Movies & Presentations

Banff Mt. Film Festival World Tour – Both nights SOLD OUT!!!!!!!!

Coming to Rockport February 10th and 11th, 2017!! Shows begin @ 7pm sharp in the Camden Hills High School Strom Auditorium in Rockport. A mix of different films and subjects will be shown each night. Film selections for each night are listed below. They are subject to adjustment.

Tickets are available Now ONLINE or at Maine Sport in Rockport and Camden. Adults $12 ($10 in advance), Student $5  per show. 236-7120.

 FRIDAY NIGHT

DreamRide

DreamRideEnter a dream world where the trails never end. Where the promise of joy and freedom exist around each bend. Take a magical trip through beautiful landscapes and join us on this DreamRide, a mountain bike adventure unlike any other.

  • Year: 2016
  • Country: Canada
  • Director: Ryan Gibb
  • Producer: Lacy Kemp
  • Advisory: General

For The Love

For The LoveWhen you want to make first descents, you have to push the limits of what’s possible and what’s known as you explore the most difficult and remote whitewater in the world.

  • Year: 2016
  • Director: Todd Wells
  • Producer: Brendan Wells
  • Production Company: Mountain Mind Collective

Packing It Out: Cleaning America’s Wild Trails

Pack It OutFollow the guys from the “Packing It Out” crew as they pick up litter – and inspire everyone they meet – along the Pacific Coast Trail.

  • Year: 2016
  • Country: United States
  • Director: Colin Arisman & Luke Kantola
  • Producer: Colin Arisman & Luke Kantola
  • Production Company: Wild Confluence Media
  • Advisory: General

Sea Gypsies: The Far Side Of The World

Sea GypsiesThe 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.

  • Year: 2016
  • Director: Nico Edwards
  • Advisory: PG – Coarse Language and Nudity

Northbound

NorthboundFour skaters head north above the Arctic Circle to the cold Norwegian coast to apply their urban riding skills to a canvas of beach flotsam, frozen sand and pastel skies. The result is a beautiful mashup of biting winds, ollies and one ephemeral miniramp.

  • Year: 2015
  • Country: Norway
  • Director: Jorn Nyseth Ranum
  • Producer: Anders Graham
  • Production Company: Turbin Film AS
  • Awards: Best Short Mountain Film – 2016 Banff Mountain Film and Book Festival

Ruin and Rose

Ruin and RoseFollow these talented freeskiers as they tackle very different terrain in search of gorgeous jumps in Whistler and big lines in Alaska.

  • Year: 2016
  • Director: Ben Sturgulewski
  • Production Company: Matchstick Productions
  • Advisory: General

Poumaka

PoumakaWith 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.

  • Year: 2016
  • Country: United States
  • Director: Andy Mann & Keith Ladzinski
  • Producer: Mike Libecki
  • Production Company: 3 Strings Productions
  • Advisory: PG – Coarse Language

Dog Power

Dog PowerGet a fascinating view of the world of dog-powered sports and the special bond between dogs and their humans. Both share a passion for living, working and playing together outside in different forms of the sled-dog and musher relationship.

  • Year: 2016
  • Country: United States
  • Director: Jordan Schevene
  • Producer: Kale Casey
  • Advisory: General

Metronomic

MetronomicHigh 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.

  • Year: 2015
  • Director: Vladimir Cellier
  • Production Company: Baraka Films & Flying Frenchies
  • Advisory: General
  • Awards: Best Film – Mountain Sports – 2016 Banff Mountain Film and Book Festival

SATURDAY NIGHT:

Max Your Days

Max Your daysSummer solstice on Canada’s West Coast – the possibilities are endless!

  • Year: 2016
  • Country: Canada
  • Director: Dave Mossop
  • Producer: Malcolm Sangster
  • Production Company: Sherpas Cinema
  • Advisory: General

Fifty

FiftyFIFTY follows one man’s bold attempt to run 50 mountain marathons over 50 peaks in just 50 days, all around New Zealand, in order to raise an enormous amount of money for the Mental Health Foundation.

  • Year: 2016
  • Director: John-Jo Ritson
  • Producer: Malcolm Law

Ace and the Desert Dog

Ace and the Desert DogFor his 60th birthday, adventure photographer Ace Kvale and his dog, Genghis Khan, set out on a 60-day trek in Utah’s canyon country.

  • Year: 2015
  • Country: United States
  • Director: Brendan Leonard, Forest Woodward & Stefan Hunt
  • Producer: Brendan Leonard, Forest Woodward & Joe Peters
  • Advisory: General

Four Mums in a Boat

Four Mums in a BoatWhen four middle-aged working British mums announced they wanted to row the Atlantic Ocean, their families thought they had lost their minds.

  • Year: 2015
  • Director: Simon Tucker
  • Production Company: Atomized/Bow River FIlms

The Accord

The AccordBeing so far removed from the hustle and bustle of the tropical surf world hardens Iceland’s surfers to confront the harsh reality they all must face – that old and unforgiving North Atlantic wind.

  • Year: 2016
  • Country: United States
  • Director: RC Cone
  • Producer: RC Cone & Elli Thor Magnus
  • Production Company: Tributaries Digital Cinema
  • Advisory: General
  • Awards: Creative Excellence Award – 2016 Banff Mountain Film and Book Festival

Iran: A Skier’s Journey

Iran A Skiers JourneyCautioned not to travel to Iran, Chad Sayers and Forrest Coots decide to go, regardless. They find comfort, bedazzlement, and a surprisingly cool ski culture.

  • Year: 2016
  • Director: Jordan Manley
  • Producer: Jordan Manley
  • Production Company: Narrows Media Inc.
  • Advisory: General

The Super Salmon

Super SalmonProponents of a plan to construct a $5.2 billion hydroelectric mega-dam on Alaska’s Susitna River say it wouldn’t affect the watershed’s famous salmon runs because of its location – upstream of where fish usually swim. Tell that to the Super Salmon.

  • Year: 2016
  • Director: Ryan Peterson
  • Producer: Ryan Peterson
  • Production Company: Alakanist Stories
  • Advisory: General
  • Awards: Special Jury Mention – 2016 Banff Mountain Film and Book Festival

Danny MacAskill’s Wee Day Out

Danny MacAskills Wee Day OutWant 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.

  • Year: 2016
  • Director: Stu Thomson
  • Production Company: Cut Media

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