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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|Publication:||The Register-Guard (Eugene, OR)|
|Date:||Apr 16, 2004|
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