Opening Weekend Daytime Film Screening

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Douglas Tompkins Wild Legacy

Douglas Tompkins Wild Legacy © Tompkins Conservation

Celebrate the 2016 Banff Mountain Film and Book Festival on opening weekend with unique film programs, delivering adventure from around the world. Featuring films: 70-Some Years, Douglas Tompkins Wild Legacy, Ace and the Desert Dog, and The Song Collector.

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70-Some Years

70-Some Years

6 Mins
Henry Bendinelli has skied for 70-some years. In his heart, though, he's still an 18-year-old.
Year: 
2014
Country: 
United States
Director: 
Riley Hooper
Producer: 
Riley Hooper
Douglas Tompkins Wild Legacy

Douglas Tompkins Wild Legacy

16 Mins
Douglas Tompkins was a world-renowned adventurer, entrepreneur, and conservationist. Wild Legacy tells the story of Doug’s incredible life, his lasting impact on the wild landscapes of Patagonia, and the Tompkins Conservation team’s efforts to continue his audacious mission.
Year: 
2016
Country: 
United States
Director: 
James Q Martin
Chris Cresci
Producer: 
Alison Kelman
Production Company: 
Q Media
Ace and the Desert Dog

Ace and the Desert Dog

9 Mins
For his 60th birthday, adventure photographer Ace Kvale and his dog, Genghis Khan, set out on a 60-day trek in Utah's canyon country. 
Year: 
2015
Country: 
United States
Director: 
Brendan Leonard
Forest Woodward
Stefan Hunt
Producer: 
Brendan Leonard
Forest Woodward
Joe Peters
Advisory: 
General

BREAK, 20 minutes

The Song Collector

The Song Collector

54 Mins
In the 1960s Morup Namgyal sparked a cultural movement that would bring about profound change in the Himalayan region of Ladakh, India. It was built on education, tradition, and preservation. What Morup could not imagine at that time was that he would ultimately embrace modernization.
Year: 
2016
Country: 
United States
Director: 
Erik Koto*
Producer: 
Erik Koto
Production Company: 
The Song Collector LLC