TSIRKU

Located deep in the Saint Elias mountains where Alaska, British Columbia, and the Yukon converge, there is a place most skiers and snowboarders only dream of visiting. Brought to you by Sherpas Cinema, Tsirku is a three-part big-mountain adventure ski series featuring snowboarder Ralph Backstrom and skiers Hadley Hammer and Sam Anthamatten, who set out […]

The Chairlift

Though often overlooked and under appreciated, the chairlift may be the single greatest invention in the history of modern skiing. This a celebration of the device that brings skiers together in a way that nothing else can.

China: A Skier’s Journey

Skiing as sport is in it’s infancy in China, a phenomenon of the country’s exploding middle class. As a means of survival, however, it is thousands of years old, a stone age hunter-gatherer technology born in the Altai mountains where China, Mongolia, Kazakhstan and Siberia merge. On a vast trajectory that spans 11,000km of Northern […]

Iran: A Skier’s Journey

“Should we go?” Chad Sayers and Forrest Coots decide, indeed, they should. Upon arriving in Iran, they are welcomed with profound warmth, stunned by the immense beauty of the landscape and culture. Threaded through Tehran’s bustling bazaars to Isfahan’s dazzling mosques, the two skiers get a glimpse at the complex dichotomy that divides public and […]

Crossing Home: A Skier’s Journey

For travellers, life on the road ultimately winds to an end, and the compass points towards home. In the series finale, after excursions through ski cultures across the globe, Chad Sayers and Forrest Coots go back to the beginning – British Columbia. Embarking on a 3 week expedition, they boat, bushwack, ski, and packraft the […]

TREELINE

Patagonia Films returns with a new winter film by Jordan Manley, called Treeline. The 40-minute film celebrates the forests on which humans have always depended. Follow a group of snow-seekers, scientists and healers to the birch groves of Japan, the red cedars of British Columbia, and the bristlecones of Nevada, as they explore an ancient […]

The Lonely Star

Part of DPS Cinematic’s The Shadow Campaign. An ill-fated explorer finds himself marooned on a desolate planet. Alone with his thoughts, he is caught between a sandy reality and snowy hallucinations of winters past.

The Elder

The first in a series of four films about the modern day Ainu, indigenous people of Hokkaido, Japan, The Elder shares an intimate glimpse into the lives of the 120 indigenous people that reside in the Ainu Kotan on Lake Akan. Through the singing and daily routine of Kikuko Hikawa, we follow ‘Kiku-san’ though her […]

Defiance

The path of progression is paved with acts of defiance. Leanne Pelosi, Jake Blauvelt, and Victor de Le Rue take the stage in British Columbia in a showcase of shred.

Loved By All – The Story or Apa Sherpa

Every spring the summit of Mount Everest draws people from around the world. But in its shadow live the Sherpa, a resilient, religious people, who, despite the riches surrounding the highest peak on earth, are still quite poor and uneducated. A child of the Khumbu, Apa Sherpa climbed Everest 21 times. Pulled away at the […]