Mountains On Stage Launch New Winter Dates And Locations For The 2018 Film Festival – UK And Ireland

Dates and films for the 2018 winter edition of Mountains on Stage have been announced, with five new cities and four new films over a total of fourteen dates in November and December.

For the first time, the festival will visit Belfast, Dublin, Galway and Cork as well as Sheffield with a new additional date added in London too. The cities of Liverpool. Bristol, Manchester, Edinburgh, Glasgow, Leeds and Southampton also feature on the itinerary that starts on Monday November 19 and ends on Friday December 7.

Four films have been carefully selected for this year’s festival that vary in length from five to eighty minutes – all showcasing the very best in film-making from the Alps to the Himalayas to the Azores and Brazil.

Film Festival Trailer

The Full Line-Up Includes

The legendary runner, Kilian Jornet faces the highest mountain on earth. The film ‘Path to Everest’ is an adventure with ups and downs, deep sadness and beautiful joy. Directors: Josep Serra Mateu and Sébastien Montaz-Rosset – Length: 80 minutes (Subtitled original version)

Taking part in Olympic Games, becoming Freeride World Champion, skiing the Eiger – Eva Walkner and Jackie Paaso are high achievers. But their dreams occasionally clash with the reality and hazards that life brings. An intense movie that will make you wish you could get your skis back on straight after. Directors: Carina Brunnauer, Eva Walkner and Jackie Paaso. Length: 26 minutes (Subtitled original version)

Zabardast is the travel diary of a five week, self-sufficient, expedition in the heart of Pakistan at over 5,000 metres in altitude with Léo Taillefer, Thomas Delfino, Zak Mills, Hélias Millerioux and Yannick Graziani. It’s a project that combines mountaineering and freeride skiing, but also a wonderful human adventure in an astonishing landscape. Director: Jérôme Tanon. Length: 50 minutes (Subtitled original version)

Is Jean-Baptiste Chandelier a man or a bird? Not easy to say as this paraglider plays with gravity – his humour and weightlessness seen over a Brazilian beach, a ski slope or an Azores volcano. His wing twists and his creativity have no limits. Director: Jean-Baptiste Chandelier. Length: 5 minutes (Subtitled original version)

Locations And Dates

Monday 19th November: BELFAST (NEW) – Movie House, Dublin Road
Tuesday 20th November: DUBLIN (NEW) – Vue Cinemas, Liffey Valley Park
Wednesday 21st November: GALWAY (NEW) – Eye Cinema, Wellpark Retail Park
Thursday 22nd November: CORK (NEW) – The Reel Picture, Blackpool
Monday 26th November: LIVERPOOL – The Capstone Theatre, Liverpool Hope University
Tuesday 27th November: LONDON – Vue Cinemas, Islington
Wednesday 28th November: LONDON – Vue Cinemas, Islington
Thursday 29th November: BRISTOL – Showcase Cinema, Avonmeads
Friday 30th November: MANCHESTER – Vue Cinemas, Printworks
Monday 3rd December: EDINBURGH – Vue Cinemas, Omni Centre
Tuesday 4th December: GLASGOW – Glasgow Film Theatre, Rose St
Wednesday 5th December: LEEDS – Vue Cinemas The Light
Thursday 6th December: SHEFFIELD (NEW) – Sheffield Students’ Union
Friday 7th December: SOUTHAMPTON – Vue Cinemas, Eastleigh
(All times from 7pm to 10.30pm – doors open 6.30pm).

    Company Information

    Mountains on Stage (Montagne en Scène) was founded by Cyril Salomon and Manon Grimwood in March 2013 after attending the Grenoble Mountain Festival and becoming inspired. Since then, the festival has expended from France to Belgium, Switzerland, Italy and the UK. The festival launched in the UK for the winter 2016 tour and in 2017, the first summer festival took place.

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    Robert Stewart
    PR DirectorSki Press

    Telephone: +00 44 (0)7543 799338




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