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2011 Season

Friday March 30

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Doors Open at 6:00 PM

Show Starts at 7:00 PM


Tickets are $10

We expect a full house, so be sure to purchase your ticket early. Festival tickets can be purchased in advance through the IF4 Online Box Office and are also available in the following fly shops: Creekside Angling, All About the Fly, Hook Line & Sinker, Holiday Sports, Pacific Fly Fishers, Puget Sound Fly Company, Worley-Bugger Fly Company and The Avid Angler. Visit www.flyfilmfest.com for more information.

 
 


Friday January 27

Reel Rock Film Tour

7:30 PM

On January 27th, the North Bend Theatre is pleased to be presenting the Reel Rocks Film Tour from the Banff Mountain Film Festival. This set of 6 films centered on climbing is sure to make your palms sweat! This tour sold out in Seattle, so get your tickets and don't miss out! Buy them online now at www.brownpapertickets.com/event/220111!

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The Films

Origins: Obe and Ashima
There's a nine year old girl from New York City taking the bouldering world by storm, and her name is Ashima Shiraishi. Under the tutelage of her passionate coach, Obe Carrion, this tiny master is crushing competitions and raising the bar for climbing's youth. Obe brings her to bouldering's proving ground, Hueco Tanks, TX, where he had his own big breakthrough 13 years earlier, and Ashima rips the place apart.

Race for The Nose
Welcome to the wildest competition known to man -- the speed record on the Nose route of El Capitan. For 50 years, the best climbers in the world have been one-upping each other on this massive granite monolith in Yosemite National Park, racing up 3,000 feet of vertical rock in under three hours, and risking life and limb to shave mere seconds off the record time. We follow Dean Potter and Sean Leary on their attempt to break this legendary record on the classic route that has been the scene of epic rivalries, brutal accidents, and remains to this day a hotly contested prize.

Sketchy Andy
American climbing dirtbag Andy Lewis is taking the discipline of slacklining into the future as he solos the worlds longest high-lines and masters the hardest aerial tricks, all the while pushing his equipment to the limit. As Andy goes higher, harder and faster with climbing, slack and BASE, we all have to wonder how far he can go before it’s one step over the line.

Ice Revolution
At British Columbia's spectacular Helmcken Falls, a revolution is taking place, led by Canadian maniac Will Gadd. After 30+ years of ice climbing, Gadd has finally realized his dream of climbing radically overhanging, heinously difficult ice. Gadd and Tim Emmett dodge exploding 30 foot icicle bombs and send the hardest pure ice climb in the world, but they swear it's just the first step in a whole new direction for the sport.

Project Dawn Wall
Tommy Caldwell is the master of big wall free climbing. He's devoted the last decade of his life to opening free routes on Yosemite's El Capitan, rewriting climbing history in the process. Now he's three seasons deep into his ultimate project - the seemingly impossible Dawn Wall. Joined by bouldering specialist Kevin Jorgeson, Tommy makes his first big ground-up push, pulling pitch after pitch of 5.14 first ascents before an epic storm shuts the team down until next year...

Cold
Over the past 26 years, 16 expeditions have tried and failed to climb one of Pakistan's 8,000 meter peaks in winter. In February 2011, Simone Moro, Denis Urubko, and Corey Richards became the first to achieve this alpine dream by summiting Gasherbrum II, surviving -50 degree temperatures and a massive avalanche. Richards captured both the glory and the pain of their adventure in this raw and moving, first-person look at modern super-alpinism.


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Fall 2011


Starting on October 9, come enjoy a film from our Mountain series each Sunday afternoon through November 20. For the most up-to-date information, join our mailing list by sending an e-mail to list@northbendtheatre.com.

Sunday October 9

Doors open at 3:00 PM.
Beer and Wine sponsored by Friends of Northwest Weather and Avalanche Center

Admission $10.00.
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Breaking Trail

4:00 PM

There are winters and then there are especially wintery winters. Last season, Utah's Wasatch mountains and most of North America experienced a non stop record breaking whopper of a winter. We spent the season Breaking Trail through endless storms on a mission to crush as many snowflakes as possible. We estimate the number of flattened crystals to be somewhere in the trillions. So crank up the stoke-o-meter for an hour with some of the most talented skiers, snowboarders, and telemarkers choosing their own adventure in the backcountry.

