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Image from the film A Nordic Skater

Image from the film A Nordic Skater

Join us for a diverse selection of films from around the world showcasing remote cultures, epic journeys and tales of adventure, including North American and World Premieres.

Four days, four different sets of films!

Saturday, October 26 (Eric Harvie Theatre)
Sunday, October 27 (Eric Harvie Theatre)
Saturday, November 2 (various locations – see Festival schedule)
Sunday, November 3 (various locations – see Festival schedule)

$65 Full Day (9 a.m. – 5 p.m.)
$35 Half Day (morning: 9 a.m. – 12 p.m. or afternoon: 2 – 5 p.m.)

See all 4 days of films on October 26, 27, November 2, and 3 with the Summit Film Pass for $240 (save $20) or book this event as part of the Festival Passport and save $2 per ticket.

Related Films

Image from the film A Nordic Skater

A Nordic Skater

5 Mins

A Nordic Skater is the very first film in the world about nordic skating – a Scandinavian style cross-country ice skating on frozen lakes and fjords.

Premiere: 
Canadian Premiere
Year: 
2018
Country: 
Lithuania
Producer: 
Paulius Neverbickas
Has subtitles: 
No
Image from the film Out on A Limb

Out on A Limb

21 Mins

Engineer Kai Lin teams up with climber Craig DeMartino to design a badass prosthetic foot, which if they succeed won’t just level the playing field, but will dish up, if not superpowers, then a real sense of empowerment. Which is almost the same thing.

Year: 
2019
Country: 
Canada
Director: 
Jordan Manley
Producer: 
Diana Brucculieri
Production Company: 
Narrows Media
Has subtitles: 
Yes
Image from the film Spirit

Spirit

19 Mins

An intimate story of longing and belonging in India’s sacred mountains, Spirit explores what it takes to make a home in a remote community in the thralls of change.

​​​​​​​*in person attendance

Premiere: 
Canadian Premiere
Year: 
2019
Country: 
Australia
Director: 
Ross Harrison, Jane Dyson*
Producer: 
Jane Dyson*
Has subtitles: 
Yes
Image from the film Myrtle Simpson: A Life On Ice

Myrtle Simpson: A Life On Ice

34 Mins

Myrtle Simpson* – trailblazer, pioneer, adventurer, mountain climber, polar explorer, writer, and mother. From Spitzbergen to Greenland, from the North Pole to the Highlands of Scotland, from New Zealand to Peru, Myrtle blazed her own trail. She experienced places most people only dream about, all while writing 13 books, collecting specimens for museum botanical collections, and raising four children.

*in person attendance

Premiere: 
World Premiere
Year: 
2019
Country: 
United States
Director: 
Leigh Anne Sides*
Producer: 
Andrew Cahill*, Leigh Anne Sides*
Has subtitles: 
No

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Image from the film Solstice

Solstice

4 Mins

A skier's tribute to the shortest day of the year when the sun arcs low over the horizon and ice crystals linger in the air.

​​​​​​​*in person attendance

Premiere: 
North American Premiere
Year: 
2019
Country: 
Canada
Director: 
Mike Douglas*
Producer: 
Mike Douglas*
Has subtitles: 
No

Holy Tour

70 Mins

Holy Tour is a film about the modern day pilgrims who stake out their claim to camping spots two weeks ahead of time on the Tour de France route so they can cheer on the riders when they eventually pass. It is a film about the passing of time perched between the road and the cliff, about summertime and daily routine, and about everyone’s need to belong.

Premiere: 
Alberta Premiere
Year: 
2018
Country: 
France
Director: 
Meryl Fortunat-Rossi, Valery Rosier
Producer: 
Benoit Roland
Has subtitles: 
Yes