Experience adventure filmmaking at its best!!!

2019 BANFF MOUNTAIN
FILM FESTIVAL WORLD TOUR

Tickets $22, available at the Fox Theatre Box Office in Redwood City,
online at the Fox Theatre website, or by phone (650-FOX-7770).

This will be the 14th year that Snowlands Network has co-sponsored this event with REI.

Dates: Thursday, February 21
Friday, February 22
Where: Fox Theatre in Redwood City
Time: 7:00 PM (doors open at 6 PM)

Two different shows
Two unforgettable evenings


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The Banff Mountain Film Festival is the premiere international film competition featuring the world's best footage on mountain subjects. The festival began in 1976 and is held annually in Banff, Alberta, Canada. The World Tour offers you the opportunity to see the best of the films entered in the festival.

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Film List

Thursday, February 21, 2019

©Colin Arisman The Brotherhood of Skiing

BROTHERHOOD OF SKIING, 2018, USA, 10 min
Website: www.wildconfluence.com
Classification: General

Since 1973, the National Brotherhood of Skiers has overcome barriers by bringing soul, smiles, and a party to the mountain.

GRIZZLY COUNTRY, 2018, USA, 12 min
Website: www.grizzlycountryfilm.com
Classification: Parental Guidance (Coarse language)

After serving in the Vietnam War, author and eco-warrior Doug Peacock spent years alone in the Wyoming and Montana wilderness observing grizzly bears. This time in the wild changed the course of his life. With the protection of Yellowstone grizzlies now under threat, Peacock reflects on the importance of habitat and why he continues to fight for wild causes.

VIACRUXIS, 2018, Spain, 11 min
Website: www.facebook.com/viacruxishortfilm
Classification: General

Marcel and Andrezj are a legendary pair of mountaineers. They have been the first ones to conquer the highest and hardest peaks. Despite their different temperaments, they make a great team. Now they face the biggest challenge: reaching the virgin summit of the highest mountain. In order to achieve this, they will have to overcome formidable obstacles, suffer hardships and stand each other for a long time. But Andrezj is no longer willing to continue in Marcel's shadow.

THIS MOUNTAIN LIFE: COAST RANGE TRAVERSE, 2018, Canada, 39 min
Website: mountainlifefilm.com
Classification: General

A mother-daughter team set out on a six-month ski traverse in the Coast Mountains of British Columbia, Canada.

INTERMISSION

©RJ Ripper Film

RJ RIPPER, 2018, USA, 19 min
Website: joeyschusler.com
Classification: General

The chaotic streets of Kathmandu may not seem like a typical breeding ground for world-class mountain bikers, but then again nothing is typical about Rajesh (RJ) Magar and his beat-up clunker.

HOW TO RUN 100 MILES, 2018, USA, 27 min
Websites: semi-rad.com, righttoshine.com
Classification: Parental Guidance (Coarse language)

The odds were stacked against Jayson Sime early in life: poverty, homelessness, dyslexia, bullying. But he learned to fight. In 2017, he entered his first 100-mile mountain ultramarathon, betting on his lifelong resilience to carry him to the finish line.

FAST HORSE, 2018, Canada, 14 min
Website: handfuloffilms.ca/about
Classification: Parental Guidance (Coarse language)

FAST HORSE follows the return of the Blackfoot bareback horseracing tradition in a new form: the Indian Relay. Siksika horseman Allison Red Crow struggles to build a team with second-hand horses and a new jockey, Cody Big Tobacco, to take on the best riders in the Blackfoot Confederacy at the Calgary Stampede.

SKIER VS DRONE, 2018, Canada, 4 min
Website: www.switchbackentertainment.com
Classification: General

It's the classic battle of man vs. machine but Olympic Bronze Medalist ski racer, Victor Muffat-Jeandet isn't worried.

Friday, February 22, 2019

FAR OUT: KAI JONES, 2018, USA, 5 min
Website: www.tetongravity.com
Classification: General

Eleven year old Kai Jones isn't old enough to go to the movies alone or order a sandwich at the pub, but in the mountains age doesn't matter. He is following in his family's ski tracks… right into backflips and tricks off of cliffs.

©Jenny Nichols The Mirnavator

THE MIRNAVATOR, 2017, USA, 11 min
Website: www.themirnavator.com
Classification: General

Ultra-runners overcome obstacles with every stride. Force of Nature Mirna Valerio never thought she would have to overcome the negative voices that believe she doesn't belong in the sport.

THE BEAVER BELIEVERS, 2018, USA, 12 min
Website: www.thebeaverbelievers.com
Classification: General

Sherri Tippie, a hairdresser / Certified Live Beaver Trapper is working to restore the North American Beaver, the most industrious, ingenious, furry little engineer, to the watersheds of the American West.

©Michael Atkinson Surviving The Outback

SURVIVING THE OUTBACK, 2018, Australia, 44 min
Website: www.outbackmike.com.au
Classification: Parental Guidance (Coarse language)

Could you survive alone across hundreds of kilometres of remote outback for a whole month, trekking and sailing on a makeshift raft, with nothing but a time capsule of antique stuff from 1932? Mike wasn't sure he could pull it off either!




INTERMISSION

©Caleb Weaver Choices

CHOICES, 2017, USA, 2 min
Website: www.lightbulbmediacolorado.com
Classification: Parental Guidance (Coarse language)

A mountain biker has an amazing menu of rides to choose from but which will he pick?

BOY NOMAD, 2018, Canada, 21 min
Website: www.boynomad.ca
Classification: General

9-year old Janibek lives with his family in Mongolia's Altai Mountains. His first love is racing horses, but this winter, his father will bring him on the toughest journey in a nomad's life: the winter migration.

©Margo Hayes Reel Rock 12; Break on Through

REEL ROCK 12: BREAK ON THROUGH, 2017, USA, 26 min
Website: reelrocktour.com/films
Classification: Parental Guidance (Coarse language)

Margo Hayes, a little-known 19 year old from Boulder, Colorado, she 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.

THE FRENCHY, 2018, USA, 13 min
Website: www.michellescreative.com
Classification: Parental Guidance (Coarse language)

Jacques is an 82-year-old, badass athlete, but the real story is how he inspires us with his contagious love of life, epic tales of survival and his ability to counter aging through laughter.

*Film list subject to change.