Presented by USU Outdoor Programs, Campsaver
BANFF Film Tour
February 18 & 19 7:00 PM
Tickets: $30 both nights/$18 one night
USU Students: $12 per night
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Presented by USU Outdoor Programs and Campsaver. Banff Centre Mountain Film and Book Festival is one of the largest and most prestigious mountain festivals in the world! Hot on the heels of the Festival that is held every fall in beautiful Banff, Alberta, the Banff Centre Mountain Film Festival World Tour hits the road. With stops planned in about 550 communities and more than 40 countries across the globe, the Banff World Tour celebrates amazing achievements in outdoor storytelling and filmmaking worldwide!
From the over 400 entries submitted into the Festival each year, award-winners and audience favorites are among the films that are carefully selected to play in theatres around the world.
No children under 5 admitted.
No babes in arms.
Never in the Way
2020, Canada, 6 minutes
Filmmaker: Colin Jones, Darcy Wittenburg, Anthill Films
Chicago-based bike messenger, Nico Deportago-Cabrera, sees city maps like a central nervous system where everything is connected. The point, he says, is to never be in the way. If youre never in the way, then youre always right where you need to be.'
2021, Canada, 12 minutes
Filmmaker: Alexa Fay, Sophie Claivaz-Loranger, La Bote Films
Lysanne Richard is one of the worlds best international competition high divers. But the 39 year-old Canadian mother of three is ready to focus on personal projects of her own. First on the list is a 22 meter high dive in the dead of winter over a frozen lake, a feat that has never been done. But will it be enough?
A Foreign Native (Tour Edit)
2021, Austria, 49 minutes
Filmmaker: Jonas Abenstein, Karin Lechner, NINE&ONE, Red Bull Media House
A professional skier leaves his familiar world behind and spends close to a year in Iran. When military activity ramps up in January and Covid-19 hits in February of 2020 his journey takes a very different route. Learning Farsi and playing the Tanbur, he goes to explore the south of Iran with his new and old friends.
Markus Eders The Ultimate Run
2021, Austria, 10 minutes
Filmmaker: Christoph Thoresen, Daniel Schiessl, Tobi Reindl, Legs Of Steel, Red Bull Media House
What if you could link every powder turn, every rail, every cliff drop, every comp run and every kicker nailed into one ultimate run? Well, Markus Eder is doing just that!
2020, USA, 14 minutes
Filmmaker: Gerrit Vyn, Conservation Media at the Cornell Lab of Ornithology
There has been pressure for nearly four decades to build a road through Alaskas Izembek National Wildlife Refuge. Cornell Lab of Ornithologys Gerrit Vyn explores the area to document its wildlife and wilderness, before its too late.
REEL ROCK 15: Deep Roots
2020, USA, 35 minutes
Filmmaker: Josh Lowell, Nick Rosen, Brett Lowell, Peter Mortimer, REEL ROCK
Advisory: Coarse Language
Lonnie Kauks personal journey to honor his indigenous Yosemite roots, and to connect with his legendary father by repeating his iconic climbs.