8000 Meters Facts
Mountain Film Festival 2003
less than two weeks to go before the main Festival
weekend all the programme and all the great films we
are showing. If you have not got your tickets yet
then get on the web or phone
(01539 725133) and book them. We will sell out soon
of many of the ticket options – we only have a
few left for “A Celebration of Sea Cliff
Climbing”, Catherine Destivelle and the Saturday
Film Pass. We have already sold out of
“Touching the Void” and Joe Simpson.
May I remind you
to vote for the finalists of the Web Photo
Competition which will be posted on the web in the
next couple of days. Any tickets now booked will be
held at the Brewery Box office for collection
(including Leisure Centre events). If your tickets
get lost in the post due to the industrial action do
not worry we have full records to enable us to
re-issue your tickets.
What are you doing during the week before the
Festival? Have a look what is happening.
Sunday November 9th
Brewery Arts Centre, Kendal - 7 pm
“HIMALAYA” – Eric Valli’s epic film
Rheged, Penrith 7.30 £6.50
“THE BEST OF EVEREST FILMS”
“Everest Unmasked” – Leo Dickinson’s film of Messner
and Habeler ground breaking ascent without bottled
“Sea to Summit” – a Michael Dillon film. In 1990,
McCartney-Snape made history with the ultimate
ascent, a solo journey from Calcutta to the summit
“ELEVATION” – Vertical drama at the Kendal Climbing
wall. Also two
performances on Sunday 8 pm & Monday at 1 pm and 8
Wednesday 12th November
WHITE WATER, WHEELS AND BASE EVENING
Theatre, Brewery Arts Centre.
7:00 Introduction Simon Abrahams
7:05 Film – “1st Base” Norwegian base jumper
André Bach and his
friends jump off anything that reaches high enough
to jump from.
7:15 Film – “Into the Thunder Dragon”
story of extreme mountain
unicyclists Kris Holm and Nathan Hoover's wild
journey across the remote
Himalayan kingdom of Bhutan
7:20 Dave Kwant
Illustrated Lecture and his film “Fluid
Reaction” Extreme Kayakers
tour the world in search of exciting water which at
times is more than
they bargained for.
8:40 Film “SAT” A short but daring
composition bringing together
paragliding ‘aero' tricks and images best described
as sky ballet.
8:45 Film “05 Sprung Orange” Tricks and
spills on Mountain Bikes
9:00 Saun Ellison – “Baffin Island BASE”
Illustrated Lecture & Film
9:20 Film – “Twitch IV” Pacey kayaking
combining intense action and
music into a gripping visual experience
9:50 Film – “True Fans” Cycling across the
States in search of the holy
grail of Base ball
Thursday 13th November
SKI AND BOARD EVENING
Theatre, Brewery Arts Centre.
7:05 Film “Cinema Vertical” A history
of US ski film makers which
includes spectacular and historic footage from
around the world.
8:05 Film “Namaste” Dominique Perret
travels to the Manali in North
India to ski at altitude. Another sumptuous and jaw
opening visual feast
from the award winning ski filmmaker – the best yet?
8:40 Nigel Shepherd – “Off piste and Ski Touring
in the Alps”
9:25 Film “The Old Rock” A snowboarding
journey through Scotland.
9:40 Film “Kingsize” Snowboard film
featuring Europe's top snowboard
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