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Banff Mountain Film Festival World Tour


Embark on a night of adventure and escapism with a brand-new collection of short films from the world’s most prestigious mountain film festival!

The Banff Mountain Film Festival joins the planet’s best adventure film-makers and explorers on ground-breaking expeditions in the most remote corners of the globe. Witness epic human-powered feats, life-affirming challenges and mind-blowing cinematography – all on the big screen!

An inspirational event with free prize giveaways that is guaranteed to ignite your passion for adventure, action and travel.

This is a screening of the 2022 Red Film Programme listed below:

West Highland Way
22 minutes

Stretching from Scotland’s largest city to the iconic highland town of Fort William, the 95-mile West Highland Way is a long-distance path loved by walkers. It’s also the subject of fierce competition between elite mountain bikers, all vying to set a fastest known time record on the challenging route. Enter former pro rider Rab Wardell, who’ll need all of his bike handling skills and endurance to make history in his beloved homeland.

Follow The Light
4 minutes

Boasting narrow canyons, dramatic sunsets and illuminated hot air balloons, the unique landforms of Cappadocia in Turkey are the dream setting for a mountain biking spectacular. With mesmerising cinematography and phenomenal riding, immerse yourself in this colourful adventure with top riders Kilian Bron, Pierre Henni, Pierre Dupont and JB Liautard.

 

The Farmer
5 minutes

Dave Van Dame, aka the Farmer, spent his winters harvesting one of the most precious crops on earth: powder snow. A local legend in the Wasatch Mountains of Utah, Dave retired at the age of 39, using his passion for efficiency and sustainability to keep him skiing powder turns from his favourite chairlift all the way into his 70s.

Deep Roots
35 minutes

Professional snowboarder and climber Lonnie Kauk embarks on a journey to honour his indigenous Yosemite roots and to connect with his legendary father, Ron, by repeating some of his groundbreaking iconic climbs… including a second ascent of the route Magic Line, considered to be one of the world’s hardest climbs.

From My Window
19 minutes

From her bedroom window, Melissa Simpson has gazed at the highest peaks in Colorado for her whole life. They stand as a symbol of her greatest dream and her biggest obstacle, because Melissa has cerebral palsy. With the help of her friend and mentor, blind adventurer Erik Weihenmayer, she sets out to conquer something far greater than a summit.

Markus Eder: Ultimate Ski Run
10 minutes

Italian freeskier Markus Eder set his sights on a seemingly impossible goal – to push the boundaries of three freeski disciplines in one ultimate top-to-bottom run. The result is a near-perfect ride, where the former Freeride World Tour champ takes us from the high peaks of Zermatt, Switzerland, to the valley bottom of Luttach, Italy, in a display of mind-blowing tricks and cinematic excellence.

Action Directe
16 minutes

French climber and powerhouse Melissa Le Nevé spends seven years battling insane moves, inner doubt and the burden of history to become the first woman to climb the most revered sport route on earth – the 5.14d Action Directe in Frankenjura, Germany.


Due to the Covid pandemic, this production was re-scheduled from a previous date. Please see our Impacted Shows page for more details. 

Wed
25
May 22
Time: 7.30pm
Venue: Derngate
Age: 12A