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Event Series Event Series: Banff Mountain Film Festival

Banff Mountain Film Festival World Tour – YARROW

Presented by Friends of Realms!
General Admission, doors open at 6:00 PM.

April 27 @ 7:00 pm

$30 Buy Tickets

Program for YARROW~

Fuego (2023, France, 7 min)
Filmmakes: Pierre Henni, Kilian Bron
Advisory: None

Kilian Bron rides from the foot of the Fuego volcano the day before its historic eruption, to the colourful facades of Barrio Chualluma in La Paz, through the geological formations of the Valle de las Animas to an unforgettable meeting with the Cholitas Escaladoras.

The Best Skier You’ve Never Heard Of (2023, Sweden, 8 min)
Filmmakers: Marcus Ahlström, Mattias Fredriksson, Stellar Equipment
Advisory: None

After a successful ski racing career, Adrien Grabinski ventured West from Alberta. He discovered his true calling at Shames Mountain, a remote little co-op non-profit ski area near Terrace, B.C. The mountains, the snow, and the big lines first captivated him, but the local ski community truly stole his heart.

One Degree° #Peru (2023, France, 15 min)
Filmmaker: Alex Lopez, Riding to Explore
Advisory: None

Armelle Courtois and Martin Thomas seek out the highest glacial lakes – over 5000m above sea level – to try and break the altitude record for kitesurfing. Their sporting challenge quickly takes on a new objective: to raise awareness about the consequences of melting glaciers and inspire change.

Subterranean (Tour Edit) Best Film: Adventure (2023, Canada, 40 min)
Filmmakers: François-Xavier De Ruydts, Jenny Rustemeyer, Cold Fingers Films
Advisory: Coarse language

Two gritty teams of hobbyist cavers are poised to break records for the longest and deepest caves in Canada. From abyssal, muddy crawls to heart-pounding, vertical pits, and underwater squeezes, these are places where no person has been before.

Mustafa Ceylan (2022, Switzerland, 12 min)
Filmmakers: Jules Guarneri, Benoît Goncerut, Cause
Advisory: Coarse language

This is the story of a young Turkish immigrant, destined to play football and take over his parents’ kebab restaurant. But one day, fate put a pair of skis in his way.

Driving Sweep (2023, USA, 10 min)
Filmmakers: Greg Cairns, Cairns Film
Advisory: Coarse language

Few river guides ever get the chance to drive Idaho’s iconic sweep boat. Join Katie Veteto as she learns how to “drive sweep” down the Middle Fork of the Salmon River.
She’s learned the rapids and the river. Now she learns to drive 4,000lbs down steep rocky rapids.

Range Rider (2023, USA, 30 min)
Filmmakers: Colin Arisman, Wild Confluence Media
Advisory: Coarse language

As wolves repopulate Washington State, conflict is heating up with rural ranching communities. When wolves are suspected of killing livestock, the consequences for packs can be fatal. Range rider Daniel Curry’s job is to patrol wild areas on horseback, creating a buffer between wolves and the cattle herds.

Two Point Four (2023, United Kingdom, 20 min)
Filmmakers: Natasha Brooks, Leo Houlding
Advisory: Coarse language

Not your typical family holiday… but this is not your typical family! Leo Houlding, his wife Jess, and their two children Freya (9 years) and Jackson (5 years) climb Norway’s
national mountain via a 2,000 ft big wall.

 

Tickets: $30, Kids: $25, (plus $4 Historic Preservation fee)