Adventure 16 2019 Banff Mountain Film Festival Fall Showing

Adventure 16-- 2019 Banff Mountain Film Festival

Fall 2019 Film Program: Films are in no particular order and are subject to change without notice.



DREAMRIDE 3 (2018, Canada, 6 minutes)
Filmmaker: Mike Hopkins, Juicy Studios Website: https://juicystudios.com/   Inspired by a Dr. Seuss narrative, this mountain bike film is sure to take you places like no other.


FAST HORSE (2018, Canada, 14 Minutes)
Filmmaker: Director: Alexandra Lazarowich Producer: Niobe Thompson Website: https://handfuloffilms.ca/about/  
FAST HORSE follows the return of the Blackfoot bareback horseracing tradition in a new form: the Indian Relay. Siksika horseman Allison Red Crow struggles to build a team with second-hand horses and a new jockey, Cody Big Tobacco, to take on the best riders in the Blackfoot Confederacy at the Calgary Stampede.


SURVIVING THE OUTBACK (EDIT) (2018, Australia, 44 minutes)
Filmmaker: Michael Atkinson Website: http://www.outbackmike.com.au/  
Could you survive alone across hundreds of kilometres of remote outback for a whole month, trekking and sailing on a makeshift raft, with nothing but a time capsule of antique stuff from 1932? Mike wasn’t sure he could pull it off either!


FEEL OF VISION (2018, USA, 26 minutes)
Filmmaker: Tucker Gragg, Austin Gardner
Website: http://www.feelofvision.com/
After losing his eyesight in a hunting accident in 1997, Lonnie Bedwell described his blindness as a wall that prevented him from moving forward, from living a full life. Kayaking acted as a door in the wall that opened up to the whole world. Today, Lonnie spends his time engaging fellow blind paddlers in the spray and foam of whitewater.


BROTHERHOOD OF SKIING (2018, USA, 10 minutes)
Filmmaker: Directors: Colin Arisman and Tyler Wilkinson-Ray Producer: Faith E. Briggs Website: http://www.wildconfluence.com/
Since 1973, the National Brotherhood of Skiers has overcome barriers by bringing soul, smiles and a party to the mountain.


LIV ALONG THE WAY (2018, Canada, 22 minutes)
Filmmaker: Mike Douglas and Anthony Bonello
Website: http://www.switchbackentertainment.com/
Ever since she first summited Mont Blanc as a teen, Liv Sansoz knew she would make her life in the mountains. In 2017, at 40 years old, Liv set out from her base in Chamonix, France to attempt to climb all 82 of the 4000-metre peaks in the European Alps in a single year. As she’s learned several times throughout her life, things don’t always go as planned.


FOR THE LOVE OF MARY (2018, USA, 6 minutes)
Filmmaker: Simon Perkins and Kirk Horton
Website: https://www.sharptailmedia.com/
When 97-year-old runner George Etzweiler dons his lucky ancient green running shorts, he's not just running to the summit of Mt. Washington, Etzweiler carries something else special with him: The memory of his late wife of 68 years.