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Image from the film The Botanist

Image from the film The Botanist

Enjoy a night out in downtown Banff, and catch some premieres, favourite films, and a re-screening of films you may have missed earlier in the week!

Tonight's films are all made by Canadian filmmakers: Fast Horse, Escape, The Botanist, Carving Landscapes, and The Radicals.

7 PM and 9:30 PM 

Buy Tickets at luxbanff.com

Related Films

Image from the film FAST HORSE

FAST HORSE

14 Mins

FAST HORSE follows the return of the Blackfoot bareback horseracing tradition in a new form: the Indian Relay. Siksika horseman Allison Red Crow struggles to build a team with second-hand horses and a new jockey, Cody Big Tobacco, to take on the best riders in the Blackfoot Confederacy at the Calgary Stampede.

Year: 
2018
Country: 
Canada
Director: 
Alexandra Lazarowich
Producer: 
Niobe Thompson
Production Company: 
Handful of Films
Advisory: 
Parental Guidance: Coarse language
Image from the film Escape

Escape

7 Mins

JaBig, a Montreal-based DJ, buys a bike on a whim and decides to attempt to beat the record for the longest continuous bike ride in a single country. What’s more, he’ll ride a single speed, fixed-gear bicycle and finish in Tuktoyaktuk in winter.

*in person attendance

Premiere: 
ALBERTA PREMIERE
Year: 
2018
Country: 
Canada
Director: 
Anjali Nayar
Producer: 
Yves J. Ma*
Production Company: 
MEC
Image from the film The Botanist

The Botanist

20 Mins

After the fall of the Soviet Union, Tajikistan, a former Social Soviet Republic, plunged into a devastating civil war. A famine struck the mountainous region of the Pamir where Raimberdi, a passionate and ingenious botanist, built his own hydroelectric station to help his family survive through the crisis.

Premiere: 
ALBERTA PREMIERE
Year: 
2016
Country: 
Canada
Director: 
Maxime Lacoste-Lebuis, Maude Plante-Husaruk
Producer: 
Maxime Lacoste-Lebuis, Maude Plante-Husaruk
Image from the film Carving Landscapes

Carving Landscapes

5 Mins

Through the inspiring legacy of Mary Vaux we will venture onto the Illecillewaet Glacier, reenacting her research and her mountain travel in the restriction of Victorian dresses.

*in person attendance

Premiere: 
WORLD PREMIERE
Year: 
2018
Country: 
Canada
Director: 
Agathe Bernard*
Producer: 
Agathe Bernard*
Image from the film The Radicals

The Radicals

55 Mins

The Radicals follows an active group of snowboarders and surfers who drift from their respective sport into the world of activism. Together they journey across the West Coast of British Columbia, weaving a story of learning, inspiration, and resistance.

*in person attendance

Premiere: 
ALBERTA PREMIERE
Year: 
2018
Country: 
Canada
Director: 
Brian Hockenstein*
Tamo Campos*
Producer: 
Brian Hockenstein*
Production Company: 
Brian Hockenstein Cinema & Beyond Boarding