Film

40 Days at Base Camp

One of the most hotly anticipated Everest films to come out in recent memory,

Solitaire

Call up your buddy with the big screen, or rent out the main street movie theater for a night, and order a presale copy of...

Chasing Water

Growing up on a Colorado cattle ranch, photojournalist Peter McBride would spend long hours irrigating the family fields&mdash...

Cold

Cory Richards likes to say that 90 percent of climbing is...

SPOIL

It was a rule among the Gitga’at First Nation of British Columbia: do not speak of the spirit bear. More elusive and rare than the giant panda, the spirit bear is considered sacred among...

Race for the Nose

"The most badass competition there is," brought to you by the adrenaline junkies over at Sender Films. We get a cam’s eye...

Kadoma

In 2010, legendary South African explorer Hendri Coetzee adventured into the...

Banff Interview: Cory Richards

When Cory Richards was invited by two of his biggest heroes to document their climb up Gasherbrum II, he didn’t realize that he...

Banff Interview: Filmmaker Dianne Whelan

At the age of 40, photographer and journalist Dianne Whelan decided to switch careers. After attending film school at Capilano College...

On the Origin of His Species

Here’s how it usually goes down: A rare species of bird shows up. A birder calls in the sighting to a hotline. Others race to see it. News outlets run stories about the curious...

Car Story

A record 27 Hollywood sequels are hitting theaters in 2011, and now even the documentary world is embracing the recycling craze. Following up his 2006 hit Who Killed the Electric Car?,...

Burned

IN THIS SEASON of discontent, it seems like every major documentary is an exposé. Credit an overabundance of material, thanks to the folks at Big Oil and on Wall Street, and the success...

The Novelist

At 86, James Salter has been many things: West Point graduate and Korean War fighter pilot, skier and climber, New Yorker and Aspenite, and one of our greatest writers on the allure of life in...

The Filmmaker

Who can forget that scene? In Grizzly Man, with his back to the camera and large headphones on, German director Werner Herzog listens to an audio recording of bear fanatic Timothy...

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