often one can get an adrenaline rush sitting in an auditorium, but if that's
going to happen, it'll probably be tonight at the Gerald C. Wilson, when nine
films from the Banff Mountain Film Festival are screened.
is a "Road Warrior" for the film festival, and has brought this collection of
films to scores of cities around North America. Listen to the story to hear about the films featured in the "Radical Reels" screening tonight (Friday) at 8 p.m. at the Gerald C. Wilson Auditorium.
Tickets are available in advance at Orion's, or at the door, starting at 7 p.m.
-- (Radical 1 44 sec "And
this tour, we have two ... all seven continents.")
including Antarctica, Price says. He describes this year's Radical Reels films as
more extreme than ever:
-- (Radical 2 36 sec "Deeper,
Higher, Steeper, Faster ... some of these activities.")
there is a film about speed skiing shot in Alaska, something called
slack-lining, which is sort of like back-woods high-wire-walking, and
base-jumping, where people parachute from stationary objects, rather than
the Banff Mountain Film Festival attracted 263 entries from 37 different
-- (Radical 3 36 sec "And
then a pre-screening ... Award in documentary.")
the film festival grew out of the Banff Center's "mountain culture" curriculum:
-- (Radical 4 23 sec "It's
a non-profit educational ... at the Banff Center.")
Center is located in Banff, Alberta, Canada.