Half Day Films - Program B (afternoon)

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Larry Shiu, Cascade Mountain, Banff National Park © John Price

Larry Shiu, Cascade Mountain, Banff National Park © John Price

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 4 and 5 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.

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Image from the film Edges

Edges

9 Mins
CANADIAN PREMIEREAt 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.
Year: 
2016
Director: 
Katie Stjernholm
Producer: 
Katie Stjernholm
Production Company: 
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Image from the film Denali's Raven

Denali's Raven

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Year: 
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Country: 
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Director: 
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Producer: 
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Image from the film Winter on the Blade

Winter on the Blade

46 Mins
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Year: 
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Country: 
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Director: 
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Producer: 
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Image from the film Sky Migrations

Sky Migrations

15 Mins
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Year: 
2016
Country: 
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Director: 
Max Lowe* and Forest Woodward
Producer: 
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Image from the film DreamRide 2

DreamRide 2

6 Mins
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Year: 
2017
Country: 
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Director: 
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Producer: 
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Image from the film Breaking 60 | Challenging the Impossible

Breaking 60 | Challenging the Impossible

45 Mins
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Year: 
2017
Director: 
Robin Lee*
Producer: 
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Production Company: 
Lost Atlas
Image from the film Over the Sea

Over the Sea

16 Mins
Chris Sharma takes it to the next level while deep-water soloing on the island of Mallorca.
Director: 
Josh Lowell
Producer: 
Peter Mortimer
Production Company: 
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Image from the film Tupendeo – One Mountain, Two Stories

Tupendeo – One Mountain, Two Stories

25 Mins
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Year: 
2016
Country: 
Switzerland
Director: 
Robert Steiner
Producer: 
Hans Ambuehl
Production Company: 
Visual Impact GmbH