Films

Coconut Connection

(Belgium, 38 min, 2017, d. Sean Villanueva O'Driscoll)

FILMS ROCK 2
22.3., 4:30 p.m., Movie Theatre C
25.3., 12:00 p.m., Movie Theatre C

Having previously explored the coast of Baffin on board the famous Dodo's Delight Nicolas Favresse & Sean Villanueva decide to return on a big wall free climbing expedition in the month of July which is rumoured to have better weather.

Dreamride 2

(Canada, 5 min, 2017, d. Mike Hopkins)

FILMS BIKES
25.3., 5:00 p.m., Movie Theatre E

Step into a dream world were the trails never end.

2.5 Million

(USA, 22 min, 2017, d. Tyler Wilkinson-Ray)

FILMS SKI MOUNTAINEERING
22.3., 8:00 p.m., Movie Theatre E

“2.5 Million” follows American skier Aaron Rice as he sets out to ski 2.5 million human-powered vertical feet in the backcountry and set a new world record.

Imagination

(Canada, 5 min, 2017, d. Dave Mossop)

FILMS SNOW
23.3., 2:30 p.m., Movie Theatre C
25.3., 2:00 p.m., Movie Theatre E

Join us as we travel the streets of Nelson, British Columbia through the eyes of a young boy who manages to bring professional urban skier Tom Wallisch to realization his imagination.

The Land Of Maybe

(New Zealand, 15 min, 2017, d. Will Lascelles)

FILMS ROCK 2
22.3., 4:30 p.m., Movie Theatre C
25.3., 12:00 p.m., Movie Theatre C

Three of the world’s best rock climbers (Cedar Wright, James Pearson and Yuji Hirayama) head to the nordic country to attempt a first ascent on the world’s highest sea cliff.

A Line In The Snow – Greece

(UK, 9 min, 2017, d. Ben Tibbetts)

FILMS SKI MOUNTAINEERING
22.3., 8:00 p.m., Movie Theatre E

We had been told that there was good snow in Greece, but we didn’t quite believe it. With just five days planning we headed to Greece to explore the beautiful mountains of the north and meet the people that live and work there.

Worlds Highest Marathon

(Nepal, 7 min, 2017, d. Bjarne Salén)

FILMS RUNNING
24.3., 7:30 p.m., Movie Theatre C

A story about Christopher Mohn, a Lyme disease survivor who is running the worlds highest marathon, which starts at Everest Basecamp.

Follow The Wind

(Netherlands, 38 min, 2017, d. Bob van de Gronde)

FILMS SNOWKITING
23.3., 7:30 p.m., Movie Theatre C

Jerrie van de Kop will follow the wind cycle as he kiteboards between the warm waters of the Indian Ocean and the snowy peaks of Mount Kilimanjaro, Tanzania, in the hope of raising awareness about the ecological threats to this region.

May the wind be with you

(Germany, 17 min, 2017, d. Sebastian Bubmann)

FILMS SNOWKITING
23.3., 7:30 p.m., Movie Theatre C

May the wind be with you is about 4 sportsmen who join forces to combine their different sport passions in the wilderness of Norway: snowkiting, skiing, speedflying, skitouring and climbing.

Skye’s The Limit

(UK, 25 min, 2017, d. James Appleton)

FILMS WATER
22.3., 7:30 p.m., Movie Theatre C

Paddle Against Plastic 2017: One woman (Cal Major)’s solo circumnavigation of the Isle of Skye, Scotland, on a Stand up Paddleboard.

In Gora

(France, 45 min, 2017, d. Andy Collet)

FILMS SNOW
23.3., 2:30 p.m., Movie Theatre C
25.3., 2:00 p.m., Movie Theatre E

"A modern nomad couple" Val and Tim on a road trip through Europe aboard their retrofitted American school bus travel the world and chase powder along the way.

The Last Honey Hunter

(Nepal, 36 min, 2016, d. Ben Knight)

FILMS EARTH
22.3., 5:00 p.m., Movie Theatre E
24.3., 1:30 p.m., Movie Theatre C

The Last Honey Hunter documents one of the few remaining cultures to harvest the wild hallucinogenic honey from jungle cliffs deep in the remote valleys of eastern Nepal.

Reel Rock 12

(USA, 95 min, 2017)

FILMS ROCK 1 REEL ROCK
23.3., 4:30 p.m., Movie Theatre E 
24.3., 2:30 p.m., Movie Theatre E

Get ready for climbing’s greatest stories, stars, and sends. Reel Rock 12 showcases four new short films that will deliver heart-thumping action, big laughs, and pure inspiration.
Break On Through (25 min, d. Matty Hong)
In high-end modern rock climbing, 5.15 is the top of the difficulty scale, a grade achieved by only a few men and never by a woman. Margo Hayes, a little known 19-year-old from Boulder, Colorado, is determined to change that.
Above The Sea (17 min, d. Josh Lowell)
Chris Sharma remains the world’s greatest practitioner of deep water soloing — climbing ropeless above the sea. Ten years after his generation-defining ascent of a majestic arch, Chris returns to the Mediterranean island of Mallorca where he discovers a beautiful, sweeping wall with small holds running up its face.
Safety Third (27 min, d. Cedar Wright)
For most climbers, it’s safety first. But Brad Gobright is definitely not most climbers. Fueled by day-old donuts and unhindered by a fear of falling, this young talent is pushing the limits of scary trad and free solo ropeless climbing.
Stumped (25 min, d. Taylor Keating & Cedar Wright)
“I don’t want to be known as just a one-armed climber,” says Maureen Beck, “I just want to be a good climber.” Maureen Beck may have been born missing her lower left arm, but that hasn’t stopped her from going hard. She takes whippers on 5.12 and crushes overhanging boulders, while shot-gunning beers.

