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Banff Mountain Film Festival 2021 - BLUE program

1h 45m Documentary, Climbing, Skiing 2021


This collection of short films from the most recent Banff Mountain Film Festival will not be screened live in cinemas. Exclusive to Adventure Reels TV enjoy the 5 unique films that will take you around the globe and introduce you to some fascinating characters. SKI, CLIMB, RIDE, EXPLORE… Featuring a special Banff edit of award winning film Cholitas.

The Chairlift - 14 minutes, Canada An ode to the often over-looked device that enabled a sport and still acts as a central pillar of ski culture to this day.

Pretty Strong: Fernanda - 17 minutes. USA In this segment of Never Not Collective’s feature length film, we follow Fernanda Rodriguez in El Salto, Mexico, as she runs a campground, owns a climbing gym, and picks her hardest climbing objective in 5 years.

Madman Trails of Bhutan - 4 minutes, Canada Join Wyn Masters, Cody Kelley, and Florent Poilane as they explore Bhutan by bike.

Cholitas - 53 minutes, Spain Five Indigenous Bolivian women embark on a unique expedition as a symbol of liberation and empowerment. Their goal? The highest peak in the Americas, Aconcagua.

Frozen in Time - 16 minutes, Canada Lured by the vibe of a bygone era in skiing, three of the sport’s pre- eminent stars—Eric Hjorleifson, Mark Abma and Chris Rubens—venture to Mt. Cain, a small, community-run hill on northern Vancouver Island, BC.