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Tue, Feb 27


Arlington Theatre

Day 1: BANFF Mountain Film Festival

Two Nights! Two Programs!

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Day 1: BANFF Mountain Film Festival
Day 1: BANFF Mountain Film Festival

Time & Location

Feb 27, 2024, 7:30 PM

Arlington Theatre, 1317 State St, Santa Barbara, CA 93101, USA

About the event

Curated and hosted by Roman Baratiak, A&L Associate Director Emeritus

The Banff Mountain Film Festival World Tour returns for two nights of exhilarating mountain adventures at larger-than-life scale. Featuring the world’s best films on subjects ranging from ice climbing and high-altitude ballooning to mountain culture and the environment, the tour delivers adrenaline-packed thrills alongside profound messages about human potential and the natural world. An entirely different program of films screens each night.

Film Lineup: Tue, Feb 27

FUEGO  (France, 2023, 7 min.) Featuring landscapes from Guatemala to Peru via Bolivia, Fuego is a breathtaking mountain biking masterpiece.

Two Point Four  (United Kingdom, 2023, 20 min.) Not your typical family holiday: Leo Houlding, his wife Jess and their two children climb Norway's national mountain via a 2,000 foot big wall.

Canada Vertical  (Canada, 2023, 35 min.)  By ski, canoe and bike, a team of highly motivated Quebeckers set out on one of the longest wilderness expeditions ever documented.

No Way  (France, 2023, 4 min.) Jean-Baptiste Chandelier takes his unique, ground-skimming art combining paragliding and filmmaking to a whole new level.

Pioneers  (United States, 2023, 20 min.) Eleven years after winning the American Birkebeiner but being disqualified for wearing the wrong bib, Joe Dubay returns to pioneer a new sport: tandem cross country skiing.

The Blackcountry Journal  (United States, 2023, 10 min.) Discovering the correlation between jazz and skiing – an expression of art, skiing and black culture.

The Ascension Series: Morag Skelton  (United Kingdom, 2023, 5 min.)  A climber who constantly pushes the limits, Morag Skelton doesn’t let being deaf limit what’s possible on the mountainside.

Reel Rock: DNA  (United States, 2023, 23 min.) 29-year-old French sport climber Seb Bouin attempts to establish what may be the most difficult route ever climbed.

Film programming subject to change

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