Experience adventure filmmaking at its best!!!

2020 BANFF MOUNTAIN
FILM FESTIVAL WORLD TOUR

Tickets $22, available online at the Fox Theatre website.

This will be the 15th year that Snowlands Network has co-sponsored this event with REI.

Dates: Thursday, February 27
Friday, February 28
Where: Fox Theatre in Redwood City
Time: 7:00 PM (doors open at 6 PM)

Two different shows
Two unforgettable evenings

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.

Fox Theatre Location

Banff logo REI logo

A benefit for Snowlands Network


Film List

Thursday, February 27, 2020

Charge (2019, Canada, 5 minutes)

Four top freeskiers and a World Champion drone pilot are dropped at Chatter Creek, BC for one week. Their instructions: charge as hard as you can everyday.

Camel Finds Water (2019, US, 9 minutes)

From Into The Canyon, ©Pete McBride

Trevor found the hull of an abandoned fishing boat in a field. He brought it home and built it back to a sea-worthy state over the course of a summer. Then, he took it on its maiden voyage to British Columbia in search of waves.

The Ladakh Project (2019, Austria, 13 minutes)

Seven days, three rivers, one woman. This is the story of Nouria Newman's solo kayak adventure in the Indian Himalaya.

Into The Canyon (2019, USA, 45 minutes)

Pete McBride and Kevin Fedarko tell a story of extreme physical hardship where the bonds of friendship are stretched and the timeless beauty of the Grand Canyon becomes meditation and ultimately a cautionary tale for our complex relationship with the natural world.

INTERMISSION

Image from Life of Pie, copyright Carl Zoch
From Life of Pie ©Carl Zoch

**Life of Pie (2019, USA, 12 minutes)

When Jen Zeuner and Anne Keller moved to the tiny, conservative high desert town of Fruita, Colorado almost twenty years ago, it was not on the map as far as mountain biking was concerned and they were on the fringe and a bit ostracized. Now they're at the very heart and soul of the community.

A Nordic Skater (2018, Lithuania, 5 minutes)

The story of a man who uses every sense he has to travel on thin ice while Nordic skating in the Oslo region of Norway. He tells the story of how the little known sport of Nordic skating came to play a big part in his life.

Reel Rock 14 - The High Road (2019, USA, 18 minutes)

Highball bouldering ace Nina Williams flexes her guns and tests her nerves well into the no-fall zone.

Siblings (2019, Canada, 3 minutes)

A short coming of age film that celebrates childhood and the relationship between siblings.

**Electric Greg (2019, Canada, 5 minutes)

Having seen the affects of climatechange first - hand, Greg Hill sets out to climb 100 peaks without burning any fossil fuels. But the question is: will it make a difference?

The Flip (2019, USA, 3 minutes)

French Skydiver Remi Angeli must face his fears in order to explore new expressionsof movement while BASE jumping in Mexico. On the other side of his fear he discovers life in its purest form.

Friday, February 28, 2020

Good Morning (2018, France, 4 minutes)

Every day, skier Richard Permin falls into his mundane morning routine. Right after getting out of bed, he clicks on his skis and rides down the snow-covered rooftops of Avoriaz.

Thabang (2019, South Africa, 13 minutes)

Thabang Madiba somehow found his way into the world of trail running and in the last few years has become everyone's favourite in the South African trail scene.

Image from Home, copyright Nigel Mellard
From Home ©Nigel Mellard

Hors Piste (2018, France, 6 minutes)

The two best mountain rescue workers of the region are ready for their new mission. Despite their professionalism and their determination, it will not go as planned...

Home (2019, Canada, 47 minutes)

Between 2011 and 2015 UK adventurer Sarah Outen traversed the globe by bike, kayak, and rowing boat, travelling over 32,000 km by human power alone. The solo trip took its toll, and a violent storm on the Pacific takes Sarah to the physical and mental brink.

INTERMISSION

Surfer Dan (2018, USA, 8 minutes)

In a time when it can feel like you need to fly to the opposite side of the globe to find adventure and challenge, Surfer Dan proves that with dedication, grit, and a little creativity you might already have all you need outside you own backdoor.

Reel Rock 13 - Up To Speed (2018, USA, 20 minutes)

When climbing was announced as part of the 2020 Olympics, it was a monumental occasion for the sport. But many climbers were shocked to learn that one of three combined events required to compete for a medal is… speed climbing.

Image from The Imaginary Line
From The Imaginary Line

The Imaginary Line (2019, USA, 11 minutes)

In an act of political solidarity, a team from Mexico and the U.S.A assemble with the sole purpose of establishing a slackline that crosses the border between them. In a world that is constantly tearing us apart, they come together to cross an imaginary line and tell a different story.

Lhotse (2019, USA, 23 minutes)

It's not always what we achieve that defines us; rather, it is why we achieve such things that creates clarity in our existence. In 2018, Hilaree Nelson and Jim Morrison completed the first ski descent of the 27,940-foot Lhotse, the fourth highest mountain in the world. This is their story.

Danny Daycare (2019, UK, 4 minutes)

In his latest film Danny MacAskill takes on some child care the only way he knows how... by taking them for a wee bike ride around Scotland!

Please note that all film lists are subject to change.

Films marked with a ** contain some language that may not be suitable for children.
Parental discretion is advised.


Watch The Trailer (7:25)