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BANFF Mountain Film Festival World Tour

February 9 @ 7:00 pm

The World’s Best Mountain Films are coming to Jackson Hole for two nights!

February 8th and 9th at 7pm, join us at the JH High School for films highlighting the spirit of adventure in the great outdoors!

 

Tickets are available at:

Skinny Skis

65 W Delony Ave

Jackson, WY

307.733.6094

skinnyskis.com

 

Valley Bookstore

125 N Cache St

Jackson, WY

307.733.4533

http://www.valleybookstore.com/


Hungry Jacks

5655 WY-22

Wilson, WY

307.733.3561

 

$12/night or $20 for both nights

 

FRIDAY, February 9th 7:00 p.m.

JH High School Auditorium

 

Line-up subject to change.

 

WHERE THE WILD THINGS PLAY

(2017, USA, 4 minutes)

Filmmakers: Krystle Wright, Aidan Haley

www.krystlewright.com

Film Synopsis: 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 FROZEN ROAD

(2017, UK, 24 minutes)

Special Jury Mention

Filmmaker: Ben Page

www.anotherhorizon.org Film Synopsis: Ben Page sought an adventure of perfect solitude in the Canadian Arctic. Yet the harsh truths of traveling in such a formidable environment were a long way from the romanticisms of a Jack London book.

 

WHY

(2016, France, 7 minutes)

Filmmaker: Hugo Clouzeau

Production Company: We Are Hungry

https://www.wearehungry.fr/

PG – Nudity

Film Synopsis: Iceland. A cold, rugged and forbidding landscape where powerful rivers plunge through bedrock gorges, over massive waterfalls toward the sea. A crew of French kayakers travel here to ask the question, “Why? Why do we do this?”

 

JOHANNA*

(2016, UK, 4 minutes)

Best Short Mountain Film

Filmmaker: Ian Derry

Production Company: Archer’s Mark

http://www.archersmark.co.uk

Film Synopsis: For freediver Johanna Nordblad diving under the ice provides a surreal, calming environment that helps heal her injuries.

 

THE LAST HONEY HUNTER*

(2017, USA, 36 minutes)

Best Film– Mountain Culture

Filmmakers: Ben Knight, Ben Ayers, Renan Ozturk, Travis Rummel

Production Company: Felt Soul Media

Film Synopsis: 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.

 

Intermission

 

ICE CALL – BACKYARDS PROJECT –SAM FAVRET

(2016, France, 3 minutes)

Filmmaker:Antoine Frioux, David Lacote

Production Company: PVS Company

http://pvscompany.com

Film Synopsis: Try to keep up to freerider Sam Favret as he gives us a new perspective of the mythical Mer de Glace, at the heart of Mont-Blanc.

 

SKY MIGRATIONS

(2016, USA, 16 minutes)

Filmmaker: Max Lowe, Forest Woodward, Charles Post

Production Company: Max Lowe Media

www.maxlowemedia.com

PG – Coarse language

Film Synopsis: Each fall our skies fill with the wings of migrating raptors, a migration that relies on two hemispheres worth of wild and healthy ecosystems. Join ecologist and filmmaker, Charles Post, as he shines a light on the network of backcountry scientists and sentinels at the front lines of raptor conservation.

 

INTERSECTION: MICAYLA GATTO*

(2017, USA, 5 minutes)

Best Film–  Mountain Sports

Filmmaker: Lacy Kemp

Production Company:Juicy Studios

http://juicystudios.com/

Film Synopsis: 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)

Filmmaker: Mike Douglas, Anthony Bonello

Production Company: Switchback Entertainment INC

Film Synopsis: 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.

 

STUMPED

(2017, USA, 25 minutes)

Filmmaker: Cedar Wright, Taylor Keating

Production Company: Cedar Wright Productions

http://www.cedarwright.com/

14A – Coarse language & Violence

Film Synopsis: Maureen Beck has never let the fact that she is missing her lower left arm hold her back from climbing. She doesn’t want to be considered a good one-armed climber, or a good female climber…she just wants to be a plain good climber.

 

*Award Winners

Organizer

Banff Centre
Website:
https://www.banffcentre.ca/

Venue

JH High School Auditorium
1910 High School Rd
Jackson, WY 83001 United States
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