This Year's Films

 

Friday Night Films                                                                                                                                        

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Max Your Days (2016, Canada, 4 min)

Filmmaker: Malcolm Sangster

Website: www.sherpacinema.com

Classification: General

Film Synopsis: Summer solstice on Canada's West Coast - the possibilities are endless!  

 

Northbound (2016, Norway, 10 min)

Filmmaker: Anders Graham

Website. www.turbinfilms.no

Classification: PG - Coarse Language 

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Film Synopsis: Four skateboarders head north above the

Arctic Circle to the cold Norwegian coast to apply their urban riding skills to a canvas of beach flotsam, frozen sand, and pastel skies.  The result is a beautiful mashup of biting winds, ollies, and one ephemeral miniramp.

 

Poumaka (2016, USA, 15 min)

Fimmaker: Andy Mann, Keith Ladzinski

Website: www.3stringpro.com

Classification: PG - Coarse Language

Film Synopsis: With hopes of summiting the elusice Poumaka Tower, American bouldering champion, Angie Payne, leaves everything she know behind as she ventures deep into the French Polynesian jungle with veteran climber and explorer, Mike Libecki.

 

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Poumaka                                                                                Super Salmon

 

Shift (2016, Canada, 28 min)

Filmmaker: Kelly Milner

Website: http://www.shiftthefilm.info

Classification: General

Film Synopsis: 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.

 

Intermission

 

Ace and the Desert Dog (2015, USA, 9 min)

Filmmaker: Brendan Leonard, Semi-Rad Media

Website: www.semi-rad.com

Classification: General

Film Synopsis: 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.

 

The Great Siberian Traverse (2016, Canada, 27 min)

Filmmaker: Malcolm Sangster

Website: www.sherpascinema.com

Classification: PG - Coarse Language

Film Synopsis: All aboard for the adventure of a lifetime, a 1,200-kilometre ski journey through Russia, along the Trans-Siberian Railway.  We'll stumble upon a fringe backcountry skiing community, deep Siberian powder, and skiing's ancient origins.

 

The Super Salmon (2016, USA, 25 min)

Filmmaker: Ryan Peterson

Website: www.salmonbeyondborders.org

Classification: General

Film Synopsis: Those who plan to construct a hydroelectric mega-dam on Alaska's Susitna River say it wouldn't affect the salmon runs because of its location - upstream of where fish usually swim.  Tell that to the Super Salmon.

 

Danny MacAskill's Wee Day Out (2016, UK, 6 min)

Filmmaker: Stu Thomson

Website: http://www.redbull.com/se-en/danny-macaskill-wee-day-out

Classification: General

Film Synopsis: 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. 

 

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Ace and the Desert Dog                                                        Danny MacAskill's Wee Day Out

 

Saturday Night Films

 

DreamRide (2016, Canada, 5 min)

Filmmaker: Lacy Kemp (prodcuer), Ryan Gibb (Director)

Website: http://juicystudios.com

Classification: General

Film Synopsis: 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.

 

Iran: A Skier's Journey (2016, Canada, 12 min)

Filmmaker: Jordan Manley

Website: www.askiersjourney.com

Classification: General

Film Synopsis: Cautioned not to travel to Iran, skiers Chad Sayers and Forrest Coots decide to go, regardless.  They find comfort, bedazzlement, and a surprisingly cool ski culture.  

 

The Accord (2016, Iceland, 19 min)

Filmmaker: RC Cone

Website: https://www.theaccordfilm.com.

Classification: General

Film Synopsis: 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.

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Iran: A Skier's Journey                                                         Four Mums in a Boat

 

Four Mums in a Boat (Tour Edit) (2015, UK, 30 min)

Filmmaker: Simon Tucker

Website: www.bowriverfilms.come

Classification: General

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

 

Intermission

 

Elk River (2016, USA, 27 min)

Filmmaker: Jenny Nichols

Website: www.elkriverfilm.com

Classification: General

Film Synopsis: A modern band of explorers join their ungulate counterparts on a trek from Wyoming's ranch land over mountain passes and treacherous river crossing 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.

 

Devotion: Libby Peter (2016, UK, 5 min)

Filmmaker: Matt Pycroft

Website: www.coldhousecollective.com

Classification: General

Film Synopsis: Libby Peter, one of the UK's most respected climbers, refects on how climbing has shaped her life, from childhood through becoming a British Mountain Guide and a mother.

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Elk River                                                                                Devotion: Libby Peter

 

Dog Power (Tour Edit) (2016, USA, 25 min)

Filmmakers: Kale Casey, Jordan Schevene

Website: www.dogpowermovie.com

Classification: General

Film Synopsis: 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.

 

Metronomic (Tour Edit) (2016, France, 5 min)

Filmmaker: Vladimir Cellier

Website: www.barakafilms.com

Classification: General

Film Synopsis: High about 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. 

 

 

 

 

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