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Image from the film REEL ROCK 13: Age of Ondra

Image from the film REEL ROCK 13: Age of Ondra

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.

NEW in 2019 – a different set of films each day on both weekends.

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 Good Morning

Good Morning

4 Mins

Every day, skier Richard Permin falls into his mundane morning routine. Right after getting out of bed, he clicks on his skis and rides down the snow-covered rooftops of Avoriaz.

Year: 
2018
Country: 
France
Director: 
Antoine Frioux, Richard Permin, Maxime Moulin
Production Company: 
PVS Company
Has subtitles: 
No
Image from the film The Imaginary Line

The Imaginary Line

10 Mins

In an act of political solidarity, a team from Mexico and the U.S.A. assemble with the sole purpose of establishing a slackline that crosses the border between them. In a world that is constantly tearing us apart, they come together to cross an imaginary line and tell a different story.

*in person attendance

Premiere: 
Canadian Premiere
Year: 
2019
Country: 
United States
Producer: 
Kylor Melton*
Has subtitles: 
Yes
Image from the film REEL ROCK 13: Age of Ondra

REEL ROCK 13: Age of Ondra

46 Mins

On the heels of a historic 5.15d ascent, we follow climber Adam Ondra from his home in the Czech Republic, across Europe to North America, as he innovates new training methods, establishes upper echelon first ascents, and attempts to be the first person to send 5.15 on the first try.

Year: 
2018
Country: 
United States
Director: 
Zachary Barr, Josh Lowell, Peter Mortimer
Producer: 
Josh Lowell, Zachary Barr
Production Company: 
REEL ROCK
Has subtitles: 
No

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Image from the film Thabang

Thabang

13 Mins

Thabang Madiba somehow found his way into the world of trail running and in the last few years has become everyone’s favourite in the South African trail scene.

Premiere: 
North American Premiere
Year: 
2019
Country: 
South Africa
Director: 
Dean Leslie
Producer: 
Dean Leslie, Hannah Slezacek
Production Company: 
Wandering Fever
Has subtitles: 
No
Image from the film Queen without Land

Queen without Land

70 Mins

This is a true story between Frost, a beautiful polar bear mother, and Asgeir Helgestad, a Norwegian wildlife filmmaker. It is a four-year cinematic journey to Svalbard where rising temperatures are responsible for dramatic changes in Frost’s ecosystem as the ice is melting at record speed. Asgeir is determined to document all that is being lost, but his task is far from easy.

Premiere: 
Alberta Premiere
Year: 
2018
Country: 
Norway
Producer: 
Asgeir Helgestad
Production Company: 
Artic Light AS
Has subtitles: 
No