Banff Mountain Film Festival

Sun Valley, Idaho

SATURDAY, February 1, 2020
FILM LIST

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.

BAYANDALAI- LORD OF THE TAIGA

Film Synopsis: From inside his yurt deep within the heart of the Taiga, an elder of the Dukhas tribe muses about the significance of life and death in the largest forest on Earth. He is the last of the great reindeer herders of the Taiga.

SAFE HAVEN

Film Synopsis: Founded on the belief that everyone is welcome, Memphis Rox opened a climbing gym to challenge stereotypes and be at the center of the city's revitalization.

HOME (TOUR EDIT)

Film Synopsis: 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.

RETURN TO EARTH (TOUR EDIT)

Film Synopsis: Connected by true to life examples set by some of mountain biking's biggest athletes, unsung shredders and up-and-coming youth, Return to Earth proves that when we lose track of time, we can make the most of it.

THABANG

Film Synopsis: 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.

CIRCLE OF THE SUN

Film Synopsis: Steep mountains, the ocean, the sun and the aurora borealis. One rotation of the sun high in the Arctic on skis equals one day of magic.

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.

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...

Disclaimer

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