Join us every Saturday night @ 7PM all winter long for screenings of award-winning films from the 2017 Banff Centre Mountain Film and Book Festival.
March 3rd, 17th and 31st- Tsirku (Tour Edit) and Dirtbag: The Legend of Fred Beckey
Tsirku (Tour Edit)
(Canada, 2016, 16 minutes)
Director: Sherpas Cinema
A team of athletes sets out to tackle the fabled Corrugated spine lines of the Tsirku Glacier, located deep in the Saint Elias mountains where Alaska, British Columbia, and the Yukon converge. Needless to say, it was no easy task.
Dirtbag: The Legend of Fred Beckey
(USA, 2017, 95 minutes)
Director: David O'Leske
Best Feature-length Mountain Film – 2017 Banff Mountain Film and Book Festival
Hailed as one of the most influential climbers of all time, Fred Becky is the original "Dirtbag" - one who abandons societal norms and material comfortsin pursuit of a nomadic mountaineering lifestyle. Through the 1950's and 60's, Beckey's accomplisments exceeded anyone in the sport. He shattered records with an unparalleled string of superhuman first ascents, bushwacking trails, and pioneering direct routes thought previously impassable.
Tickets $12.99 on sale at the Lux Cinema Banff box office or online