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Banff Mountain Film Festival 2017 Morgantown

Friday

Apr 7, 2017 – 7:00 PM

369 High Street
Morgantown, WV 26505 Map

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The Banff Mountain Film Festival is the largest and most prestigious mountain film festival in the world -- a must-see for mountain enthusiasts and those with a spirit of adventure. This year's films depict exhilarating and thought provoking mountain cultures from remote locations, as well as adrenaline packed action sports. To see the awesome 2017 Banff Intro video and for information about the Banff show in Morgantown go to our website: http://www.chestnutmtnproductions.com/banff-film-festival/west-virginia/morgantown/ Max Your Days (2016, Canada, 4 min) Filmmaker: Malcolm Sangster www.sherpascinema.com; General Summer solstice on Canada’s West Coast – the possibilities are endless! Poumaka (2016, USA, 15 min) Filmmakers: Andy Mann, Keith Ladzinski www.3stringspro.com; PG – Coarse Language With hopes of summiting the elusive Poumaka Tower, American bouldering champion, Angie Payne, leaves everything she knows behind as she ventures deep into the French Polynesian jungle with veteran climber and explorer, Mike Libecki. The Perfect Flight (2016, USA, 5 min) Filmmaker: Joshua Izenberg www.speculativefilms.com; General When some neighborhood kids gave Shawn Hayes an abandoned red-tailed hawk chick, it launched him on a lifelong journey into the medieval traditions of falconry. Metronomic (Tour Edit) (2016, France, 5 min) Filmmaker: Vladimir Cellier www.barakafilms.com; General High above the Gorges du Verdon, a skillful blend of artists and high-level balancing athletes play a high energy symphony devoted to risk. It’s a hymn that melds visual performance and contemplative poetry into pure entertainment. Four Mums In A Boat (Tour Edit) (2015, UK, 30 min) Filmmaker: Simon Tucker; www.bowriverfilms.com; General When four middle-aged working British mums announced they wanted to row the Atlantic Ocean, their families thought they had lost their minds. Packing It Out: Cleaning America’s Wild (2016, USA, 4 min) Filmmakers: Colin Arisman and Luke Kantola; www.wildconfluence.com; General Follow the guys from the “Packing It Out” crew as they pick up litter – and inspire everyone they meet – along the Pacific Coast Trail. Ace and the Desert Dog (2015, USA, 9 min) Filmmaker: Brendan Leonard, Semi-Rad Media Website: www.semi-rad.com; General For his 60th birthday, adventure photographer Ace Kvale and his dog, Genghis Khan, set out on a 60-day trek in Utah’s canyon country. The Accord (2016, Iceland, 19 min) Filmmaker: RC Cone https://www.theaccordfilm.com Being so far removed from the hustle and bustle of the tropical surf world hardens Iceland’s surfers to confront the harsh reality they all must face – that old and unforgiving North Atlantic wind. The Super Salmon (2016, USA, 25 min) Filmmaker: Ryan Peterson, www.salmonbeyondborders.org; General Those who plan to construct a hydroelectric mega-dam on Alaska’s Susitna River say it wouldn’t affect the salmon runs because of its location – upstream of where fish usually swim. Tell that to the Super Salmon. Danny MacAskill’s Wee Day Out (2016, UK, 6 min); Filmmaker: Stu Thomson http://www.redbull.com/se-en/danny-macaskill-wee-day-out; General Want to see what Danny MacAskill does on his day off? Explore the rural landscape around Edinburgh in a film that sets out to capture the simple fun of a ride in the country with moments of incredible riding and a touch of humour. Film menu subject to change Adult - $17.00 Student with ID - $14.00
$14.00 - $17.00

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