Bonar Hall – 7pm
This session is brought to you in association with the Scottish Mountaineering Trust and Slope Angel.
Seven great films from the Banff World Tour followed by a presentation by our National Treasure Cameron McNeish, makes for an unmissable Friday evening of entertainment and storytelling.
Surf The Line
2016, France, 3 minutes. Filmmaker – Hello Emotion
To get us started, another madcap short film from The Flying Frenchies. For them, thinking out of the box isn’t a choice – it’s away of life.
Dug Out (Tour Edit)
2017, UK, 41 minutes. Filmmaker – Benjamin Sadd
Ben and James decide to travel to the Ecuadorian Amazon, live with an indigenous community, learn from them how to build a canoe from scratch, then take that canoe on a journey… What could go wrong?
2016, UK, 4 minutes. Filmmaker – Ian Derry, Archer’s Mark
For freediver Johanna Nordblad diving under the ice provides a surreal, calming environment that helps heal her injuries.
This film was the winner of the Best Short Mountain Film at the Banff Mountain Festival 2017
This film is presented is association with Slope Angel.
2016, Canada, 14 minutes. Filmmaker – Anthony Bonello, Switchback Entertainment Inc
Kilian Jornet is considered the greatest mountain runner ever. But he doesn’t consider himself a runner. Join Kilian in his new backyard in Norway as he attempts to ski and run the Seven Summits of Romsdalen in a single day, a 77 kilometre route with 9,000 metres of elevation gain.
Intersection: Micayla Gatto
2017, USA, 5 minutes. Filmmaker – Lacy Kemp, Juicy Studios
Mountain biker Micayla Gatto takes the viewer into her world as a painter and as an athlete, riding through beautifully created masterpieces where colours come to life and reality blends with art.
2016, France, 7 minutes. Filmmaker – Hugo Clouzeau, We Are Hungry
Iceland. A cold, rugged and forbidding landscape where powerful rivers plunge through bedrock gorges, over massive waterfalls toward the sea. A crew of French kayakers travel here to ask the question, “Why? Why do we do this?”