Banff Mountain Film Festival

Sun Valley, Idaho

TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 4, 2020
FILM LIST

GOOD MORNING

Film Synopsis: 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.

OPENING THE EARTH:THE POTATO KING (TOUR EDIT)

Film Synopsis: Julio Hancco is a guardian of biodiversity, critical to the survival of humanity. He represents a people, a culture, and way of life that is being lost to modernization. Will their culture survive? Or will it all be lost with the last Potato King?

HORS PISTE

Film Synopsis: 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...

INTO THE CANYON (TOUR EDIT)

Film Synopsis: 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.

CHARGE

Film Synopsis: 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 every day.

CAMEL FINDS WATER

Film Synopsis: 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.

REEL ROCK 13: UP TO SPEED

Film Synopsis: 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.

LHOTSE

Film Synopsis: 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

Film Synopsis: 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!

Disclaimer:

While it is our intent to run this program the Banff Centre / Mountain Fever reserves the right to change program if necessary.