Banff Mountain Film Festival Comes to Helena

Who
The Base Camp--Tickets available at The Base Camp
What
Banff Mountain Film Festival World Tour
Where
Helena Middle School, 1025 N. Rodney St, Helena, MT
When
May 1, 2019
7:00 pm - 10:00 pm

FAR OUT:KAI JONES

(2018, USA, 5minutes)

Filmmaker: Teton Gravity Research

Website: https://www.tetongravity.com/

Classification: General

Film Synopsis: Eleven year old Kai Jones isn’t old enough to go to the movies alone or

order a sandwich at the pub, but in the mountains age doesn’t matter. He is following in

his family’s ski tracks… right into back flips and tricks off of cliffs

.

FOR THE LOVE OF MARY

(2018, USA, 6minutes)

Filmmaker: Simon Perkins and Kirk Horton

Website: https://www.sharptailmedia.com/

Classification: General

Film Synopsis:When 97-year-old runner George Etzweiler dons his lucky ancient green running shorts, he’s not just running to the summit of Mt. Washington, Etzweiler carries something else special with him: The memory of his late wife of 68 years.

 

GRIZZLY COUNTRY

(2018, USA, 12 minutes)

Filmmaker: Director: Ben Moon

Producers: Shannon Ethridge and Annie Nyborg

Website: https://www.grizzlycountryfilm.com/

Classification: Parental Guidance –Coarse Language

Film Synopsis: After serving in the Vietnam War, author and eco-warrior Doug Peacock spent years alone in the Wyoming and Montana wilderness observing grizzly bears. This time in the wild changed the course of his life. With the protection of Yellowstone grizzlies now under threat, Peacock reflects on the importance of habitat and why he continues to fight for wild causes.

 

THIS MOUNTAIN LIFE: COAST RANGE TRAVERSE SEGMENT

(2018, Canada, 39 minutes)

Filmmaker: Grand Baldwin, Jen Rustemeyer

Website: https://mountainlifefilm.com/

Classification: General

Film Synopsis: A mother-daughter team set out on a six-month ski traverse in the Coast Mountains of British Columbia, Canada.

 

INTERMISSON

ROGUE ELEMENTS:CORBET’S COULOIR

(2017, USA, 4 minutes)

Filmmaker: Teton Gravity Research, Todd Jones

Website: https://www.tetongravity.com/

Classification: General

Film Synopsis: Anyone who has ever skied or snowboarded Jackson Hole knows just how nerve

-racking it can be to send it into the infamous Corbet’s Couloir, even in the best of conditions. Doing it in icy conditions on mountain bikes is nothing short of insane, and that’s exactly what we did.

 

RJ RIPPER

(2018, USA, 19 minutes)

Filmmaker: Joey Schusler

Website: Http://joeyschusler.com/

Classification: General

Film Synopsis: The chaotic streets of Kathmandu may not seem like a typical breeding ground for world-class mountain bikers, but then again nothing is typical about Rajesh (RJ) Magar and his beat-up clunker.

 

REELROCK12:BREAK ON THROUGH

(2017, USA, 26 minutes)

Filmmaker: Peter Mortimer, Matty Hong, Nick Rosen, Zachary Barr

Website: https://reelrocktour.com/films/

Classification: Parental Guidance: Coarse language

Film Synopsis: Margo Hayes, a little-known 19 year old from Boulder, Colorado, she has moved to Europe to train and climb with the goal of succeeding on two of the most iconic 5.15s in France and Spain. But by pushing her body and mind to the absolute limit, she risks injury and failure in her quest to be the first.

 

THE FRENCHY-AVAILABLE IN CANADA AND USAONLY

(2018, USA, 13minutes)

Filmmaker: Michelle Smith

Website: http://www.michellescreative.com/

Classification: Parental Guidance –Coarse Language

Film Synopsis: Jacques is an 82-year-old, badass athlete, but the real story is how he inspires us with his contagious love of life, epic tales of survival and his ability to counter aging through laughter.

 

The Base Camp--Tickets available at The Base Camp

TICKETS ON SALE NOW AT THE BASE CAMP

Helena Middle School, 1025 N. Rodney St, Helena, MT

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