Half Day Films - Program B (morning)
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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.
NOTE: At SOLD OUT events during the Festival limited tickets may become available at the door.
Where The Wild Things Play
There's an ongoing dialogue of asking why aren't there more females in the adventure industry? Whether it’s in big mountain skiing, climbing, or whitewater kayaking. Well it's about time we found out Where The Wild Things Play.
The Frozen Road
Ben Page sought an adventure of perfect solitude in the Canadian Arctic. Yet, as he came to realize, the harsh truths of travelling in such a formidable environment were a long way from the romanticisms of a Jack London book.
In the remote Russian Arctic, an aging scientist and his son are trying to recreate the Ice Age. They call their experiment Pleistocene Park – a perfect home for woolly mammoths, resurrected by modern genetics. But the mammoths are only a means to a bigger end: defusing a carbon timebomb frozen in the permafrost to slow the effects of global warming.
The Space Within
Imagine your mind wanders from the reality of real life and the space that surrounds you is filled with beautiful, soft, Japanese powder snow.
Set in the Canadian Arctic, Conor, a young father and a native of Montreal falls in love with the northern way of life and with a woman from there. Now, with a young family, he helps to pass on the native traditions and ancestral culture to his son, as he learns them himself.
Journeys to Adäka
Journeys to Adäka paints a moving portrait of self-empowered Indigenous communities at an inflection point in our history as seven artists look to the past for the strength to overcome a legacy of hurt, while becoming cultural giants and leaders in the process.
*in person attendance