Opening Weekend – Film Program #4

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Image from the film For The Love Of Mary

Image from the film For The Love Of Mary

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 For The Love Of Mary

For the Love of Mary

6 Mins

When 97-year-old runner George Etzweiler dons his lucky ancient green running shorts, he's not not just running to the summit of Mt. Washington, Etzweiler carries something else special with him: the memory of his late wife of 68 years.

Year: 
2018
Country: 
United States
Director: 
Simon Perkins, Kirk Horton
Producer: 
Simon Perkins, Kirk Horton
Production Company: 
Sharptail Media & Little Bear Creative
Image from the film REEL ROCK 12: Break on Through

REEL ROCK 12: Break On Through

25 Mins

Margo Hayes, a little-known 19 year old from Boulder, Colorado, has moved to Europe to train and climb with the goal of succeeding on two of the most iconic 5.15s in France and Spain. But by pushing her body and mind to the absolute limit, she risks injury and failure in her quest to be the first.

Year: 
2017
Country: 
United States
Director: 
Matty Hong, Nick Rosen, Peter Mortimer
Producer: 
Zachary Barr
Production Company: 
REEL ROCK

BREAK, 20 minutes

Image from the film Breath

BREATH (ALIENTO)

17 Mins

Fear, breathing, movement, presence. Breath, an inside look at Margarita Cardoso’s process to climb one of the most technically difficult and beautiful sport climbing routes at Los Dinamos, Mexico City.

Premiere: 
WORLD PREMIERE
Year: 
2018
Country: 
Mexico
Director: 
Ulises Fierro
Producer: 
Ulises Fierro

No Ski No Fun

31 Mins

Andrzej Bargiel is one of the best ski alpinists in the world. His rural upbringing in Poland and his competitive nature have put him on course to climb and ski some of the highest peaks of the Himalaya.

Year: 
2015
Country: 
Poland
Director: 
Dariusz Zaluski
Producer: 
Dariusz Zaluski