Banff Film Selections – Red Program

The 2020 Banff Centre Mountain Film Festival World Tour has gone virtual! In partnership with local host sites,
the Banff Centre is offering three programs highlighting films from the 2020 World Tour.

Banff Red Program

See Blue Program Films

See Green Program Films

Ticket prices:
$15 per program or $40 for all three programs

Buy Tickets

Once a ticket is purchased, you will have access for 72 hours for a single program and 7 days for a 3-program package
and may watch the programs as often as you like during that time. The last date for program sales is October 17, 2020.

PLEASE NOTE:
This program is provided directly through the Banff Centre Mountain Film Festival World Tour.
Therefore, we are unable to offer a member discount.

When your purchase is made through Chippewa Nature Center’s website,
20% of your fee is donated to Chippewa Nature Center. Thank you for your support!

Films are Rated G except where noted

Good Morning

Good Morning(2018, France, 4 minutes)
Filmmaker: PVS Company; Maxime Moulin, Antoine Frioux, Richard Permin

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 snowcovered rooftops of Avoriaz.
 
From the film: Good Morning © Niels SAINTVITEUX
 

The Motivator

(2019, USA, 5 minutes)
Filmmaker: Rockhouse Motion – Aaron Hitchins

Filmmaker Aaron Hitchins turns his camera on the person who has motivated him to lead a life connected to the outdoors: his mother, Maureen.

From the film: The Motivator © Aaron Hitchins

 

Thabang

 
Thabang(2019, South Africa, 13 minutes)
Filmmaker: Hannah Slezacek & Dean Leslie (Producers), Dean Leslie (Director, [Wandering Fever]
 
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.

From the film: Thabang © Wandering Fever

Camel Finds Water

(2019, US, 9 minutes)
Filmmaker: Ian Durkin and Trevor Gordon
Rated PG

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.

From the film: Camel Finds Water © Jeremy Koreski

Spectre Expedition - Mission Antarctica

(2019, UK, 36 minutes)
Filmmaker: Alastair Lee, Sender Films, Leo Houlding
Rated PG - Coarse Language

1000 miles, 200+ kgs, 65 days, 3 mates, 1 mountain. Unsupported, using snow-kites to travel great distance, with massive loads at speeds up to 60 kmph this is the epic tale of Leo Houlding, Jean Burgun & Mark Sedon’s daring dream to reach the summit of the most remote mountain on Earth; The Spectre, Antarctica.

From the film: Spectre Expedition - Mission Antarctica

A Nordic Skier

(2018, Lithuania, 5 minutes)
Filmmaker: Paulius Neverbickas

The story of a man who uses every sense he has to travel on thin ice while Nordic skating in the Oslo region of Norway. He tells the story of how the little known sport of Nordic skating came to play a big part in his life.

From the film: A Nordic Skater

 

The Long River Home

(2019, USA, 20 min)
Filmmaker: Timmy O'Neill, Big Cedar Media - Seth Dahl
Rated PG - war reference could trigger PTSD

US veterans who were injured in war come together for another mission as they guide blind Navy veteran, Lonnie Bedwell, on a 14 day river trip in the Grand Canyon.

From the film: The Long River Home © Will Stauffer-Norris
 

The Running Pastor

(2019, USA, 9 minutes)
Filmmaker: Camp4 Collective, Tim Kemple

Sverri is a local Pastor and avid runner who uses his time on the trails to work through not only his own personal conflicts, but the conflicts of others he often is burdened with.

From the film: The Running Pastor © Will Saunders

 

Myrtle Simpson: A Life on Ice (Tour Edit)

Myrtle Simpson: A Life on Ice (Tour Edit)(2019, US, 25 minutes)
Filmmaker: Leigh Anne Sides & Andrew Cahill

Myrtle Simpson - trailblazer, pioneer, adventurer, mountain climber, polar explorer, writer, and mother. From Spitzbergen to Greenland, from the North Pole to the Highlands of Scotland, from New Zealand to Peru, Myrtle blazed her own trail. She experienced places most people only dream about, all while writing 13 books, collecting specimens for museum botanical collections and raising four children.
 
From the film: Myrtle Simpson: A Life on Ice
 

Hors Piste

 (2018, France, 6 min, animated)
Filmmaker: Ecole des Nouvelles Images: Léo BRUNEL, Loris CAVALIER, Camille JALABERT, Oscar MALET

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 ...

From the film: Hors Piste
 
 

See Blue Program Films

See Green Program Films

Buy Tickets

When your purchase is made through Chippewa Nature Center’s website,
20% of your fee is donated to Chippewa Nature Center. Thank you for your support!

PLEASE NOTE:
This program is provided directly through the Banff Centre Mountain Film Festival World Tour.
Therefore, we are unable to offer a member discount.