Red Programme

ICE CALL – BACKYARDS PROJECT – SAM FAVRET

(2016, France, 3 minutes)
Filmmaker: PVS Company
Classification: General
Film Synopsis: Try to keep up to freerider Sam Favret as he gives us a new perspective of the mythical Mer de Glace, at the heart of Mont-Blanc.

 

WATERS OF THE GREENSTONE

(2017, New Zealand, 26 minutes)
Filmmaker: Simon Waterhouse, Resonate Ltd.
Classification: PG – Coarse Language
Film Synopsis: Through the lens 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.

 

WHERE THE WILD THINGS PLAY

(2017, USA, 4 minutes)
Filmmaker: Krystle Wright
Classification: General
Film Synopsis: There’s an ongoing discussion of why there aren’t more females in the adventure industry; whether it’s in big mountain skiing, climbing, or whitewater kayaking. Well, it’s about time we found out Where the Wild Things Play!

 

DUGOUT (TOUR EDIT)

(2017, UK, 41 minutes)
Filmmaker: Benjamin Sadd
Classification: PG – Coarse Language and Nudity
Film Synopsis: Ben and James decide to travel to the Ecuadorian Amazon, live with an indigenous community, learn from them how to build a canoe from scratch, then take that canoe on a journey… What could go wrong?

 

INTERSECTION: MICAYLA GATTO

(2017, USA, 5 minutes)
Filmmaker: Lacy Kemp, Juicy Studios
Classification: General
Film Synopsis: Mountain biker Micayla Gatto takes the viewer into her world as a painter and as an athlete, riding through beautifully created masterpieces where colours come to life and reality blends with art.

 

SEARCHING FOR CHRISTMAS TREE

(2017, China, 15 minutes)
Filmmaker: Lie Feng, He Chuan
Classification: General
Film Synopsis: A university teacher breaks free from a life of routine in China and embarks on a quest to climb a mysterious frozen waterfall that no one knows about.

 

JOHANNA

(2016, UK, 4 minutes)
Filmmaker: Ian Derry, Archer’s Mark
Classification: General
Film Synopsis: For freediver Johanna Nordblad, diving under the ice provides a surreal, calming environment that helps heal her injuries.

 

THE FROZEN ROAD

(2017, UK, 24 minutes)
Filmmaker: Ben Page
Classification: General
Film Synopsis: Ben Page sought an adventure of perfect solitude in the Canadian Arctic. Yet the harsh truths of travelling in such a formidable environment were a long way from the romanticisms of a Jack London book.

 

IMAGINATION: TOM WALLISCH

(2017, Canada, 5 minutes)
Filmmaker: Sherpas Cinema
Classification: General
Film Synopsis: Have you ever been that little kid sitting in the back seat of your parents’ car, wishing you were somewhere else? So you imagine a skier on the side of the road, your fingers commanding back flips and roof drops, improbable rail slides and huge airs. Well, what if your imagination came to life?

Banff Mountain Film Festival World Tour - NZ 2019
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