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Sherpas Cinema at Radical Reels 2017

Sherpas Cinema at Radical Reels 2017

Radical Reels is a Banff tradition for all ages, bursting with high-energy films of extreme sports, crazy adventures, and wild athletes.

The 2018 Mountain Idol will be announced on-stage during Radical Reels.

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

Sponsored by:

Dan Sparks & Associates   RMCC

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Image from the film Ride of the Dead

Ride of the Dead

12 Mins

Enter into the world of Oaxacan mountain bike culture during Mexico's famous annual celebration known as Dia De Los Muertos.

*in person attendance

Premiere: 
CANADIAN PREMIERE
Year: 
2017
Country: 
United States
Director: 
Michael Parenteau
Producer: 
Lindsey Hagen*
Production Company: 
Stept. LLC
Image from the film Silence

Silence

18 Mins

Adam Ondra is one of the best climbers in the world and he made a little piece of climbing history when he finally sent his project, Silence (9c/5.15d) in the spectacular Hanshelleren Cave in Norway.

Year: 
2018
Country: 
Czech Republic
Director: 
Bernardo Gimenez
Producer: 
Pavel Blazek
Production Company: 
AO Production s.r.o.
Image from the film Holocene

Holocene

12 Mins

Join two riders from Japan as they dive into the cultural history of the Dolomites, clattering up Via Ferratas and shredding down couloirs along the way.

*in person attendance

Premiere: 
WORLD PREMIERE
Year: 
2018
Country: 
Japan
Director: 
Yuta Watanabe*
Producer: 
Ranyo Tanaka*
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Image from the film Beautiful Idiot

Beautiful Idiot

14 Mins

Take a wild ride through the mindset and motivations of those who feel driven to pursue greatness, how it feels to fall short, and the consequences of reaching a lofty goal when the struggle to get there has defined you for so long.
 

Year: 
2018
Country: 
Canada
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Producer: 
Harrison Mendel
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Image from the film Stumped

Stumped

25 Mins

Maureen Beck has never let the fact that she is missing her lower left arm hold her back from climbing. She doesn’t want to be considered a good one-armed climber, or a good female climber…she just wants to be a plain good climber.

Year: 
2017
Country: 
United States
Director: 
Taylor Keating, Cedar Wright
Producer: 
Cedar Wright
Production Company: 
Cedar Wright Productions
Advisory: 
Coarse Language & Violence

Perspectives // India

5 Mins

Professional mountain bike athlete and artist Micayla Gatto adventures to the Indian Himalayas to experience the culture with her unique artistic perception.

Premiere: 
WORLD PREMIERE
Year: 
2018
Country: 
United States
Director: 
Scott Secco
Producer: 
Brandon Watts
Production Company: 
Freehub Media
Image from the film Inside the Indus - A Pakistani Odyssey

Inside The Indus - A Pakistani Odyssey

26 Mins

An International team of kayakers heads to Pakistan to attempt a descent of the fabled Rondu Gorge, on the Indus river. Hidden behind a wall of political and security factors meant it had been eight years since the last expedition had ventured into the gorge.

Premiere: 
CANADIAN PREMIERE
Year: 
2017
Country: 
France
Director: 
Ciarán Heurteau
Producer: 
Mike Dawson
Production Company: 
Twelve Productions
Image from the film Notes from the Wall

Notes From The Wall

34 Mins

In February 2017 three of world’s best and fun loving climbers, Sean Villanueva O'Driscoll, Nicolas Favresse and Siebe Vanhee free-climbed one of the hardest routes of Patagonia, “El Regalo de Mwono”, a 1200-metre-high route on the east side of Torre Central, Torres del Paine.

Year: 
2017
Country: 
Belgium
Director: 
Nicolas Favresse, Sean Villanueva O'Driscoll, Siebe Vanhee
Producer: 
Guillaume Lion, Siebe Vanhee
Advisory: 
Parental Guidance - Coarse language & nudity: sexual content