Banff Centre Mountain Film Festival
World Tour in Pittsburgh

Sunday 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.

After selling out our two-day festival last year, we added a third day this year.

With a special early start time, Sunday’s 3pm screening features stories of  amazing kids from around the globe, families supporting one another, and people coming together outside to build community and fight for justice.

Youth and students get a special discount for the Sunday screening.

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

Far Out: Kai Jones

Rated G

Eleven year old Kai Jones isn’t old enough to go to the movies alone or order a sandwich at the pub, but in the mountains age doesn’t matter. He is following in his family’s ski tracks… right into backflips and tricks off of cliffs.

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Far Out: Kai Jones

Brothers of Climbing

Rated G

How can you be what you can’t see? Mikhail Martin, co-founder of Brothers of Climbing said, “I literally typed, ‘Are there black climbers?’ in Google … someone said, ‘black people don’t climb.’”

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Brothers of Climbing

Boy Nomad

Rated G

Nine-year old Janibek lives with his family in Mongolia’s Altai Mountains. His first love is racing horses, but this winter, his father will bring him on the toughest journey in a nomad’s life: the winter migration.

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Boy Nomad

This Mountain Life

Rated G

We’ll be screening a segment of this film series about a mother-daughter team set out on a six-month ski traverse in the Coast Mountains of British Columbia, Canada.

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This Mountain Life

Viacruxis

Rated G

Beautiful clay-mation film!

Marcel and Andrezj are a legendary pair of mountaineers. They have been the first ones to conquer the highest and hardest peaks. Despite their different temperaments, they make a great team. Now they face the biggest challenge: reaching the virgin summit of the highest mountain. In order to achieve this, they will have to overcome formidable obstacles, suffer hardships and stand each other for a long time. But Andrezj is no longer willing to continue in Marcel’s shadow.

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Viacruxis

Feel of Vision

Rated PG – Course Language

After losing his eyesight in a hunting accident in 1997, Lonnie Bedwell described his blindness as a wall that prevented him from moving forward, from living a full life. Kayaking acted as a door in the wall that opened up to the whole world. Today, Lonnie spends his time engaging fellow blind paddlers in the spray and foam of whitewater.

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Feel of Vision

Sacred Strides

Rated G

Bears Ears National Monument is one of the most talked-about public lands under threat. In March 2017, a group of Native American tribes put their differences aside and came together to run 1280 kilometres to Bears Ears to send a message of unity.

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Sacred Strides

The Moment

Rated PG

In the backwoods of British Columbia, three small but dedicated crews of adventure seekers were quietly changing the course of a sport and carving their paths in history. The Moment captures the birth and success of the original free ride mountain bike movement.

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The Moment

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

Sunday’s screening is a great choice for families and students. Take advantage of the youth discount, only $15.