Banff Centre Mountain Film Festival World Tour – MorgantownMetropolitan Theater 369 High Street, Morgantown, WV 26505
7:00pm: Friday, April 6, 2018(Save the Date: Thursday, April 4, 2019)
arrive after 6:30 and hear Red Turtle String Snappers
SURF THE LINE (2016, France, 3 minutes)
Filmmaker: Hello Emotion; Website: www.helloemotion.com 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; 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
INTO TWIN GALAXIES – A GREENLAND EPIC (2016, Germany, 52 minutes)
Jochen Small, Drehxtrem, Red Bull Media House; http://www.drehxtrem.de ;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; www.krystlewright.com; 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; www.feltsoulmedia.com 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.
INTERSECTION: MICAYLA GATTO (2017, USA, 5 minutes)
Lacy Kemp, Juicy Studios; http://juicystudios.com/ ; 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.
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?
PLANET EARTH II – MOUNTAIN IBEX (TOUR EDIT) (2016, UK, 7 minutes) Filmmaker: Justin Anderson, BBC Worldwide
Photo Cred: BBC Natural History Unit
Website: http://bbcearth.ca/show/planet-earth-ii/; Classification: General
Only a few pioneering animals have what it takes to survive in the world’s highest mountain ranges and they tend to be some of the most elusive and mysterious animals on the planet. Climb to a world that is beautiful but full of danger, where only the most adventurous animals can hope to survive.
JOHANNA (2016, UK, 4 minutes) Classification: General
Filmmaker: Ian Derry, Archer’s Mark; http://www.archersmark.co.uk;
For freediver Johanna Nordblad, diving under the ice provides a surreal, calming environment that helps heal her injuries.