1 Memorial Street
Wednesday 24th 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 Brewing – facebook.com/QueenstownBanffFilmFest
RED PROGRAMME – 1st half
Ace and the Desert Dog
(2015, USA, 9 min)
Filmmaker: Brendan Leonard, Semi-Rad Media
Film Synopsis: 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.
(2016, Iceland, 19 min)
Filmmaker: RC Cone
Film Synopsis: Being so far removed from the hustle and bustle of the tropical surf world hardens Iceland’s surfers to confront the the harsh reality they all must face – that old and unforgiving North Atlantic wind.
Sea Gypsies: The Far Side of the World (Tour Edit)
(2016, USA, 46 min)
Filmmaker: Nicholas Edwards
Classification: PG – Coarse Language and Nudity
Film Synopsis: The vessel is Infinity, a 120-ft hand-built sailing ketch, crewed by a community of wanderers. The journey – a 12,800-kilometre Pacific crossing from New Zealand to Patagonia, with a stop in Antarctica, weather permitting. This film epitomizes the spirit of adventure.
RED PROGRAMME – 2nd half
Tight Loose: The Tordrillos Foot-Powered Mission
(2016, USA, 9 min)
Filmmaker: Teton Gravity Research
Ian McIntosh, Dane Tudor, and Griffin Post flew deep into the Tordrillo Mountains for a month-long winter camping trip in the Alaskan wilderness. Their goal: to climb and ski massive spine lines.
(2016, Canada, 28 min)
Filmmaker: Kelly Milner
Film Synopsis: Near a sacred mountain in the Yukon, an Indigenous community transforms itself into a world-class mountain biking destination through the hard work of their young trail crews.
(2016, USA, 15 min)
Filmmaker: Andy Mann, Keith Ladzinski
Classification: PG – Coarse Language
Film Synopsis: 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.
Give Me Five
(2016, France, 11 min)
Filmmaker: Arnaud Longobardi
Website: www. Longo-spots.com
Join a madcap group of French free-falling flyers as they try to perform the aerial stunt of a lifetime in the Chamonix Valley.
Main image photo copyright © 2016 Lloyd Belcher from the film Mira. Please note film programme will vary from city to city.