Banff Center Radical Reels
Action Sports Films
The best high adrenaline films from the Banff Mountain Film Festival are coming to the Rio Theatre in Santa Cruz, September the 22nd, 2017 .
There is no better way to get stoked about skiing, biking, riding, or paddling than by seeing the 2017 edition of the Radical Reels Tour! Were talking jaw-dropping bike jumps, nail-biting kayak drops, and mind-blowing powder. The Radical Reels Tour, presented by the Banff Centre, continues to push boundaries with the best action sports films from the annual Banff Mountain Film Festival.
Experience more than half a dozen wild action sports as seen through the eyes of some of todays top athletes and most talented adventure sport filmmakers.
(2016, USA, 26 min)
Filmmaker: Cedar Wright
Classification: Parental Guidance Coarse Language
Focus: paragliding, adventure
Film Synopsis: As longtime professional climbers who eat, sleep and live the sport, Cedar Wright and Matt Segal are used to being competent, comfortable, and at the top of their game. But when they take up paragliding, its a different game entirely.
Give Me Five
(2016, France, 11 min)
Filmmaker: Arnaud Longobardi
Website: http://www.speculativefilms.com www. Longo-spots.com
Join a madcap group of French free-falling flyers as they try to perform the aerial stunt of a lifetime in the Chamonix Valley.
La Liste (Tour Edit)
(2016, France, 14 min)
Filmmaker: Guido Perrini
Film Synopsis: In his search to become a better freerider, Swiss ski phenom Jérémie Heitz compiles a list of the most interesting peaks to ride in the Alps. In this special edit, he tackles three of the most extreme descents on the list, following in the paths forged by his heroes.
(2016, Canada, 24 min)
Filmmaker: Reel Water Productions
Deep in Papua New Guineas rainforest, a team of kayakers attempt a very committing 13-day first descent in one of the most remote corners of the world.
Not2Bad (Tour Edit)
(2016, Canada, 7 min)
Filmmaker: Anthill Films
Anthill Filmsthe crew behind unReal and NotBadbring you more wild shenanigans and unbelievable bike riding in Spain.
Sonnie Trotter vs the Totem Pole
(2016, USA, 8 min)
Filmmaker: Cameron Maier
Film Synopsis: Canadian climbers Sonnie Trotter and Will Stanhope head down under to take a stab at the first continuous, all free ascent of the Ewbank Route on The Totem Pole.
Tight Loose: The Tordrillos Foot-Powered Mission
(2016, USA, 9 min)
Filmmaker: Teton Gravity Research
Ian McIntosh, Dane Tudor, and Griffin Post flew deep into the Tordrillo Mountains for a month-long winter camping trip in the Alaskan wilderness. Their goal: to climb and ski massive spine lines.
The Trail to Kazbegi
(2015, USA, 16 min)
Filmmaker: Joey Schusler
What happens when four like-minded adventurers head into one of the worlds wildest mountain ranges with nothing but their mountain bikes and enough food to survive for 10 days? A self-supported mountain-bike mission through the highest reaches of the Caucasus Mountains.
See you there, adrenaline film lovers!
Rio Theatre (View)
1205 Soquel Avenue
Santa Cruz, CA 95062
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