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Banff Mountain Film Festival World Tour

  • Date
    February 1, 2013
  • Time 7:00 p.m.
  • Location Washington, D.C.
  • Price Series Tickets (Tuesday - Friday): $90; Series Tickets (All Five Nights): $112; Each Night: $25

Past Event

Cyclist on abandoned train
A still from the film Industrial Revolutions

Photograph © Stu Thomson

Films for Friday, February 1
(order of screening confirmed)

1st Afghan Ski Challenge (Switzerland/2011/17 min) Gutsy first-time skiers in Afghanistan learn to ski through trial by fire. Best Film, Mountain Sports
Ndizotheka – It Is Possible (Canada/2012/45 min) Two men seek to be the first to paraglide from Malawi’s highest peak.

Intermission

Denali Experiment (USA/2011/15 min) A skier and snowboarder attempt to descend Mount Denali.
Viva La Vie (USA/2012/17 min) An American climber visits France to pay tribute to the roots of modern sport climbing.
Last of the Great Unknown (USA/2012/23 min) Secrets still remain within the Grand Canyon.
Industrial Revolutions (UK/2011/5 min) A world-renowned trails rider uses an abandoned ironworks as his playground. Special Jury Mention

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Event Sponsors

  • Presenting National Sponsor

    Logo: Geico
  • Community Partner

    Logo: Politics & Prose
  • Community Partner

    Logo: Whole Foods

Films by Location

Films for Today, August 29, 2014 in Washington, D.C.

UPCOMING FILMS

Wildest Weather in the Solar System 3D, Washington, D.C.
March 5, 2014 – September 7, 2014

Flying Monsters 3D, Washington, D.C.
September 13, 2014 – April 1, 2015

Sea Monsters 3D: A Prehistoric Adventure, Washington, D.C.
September 13, 2014 – April 1, 2015

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