Opening Weekend Film Screening: Bison Return – and Films (7:30 PM)

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Image from the film Bison Return © David Osborn

Image from the film Bison Return © David Osborn

Celebrate with friends and locals at an evening featuring wildlife and environment from around the world – from the Bow Valley, to Haida Gwaii and West Virginia – with films Walk on the Mountain, Living with Wildlife, Bison Return and Eyes of Society.

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Image from the film Walk on the Mountain

Walk on the Mountain

19 Mins

Junior Walk, an anti-coal activist in southern West Virginia, takes us through his battle with mining companies and why he believes mountaintop removal methods should stop immediately on this land he loves.

Year: 
2017
Country: 
United States
Director: 
William Gregg
Producer: 
Julia Keahey
Production Company: 
3 Point Productions Crew
Image from the film Living with Wildlife

Living with Wildlife

23 Mins

Can people and grizzly bears still coexist? This is the story of how communities in the Bow Valley have come together over the past 20 years to make room for large carnivores and other wildlife.

*in person attendance

Year: 
2017
Country: 
Canada
Director: 
Leanne Allison*
Producer: 
Leanne Allison*
Production Company: 
Necessary Journeys

BREAK, 20 minutes

Image from the film Bison Return

Bison Return

44 Mins

After over a 100 year absence, Bison returned to Banff National Park in 2016. Brush shoulders with these amazing animals, witness history being made, and meet the experts that made it happen.

*in person attendance

Year: 
2017
Country: 
Canada
Director: 
Dominique Keller*
Producer: 
Kevin Pennock*
Production Company: 
Fireweed Creative
Image from the film Eyes of Society

Eyes of Society

9 Mins

ALBERTA PREMIERE

Filmmakers Allison Smith and Joseph Crawford capture Gwaii Haanas through the eyes of six artists, highlighting the imagery, emotion, and the artistic influence of natural spaces.

*in person attendance

Year: 
2016
Country: 
Canada
Director: 
Joseph Crawford*, Allison Smith*
Producer: 
Allison Smith*, Joseph Crawford*
Production Company: 
Braid Films