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Banff Centre Mountain Film Festival World Tour – Lake Placid

Lake Placid Center for the Arts
17 Algonquin Dr
Lake Placid, NY 12946

7:00pm: Sunday, January 27, 2019

(Save the Date: Jan 26, 2020)

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Note: For updated information, visit this site 45 days before the event. In the meantime, for those that have not attended before, we are leaving on information from last year’s event.


SURF THE LINE     (2016, France, 3 minutes)

Filmmaker: Hello Emotion; Website: Classification: General For The Flying Frenchies, thinking out of the box isn’t a choice – it’s a way of life.


EDGES     (2016, USA, 9 minutes)

Katie Stjernholm, Balcony Nine Media; 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


INTO TWIN GALAXIES – A GREENLAND EPIC   (2016, Germany, 52 minutes)

Jochen Small, Drehxtrem, Red Bull Media House; ;PG – Coarse language

Three 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.


WHERE THE WILD THINGS PLAY  (2017, USA, 4 minutes)

Krystle Wright;; General

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!


THE LAST HONEY HUNTER   (2017, Canada, 36 minutes)

Ben Knight, Felt Soul Media; Classification: PG – Coarse language

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.



Lacy Kemp, Juicy Studios;  ; General Film

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.


KILIAN   (2016, Canada, 14 minutes)

Anthony Bonello, Switchback Entertainment Inc;;  General

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.


IMAGINATION: TOM WALLISCH   (2017, Canada, 5 minutes)

Sherpas Cinema; General

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?



Film menu subject to change.
Program length approximately three hours including films, intermission and raffle
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