A still from DreamRide 2. Photo by Bruno Long

Banff Mountain Film Fest returns to the Sid

The Banff Mountain Film Festival World Tour returns to Courtenay for a third night of films on Sunday March 4 at 7:00 p.m, as part of the Sid Williams Theatre Society’s Blue Circle Series.

The tour screenings feature the world’s best mountain sport, culture and environmental films, letting you experience the thrill and challenges of the mountain environments that inspire us all.

The Banff Mountain Film Festival is the most prestigious mountain festival in the world. Right after the festival, held every fall in Banff, Alberta, the Banff Mountain Film Festival World Tour starts to travel the globe with stops in about 450 communities and 40 countries.

The 2017/2018 World Tour features an exhilarating and provocative collection of films that explore the mountain world, highlighting new landscapes and remote cultures, and exposes audiences to exciting adventures and adrenaline-packed sports.

At each screening around the world, audiences will see a selection of award-winning films and crowd favorites from the hundreds of films entered into the annual festival.

The March 4 screening at the Sid Williams Theatre will feature such films as Into Twin Galaxies – A Greenland Epic, Safety Third, and DreamRide 2. For a full film list and ticket details, visit www.sidwilliamstheatre.com. The 2017 – 2018 Blue Circle Series is proudly presented by Acheson Law.

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