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Month: January 2017

Banff Film Fetival in Sandpoint

2017 BANFF MOUNTAIN FILM FESTIVAL in Sandpoint

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DETAILS:

Date & Time
JAN 19 @ 7PM
JAN 20 @ 7PM
JAN 21 @ 7PM

VENUE:

The Panida Theater

Doors Open:
1 Hour before show

A collection of mountain films on adventure, culture, sport and environment.

SANDPOINT, IDAHO, THURSDAY, JAN 19, 2017
FILM LIST: BANFF MOUNTAIN FILM FESTIVAL

Danny MacAskill’s Wee Day Out

Classification: General / UK

Film Synopsis: 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.

Doing It Scared

Classification: General / Australia

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

Ruin and Rose

Classification: General / USA

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

Mira

Classification: General / Hong Kong

Film Synopsis: Growing up in a remote mountain village in Nepal, Mira always dreamed of being successful in sport despite all the challenges that she and other Nepali girls face, which has prepared her perfectly for the sport of running.

The Perfect Flight

Classification: General / USA

Film Synopsis: When some neighborhood kids gave Shawn Hayes an abandoned red-tailed hawk chick, it launched him on a lifelong journey into the medieval traditions of falconry.

When We Were Knights

Classification: PG – Coarse Language / USA

Film Synopsis: How can you express everything that you want to somebody you love, knowing that if you don’t, that might be the last opportunity that you have? That is a reality that we all face, but for BASE jumpers, the risk of death sometimes results in something amazing and unexpected – love.

Packing It Out: Cleaning America’s Wild

Classification: General / USA

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

Trail Dog

Classification: General / South Africa / France

Film Synopsis: In a small village in the south-east of France, a young man explores the mountains with his dogs. Trail Dog is an ode to the beauty and happiness that can be found in the simplest of things – friendship.

Four Mums In A Boat

Classification: General / UK

Film Synopsis: When four middle-aged working British mums announced they wanted to row the Atlantic Ocean, their families thought they had lost their minds.

Disclaimer: While it is our intent to run this program the Banff Centre / Mountain Fever reserves the right to change program if necessary.

SANDPOINT, IDAHO, FRIDAY, JAN 20, 2017
FILM LIST: BANFF MOUNTAIN FILM FESTIVAL

Ace and the Desert Dog

Classification: General / USA

Film Synopsis: 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.

FIFTY – The Movie

Classification: PG – Coarse Language / New Zealand

Film Synopsis: Follow one man’s bold attempt to run 50 mountain marathons over 50 peaks in just 50 days, around the spectacular landscapes New Zealand, in order to raise money for the Mental Health Foundation.

For The Love

Classification: PG – Coarse Language / USA

Film Synopsis: When you want to make first descents, you have to push the limits of what’s possible and what’s known as you explore the most difficult and remote whitewater in the world.

Devotion: Libby Peter

Classification: General / UK

Film Synopsis: Libby Peter, one of the UK’s most respected climbers, reflects on how climbing has shaped her life, from childhood through becoming a British Mountain Guide and a mother.

SHIFT

Classification: General / Canada

Film Synopsis: Near a sacred mountain in the Yukon, an Indigenous community transforms itself into a world-class mountain biking destination through the hard work of their young trail crews.

The Accord

Classification: General / Iceland

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.

The Great Siberian Traverse

Classification: PG – Coarse Language / Canada

Film Synopsis: All aboard for the adventure of a lifetime, a 1,200-kilometre 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 Classification: PG – Coarse Language / USA

Film Synopsis: 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.

Max Your Days

Classification: General Film / Canada

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

Disclaimer: While it is our intent to run this program the Banff Centre / Mountain Fever reserves the right to change program if necessary.

SANDPOINT, IDAHO, SATURDAY, JAN 21, 2017
FILM LIST: BANFF MOUNTAIN FILM FESTIVAL

DreamRide

Classification: General / Canada

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

Classification: General / Canada

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.

Being Hear

Classification: General / USA

Film Synopsis: There is an epidemic of extinction of silence on our planet. World-renowned nature sound recordist and acoustic ecologist Gordon Hempton works to protect the few remaining quiet places from noise pollution.

Sea Gypsies: The Far Side of the World

Classification: PG – Coarse Language and Nudity / USA

Film Synopsis: The vessel is Infinity, a 120-ft hand-built sailing ketch, crewed by a community of wanderers. The journey – a 12,800-kilometre Pacific crossing from New Zealand to Patagonia, with a stop in Antarctica, weather permitting. This film epitomizes the spirit of adventure.

Northbound

Classification: PG – Coarse Language / Norway

Film Synopsis: Four skateboarders head north above the Arctic Circle to the cold Norwegian coast to apply their urban riding skills to a canvas of beach flotsam, frozen sand, and pastel skies. The result is a beautiful mashup of biting winds, ollies and one ephemeral miniramp.

Gyalmu’s House

Classification: General / UK

Film Synopsis: 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 humour rebuilds her house while coming to terms with her new world.

Fast Forward

Classification: General / USA

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

Dog Power

Classification: General / USA

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

Classification: General / France

Film Synopsis: 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.

Disclaimer: While it is our intent to run this program the Banff Centre / Mountain Fever reserves the right to change program if necessary.

Tickets also available at these locations:
At The Door
Eichardt’s
Burger Express
Burger Express in Bonners Ferry
Alpine Shop
Outdoor Experience


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