Movie- THIS MOUNTAIN LIFE (8.00pm)
July 20, 2019 –
Special Jury Prize at the New Zealand Mountain Film Festival 2019
The awe that mountainous landscapes evoke is universal, yet most seldom venture into true wilderness. Martina and her 60 year-old mother Tania embark on a six-month trek through the mountains of Canada in a journey that has never before been completed by a duo. Their adventure is interspersed with beautifully crafted portraits of high-altitude human endurance and passion—an avalanche survivor, a snowshoe artist, a snowbound convent—that are by turns captivating and inspiring.
Documentary-maker Grant Baldwin ventures high into the peaks of British Columbia, Canada to capture the passion of the people who make the journey - and those who choose to dwell there.
"At once alluring and intimidating, the Coast Mountains have served as a muse for artists and explorers for centuries. The stories of unique individuals who have devoted their lives to British Columbia's rugged terrain elevate Grant Baldwin's film to the next level, while his breathtaking cinematography and brilliant aerial imagery capture the wonder and scale of this magnificent landscape that soars from sea to sky." (Hot Docs Film Festival)
Directed by Grant Baldwin ('Just Eat It: A Food Waste Story', 'The Clean Bin Project')
Starring Martina Halik, Tania Halik
Written by Grant Baldwin, Jenny Rustemeyer
Documentary | 78 mins Rating: TBC | USA, Canada
Our theatre is cosy and inviting. 2K Digital Projection with Dolby 5.1 Audio.
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