Banff Centre Mountain Film Festival
World Tour in Pittsburgh

Saturday Film Lineup

Banff Centre Mountain Film Festival World Tour is coming to Pittsburgh’s Byham Theater April 5-7. Experience incredible highs and agonizing lows through the lenses of some of the most accomplished explorers and adventure filmmakers alive.

Saturday is a night jampacked with intensity. Each film will take you on an emotional rollercoaster to new landscapes, under the sea, up mountains, and into the sky. It’s like candy for all you adrenaline junkies.

P.S. Don’t miss the Après Banff Package! These tickets get you prime seating, free drink tickets, and admission to the afterparty hosted at the Elks Lodge. Enjoy late night bites, live music, a photo booth, and a good ol’ time with friends. Don’t just see the films, experience the event!

Note: Some films may have strong language or intense action scenes. All films are rated G or PG.

Far Out: BC

Rated PG – Strong Language

Three pro skiers head to Terrace, British Columbia to fly off jumps, smash pillows and search for perfect ski lines. Little did they know that a passionate local would lead them to even more fun, laughs and stoke in the backcountry.

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Far Out: Terrace BC

Beautiful Idiot

Rated G

Take a wild ride through the mindset, motivations and outstanding athleticism of world class freeride mountain biker, Brett Rheeder.

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Beautiful Idiot

Surface

Rated G

In a photographic niche defined by familiar angles, Ben Thouard is driven by his desire to create something original in surf photography.

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Surface

Fast Horse

Rated PG – Strong Language

FAST HORSE follows the return of the Blackfoot bareback horseracing tradition in a new form: the Indian Relay. Siksika horseman Allison Red Crow struggles to build a team with second-hand horses and a new jockey, Cody Big Tobacco, to take on the best riders in the Blackfoot Confederacy at the Calgary Stampede.

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Fast Horse

Ice & Palms

Rated PG – Strong Language, Nudity

Bikepacking, summiting mountains and skiing some iconic lines along the way, friends Max and Jochen have one dream – 5 weeks, 1,800 km and 35,000 vertical metres self-propelled across the Alps.

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Ice & Palms

My Mom Vala

Rated G

Vala lives in Reykjavik, Iceland and travels to Greenland for work and to immerse herself in rivers thick with migrating char. But for Vala’s 10-year old daughter, Mathilda, Greenland lives only in the stories that her mother tells and her own imagination.

* Possibly the best soundtrack of the festival (see trailer)

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My Mom Vala

How to Run 100 Miles

Rated PG –  Strong Language

The odds were stacked against Jayson Sime early in life: poverty, homelessness, dyslexia, bullying. But he learned to fight. In 2017, he entered his first 100-mile mountain ultra-marathon, betting on his lifelong resilience to carry him to the finish line.

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How to Run 100 Miles

Reel Rock 12: Break on Through

Rated PG

Margo Hayes, a little-known 19-year-old from Boulder, Colorado, she has moved to Europe to train and climb with the goal of succeeding on two of the most iconic 5.15s in France and Spain. But by pushing her body and mind to the absolute limit, she risks injury and failure in her quest to be the first.

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Reel Rock 12

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Banff Centre Mountain Film Festival World Tour | April 5-7

Saturday’s screening is a great choice for adrenaline junkies! Take advantage of the Apres Banff Package for prime seating, free drinks, and an afterparty with food and live music.