Banff Mountain Film and Book Festival


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2014 Radical Reels Films

2015 films coming soon!


Special Edit

2013, Canada, 15 Minutes
Filmmakers: Kyle Norbraten, Dylan Dunkerton and Curtis Robinson, the Coastal Crew.
Classification: General, nudity


Photo by: Harookz

Featuring the talents of the next wave of mountain bike riders and photographers, Arrival showcases diverse styles, new lines and new places.

Be the Trail

2013, Canada, 5 minutes
Filmmakers: Logan Tacoma, Michelle Peters, Morgan Edwards
Classification: General, no advisory

Be The Trail

A mountain biker has a radical vision. No longer can he just ride the trail - he must become the trail.

Beyond the Drop

2013, USA, 7 minutes
Filmmakers: Seth Pulford, Mark Anders, Rush Sturges
Classification: General, no advisory

Beyond The Drop

Photo by: Lane Jacobs

Six pro kayakers from around the world connect in the rainforests of Southern Mexico to explore the impossibly blue water of the Agua Azul. When it comes to running waterfalls, there's a lot more to it than just the drop.

Dream Lines IV

2014, Norway, 6 minutes
Filmmaker: Jokke Sommer
Classification: Parental Guidance, coarse language

Dream Lines

Photo by: Jeff Nebelkopf

Some of the world's top wingsuit flyers take on wild new lines in France and Switzerland.

Ghost Town

2013, Canada, 6 minutes
Filmmakers: Switchback Entertainment
Classification: General, no advisory

Ghost Town

In the mid 1800's, BC's mountain towns boomed as prospectors flocked north during the great gold rush. Josh Daiek, Mike Henitiuk & Kieran Nikula arrive 150 years later in search of their own fortune.

Nine Queens - Shades of Winter

Special Edit

2013, Austria, 4 minutes
Filmmakers: Sandra Lahnsteiner and The Distillery
Classification: General, no advisory


What do you get when you invite the best female freestyle skiers and provide them with a 24-metre floating kicker in the shape of a castle to play with? The best-ever Nine Queens throwing down insane tricks, including things never done by girls before.


2013, USA, 5 minutes
Filmmaker: Celin Serbo
Classification: General, no advisory

Off-Width Outlaw

Photo by: Fredrik Marmsater

Meet Pamela Shanti Pack. Tough as nails, she's the meanest crack climbing thug you've ever met. Just don't ask her to climb slab.


2013, Norway, 4 minutes
Filmmaker: Fredrik Sellergren, Paul Goransson, Is This It
Classification: General, no advisory


Photo by: Goovinn Isthisit

World Wingsuit Champion Espen Fadnes on the future of wingsuiting and his transition to life as a professional extreme sports athlete.

The Sensei (Reel Rock 8)

Radical Reels Night People's Choice Award - Sponsored by Bergans of Norway

2013, USA, 26 minutes
Filmmakers: Josh Lowell, Nick Rosen, Brett Lowell, Peter Mortimer, Big UP Productions, Sender Films
Classification: General, no advisory

The Sensei

East meets West and old meets new. Twenty-something world class boulderer, Daniel Woods, and 43-year old climbing veteran, Yuji Hirayam, team up for the expedition of a lifetime. But when Daniel-san travels to Japan to prove himself worthy of Hirayama's mentorship, the question becomes, who learns from whom?


2013, Norway, 16 minutes
Filmmakers: Filip Christensen, Even Sigstad, Field Productions
Classification: General, no advisory


World-class skiers share their delight and uncertainty as they tackle big mountains and gnarly rail slides in spectacular Norwegian locations..

Walled In

2013, USA, 20 minutes
Filmmaker: Ben Stookesberry, Clear H20 Films
Classification: Parental Guidance, coarse language

Walled In

Why does Ben Stookesberry always pick the sketchiest lines on a river? This time, he's asking himself the same question as he and his cohorts push an exposed portage line down into the heart of a gorge. Is a kayak the way out or just a bad idea?