Please join us at The Centennial Theatre in North Vancouver on December 1st and 7th, 2023 at 7:30 PM.

This year, we’re pleased to be showing the Banff Mountain Film Festival ARNICA Program! If you’re looking for tickets, please go to the BMFF World Tour page.

How Did We Get Here? (Tour Edit)

2023, Canada, 9:00 minutes
Filmmaker: Clay Mitchell, Simon Shave, CK9 Studios
Advisory: Coarse Language

The Blondes, three strange animals. Who are they? What are they thinking? Are they naturally Blonde? A film highlighting the ski crew the Blondes through their friendship and adventures in skiing and in life.

Still Alive

2023, USA, 27:34 minutes
Filmmaker: Santino Martirano
Advisory: Coarse Language

Doctors gave him until age twenty-five to live and now 10 years after his expiration date, he is still climbing. Klaas Willems is a Rock Climber who, due to his Cystic Fibrosis, has dedicated his life to climbing in clean air. He has bolted hundreds of routes in non-polluted areas like Sardinia, Italy and found great success and peace in the process. His journey takes on a new dimension when he is also diagnosed with cancer.


Sea to Sky Trail Series: Progression

2022, Canada, 10:59 minutes
Filmmaker: Joel Fuller, Michael Overbeck
Advisory: None

One step at a time, the trail-running community is constantly moving upward. In recent years progression has vaulted forward, with runners blending inspiration from the world of alpinism, rock climbing, and running and tackling technical terrain in a way we’ve never seen. Follow along as Emma Cook-Clarke and Jesse McAuley dig deep on the west peak of Ch’ich’iyúy Elxwíkn, the Twin Sisters (or the Lions), an iconic Sea to Sky trail.

Slides on the Mountain

2023, Canada, 29:52 minutes
Filmmaker: Seth Gillis, Aline Mayerhoffer, Sandy Ward
Advisory: Coarse Language

Two young brothers from the Lil’wat Nation set out to ski the sacred mountain they were raised beneath, pushing both themselves and their culture to evolve.


Leaving A Tread

2023, USA, 5:32 minutes
Filmmaker: Maxwell Frank, Becky Gardner, WTB
Advisory: None

Mountain Biker Israel Carrillo shows us his hometown of Guanajuato, Mexico, and the difficulties and differences of being a mountain biker in Mexico.

Eternal Flame

***Best Film: Mountain Sports***

2023, Switzerland, 26:32 minutes
Filmmaker: Nicolas Bossard, MS PROD
Advisory: Coarse Language

After having climbed the Eternal Flame route on Nameless Tower in Pakistan (6200m), French BASE jumpers Eric Jamet and Antoine Pecher combine the ascent with one of the most beautiful BASE jumps imaginable. Following in the footsteps of pioneer jumpers from 1990, the duo of friends devour adventure and all it offers, beauty, power and anxiety all contribute to the experience.

After You’ve Gone

2022, USA, 12:23 minutes
Filmmaker: Max Erickson, Jared Zissu, Flylords, Fiska Media
Advisory: Coarse Language

A story about a female fishing guide in the Adirondacks overcoming the hardships of battling cancer and losing her husband. She then takes a once-in-a-lifetime trip to Argentina where she is reignited with hope, passion, and life.

Pioneers: Tandem XC Skiing (Tour Edit)

2023, USA, 20:04 minutes
Filmmaker: Chris Parr, Flutter Brothers Productions
Advisory: Coarse Language

After winning the American Birkebeiner – the largest cross country ski race in North America – Joe Dubay was disqualified for wearing the wrong bib. Now, 11 years later, Joe and his former roommate who lent him the bib -Chris – document their return to the Birkebeiner to pioneer a new sport: tandem cross country skiing.