Banff Mountain Film Festival World Tour
and Radical Reels 2014
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2014 Radical Reels Trailer...

2014 Radical Reels Lineup

Arrival (special edit)    15 min.

Featuring the talents of the next wave of mountain bike riders and photographers, Arrival showcases diverse styles, new lines and new places.
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Be The Trail    5 min.

A mountain biker has a radical vision. No longer can he just ride the trail - he must become the trail.
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Beyond The Drop    7 min.

Six pro kayakers from around the world connect in the rainforests of Southern Mexico to explore the impossibly blue water of the Agua Azul. When it comes to running waterfalls, there's a lot more to it than just the drop.
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Dream Lines IV    6 min.

Some of the world's top wingsuit flyers take on wild new lines in France and Switzerland.
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Ghost Town    6 min.

In the mid 1800's, BC's mountain towns boomed as prospectors flocked north during the great gold rush. Josh Daiek, Mike Henitiuk & Kieran Nikula arrive 150 years later in search of their own fortune.
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Nine Queens - Shades of Winter    6 min.

What do you get when you invite the best female freestyle skiers and provide them with a 24-metre floating kicker in the shape of a castle to play with? The best-ever Nine Queens throwing down insane tricks, including things never done by girls before.
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Off-Width Outlaw    5 min.

Meet Pamela Shanti Pack. Tough as nails, she's the meanest crack climbing thug you've ever met. Just don't ask her to climb slab.
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Outlines    4 min.

World Wingsuit Champion Espen Fadnes on the future of wingsuiting and his transition to life as a professional extreme sports athlete.
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The Sensei (Reel Rock 8)    26 min.

East meets West and old meets new. Twenty-something world class boulderer, Daniel Woods, and 43-year old climbing veteran, Yuji Hirayam, team up for the expedition of a lifetime. But when Daniel-san travels to Japan to prove himself worthy of Hirayama's mentorship, the question becomes, who learns from whom?
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Supervention    16 min.

World-class skiers share their delight and uncertainty as they tackle big mountains and gnarly rail slides in spectacular Norwegian locations.
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Walled In    20 min.

Why does Ben Stookesberry always pick the sketchiest lines on a river? This time, he's asking himself the same question as he and his cohorts push an exposed portage line down into the heart of a gorge. Is a kayak the way out or just a bad idea?
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2014 World Tour Trailer...

2014 World Tour Lineup

Into the Mind (special edit)    12 min.

Amazing skiing, stunning imagery, and fabulous music are showcased in this high-energy excerpt from the feature film.
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Return to the Tepuis    9 min.

A wee pebble toad living in the crevices of the tepuis of South America is the missing link to understanding the age of the species as well as the age of the tepuis themselves.
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I AM RED    4 min.

A visual poem of the Colorado River delivers a simple yet powerful message.
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The Last Ice Merchant    14 min.

When Baltazar Ushca dies, the long‐lived tradition of harvesting glacial ice from the tallest mountain in Ecuador will die with him. Every action is tenderly portrayed as Baltazar steadfastly wraps his bounty in hay and loads it on his donkey for delivery to his loyal customers.
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Down the Line    22 min.

None of these deep slot canyons and magnificent waterfalls have ever been explored ‐ and once in, the only way out is down.
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Split of a Second    8 min.

99.9% of time is spent in preparation for living a few moments of joy. The other .1% is to only be here now, and step off that cliff!
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Intermission

The Burn    6 min.

Fire frees new lines for skiers, who revel in the newly-charred forest.
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Keeper of the Mountains (special edit)    16 min.

Elizabeth Hawley bucked the conventions of her time by settling alone in Kathmandu in 1960, where she began chronicling Himalayan expeditions for The Himalayan Database. Even as she turns 90, she continues to update these records with rigorous accuracy and dedication.
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Sea of Rock    12 min.

A bicycle found lodged on a climbing route in the Austrian Alps inspires two expert riders to follow in the treads of the early cyclists, down the über-gnarly slopes of the Sea of Rock.
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Spice Girl (Reel Rock 8)    24 min.

The UK climbing scene is known for its strict traditional ethic, yielding super sketchy, dangerous routes, and a competitive machismo. It’s the last place you’d expect to find a nice little blond girl putting all the lads to shame, but Hazel Findlay is doing just that. The first woman to climb the British grade of E9, Hazel is a connoisseur of loose rock, dodgy gear, and big runouts.
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Cascada    8 min.

Paddler and cinematographer alike explore a world beyond the unexpected … and find perfection.
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