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Banff Mountain Film fest coming

Banff Mountain Film Festival World Tour comes to Courtenay on Nov. 25.

The Banff Mountain Film Festival, a program of the Banff Centre, is the largest, and one of the most prestigious, mountain festivals in the world. Hot on the heels of the festival held every fall in Banff, Alberta, the Banff Mountain Film Festival World Tour hits the road.

Ignite your passion for adventure, action, and travel! With stops planned in about 400 communities and 35 countries across the globe, this year’s tour features a collection of the most inspiring action, environmental, and adventure films from the festival.

Travelling to exotic landscapes and remote cultures, and bringing audiences up close and personal with adrenaline-packed action sports, the 2012/2013 World Tour is an exhilarating and provocative exploration of the mountain world. Films in this year’s world tour are sure to captivate and amaze the explorer within you.

From approximately 350 films entered into the annual festival, award-winning films and audience favourites are among the films chosen to travel the globe.

Be moved. Be inspired. Don’t miss out.

Join the Sid Williams Theatre Society when the Banff Mountain Film Festival World Tour brings the spirit of outdoor adventure to the Sid this Sunday at 7 p.m. Tickets can be purchased at the Sid ticket centre, by phone 250-338-2430 or online at www.sidwilliamstheatre.com.

Descriptions for touring films will be posted on the website when they are made available by the Banff Centre.

Screenings of The Banff Mountain Film Festival World Tour in Canada and the USA are presented by National Geographic and The North Face; sponsored by Deuter, Outdoor Research, PrimaLoft, MSR, Black Diamond, and Dolby; with support from Therm-a-Rest, Petzl, Kicking Horse Coffee, World Expeditions, and The Lake Louise Ski Area.

— Sid Williams Theatre

 

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