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Image from the film Chasing The Sublime

Image from the film Chasing The Sublime

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 Wallmapu

Wallmapu

6 Mins

The Pehuenche people of present-day Chile speak Mapudungun: ‘the language of the land.’ Two skiers enter this land, their universe known as Wallmapu.

​​​​​​​*in person attendance

Premiere: 
Canadian Premiere
Year: 
2018
Country: 
Argentina
Director: 
Ben Sturgulewski*
Producer: 
Dan Benshoff, Joaquin Gomez, Tomas Gomez
Has subtitles: 
Yes
Image from the film Chasing The Sublime

Chasing The Sublime

6 Mins

What drives us to get too cold and too tired, to battle with fear, in the name of adventure? Follow the originators of The Outdoor Swimming Society, ‘swim twins’ Kate Rew and Kari Furre, in this hauntingly beautiful look at cold water swimming in the UK.

Premiere: 
Alberta Premiere
Year: 
2018
Country: 
United Kingdom
Producer: 
Amanda Bluglass
Production Company: 
Bluglass Pictures
Has subtitles: 
No
Image from the film Oso, wild vision from Asturias

Oso, wild vision from Asturias

52 Mins

This film is an immersion into the breathtaking wild setting of the Cantabrian Mountains. Taking the viewer on an unprecedented journey to meet the last remaining brown bears native to the region, we also learn about the people there who live in peace with these magnificent animals.

Premiere: 
North American Premiere
Year: 
2019
Country: 
France
Director: 
Vincent Munier, Laurent Joffrion
Producer: 
Caroline Broussaud
Has subtitles: 
No

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Image from the film Piano to Zanskar © Jarek Kotomski

Piano to Zanskar

85 Mins

Facing his future in retirement, “sitting in deck chairs and eating lemon drizzle cake”, 65-year-old piano tuner, Desmond O'Keeffe, decides instead to take on the most challenging and perilous delivery of his four decade career: transporting a 100-year-old, 80-kilogram, upright piano, from bustling London to the remote heart of the Indian Himalayas.

​​​​​​​*in person attendance

Premiere: 
North American Premiere
Year: 
2018
Country: 
United Kingdom
Director: 
Michal Sulima*
Producer: 
Jarek Kotomski*
Production Company: 
Between Friends
Has subtitles: 
Yes