Banff Mountain Film Festival 2020 - Radical Reels (2020)

  • Adventure, Action, Documentary
  • 2h 5m


A program of the Banff Mountain Film Festival this very special COVID-19 Radical Reels Tour will happen online. Radical Reels showcases all the high adrenaline films from the annual Banff Mountain Film Festival. This year’s tour promises to get your pulse racing, from the comfort and safety of your home.

Watch death defying feats of pure genius, verging on insanity, shot in some of the planets most spectacular settings. Transporting audiences from glacial fed rivers of Ladakh on a solo paddling expedition to climb the most remote mountain on the planet. Witness breathtaking mountain biking stunts and join dedicated adventurers on their own personal epic challenges.

Radical Reels will take you on an adrenaline-powered journey with stomach-dropping white-water descents, deep and steep fresh powder runs, mad capped alpine missions, climbing on the precipice of safety, and much more.


Return to Earth (special Banff tour edit), 14 mins Connected by true to life examples set by some of mountain biking’s biggest athletes, unsung shredders and up-and-coming youth, Return to Earth proves that when we lose track of time, we can make the most of it..

The Ladakh Project, 13 mins Seven days, three rivers, one woman. This is the story of Nouria Newman’s solo kayak adventure in the Indian Himalaya.

Hunza, 33 mins Get on board with Sam Favret, Leo Slemett and Julien Herry as they set off on a vibrant freeriding and cultural adventure in the remote Hunza Valley, way off the beaten track.

The Flip, 3 mins of BASE jumping action.

Reel Rock The High Road, 18 mins Highball bouldering ace Nina Williams flexes her guns and tests her nerves well into the no-fall zone.

Spectre Expedition, 36 mins 1000 miles, 200+ kgs, 65 days, 3 mates, 1 mountain. Unsupported, using snow-kites to travel great distance, with massive loads at speeds up to 60 kmph this is the epic tale of Leo Houlding, Jean Burgun & Mark Sedon’s daring dream to reach the summit of the most remote mountain on Earth; The Spectre, Antarctica.