Film by PowderWhore Productions

 
 

Sunday October 16

Doors open at 3:00 PM.
Beer and Wine sponsored by TBA

Admission $10.00.
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The Grand Bizarre

4:00 PM

Step right up and get your tickets to the all-inclusive action thrill ride of the decade! Take your seat, grab your popcorn and witness the most daring skiers on the planet performing death-defying feats including Bobby Brown’s ground-breaking triple cork 1440 and Simon Dumont’s one of a kind cubed halfpipe. Nowhere have you seen anything more bizarre than this year’s Poor Boyz Productions release, “The Grand Bizarre.”

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Sunday October 23

Doors open at 3:00 PM.
Beer and Wine sponsored by TBA

Admission $10.00.
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One For The Road

4:00 PM

One for the Road is an HD ski film that follows some of the world's most progressive snow sports athletes as it documents their lives on the road and captures some of the most stunning riding to date. Road trips are an integral part of every adventurer's life and a conduit to define one's being. Journeys to new lands shed light on each skier's personal mission. Whether shredding with long time ski partners, or meeting a seasoned character in some far off country, wisdom is gained through these new experiences. The road trip is a metaphor for every skier's existence.

Shot on location, prepare for a visually stunning voyage generated with Phantom, Red, Canon DSLR and GoPro HD footage. Join the athletes as they rock a record breaking season in Jackson Hole, immerse themselves into the culture of Japan's powder mecca Hokkaido, discover Iceland's urban side, explore the Balkan wonders of Macedonia and Montenegro, shred deep pillow lines at Baldface Lodge, uncover first descents in Pemberton, BC, and hit full throttle lines in the perfect snow and weather of Juneau, AK.

Film by Teton Gravity Research

 
 

Sunday October 30

Sledders Double Feature!

Doors open at 3:00 PM.
Beer and Wine sponsored by TBA

Admission for this double feature is $15.00 for adults, $10.00 for kids.
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Flirting With Danger

4:00 PM

Join Octane Productions in an exploration into the world of women backcountry snowmobilers. Shaun Brender expertly captures and brings to life the technique and personality of these dedicated women in a full length film shot in HD. From the expansive Rocky Mountains of Colorado to the densely treed gullies of North Idaho then stretching into the rock lined chutes of British Columbia these riders passionately explore all aspects of the backcountry sledding experience while pushing the limits of their machines and shifting boundaries within the sport of women’s snowmobiling. For these riders, bustin’ powder, high flying jumps, tight technical tree lines and climbing rock lined chutes on powerful machines IS Flirting with Danger!



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Thunderstruck Ten

Ten major films into their careers and Team Thunderstruck is still turning the snowmobiling industry upside down! From massive jumps to insane powder to crazy first ascents, Thunderstruck 10 truly adds a glimmer of extreme to the sledding masses! While other film companies were wallowing in the clouds and bad weather, Team Thunderstruck searched out the sunshine and the deepest snow and took full advantage of it! Riding from November until June and every sunny day in between, sit back and take a breath as you watch this 10th installment from award-winning producer Jim Phelan. Randy Swenson, Trennis Baer, Julio Eiguren and more shock and surprise you with all new awe-inspiring antics! The time has come... For Thunderstruck 10!


 
 

Sunday November 6

Doors open at 3:00 PM.
Sponsored by the Summit at Snoqualmie and Red Bull.

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The Art of FLIGHT

4:00 PM

A new breed of action sports film comes to life as Red Bull Media House, in association with Brain Farm Digital Cinema, present "The Art of FLIGHT", a Curt Morgan Film.

Equal parts action and adventure mix with the inevitable drama encountered along the way. Two years in the making, "The Art of FLIGHT" gives iconic snowboarder Travis Rice and friends the opportunity to redefine what is possible in the mountains. Experience the highs, as new tricks are landed and new zones opened, alongside the lows, where avalanches, accidents, and wrong-turns strike. Immerse yourself in the cinematic experience as Brain Farm and their ever-expanding arsenal of filmmaking technology capture the dramatic beauty of the culture, wildlife, and scenic landscapes the riders take in along the way. Join in the ride as the creators of "That's It, That's All" completely rewrite the formula for action sports cinema with "The Art of FLIGHT".

