Banff Centre Mountain Film Festival

Banff Centre Mountain Film Festival

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Willow Program listing of films

Running time is approximately 2 hours and 38 minutes with a 20 minute intermission.

2021, France, 5 minutes
Filmmaker: Maxime Moulin, Sam Favret
An aerial and symphonic journey with skier Sam Favret, in the heart of a closed resort during the winter of 2021, rediscovering a playground in its wild state.

The Fastest Girl in the Village
2021, UK, 6 minutes
Filmmaker: Fraser Byrne, Tyrone Bradley, Yeow!
As a girl growing up in Lesotho, Khothalang Leuta never imagined she could become a bike racer. From teaching herself how to ride a bike to becoming “faster than the boys”, see what can be accomplished when opportunity is provided.

Nuisance Bear
2021, Canada, 14 minutes
Filmmaker: Jack Weisman, Gabriela Osio Vanden,
Will Miller, Documist
Churchill, Manitoba, is famous as an international destination for photographing polar bears. We’ve seen the majestic images and classic wildlife series captured here, but what do these bears see of us?

Wild Waters (Tour Edit)
2022, Switzerland, 45 minutes
Filmmaker: David Arnaud, Red Bull Media House, MOVIO
Advisory: Coarse language, sensitive subject matter
Discover the incredible life of Nouria Newman, the most gifted kayaker of her generation.


Creation Theory
2022, USA, 22 minutes
Filmmaker: Ben Sturgulewski, Ben Moon, Justin Sweeney,
Advisory: Coarse language
Nature’s raw elements converge in the Westfjords of Iceland, taking us on a journey from the interstellar birth of gravity and rhythm to their ultimate human creative expression: surfer on wave,  snowboarder on peak, and musician on stage.

Reel Rock 16: Cenote 
2022, USA, 9 minutes
Filmmaker: Reed Rickert, Zachary Barr, Reel Rock 
A young papaya farmer discovers the pure joy of climbing in the crystalline limestone sinkholes of Mexico’s Yucatán Peninsula.  

Free to Run 
2022, USA, 31 minutes 
Filmmaker: Carrie Highman, Tim Highman, Dream Lens Media LLC 
Advisory: Coarse language 
UN human rights attorney and mountain runner, Stephanie Case, struggles to find a way forward for the Afghan women of her NGO, Free to Run, while taking on her most challenging ultra-race yet.

Danny MacAskill’s Do A Wheelie 
2021, UK, 6 minutes 
Filmmaker: Jonny Ashworth, Lisa Annette, Cut Media 
Join Danny MacAskill and a host of friends as he pushes the boundaries of the humble wheelie and learns a thing or two from friends old and new.

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With the continued, ever-evolving situation of COVID-19 changing regionally and in Connecticut, Shubert Theatre has updated its health and safety policy effective Friday, July 8, 2022:

  • Patrons are not required to present either proof of vaccination or a negative COVID-19 test to enter Shubert Theatre.

  • The wearing of a face mask while inside the building will be optional for patrons.

While Shubert Theatre has relaxed its COVID-19 policies, it is important to note the following as entry requirements may change based on the following: 

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