Banff Mountain Film Festival
Coming to Bishop, California on March 29 & 30, 2013 . . . at the Tri-County Fairgrounds
The Banff Mountain Film Festival World Tour
Friday, March 29 Films
1st Afghan Ski Challenge (17 min) - Best Film, Mountain Sports. First downhill ski racing competition in Afghanistan
Crossing the Ice (44 min) - Grand Prize & People's Choice awards. Two Australians attempting a trip to the South Pole find . . . a Norwegian ahead of them!
Flow Hunters (9 min) - Kayakers in New Zealand's white water
The Gimp Monkeys (8 min) - What has four legs, five arms and three heads, and attempts the first all-disabled ascent of El Capitan?
Last of the Great Unknown (23 min) - Secrets of the Grand Canyon
Lily Shreds Trailside (4 min) - The mountain biker's best companion
On Thin Sea Ice (2 min) - Slide away with simple pleasures: skating, bathing and a little vodka
Reel Rock 7: Honnold 3.0 (33 min) - Best Film, Climbing. Alex Honnold prepares for the Yosemite Triple
Saturday, March 30 Films
The Denali Experiment (16 min) - Directed by Jimmy Chin. Skier and snowboarder have to ascend Denali before they can descend - could that be a problem?
Ernest (5 min) - Last of a vanishing breed of mountain men reveals his best survival tool
Highway Wilding (13 min) - Pioneering solutions for preserving animal life and preventing road kill
Industrial Revolutions (5 min) - Special Jury Mention. Biking abandoned ironworks.
Moonwalk (4 min) - An unusual walk by the light of the full moon
Ndizotheka (46 min) - Paragliding, promises, and a school full of children in Malawi
Petzl RocTrip China (23 min) – Banff Centre Award for Creative Excellence. Chinese limestone attracts climbers from all over the world, with superb soundtrack of traditional music
Reel Rock 7: Wide Boyz (12 min) – Best Short Mountain Film. Suffering in a dodgy Sheffield basement, the ethics of style, and big payoffs in Southwest US
Unicorn Sashimi (6 min) - Taiko drumming, skiing and snowboarding come together
Program subject to change ~ Films not listed in order of appearance
Doors open at 6:00 p.m. ~ Screenings begin at 7:00 p.m.
All tickets $12.00 - available at Wilson’s Eastside Sports and Inyo Council for the Arts in Bishop, and Booky Joint in Mammoth Lakes
Tickets will be available at the door the night of the event for cash purchase
Please note that tickets will not be available to purhcase by phone
www.eastsidesports.com or 760-873-7520 for more information