 
 

Sunday November 13

Doors open at 5:30 PM.
Beer and Wine sponsored by Pro Guiding in North Bend

Pro Guiding

Admission $10.00.

Solitaire

6:30 PM

In the high desert of South America, winter takes hold, devouring bleached bones and abandoned shacks. Born in the spires of Argentina's legendary Las Lenas, a lonely two-year journey begins through an abandoned world. wandering the length of a continent from Peru's Cordillera Blanca to Chilean Patagonia, Solitaire fuses western-inspired tales of backcountry gambles into landscapes never before visited on film.

Film by Sweetgrass Productions

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Sunday November 20

All I Can, with Pro Skier Lynsey Dyer!

Doors open at 4:30 PM.
Beer and Wine sponsored by Pro Guiding in North Bend

Pro Guiding

Admission $15.00 Adults, $10.00 Kids, ASB Cards & Seniors.
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All I Can

5:30 PM

(Meet and Greet with Pro Skier Lynsey Dyer at Pro Ski North Bend @ 4:00 PM!)

The time has come for a ski film that stands for something. Join us as we unite spectacular cinematography with creative cinematic language to fuse our passion for skiing with our potential to help the environment. In bringing the planet to life and drawing parallels between our daily existence, we find common ground between the global situation and the real individual. Epic natural cinematography, ground breaking skiing from Chile to Greenland, and an environmental engagement that creates an accessible identification point for the viewer, leaving them with an inspiring new perspective.

Film by Sherpas Cinema


 
 

Sunday December 4

From the Inside Out

Doors open at 4:00 PM. Show at approx. 5:30 PM.
Beer by Fremont Brewery

Admission is $10.00

Raffle Tickets: 1 for $5 or 5 for $20

We live for the pursuit of the unknown. The anticipation of what the future holds. The untapped potential of what lies ahead. The finish line is only a starting point for a new adventure. What happens in between is where the real action is. Our mission is to document the future of mountain biking as it unfolds in real time. We capture the true lifestyle that intersects our lives as professional mountain bikers, builders and filmmakers, concocting a unique chemistry of filmic goodness.

Many past films, riders, and locations have inspired us. Some of those locations are now our backyards, and some of those riders are now our friends. From the Inside Out is our adventure to the places we've always wanted to ride, and our expression of the lines and styles that have influenced us. This is freeride mountain biking. This film is from us – the riders.

Film by Second Base Films

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Dirt Corps Presents
The First Annual Dirt Cinematics Show


The Top 10 entries will shown before the feature on the big screen and the top five entrants will receive fabulous prizes.

 
 

Wednesday December 7 and Thursday December 8

Banff Mountain Film Festival Tour

7:00 PM

Tickets for the Banff Film Festival can be purchased by calling

Pro Guiding

More information coming soon. For now, check out videos at: www.banffcentre.ca/mountainfestival/worldtour/#2.

 
 

Friday December 9

Amateur Film Challenge Winners

7:00 PM

Amateur Film Challenge Winning films will be screened right after the Downtown North Bend Tree Lighting at the corner of North Bend Way and Bendigo Blvd just across from the Theatre.

Warren Miller's
Like There's No Tomorrow

8:00 PM

Admission $15.00.
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This year, Warren Miller Entertainment offers your first stop for preseason powder stoke, with the introduction of its 62nd annual winter sports film, Warren Miller’s . . . Like There’s No Tomorrow. Narrated by Olympic Gold Medalist Jonny Moseley and shot on location on five continents, . . . Like There’s No Tomorrow celebrates the moments that make up a perfect winter. Tour the world’s most inspiring snowy landscapes, from the rugged peaks of New Hampshire’s Mount Washington to the legendary powder of Squaw Valley, California; from the striking Himalayas in Gulmarg, India to the southern hemisphere’s highest peak in Portillo, Chile. Alaska. Utah. Colorado. New Zealand. Norway. It’s all here, just waiting for you to fill in the blank.

Watch world-class athletes – including Chris Davenport, Julia Mancuso, Daron Rahlves, Colby West and Seth Wescott – drop lines most of us only see in our dreams and learn, frame-by-frame, how to live . . . Like There’s No Tomorrow.

 
 

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