Boone Banff Mountain Film Festival

Saturday, Mar 24, 2018 at 7:30pm

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Join us for one of North America's largest screenings of the Banff Mountain Film Festival World Tour. This year, we are celebrating our 22nd Anniversary of hosting the World Tour!

Schedule of Events

DreamRide (2016, Canada, 5 min)
Filmmaker: Lacy Kemp (prodcuer), Ryan Gibb (Director)
Classification: General
Film Synopsis: Enter a dream world where the trail never ends. Where the promise of joy and freedom exist around each bend. Take a magical trip through beautiful landscapes and join us on this DreamRide, a mountain bike adventure unlike any other.

Iran: A Skier's Journey (2016, Canada, 12 min)
Filmmaker: Jordan Manley
Classification: General
Film Synopsis: Cautioned not to travel to Iran, skiers Chad Sayers and Forrest Coots decide to go, regardless. They find comfort, bedazzlement, and a surprisingly cool ski culture.

The Accord (2016, Iceland, 19 min)
Filmmaker: RC Cone
Classification: General
Film Synopsis: Being so far removed from the hustle and bustle of the tropical surf world hardens Iceland's surfers to confront the harsh reality they all must face - that old and unforgiving North Atlantic Wind.

Four Mums in a Boat (Tour Edit) (2015, UK, 30 min)
Filmmaker: Simon Tucker
Classification: General
Film Synopsis: When four middle-aged working British mums announced they wanted to row the Atlantic Ocean, their families throught they had lost their minds.

Intermission

Elk River (2016, USA, 27 min)
Filmmaker: Jenny Nichols
Classification: General
Film Synopsis: A modern band of explorers join their ungulate counterparts on a trek from Wyoming's ranch land over mountain passes and treacherous river crossing to the rugged beauty of Yellowstone's high-alpine meadows. Along the way, they meet backcountry guides and cattle ranchers whose lives are intricately tied with the fate of the elk.

Devotion: Libby Peter (2016, UK, 5 min)
Filmmaker: Matt Pycroft
Classification: General
Film Synopsis: Libby Peter, one of the UK's most respected climbers, refects on how climbing has shaped her life, from childhood through becoming a British Mountain Guide and a mother.

Dog Power (Tour Edit) (2016, USA, 25 min)
Filmmakers: Kale Casey, Jordan Schevene
Classification: General
Film Synopsis: Get a fascinating view of the world of dog-powered sports and the special bond between dogs and their humans. Both share a passion for living, working, and playing together outside in different forms of the sled-dog and musher relationship.
 
Metronomic (Tour Edit) (2016, France, 5 min)
Filmmaker: Vladimir Cellier
Classification: General
Film Synopsis: High about the Gorges du Verdon, a skillful blend of artists and high-level balancing athletes play a high energy symphony devoted to risk. It's a hymn that melds visual performance and contemplative poetry into pure entertainment.

Cost: $8 for ASU students, and $12 for all others.