Mind vs Mountain

Mind vs Mountain

Mon Feb 13 @7:30pm (doors 7:00pm)
The Cinematheque MAP

An evening about overcoming the challenges in front of us - both physical and mental. Discover how escaping to the great outdoors can help combat mental health issues.

Guest Speakers

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Brent Seal

Mind vs Mountain
Mon Feb 13 @7:30pm (doors 7:00pm)
The Cinematheque Theatre MAP

Brent Seal and James Frystak will present their funny, challenging and inspiring journey to North America’s highest mountain.

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James Frystak

Mind vs Mountain
Mon Feb 13 @7:30pm (doors 7:00pm)
The Cinematheque Theatre MAP

Brent Seal and James Frystak will present their funny, challenging and inspiring journey to North America’s highest mountain.

Films

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Lunag Ri

Directed by Joachim Hellinger & Christian Schmidt
Germany, 2016, 18 minutes

Mind vs Mountain
Mon Feb 13 @7:30pm (doors 7:00pm)
The Cinematheque MAP

NORTH AMERICAN PREMIERE

The Austrian alpinist David Lama and his family have come to Nepal to see the green valleys and the little village where his father grew up. But for David it´s not the only reason to return to Nepal.

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Monte Sarmiento - The White Diva

Directed by Jochen Schmoll​
Germany, 2016, 27 minutes

Mind vs Mountain
Mon Feb 13 @7:30pm (doors 7:00pm)
The Cinematheque MAP

A documentary about an exploration in one of the most remote and unique places in the world.

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Strong

Directed by Ruth Farrar​​
UK, 2016, 3 minutes

Mind vs Mountain
Mon Feb 13 @7:30pm (doors 7:00pm)
The Cinematheque MAP

NORTH AMERICAN PREMIERE

What does it mean to be strong? Heather Swift provides an honest answer sharing the rarely discussed mental health benefits of climbing

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Conquering Ghost Ice

Directed by Craig Hall​​​
Canada, 2016, 7 minutes

Mind vs Mountain
Mon Feb 13 @7:30pm (doors 7:00pm)
The Cinematheque MAP

2016 is a year of mixed emotions for Ice Climbing Champion Sarah Hueniken. In this intimate portrait Hueniken bravely shares how her love of climbing has been tested by personal tragedy.

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Annapurna III

Directed by Jochen Schmoll​​​​ ​
Austria, 2016, 13 minutes

Mind vs Mountain
Mon Feb 13 @7:30pm (doors 7:00pm)
The Cinematheque MAP

Join the team in their feelings of fatigue, anxiety, exposure and ordeal during their 5 weeks attempting one of the world’s greatest, unsolved puzzles of alpinism.

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At What Price?

Directed by Tommy Day​ ​
USA, 2016, 12 minutes

Mind vs Mountain
Mon Feb 13 @7:30pm (doors 7:00pm)
The Cinematheque MAP

Professional adventure and climbing photographer John Price explores the myth of 'the perfect life' that's so pervasive in social media.