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Banff Mountain Film Festival
World Tour- SOLD OUT -

 

January 20 & 21, 2017

Willson Auditorium, 404 W. Main St., Bozeman, Montana  

TICKETS: $17

BOTH NIGHTS ARE SOLD OUT!

Showtimes

Friday, January 20, 2017 - SOLD OUT

  • 7:00 p.m. (doors open at 6 pm)

Saturday, January 21, 2017 - SOLD OUT

  • 7:00 p.m. (doors open at 6 pm)

 

MOVIE LINEUP: See below

WILL CALL TICKETS: Pick up at the Willson the night of the show or pick up at Bridger Ski Foundation Office January 16-19 (851 Bridger Dr. Suite 4, Bozeman).

 

All proceeds from the Bozeman showings of the Banff Film Festival World Tour benefit the Bridger Ski Foundation, a nonprofit ski organization.

 

LOCAL SPONSORS: 

 

MOVIE LINEUP

Friday, January 20

MAX YOUR DAYS

(2016, Canada, 4 min)

Filmmaker: Malcolm Sangster

Summer solstice on Canada’s West Coast – the possibilities are endless!

 

ACE AND THE DESERT DOG

(2015, USA, 9 min)

Filmmaker: Brendan Leonard, Semi-Rad Media

For his 60th birthday, adventure photographer Ace Kvale and his dog, Genghis Khan, set out on a 60-day trek in Utah’s canyon country.

 

GYALMU’S HOUSE

(2016, UK, 19 min)

Filmmaker: Gavin Carver

In 2015, an earthquake of terrible power devastated the Langtang Valley in Nepal, taking hundreds of lives from the small community. A year later, Nima Gyalmu, a woman of extraordinary strength, dignity, and humor rebuilds her house while coming to terms with her new world.

 

FAST FORWARD

(2016, USA, 8 min)

Filmmaker: Anna Callaghan

For bikepacker and ultra-long-distance racer Lael Wilcox, taking on the Arizona Trail – more than 1280 kilometers of desert singletrack – is a challenge unlike any other.

 

SUPER SALMON

(2016, USA, 25 min)

Filmmaker: Ryan Peterson

Those who plan to construct a hydroelectric mega-dam on Alaska’s Susitna River say it wouldn’t affect the salmon runs because of its location – upstream of where fish usually swim. Tell that to the Super Salmon.

 

GREAT SIBERIAN TRAVERSE

(2016, Canada, 27 min, PG for coarse language)

Filmmaker: Malcolm Sangster

All aboard for the adventure of a lifetime, a 1,200-kilometer ski journey through Russia, along the Trans-Siberian Railway. We’ll stumble upon a fringe backcountry skiing community, deep Siberian powder, and skiing's ancient origins.

 

POUMAKA

(2016, USA, 15 min, PG for coarse language)

Filmmaker: Andy Mann, Keith Ladzinski

With hopes of summiting the elusive Poumaka Tower, American bouldering champion, Angie Payne, leaves everything she knows behind as she ventures deep into the French Polynesian jungle with veteran climber and explorer, Mike Libecki.

 

DREAM RIDE

(2016, Canada, 5 min)

Filmmaker: Lacy Kemp (producer), Ryan Gibb (Director)

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 Dream Ride, a mountain bike adventure unlike any other.

 

DOING IT SCARED

(2016, Australia, 11 min)

Filmmaker: Catherine Pettman

Eighteen years after a catastrophic accident that left him partially paralyzed, climber Paul Pritchard returns to the Totem Pole to find out if he has recovered enough to finish the climb.

 

METRONOMIC

(2016, France, 5 min)

Filmmaker: Vladimir Cellier

High above 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.

 

Saturday, January 21

DANNY MACASKILL’S WEE DAY OUT

(2016, UK, 6 min)

Filmmaker: Stu Thomson

Want to see what Danny MacAskill does on his day off? Explore the rural landscape around Edinburgh in a film that sets out to capture the simple fun of a ride in the country with moments of incredible riding and a touch of humor.

 

DOG POWER

(2016, USA, 25 min)

Filmmakers: Kale Casey, Jordan Schevene

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.

 

RUIN & ROSE (Tour edit)

(2016, USA, 7 min)

Filmmaker: Ben Sturgulewski

Follow these talented freeskiers as they tackle very different terrain in search of gorgeous jumps in Whistler and big lines in Alaska.

 

YOUNG GUNS

(2016, USA, 27 min)

Meet the new faces of climbing: 14-year-old Ashima Shiraishi and 15-year-old Kai Lightner. Pushed outside their comfort zone, Kai and Ashima learn some hard but important lessons that will carry them to even greater heights.

 

ELK RIVER

(2016, USA, 27 min)

Filmmaker: Jenny Nichols

A modern band of explorers join their ungulate counterparts on a trek from Wyoming’s ranch lands over mountain passes and treacherous river crossings 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.

 

PACKING IT OUT

(2016, USA, 4 min)

Filmmaker: Colin Arisman and Luke Kantola

Follow the guys from the “Packing It Out” crew as they pick up litter – and inspire everyone they meet –along the Pacific Coast Trail.

 

IRAN: A SKIER’S JOURNEY

(2016, Canada, 12 min)

Filmmaker: Jordan Manley

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

Being so far removed from the hustle and bustle of the tropical surf world hardens Iceland’s surfers to confront the the harsh reality they all must face – that old and unforgiving North Atlantic wind