January 30, 2014
- Time 7:00 p.m.
- Location Washington, D.C.
- Price Starting at $26
During the first week of November, thousands of extreme-sports enthusiasts and filmmakers descend on the little town of Banff, in the Canadian Rockies, to savor the world’s top films on mountain sports and cultures. Once again, starting Monday evening, January 27, D.C. audiences will be able to see the best of that gathering at our annual, week-long presentation of the Best of the Banff Mountain Film Festival.
Films for Thursday, January 30
Cascada (2012, USA, 8 min) Paddler and cinematographer alike explore a world beyond the unexpected…and find perfection.
Stand (Special Edit) (2013, Canada, 23 min) A hauntingly beautiful examination of the people and culture of the Great Bear Rainforestand the lives of those committed to defending its fragile ecosystems and fjords, one paddle stroke at a time.
DubaiA Skier’s Journey (2012, Canada, 10 min) In the midst of a city dizzy with ambition, a dedicated community of desert-dwellers embraces the local ski hill.
High Tension (Reel Rock 8) (2013, USA, 36 min) This film takes a closer look at the 2013 incident at Camp II that made international headlines and had climbers Ueli Steck, Simone Moro, and Jonathan Griffith running for their lives. Best FilmMountain Culture
35 (2013, USA, 5 min) 35 routes in one day to celebrate 35 years of life? Why not? Take the birthday challenge! Best Short Mountain Film
Sea of Rock (2012, Switzerland, 12 min) A bicycle found lodged on a climbing route in the Austrian Alps inspires two expert riders to follow in the treads of the early cyclists, down the über-gnarly slopes of the Sea of Rock.
Push It (2012, UK, 26 min) Want to see what it takes to get a job done with unique style and grace – and friendship intact? Let these two women show you as they attempt their first big wall climb ever – El Capitan in Yosemite.
Valhalla (Special Edit) (2013, USA, 3 min) From naked chairlift riding to cliff airs wearing nothing more than an avalanche beacon and a smile, Valhalla’s naked snow segment sparks laughter from skiers and non-skiers alike.
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Washington, D.C., US
Telephone: +1 202 857 7700
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The popular festival of films about mountain sports and cultures returns for an action-packed six days beginning January 25, 2016.
The popular festival of films about mountain sports and cultures continues January 31.
The popular festival of films about mountain sports and cultures concludes February 1.
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