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Banff Mountain Film Festival World Tour

  • Date
    February 2, 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

Aurora Borealis over mountain
A still from the film Mountains in Motion

Photograph © Zizka/Urquhart

The films for Saturday, February 2, are a selection of favorites from the previous nights.
(order of screening confirmed)

The Gimp Monkeys (USA/2012/8 min) Three friends attempt the first all-disabled ascent of Yosemite’s iconic El Capitan.
Ernest (USA/2012/5 min) Meet one of the last of a vanishing breed of mountain men.
Mountains in Motion (USA/2012/10 min) Striking time-lapse photography and an original story bring the Canadian Rockies to center stage.
Crossing the Ice (Australia/2012/44 min) Two Australians attempt a perilous, unassisted journey across Antarctica to the South Pole and back again. Grand Prize, People’s Choice Award, and Best Film, Exploration and Adventure

Intermission

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
Flow Hunters (New Zealand/2010/9 min) Adventure and risk in New Zealand’s white water.
The Way Home (USA/2011/9 min) Although our national parks belong to all citizens, too few people of color visit them.
Reel Rock 7: Wide Boyz (USA/2012/12 min) Two crack climbing specialists train hard and play harder. Best Short Mountain Film
Unicorn Sashimi (USA/2012/6 min) A sweet piece of visual and musical poetry, set to Taiko drumming.
On Thin Sea Ice 2 (Norway/2011/2 min) Skating, bathing, and a little vodka.

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Films by Location

Films for Today, August 01, 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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