Opening Weekend – Film Program #1

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Image from the film KINDRED

Image from the film KINDRED

Celebrate the 2018 Banff Centre Mountain Film and Book Festival on Opening Weekend with five unique and diverse film programs packed with adventures from around the world.

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

Related Films

Image from the film Bawli Booch

Bawli Booch

4 Mins

Embark on a zany two wheeled journey with Raj Kaushal, as he traverses through the streets, alleys, mountainsides, and forests of Manali, India.

Year: 
2017
Country: 
India
Director: 
Anuj Khurana
Producer: 
4Play.in
Production Company: 
4Play Media And Communication LLP
Image from the film Sacred Strides

Sacred Strides

12 Mins

Bears Ears National Monument is one of the most talked-about public lands under threat. In March 2017, a group of Native American tribes put their differences aside and came together to run 1280 kilometres to Bears Ears to send a message of unity.

Year: 
2018
Country: 
United States
Director: 
Marie Sullivan, Forest Woodward, Anna Callaghan
Producer: 
Anna Callaghan
Marie Sullivan
Production Company: 
Outside Magazine
Image from the film Liv Along The Way

Liv Along The Way

22 Mins

Ever since she first summited Mont Blanc as a teen, Liv Sansoz knew she would make her life in the mountains. In 2017, at 40 years old, Liv set out from her base in Chamonix, France to attempt to climb all 82 of the 4000-metre peaks in the European Alps in a single year. As she’s learned several times throughout her life, things don’t always go as planned.

Year: 
2018
Country: 
Canada
Director: 
Mike Douglas, Anthony Bonello
Producer: 
Anthony Bonello, Mike Douglas
Production Company: 
Switchback Entertainment
Image from the film Ramsay's Round

Ramsay's Round

20 Mins

Ultra-marathon runner Alicia Hudelson embarks upon one of Scotland’s toughest long distance challenges – 24 Scottish mountains, ascending 8500 metres, in 24 hours.

Premiere: 
NORTH AMERICAN PREMIERE
Year: 
2018
Country: 
United Kingdom
Director: 
Dave MacLeod, Claire MacLeod
Producer: 
Dave MacLeod, Claire MacLeod
Production Company: 
Rare Breed Productions
Image from the film KINDRED

KINDRED

9 Mins

Sometimes you just have to say yes to adventure and figure out the details later. How a single leap-of-faith led a city-based family on the unlikely journey of becoming backcountry lodge owners, and resulted in a lifetime of learning and adventure in one of the most beautiful settings on earth.

Premiere: 
WORLD PREMIERE
Year: 
2018
Country: 
Canada
Director: 
Zoya Lynch
Producer: 
Izzy Lynch
Production Company: 
Cedar Street Creative
Image from the film Altay Wild Snow

Altay Wild Snow

28 Mins

Travel into the remote landscapes of the Altai Mountains and learn about the birthplace and the cultural origins of skiing.

Year: 
2017
Country: 
China
Director: 
Li Shuang
Producer: 
Zhang Dun Nan