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IT WAS AN AMAZING WEEK 10/30/10 – 11/07/10

Uncategorized on November 12th, 2010 1 Comment

It started Halloween weekend. I brought the whole family up to Banff for the Mountain Film Festival, for what was to be a real homecoming for A Life Ascending. The film was born in Banff four years ago when I had the idea of making a film about the unique life the Beglingers live, with […]


Uncategorized on November 6th, 2010 2 Comments

Its hard to know where to start, everything about last weekend was so wonderful. A radio interview in the morning with CBC, followed by a great reunion with some old friends and the guests of honor, Ruedi, Nicoline, Florina, and Charlotte (the subjects of the film) It was so wonderful to see them after a […]

BANFF screening moved to Saturday OCT 30, 2010 at noon……

Uncategorized on October 18th, 2010 2 Comments

The film screening at banff has been changed to saturday.  hope some of you can come.   we are in the big theater and hope to fill it. It should be a great event.


Im really excited to announce that A Life Ascending has been accepted into the Banff Mountain Film Festival

Uncategorized on October 3rd, 2010 1 Comment

I got an email on wednesday telling me I was a pretty solid contender  and that I would know by the end of the month which was the next day. I didnt sleep very well that night wondering what the email reallyl meant. First thing in the morning I called and they said, ” it […]

ALA wins two awards at Docuwest: The Audience Award and Best Medium Length Film

Uncategorized on July 23rd, 2010 1 Comment

It was an early morning email about a week after the festival that let us know that the final tally had been counted. Hanging chads were not mentioned as the reason for the delay, but we didn’t complain.  It’s much better getting an email like that than a festival rejection (not that we’ve had any […]

DENVER POST: “…an oft-sublime meditation on loss, renewal, and risk.”

Uncategorized on July 15th, 2010 3 Comments

Denver Post CinemaQ, DocuWest make for a reel pairing By Lisa Kennedy, Denver Post Film Critic 6/25/2010 This weekend, niche film events continue to prove their mettle and broad appeal as the DocuWest Film Festival and the second annual CinemaQ Film Festival get to the marrow of their programs. Both festivals have strong slates. Here […]

A Life Ascending descends on Docuwest next week

Uncategorized on June 15th, 2010 1 Comment

We will be in Colorado for Docuwest Film Festival on Thursday June 24th at 7 pm and Saturday June 26th at 5pm.    I will be there to do Q and A’s for both shows. The first show is being sponsered by the American Alpine Club and will be playing at The American Mountaineering Museum. […]