the cold Arctic winter storms, he's set on finding peace of mind with the life he has lived and those he has chosen to leave behind.


Safety Third

USA, 2017, 29 minutes

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.


Ice Call - Backyards Project - Sam Favret

France, 2016, 3 minutes

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.



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