Turquoise Program

2020-21 Banff Mountain Film Festival World Tour Turquoise Program

2020/21 Virtual World Tour  Turquoise Program

Use the film listings below to explore information on all the films within the 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 $18.50 CAD / $15 USD, and has a 3-day rental period.

  • 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.

    If you have technical questions, check out the Help Centre for more information.


Support your local tour host by viewing the online programs through their unique link, and they will receive a portion of the revenue! Check-in with your local tour host for more details on their link and find your host here: (USA/Canada).

Turquoise Film Program

A Few Steps From Home

7 Mins

The idea is simple. A small mountain hut, a warm stove, and three friends. Even if the big cities of Munich and Innsbruck are almost in sight, wild mountain adventures can often be found right out the back door.

Year: 
2020
Country: 
Germany
Director: 
Philipp Becker, Johannes Müller
Production Company: 
El Flamingo GmbH
Has subtitles: 
Yes

FKT

10 Mins

We follow Salomon-athlete Jeanelle Hazlett as she attempts to establish a Fastest Known Time (FKT) record on Mount Brunswick, British Columbia. One wrong step could mean serious injury or death.

Year: 
2019
Country: 
Canada
Producer: 
Brice Ferré
Production Company: 
Brice Ferre Studio
Has subtitles: 
No

The Ghosts Above

37 Mins

A team sets out to solve one of the greatest mysteries in exploration: who made the first ascent of Mt. Everest. Every stereotype they know about the mountain and its people are turned on its end during this brutally honest look at the current state of affairs during one the busiest Everest seasons in history.

Year: 
2019
Country: 
United States
Director: 
Jay Macmillan, Renan Ozturk, Taylor Rees
Production Company: 
Expedition Studios
Has subtitles: 
No
Advisory: 
PG
The Lonely Star

The Lonely Star

4 Mins

An ill-fated explorer finds himself marooned on a desolate planet. Alone with his thoughts, he is caught between a sandy reality and snowy hallucinations of winters past.

Year: 
2019
Country: 
United States
Director: 
Frank Pickell
Producer: 
Dan Pizza
Production Company: 
Futuristic Films
Has subtitles: 
No

24 Leeches

10 Mins

24 Leeches documents a family canoe adventure to the Slate Islands of Ontario, Canada and more importantly a way of life. One part family adventure, one part environmental film, 24 Leeches is a tribute to a father's best friend and adventure partner, his 10-year-old son.

Year: 
2020
Director: 
Aaron Peterson
Producer: 
Aaron Peterson
Production Company: 
Aaron Peterson Studios
Has subtitles: 
No

Ocean to Asgard

34 Mins

Four friends travel to Baffin Island for a forty-day human-powered adventure, featuring first ascents, paddle descents, and a surprising number of wild flamingos.

Premiere: 
World Premiere
Year: 
2020
Country: 
Canada
Director: 
Heather Mosher
Producer: 
Heather Mosher
Production Company: 
Heather Mosher Media
Has subtitles: 
No

The Chairlift

12 Mins

An ode to the often over-looked device that enabled a sport and still acts as a central pillar of ski culture to this day.

Year: 
2020
Country: 
Canada
Director: 
Mike Douglas
Producer: 
Mike Gamble
Production Company: 
Switchback Entertainment
Has subtitles: 
No