Freedom

(Canada, 8 min, 2017, d. Goh Iromoto)

FILMS WATER
22.3., 7:30 p.m., Movie Theatre C

How do you know if you’ve been living your life to the fullest? Meet Emily, an avid kayaker who feels most free between water and sky.

Free Will

(Czech republic, 11 min, 2017, d. Jakub Piňos)

FILMS SNOW
23.3., 2:30 p.m., Movie Theatre C
25.3., 2:00 p.m., Movie Theatre E

Several Czech skiers decided to leave European ski resorts and their terrain parks in search of new experiences. Revelstoke became the beginning, and perhaps the end of their mind-shifting journey. They found dumps like never before, like-minded skiers and foremost new, more fulfilling type of skiing.

Ascend

(USA, 6 min, 2017, d. Simon Perkins)

FILMS BIKES
25.3., 5:00 p.m., Movie Theatre E

A short that attempts to articulate why Jon Wilson mountain bikes. As a young adult, Jon lost his leg to cancer. Mountain biking has played a critical role in helping him sink his teeth back into life.

Tarfala

(Finland, 27 min, 2016, d. Johannes Östergård)

FILMS SNOW
23.3., 2:30 p.m., Movie Theatre C
25.3., 2:00 p.m., Movie Theatre E

What does a journey to find happiness look like, when life is not shared with friends and loved ones?

The Waters of Greenstone

(New Zealand, 26 min, 2017, d. Simon Waterhouse)

FILMS RUNNING
24.3., 7:30 p.m., Movie Theatre C

Through the lense of one of New Zealand's most important cultural symbols - Pounamu - two women, Robyn and Hollie, attempt to tackle the World's Oldest Adventure Race - The Kathmandu Coast to Coast.

Escape

(Canada, 8 min, 2018, d. Anjali Nayar)

FILMS BIKES
25.3., 5:00 p.m., Movie Theatre E

JaBig, a Montreal-based DJ, buys a bike on a whim and decides to attempt to beat the record for the longest continuous bike ride in a single country. What's more, he'll ride a single speed, fixed-gear bicycle and finish in the winter.

Uruca II - Bugaboos Edition

(Canada / Brazil, 8 min, 2017, d. Erick Grigorovski)

FILMS ROCK 2
22.3., 4:30 p.m., Movie Theatre C
25.3., 12:00 p.m., Movie Theatre C

Hugo and Lipe are back on the wall (a remote spire, actually, in the middle of the glaciers) to face all challenges of alpine climbing.

Loved By All: The Story of Apa Sherpa

(Canada, 14 min, 2017, d. Eric Crosland)

FILMS HIGH MOUNTAINS
25.3., 3:00 p.m., Movie Theatre C

Apa Sherpa has climbed Mount Everest 21 times, more than any other human. But he wouldn’t wish this upon anybody.

Mothered By Mountains

(Nepal, 16 min, 2017, d. Renan Ozturk)

FILMS HIGH MOUNTAINS
25.3., 3:00 p.m., Movie Theatre C

Pasang Lhamu Sherpa Akita, Nepal’s leading female mountain guide, has been on top of the tallest peaks on Earth. When she teams up to make a first ascent with an unlikely partner – local punk-rock icon, Sareena Rai – they both find that the paths to the greatest summits lie within.

Ya Mas – Snowmads in Greece

(Austria, 20 min, 2017, d. Marco Freudenreich)

FILMS SNOW
23.3., 2:30 p.m., Movie Theatre C
25.3., 2:00 p.m., Movie Theatre E

Deep powder in Parnassos, surfing and ski mountaineering in Crete, lines in Kalavrita and conquering Mount Olympus: the Snowmads exploit the full potential of vanlife travelling in the land of the gods and dive into one of the most ancient cultures we know.

Beyond the Highest Peak

(UK, 14 min, 2017, d. Jessica Pearson)

FILMS HIGH MOUNTAINS
25.3., 3:00 p.m., Movie Theatre C

On the 16th May 2017, Mollie Hughes became the youngest woman in the world and the first English woman to summit Everest from both the North and South routes.

The Frozen Road

(UK, 24 min, 2017, d. Ben Page)

FILMS BIKES
25.3., 5:00 p.m., Movie Theatre E

An honest reflection on my solo trip; of the wonder, terror and frustration I experienced when riding through the unforgiving emptiness of one of the world's 'last great wildernesses'.