Ruby Program

Virtual World Tour Ruby Program, From the film Fly Spiti

2020/21 Virtual World Tour  Ruby Program

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Bringing adventure to the comfort of your home! Enjoy some of the favourite films from the 2020 Festival along with special tour edits and selections. 
Use the film listings below to explore information on all the films within the program. 

Film Program Length: Approximately 2 hours. 

  • The program costs USD $15, and has a 3-day rental period (time starts ticking once you start watching).

  • The rental period begins immediately upon viewing (as soon as you press play). 

  • You will need to have an internet or wifi connection to view the films, as they are available only through online streaming (not download). Note: The only way to view the programs offline is via the Festival app, after the initial online purchase.

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Ruby Film Program

Mother Earth

5 Mins

Mother Earth is a short narrated by Daniel Wells, a member of Lil’wat First Nation. The film showcases the deep connection both bikers and First Nations have with nature and the necessity to listen and protect their environment. From open meadows to ancient forests, we discover stunning landscapes through the riding of professional-biker William Robert.

Year: 
2018
Country: 
France
Producer: 
Damien Vergez
Production Company: 
FASTFOKUS
Has subtitles: 
No
Advisory: 
G
From the film Pretty Strong: Fernanda

Pretty Strong: Fernanda

17 Mins

In this segment of Never Not Collective’s feature length all women’s climbing film, we follow Fernanda Rodriguez’s in El Salto, Mexico, as she runs a campground, owns a climbing gym, and picks her hardest climbing objective in 5 years.

Year: 
2019
Country: 
United States
Director: 
Julie Ellison, Leslie Hittmeier, Colette McInerney
Production Company: 
Never Not Collective
Has subtitles: 
Yes
Advisory: 
G

The Long Today

16 Mins

My Dad turned 70 this summer. So he found a “river” on a map, repaired one of his old wood canoes, and invited his family to help him celebrate the big day. Only a few of us showed up.

Year: 
2020
Country: 
Canada
Director: 
Niobe Thompson
Producer: 
Niobe Thompson
Production Company: 
Handful of Films
Has subtitles: 
No

12 000 km

28 Mins

The prevailing climate threat inspires a group of Swedish friends to travel by train and ferry from Stockholm all the way to Japan, in search of deep powder and the adventure of a lifetime. Along the world’s longest train ride, they make various stops in Siberia's remote forests, exploring untouched mountains and experiencing the special Russian culture from the interior.

Year: 
2019
Director: 
Erik Nylander
Producer: 
Erik Nylander
Production Company: 
Blizzard Visuals
Has subtitles: 
Yes

Zeppelin Skiing (Tour Edit)

5 Mins

It's a world first: three athletes fly with a huge zeppelin to the Eastern Alps in Austria to abseil and ski and snowboard on steep terrain.

Year: 
2019
Country: 
Austria
Director: 
Andreas Gumpenberger, Stefan Ager
Producer: 
Stefan Ager, Andreas Gumpenberger
Production Company: 
Lensecape Productions
Has subtitles: 
No
Advisory: 
G
Image from the film Fly Spiti

Fly Spiti - The Short Odyssey (Tour Edit)

25 Mins

Two of the most experienced paragliding pilots engage in exploration of the Spiti Valley in the Indian Himalaya. Thomas de Dorlodot, a multiple world record holder, leads Horacio Llorens, a six-time aerobatic world champion, to find out why few have tried to fly in this place where, according to local folklore, the gods live.

Year: 
2020
Country: 
Belgium
Director: 
Benoit Delfosse
Producer: 
Thomas de Dorlodot
Production Company: 
Search Production
Has subtitles: 
Yes

Silks

4 Mins

Driven by the powerful movements of three Squamish adventure athletes, stunning locations and hair raising exposure, Silks is a short film showcasing the art of an aerial silk performance in a way never seen before.

Year: 
2020
Country: 
Canada
Producer: 
James Frystak
Has subtitles: 
No

Frozen In Time

16 Mins

Lured by the vibe of a bygone era in skiing, three of the sport’s pre-eminent stars—Eric Hjorleifson, Mark Abma and Chris Rubens—venture to Mt. Cain, a small, community-run hill on northern Vancouver Island, BC. Getting action shots for a ski film is merely their secondary objective; the principal aim is to camp in the parking lot and immerse themselves in a local scene full of characters and soul.

Year: 
2020
Country: 
United States
Director: 
Ben Sanford
Production Company: 
Matchstick Productions
Has subtitles: 
No