Banff Mountain Film Festival 2017 – Running Program (YouTube Reprise)

Each year more than 300 of the world’s best mountain sport, cultural, environmental, adventure and exploration films are shown during the week-long Banff Mountain Film Festival in the Canadian Rockies.
The annual competition attracts entries for all over the globe.
A highlight of the most recent festival was a collection of incredible inspirational running films. So in 2017 we bring you the special running edit: BANFF MOUNTAIN FILM FESTIVAL – RUN PROGRAM.

A revisit to the 2017 Banff Mountain Film Festival – Running Program 2017 movies via YouTube.

South Africa, 4.27 mins, 2016
We traveled to the small village of La Motte-d’Aveillans in the South East of France to meet and film with the winner of the #MyTrailDog competition, Gaëtan Ugnon-Fleury and his dogs, Pépite and Jolyn. Our time with them taught us some simple lessons that we often forget in the rush of life. Trail Dog is an ode to the beauty and happiness that can be found in the simplest of things – friendship.

FIFTY – The Movie (Festival Cut)
New Zealand, 30 mins, 2016
Follow one man’s bold attempt to run 50 mountain marathons over 50 peaks in just 50 days, around the spectacular landscapes New Zealand, in order to raise money for the Mental Health Foundation.


USA, 13 min, 2014.
Chasing curiosity can lead us down a dangerous, challenging, and frightening path. It can also lead us to have the greatest experiences of our lives. “Curiosity” follows the stories of team athletes Rory Bosio, Timothy Olson, and Hal Koerner in their constant pursuit of exploration.
The North Face Ultra-Trail du Mont-Blanc® (UTMB) boasts 9,600 meters of elevation gain over the course of a 166km trail that circumnavigates this majestic peak in the French Alps.

Hong Kong S.A.R., China, 42 mins, 2016
Growing up in a remote mountain village in Nepal, Mira always dreamed of being successful in sport despite all the challenges that she and other Nepali girls face, which has prepared her perfectly for the sport of running.


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