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BANFF Mountain Film Festival World Tour
February 8, 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
Continue scrolling for a complete schedule of films.
THURSDAY, February 8th 7:00 p.m.
JH High School Auditorium
Line-up subject to change.
SURF THE LINE
(2016, France, 3 minutes)
Filmmaker: Jeremy Frey
Production Company: Hello Emotion
Film Synopsis: For The Flying Frenchies, thinking out of the box isn’t a choice – it’s a way of life.
(2016, USA, 9 minutes)
Filmmaker: Katie Stjernholm
Production Company: Balcony Nine Media
Film Synopsis: At the ripe old age of 90, Yvonne Dowlen has been ice skating for as long as she can remember. Edges is a celebration of a life lived well.
ABOVE THE SEA
(2017, USA, 16 minutes)
Filmmaker: Josh Lowell, Peter Mortimer
Production Company: Red Bull Media House and Sender Films
Film Synopsis: Chris Sharma takes it to the next level while deep-water soloing on the island of Mallorca.
INTO TWIN GALAXIES – A GREENLAND EPIC *
(2016, Germany, 52 minutes)
Special Jury Mention
Filmmaker: Jochen Schmoll, Niko Jager, Nicola McQuiston
Production Company: Red Bull Media House, Drehxtrem
Film Synopsis: 3 National Geographic “adventurers of the Year” embark on an insane kayaking mission in Greenland. With kite skis they tow their white water kayaks over 1000 km of the Greenland Ice Cap to reach the most northern river ever paddled.
(2017, Canada, 16 minutes)
Filmmaker: Francois Lebeau, Matthew Hood
Production Company: Hood Visuals
Film Synopsis: Set in the Canadian Arctic, Conor, a young father and a native of Montreal falls in love with the northern way of life and with a woman from there. Now, with a young family, he helps to pass on the native traditions and ancestral culture to his son, as he learns them himself.
LA CASITA WIP
(2016, Ecuador, 7 minutes)
Filmmaker: Juan Reece, Jose Cobo
Production Company: Afuera Productions
Film Synopsis: Two girls from Ecuador have a dream of building their own dirt jumping track in their backyard. So they get to work.
(2017, USA, 22 minutes)
Filmmaker: Tyler Wilkinson-Ray
Production Company: T-Bar Films
Film Synopsis: American skier Aaron Rice sets out to ski 2.5 million, human-powered, vertical feet in the backcountry and set a new world record.
PLANET EARTH II – MOUNTAIN IBEX (TOUR EDIT)*
(2016, UK, 7 minutes)
Filmmaker: Justin Anderson
Production Company: BBC Worldwide
Film Synopsis: Only a few pioneering animals have what it takes to survive in the world’s highest mountain ranges and they tend to be some of the most elusive and mysterious animals on the planet. Climb to a world that is beautiful but full of danger, where only the most adventurous animals can hope to survive.
IMAGINATION: TOM WALLISCH*
(2017, Canada, 4 minutes)
Best Film- Snow Sports
Filmmaker: Dave Mossop, Mitchell Scott
Production Company: Sherpas Cinema
Film Synopsis: Have you ever been that little kid sitting in the back seat of your parents’ car, wishing you were somewhere else? So you imagine a skier on the side of the road, your fingers commanding back flips and roof drops, improbable rail slides and huge airs. Well, what if your imagination came to life?