National Geographic, The North Face and Parks Canada present The Banff Mountain Film Festival World Tour
What is the
Banff Mountain Film Festival?
The Banff Mountain Film Festival is an
international film competition featuring the world's best footage on mountain
subjects. The festival began in 1976 and is held annually on the first weekend
in November in Banff, Alberta, Canada. The year 2011 marks the 36th anniversary
of the festival.
This year's film festival begins with the Feature-Length
Films Weekend on Saturday, October 29, and Sunday, October 30. Regular
programming runs Saturday, October 29, through Sunday, November 6. On Sunday
evening, the international jury will announce the Best of the Festival Award
What is the Banff Mountain Film Festival World Tour?
Immediately after the festival in November, a selection of the best
films entered in the festival and goes on tour. The host organization in each
tour location chooses a program that reflects the interests of their community.
Each community creates a unique celebration of local adventure and
The world tour spans the globe, making its way from Austria to
Argentina and from Iceland to India. The world tour spans the globe reaching
over 200,000 audience members in 30 countries and 360 locations with over 550
Many of the tour screenings benefit an outdoor program, community
cause, or a nonprofit organization. Some of the causes supported by the tour are
bursaries for outdoor pursuits, adventure programs for disadvantaged children,
search and rescue operations, climbing clubs, youth ski programs, and trail
The Banff Mountain Film Festival website lists the
World Tour locations and local contact details at www.banffmountainfestival.ca/tour
January 12 at 7:30pm - Brought to you by the Fort McMurray Public Library,
presented by Northland Forest Products and supported by Halcyon Tech
Friday, January 13 at 7:30pm - Brought to you by the Fort
McMurray Public Library and supported by Halcyon Tech Corporations
Keyano Box Office is open Monday to Wednesday 12:30 pm to 4 pm, Thursday and
Friday 12:30pm to 8pm, Saturday 11am to 4pm and an hour before a ticketed event.
To purchase tickets call the box office at 780-791-4990 or buy online at www.keyano.ca/theatre
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Closed December 23rd to January 2nd and Open for regular hours January 3rd.