Thursday, Aug. 8 & Saturday, Aug. 10

7:00 p.m.

$15/ members $12.75

DATES

Thursday, August 8

7:00 p.m. - 9:30 p.m.

Saturday, August 10

7:00 p.m. - 9:30 p.m.

A small festival with a big heart.

The Bow Valley Film Tour is an annual event that features a collection of 9 stories by 7 filmmakers. The set of incredible films celebrate the spirit of the mountains, water, life, and dreams. The tour is organized in and around the Bow Valley region, sharing stories from the community with the community. The tour includes films that highlight various aspects of outdoor adventure, mountain culture, environmental issues, and human life.

Each night will consist of 7 films.

There will be a 30 minute panel discussion with the filmmakers at the end of the evening.

For more information you can check out the official website for Bow Valley Film Tour here.

Dan Whelan/Family

The Great Divide

A father wants to take his kids on one last big adventure, to witness the glaciers before they cease to exist. But, his children's lives are changing, global warming is escalating at an alarming rate, he himself is getting older. Then, accidents happened to him. The window of opportunity is closing.

After 2 years of planning and recovering from injuries, this family finally begins their 'now or never' journey, crossing the Great Divide.”

Robert/Ryan

Peak Week

Robert has had the privilege of travelling the world with his camera for the past 25 years. On these adventures he has experienced everything from the majestic animals in Africa, to the articulate canals of St. Petersburg and the elegant Shinto shrines of Kyoto—amongst many other wonders.

Recently he has turned his lens on the open and truly awe-inspiring vistas of the Rocky Mountains. What began as a challenge to climb peaks, has turned into a deeper relationship with his son, with his craft and—the healing power of nature.

Barry Blanchard/Andy Arts

Spindrift: The Barry Blanchard Story

After sustaining a serious major brain injury alpinist Barry Blanchard reflects on his adventures and reconciles his life in the mountains.

Elinor Svoboda

Late in 88

Late in ‘88 explores the blurred lines of truth and memory as two grade school classmates share their experience of being queer and gender non-conforming in Calgary, Alberta 1988, when these identities were fringe and undefinable

The Flannel Crew

The Nomad

The Nomad presented by Knolly Bikes follows the journey of 8 riders proving you don't have to be the best to just love it. Produced by Austen Tanney the film explores personal progression and the refusal to conform to the industry benchmarks of race results, hashtags and followers to gauge success. If this film inspires just one person to take that trip, hit that drop, or buy that bike, then we have done our job!

Rob Heule

Luna Ski

Skiing in the Canadian Rockies under the light of the full moon takes on a new creative approach in this short animated film.

Lorne Short

Old Mountain

A 74-year-old man with his dog, Messy, enjoys their wonderful skiing life in the snow-covered mountains.

Bruce Miller

Conviction

Bruce Miller’s “Conviction” is a powerful portrait of an Indigenous man, played incredibly by Shane Ghostkeeper, who faces his inner demons when he re-enters society after jail.

Toomas/Franklyn/Su

A BlueShangri-La

A Chinese Alpinist who had stopped climbing for 10 years, An Alaskan Glaciologist with Tobagonian roots, And an Estonian climber, soon-to-be father;

These 3 friends teamed up to embark on a climbing expedition in an isolated canyon called Icefall Brook in Canada with a vision of finding a serene blue Shangri-la in their hearts. Their plan includes ascending a couple of frozen falls before taking on the mighty 600-meters Cerberus Fall and skiing above it.

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