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BANFF Mountain Film Festival World Tour
February 9, 2018 @ 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:
65 W Delony Ave
125 N Cache St
$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
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.
(2016, France, 7 minutes)
Filmmaker: Hugo Clouzeau
Production Company: We Are Hungry
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?”
(2016, UK, 4 minutes)
Best Short Mountain Film
Filmmaker: Ian Derry
Production Company: Archer’s Mark
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.
ICE CALL – BACKYARDS PROJECT –SAM FAVRET
(2016, France, 3 minutes)
Filmmaker:Antoine Frioux, David Lacote
Production Company: PVS Company
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.
(2016, USA, 16 minutes)
Filmmaker: Max Lowe, Forest Woodward, Charles Post
Production Company: Max Lowe Media
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
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.
(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.
(2017, USA, 25 minutes)
Filmmaker: Cedar Wright, Taylor Keating
Production Company: Cedar Wright Productions
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.