Morning Films – Program A

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Image from the film Blue Heart

Image from the film Blue Heart

Remote cultures, epic journeys, and tales of adventure from the far reaches of the globe are showcased in a diverse selection of unique films – including many North American and World premieres. Choose between Program A and/or B. 

Half-day tickets are available for Program A and B on November 3 and 4 in the Rolston Recital Hall venue only. $35 per half day. Full day tickets are $60 per day.

Book this event as part of the Festival Passport and save $2 per ticket.

Related Films

Image from the film Brotherhood of Skiing

Brotherhood of Skiing

10 Mins

Since 1973, the National Brotherhood of Skiers has overcome barriers by bringing soul, smiles and a party to the mountain.

*in person attendance

Premiere: 
WORLD PREMIERE
Year: 
2018
Country: 
United States
Director: 
Colin Arisman*, Tyler Wilkinson-Ray
Producer: 
Faith E. Briggs*
Production Company: 
Wild Confluence Media & The Wilder Studio
Image from the film How to Run 100 Miles

How to Run 100 Miles

28 Mins

The odds were stacked against Jayson Sime early in life: poverty, homelessness, dyslexia, bullying. But he learned to fight. In 2017, he entered his first 100-mile mountain ultramarathon, betting on his lifelong resilience to carry him to the finish line.

*in person attendance

Premiere: 
CANADIAN PREMIERE
Year: 
2018
Country: 
United States
Director: 
Brendan Leonard*
Producer: 
Brendan Leonard*
Production Company: 
Semi-Rad Media
Image from the film Blue Heart

Blue Heart

43 Mins

The Balkan Peninsula is home to the last wild rivers in Europe. However, a deluge of hydropower development threatens to destroy the culture and ecology of this forgotten region.

Year: 
2018
Country: 
United States
Director: 
Britton Caillouette
Producer: 
David Burden, Tim Lynch
Production Company: 
Farm League and Patagonia

BREAK, 20 minutes

RJ Ripper

19 Mins

The chaotic streets of Kathmandu may not seem like a typical breeding ground for world-class mountain bikers, but then again nothing is typical about Rajesh (RJ) Magar and his beat-up clunker.

Premiere: 
CANADIAN PREMIERE
Year: 
2018
Country: 
United States
Director: 
Joey Schusler
Producer: 
Joey Schusler
Production Company: 
Joey Schusler Films
Image from the film The Ario Dream

The Ario Dream

42 Mins

This is a gripping account of expedition-style cave exploration and at the apex are the cave divers, pushing into the unknown in deep sumps where rescue is not an option. The tension, as each diver disappears into the blackness, is genuine...

*in person attendance

Premiere: 
ALBERTA PREMIERE
Year: 
2017
Country: 
United Kingdom
Director: 
Paul Diffley*
Producer: 
Paul Diffley*
Production Company: 
Hot Aches Productions