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CNC Banff Film Selections – Saturday, April 8, 2017

Part 1 of Film Selection Part 2 of Film Selection
Max Your DaysThe Accord
Being HearYoung Guns
Ace and the Desert Dog


Danny MacAskill's Wee Day Out
Sea Gypsies: The Far Side of the World
Total: 69 min Total: 55 min

Max Your Days

(2016, Canada, 4 min)
Filmmaker:  Malcolm Sangster
Classification: General

Summer solstice on Canada’s West Coast – the possibilities are endless!

Max Your Days 02 credit Leo Hoorn

 From the film Max Your Days © Leo Hoorn

Being Hear

(2016, USA, 10 min)
Filmmaker:  Matt Mikkelsen
Classification: General

There is an epidemic of extinction of silence on our planet. World-renowned nature sound recordist and acoustic ecologist Gordon Hempton works to protect the few remaining quiet places from noise pollution.

Being Hear 02 credit Palmer Morse

From the film: Being Hear © Palmer Morse

Ace the Desert Dog

(2015, USA, 9 min)
Filmmaker: Brendan Leonard, Semi-Rad Media
Classification: General

For his 60th birthday, adventure photographer Ace Kvale and his dog, Genghis Khan, set out on a 60-day trek in Utah’s canyon country.

Ace and the Desert Dog 12 credit Forest Woodward

From the film: Ace and the Desert Dog © Forest Woodward

Sea Gypsies: The Far Side of the World (Tour Edit)

(2016, USA, 46 min)
Filmmaker:  Nicholas Edwards
Classification: PG – Coarse Language and Nudity

The vessel is Infinity, a 120-ft hand-built sailing ketch, crewed by a community of wanderers. The journey – a 12,800-kilometre Pacific crossing from New Zealand to Patagonia, with a stop in Antarctica, weather permitting.  This film epitomizes the spirit of adventure.

Sea Gypsies 15 credit Sea Gypsies

From the film: Sea Gypsies: The Far Side of the World © Sea Gypsies

The Accord

(2016, Iceland, 19 min)
Filmmaker:  RC Cone
Classification: General

Being so far removed from the hustle and bustle of the tropical surf world hardens Iceland’s surfers to confront the harsh reality they all must face – that old and unforgiving North Atlantic wind.

The Accord 02 credit The Accord

From the film: The Accord © The Accord

Young Guns

(2016, USA, 27 min)
Filmmaker:  Sender Films
Classification: General

Meet the new faces of climbing: 14-year-old Ashima Shiraishi and 15-year-old Kai Lightner. Pushed outside their comfort zone, Kai and Ashima learn some hard but important lessons that will carry them to even greater heights.

Ashima Shiraishi Japan ph Brett Lowell.jpg Ashima Shiraishi bouldering in Japan.

From the film: Young Guns © Brett Lowell

Danny MacAskill's Wee Day Out

(2016, UK, 6 min)
Filmmaker: Stu Thomson
Classification: General

Want to see what Danny MacAskill does on his day off? Explore the rural landscape around Edinburgh in a film that sets out to capture the simple fun of a ride in the country with moments of incredible riding and a touch of humour.


From the film: Danny MacAskill’s Wee Day Out © Fred Murray


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