Queenstown Memorial Centre

1 Memorial Street
Queenstown 9300
New Zealand

Queenstown 2

Thursday 25th May

Queenstown Memorial Centre

Memorial & Stanley Sts.
Two programmes screen over two nights

Tickets available from Macpac & Torpedo7
$25 one night ■ $20 NZAC members ■ $40 two nights
Doors open 7:00pm – Snacks & Cash bar available thanks to Altitude Brewingfacebook.com/QueenstownBanffFilmFest

 

Blue programme – 1st half

 

Not2Bad (Tour Edit)

(2016, Canada, 7 min)

Filmmaker: Anthill Films

Website: www.anthillfilms.com

Classification: General

Film Synopsis:

Anthill Films—the crew behind unReal and NotBad—bring you more wild shenanigans and unbelievable bike riding in Spain.

Not2Bad 04 credit Haruki Noguchi

La Liste (Tour Edit)

(2016, France, 14 min)

Filmmaker: Guido Perrini

Website: www.timelinemission.com

Classification:  General

Film Synopsis: In his search to become a better freerider, Swiss ski phenom Jérémie Heitz compiles a list of the most interesting peaks to ride in the Alps. In this special edit, he tackles three of the most extreme descents on the list, following in the paths forged by his heroes.

La Liste 4

When We Were Knights

(2016, USA, 12 min)

Filmmaker:  Anson Fogel

Website:  www.forgemotionpictures.com

Classification:  PG – Coarse Language

Film Synopsis: How can you express everything that you want to somebody you love, knowing that if you don’t, that might be the last opportunity that you have? That is a reality that we all face, but for BASE jumpers, the risk of death sometimes results in something amazing and unexpected – love.

When We Were Knights 03 Graham Dickinson

The Perfect Flight

(2016, USA, 5 min)

Filmmaker:  Joshua Izenberg

Website:  www.speculativefilms.com

Classification:  General

Film Synopsis: 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.

The Perfect Flight

Young Guns

(2016, USA, 27 min)

Filmmaker:  Sender Films

Website:  www.reelrocktour.com

Classification:  General

Film Synopsis: Meet the new faces of climbing: 14-year-old Ashima Shiraishi and 15-year-old Kai Lightner. Pushed outside their comfort zone, Kai and Ashima learn some hard but important lessons that will carry them to even greater heights.

Young Guns

Blue programme – 2nd half

 

Doing It Scared

(2016, Australia, 11 min)

Filmmaker:  Catherine Pettman

Website:  www.rummin.com

Classification:  General

Film Synopsis: Eighteen years after a catastrophic accident which left him partially paralyzed, climber Paul Pritchard returns to the Totem Pole to find out if he has recovered enough to finish the climb.

Paul Pritchard and Steve Monks attempt to climb the Totem Pole on Tasmania's Tasman Peninsula. Eighteen years after an acident at the same place that nearly killed Paul. The aftermath of the accident left him with hemiplegia, which means he has little feeling or movement in the right side of this body

Paul Pritchard and Steve Monks attempt to climb the Totem Pole on Tasmania’s Tasman Peninsula. Eighteen years after an acident at the same place that nearly killed Paul. The aftermath of the accident left him with hemiplegia, which means he has little feeling
or movement in the right side of this body

Mira

(2016, Hong Kong, 42 min)

Filmmaker:  Lloyd Belcher

Website:  http://www.miraraifilm.com/

Classification:  General

Film Synopsis: Growing up in a remote mountain village in Nepal, Mira always dreamed of being successful in sport despite all the challenges that she and other Nepali girls face, which has prepared her perfectly for the sport of running.

Mira 03 credit Lloyd Belcher

Metronomic (Tour Edit)

(2016, France, 5 min)

Filmmaker:  Vladimir Cellier

Website:  www.barakafilms.com

Classification:  General

Film Synopsis: 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.

Metronomic 06 © Metronomic

Danny MacAskill’s Wee Day Out

(2016, UK, 6 min)

Filmmaker:  Stu Thomson

Website:  www.redbull.com/se-en/danny-macaskill-wee-day-out

Classification:  General

Film Synopsis: 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.

DM Wee Day Out 06 credit Dave Mackison

 

Photo credit © 2016 Metronomic.