Banff Mountain Film Festival

Sandpoint, Idaho



Film Synopsis: Anyone who has ever skied or snowboarded Jackson Hole knows just how nerve-racking it can be to send it into the infamous Corbet's Couloir, even in the best of conditions. Doing it in icy conditions on mountain bikes is nothing short of insane, and that's exactly what we did.

RJ RIPPER - USA - Classification: General

Film Synopsis: 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.

VIACRUXIS - SPAIN - Classification: General

Film Synopsis: Animation - 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 on each other for a long time. But Andrezj is no longer willing to continue in Marcel’s shadow.

THIS MOUNTAIN LIFE: COAST RANGE TRAVERSE - Canada - Classification: General

Film Synopsis: A mother-daughter team set out on a six-month ski traverse in the Coast Mountains of British Columbia, Canada. This intense film shows just what a monumental adventure these women tackled.

BROTHERHOOD OF SKIING - USA - Classification: General

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

CRAIG'S REACTION - USA - Classification: Parental Guidance - Coarse language

Film Synopsis: Since a 100 foot fall in 2002 that took his right leg and left him with spinal injuries, Colorado climber Craig DeMartino has led one hell of a life, including lauded First Disabled and In-A-Day Ascents on El Capitan. But his day-to-day life story is the one that should be making headlines.

HOW TO RUN 100 MILES - USA - Classification: Parental Guidance - Coarse language

Film Synopsis: 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.

SKIER VS. DRONE - Canada - Classification: General

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