Blue Programme


(2016, France, 3 minutes)
Filmmaker: Hello Emotion
Classification: General
Film Synopsis: For The Flying Frenchies, thinking out of the box isn’t a choice – it’s a way of life.



(2017, USA, 8 minutes)
Filmmaker: Scott Hardesty, Ultralite Films
Classification: General
Film Synopsis: Forty-three countries down, Hera van Willick rides her bicycle across continents, fully self-supported, sharing her journey and what she has learned along the way.



(2016, Germany, 52 minutes)
Filmmaker: Jochen Small, Drehxtrem, Red Bull Media House
Classification: PG – Coarse Language
Film Synopsis: 3 National Geographic “Adventurers of the Year” embark on an insane kayaking mission in Greenland. With kite skis, they tow their white water kayaks over 1000 km of the Greenland Ice Cap to reach the most northern river ever paddled.



(2016, USA, 9 minutes)
Filmmaker: Renan Ozturk, Scott Balew, Taylor Johns, Camp4 Collective
Classification: General
Film Synopsis: For climber, skier, and guide Leighan Falley, the mere sight of the Alaskan wilderness elicits an insatiable wanderlust. To reconcile her adventurous spirit with the demands of parenthood, she would need to learn to fly.



(2016, Canada, 16 minutes)
Filmmaker: Sherpas Cinema
Classification: PG – Coarse Language
Film Synopsis: A team of athletes sets out to tackle the fabled Corrugated spine lines of the Tsirku Glacier, located deep in the Saint Elias mountains where Alaska, British Columbia, and the Yukon converge. Needless to say, it was no easy task.



(2017, Canada, 16 minutes)
Filmmaker: Matthew Hood
Classification: General
Film Synopsis: Originally from Montreal, Conor falls in love with the northern way of life, and a woman, in the Canadian Arctic. Now the young father helps to pass on the native traditions and ancestral culture to his son, as he learns them himself.



(2017, USA, 25 minutes)
Filmmaker: Cedar Wright and Taylor Keating
Classification: PG – Coarse Language & Violence
Film Synopsis: Maureen Beck has never let the fact that she is missing her lower left arm hold her back from climbing. She doesn’t want to be considered a good one-armed climber, or a good female climber…she just wants to be a plain good climber.

Banff Mountain Film Festival World Tour - NZ 2019
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