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Canada’s longest-running ski film festival tears up Calgary this weekend

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Canadas longest-running free-ski film festival, Freshtival, is back in Calgary. For those of you who know of Freshtival, you’re probably stoked and buying a ticket already. For those of you who might be asking “what the hell is a free-ski film?” We’ve got you covered. It’s a film that captures the experience of the sport with various acrobatic sequences, and it’s actually pretty dope.

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The three-day event is basically every ski-enthusiasts dream festival, showcasing five films, all chosen as the best the genre has to offer. Grab your toques and popcorn, because there’s no better way to celebrate the upcoming ski season than this. Here are the films being highlighted at this year’s Freshtival film fest in Calgary:

WINTERLAND

Winterland celebrates ski and snowboard culture, capturing the journey of athletes today and remembering those who came before them. Although the sport evolves, the rush and excitement remain the same, bonding all riders, past present and future.

When: October 10

RETURN TO SENDER

Return to sender follows four skiers; the veteran, the rookie, the innovator and a star carrying on his father’s legacy. Get insight on the mindset, backstory, and skills of the elite.

When: October 11

THE SEVEN STAGES OF BLANK

The fifth annual film follows fifteen professional skiers and the whistler free-ride club and features stunning visuals and nine incredible locations around the world.

When: October 11

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ROMANCE

Romance follows over 20 years of ski-pedigree, documenting love, money, travel and day to day lifestyle of pro athletes.

When: October 12

DREAM JOB

How hard could documenting three pros day to day lives be? Follow Katie as she tries to keep up with Professional skier Leah Evans, Olympic skier Christina Lustenberger, and mountain guide Diny Harrison.

When: October 12

For movie times of tickets for the 11th annual Freshtival slide into their website here

FRESHTIVAL 2019 SKI AND FILM FESTIVAL CALGARY

Where: The Globe Cinema
When: October 10 – 12

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