Opening Weekend Daytime Film Screening (12 PM)

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Image from the film Le Doigt de Dieu, beyond limits

Image from the film Le Doigt de Dieu, beyond limits

Celebrate the 2017 Banff Mountain Film and Book Festival on Opening Weekend with five unique and diverse film programs bursting with adventures from around the world.

Book this event as part of the Festival Passport and save $2 per ticket.

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Image from the film Ascend

Ascend

6 Mins
CANADIAN PREMIEREAs a young adult, Jon Wilson lost his leg to cancer. Mountain biking has played a critical role in helping him sink his teeth back into life.
Year: 
2017
Country: 
United States
Director: 
Simon Perkins
Producer: 
Simon Perkins
Production Company: 
Sharptail Media
Image from the film Le Doigt de Dieu, beyond limits

Le Doigt de Dieu, beyond summits

52 Mins
WORLD PREMIEREBetween philosophy, action,and breathtaking landscapes, we enter an extraordinary vertical world where men and women travel, looking for what mountaineering is all about: self-discovery.
Year: 
2017
Country: 
France
Director: 
Laurent Cistac, Pierre Petit
Producer: 
Yvan Estiennes
Production Company: 
Meije Production-Nomade Production

BREAK, 20 minutes

Image from the film Tarfala

Tarfala

26 Mins
CANADIAN PREMIEREFar north of the Arctic Circle, next to Sweden's highest mountain, one old man has chosen to spend his life as a caretaker of a lonely alpine hut. Retreating from obligations and everyday routines into the cold arctic winter storms, he's set on finding peace of mind with the life he has lived and those he has chosen to leave behind.
Year: 
2016
Country: 
Germany
Director: 
Johannes Östergård
Producer: 
Johannes Östergård
Production Company: 
Underlandet Films
Image from the film Lunag Ri

Lunag Ri

18 Mins
ALBERTA PREMIEREAustrian alpinist David Lama and his family have come to Nepal to see the green valleys and the little village where his father grew up. Accompanied by American alpine legend Conrad Anker, David’s plan is to conquer the unclimbed peak of Lunag Ri along the way.
Year: 
2016
Country: 
Germany
Director: 
Christian Schmidt, Hans-Peter Stauber, Joachim Hellinger
Producer: 
Christian Gisi, Joachim Hellinger
Production Company: 
HelliVentures Filmproduktions GmbH and Moving Adventures Medien GmbH