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CNC Banff Film Selections – Friday, April 7, 2017

Part 1 of Film Selection Part 2 of Film Selection
DreamRideRuin and Rose
Elk RiverSHIFT
Trail Dog


Four Mums in a Boat Dog Power
Total: 67 min Total: 65 min


(2016, Canada, 5 min)
Filmmaker:  Lacy Kemp (producer), Ryan Gibb (Director)
Classification: General

Enter a dream world where the trail never ends. Where the promise of joy and freedom exist around each bend. Take a magical trip through beautiful landscapes and join us on this DreamRide, a mountain bike adventure unlike any other.

DreamRide 11 credit Bruno Long

 From the film DreamRide © Bruno Long

Elk River

(2016, USA, 27 min)
Filmmaker:  Jenny Nichols
Classification: General

A  modern band of explorers join their ungulate counterparts on a trek from Wyoming’s ranch lands over mountain passes and treacherous river crossings to the rugged beauty of Yellowstone’s high-alpine meadows. Along the way, they meet backcountry guides and cattle ranchers whose lives are intricately tied with the fate of the elk.

Elk Migration Project

From the film: Elk River © Joe Riis

Trail Dog

(2016, South Africa/France, 5 min)
Filmmaker:  Dean Leslie
Classification: General

In a small village in the south-east of France, a young man explores the mountains with his dogs. Trail Dog is an ode to the beauty and happiness that can be found in the simplest of things – friendship.

Trail Dog 08 credit The African Attachment

From the film: Trail Dog © The African Attachment

Four Mums in a Boat (Tour Edit)

(2015, UK, 30 min)
Filmmaker: Simon Tucker
Classification: General

When four middle-aged working British mums announced they wanted to row the Atlantic Ocean, their families thought they had lost their minds.

Four Mums 03 credit Ben Duffy

From the film: Four Mums in a Boat © Ben Duffy

Ruin and Rose (Tour Edit)

(2016, USA, 7 min)
Filmmaker: Ben Sturgulewski
Classification: General

Follow these talented freeskiers as they tackle very different terrain in search of gorgeous jumps in Whistler and big lines in Alaska.

Ruin and Rose 05 credit Matchstick Productions

From the film: Ruin and Rose © Matchstick Productions


(2016, Canada, 28 min)
Filmmaker:  Kelly Milner
Classification: General

Near a sacred mountain in the Yukon, an Indigenous community transforms itself into a world-class mountain biking destination through the hard work of their young trail crews.

SHIFT 10 credit Derek Crowe

From the film: SHIFT © Derek Crowe

Metronomic (Tour Edit)

(2016, France, 5 min)
Filmmaker:  Vladimir Cellier
Classification: General

High above the Gorges du Verdon, a skillful blend of artists and high-level balancing athletes play a high energy symphony devoted to risk. It’s a hymn that melds visual performance and contemplative poetry into pure entertainment.

Metronomic 06 © Metronomic

From the film: Metronomic © Damien Deschamps

Dog Power (Tour Edit)

(2016, USA, 25 min)
Filmmakers:  Kale Casey, Jordan Schevene
Classification: General

Get a fascinating view of the world of dog-powered sports and the special bond between dogs and their humans. Both share a passion for living, working and playing together outside in different forms of the sled-dog and musher relationship.

Dog Power 14 credit Jordan Schevene

From the film: Dog Power © Jordan Schevene


Tickets purchased online after March 26 will be held at Will Call.