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Byline: The Register-Guard

Banff outdoor festival

films deal in the extreme

Eight selections from the 28th annual Banff Mountain Film Festival will be shown beginning at 7 p.m. Saturday at the McDonald Theatre, 1010 Willamette St.

The event is sponsored by the University of Oregon Outdoor Program and REI Eugene. Admission is $8 for UO students and Outdoor Program Co-op members (if purchased at the Erb Memorial Union or REI), $10 for others.

With "adrenaline factor" ratings in parentheses, the films:

"High Life," a 20-minute film about skiing, ski mountaineering and snowboarding in Utah, Italy and British Columbia (high).

"Eiger North Face," a 52-minute film about a 2002 climb using 1930s equipment (low).

"Front Range Freaks: Biscuit," a three-minute film about a rock-climbing dog (high).

"Rockstars!" a 12-minute mountain biking film featuring wild stunts (high).

"Edge Dancing," a 13-minute film about two kayakers crossing Siberia (low).

"Extreme Tramping," a seven-minute mockumentary about Xtrampers (medium).

"Janica Kostelic," a 23-minute documentary about a jobless family of Yugoslavian Alpine skiers who made it to the Salt Lake City Olympics (medium).

"Wehyakin," a 21-minute film about an international crew of kayakers on whitewater in Norway (no adrenaline ranking available).
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Title Annotation:Entertainment; SIDESHOW
Publication:The Register-Guard (Eugene, OR)
Date:Apr 16, 2004
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