The Banff Mountain Film Festival World Tour is back in the UK and Ireland for 2017, with more screenings and more action than ever before.
**The 2017 tour has now ended please check back later in the year for 2018 tour dates.
‘It’s fantastic to be back with our biggest tour yet – a reflection of enormous appetite for adventure that UK and Irish audiences have’, says Tour Director Nell Teasdale.
‘The Banff Tour is much more than a series of exhilarant film nights. Each screening offers a real sense of community, bringing together people with a wide range of outdoor passions. And we guarantee that viewers will leave with new enthusiasm and inspiration for their own adventures too!’
The short film, starring the world’s top adventurers on exciting journeys in mind-blowing destinations, are selected from hundreds of films entered into the prestigious Banff Mountain Film Festival held every year in the Canadian Rockies.
The UK and Ireland tour has two different programmes of films to choose from. Each lasting about 2 ½ hours, with free prize giveaways at each screening. The tour is part of the wider Banff World Tour, which travels the globe each year, visiting nearly 50 countries and reaching more than 400,000 people worldwide.
This inspirational tale if how four women from Yorkshire became the oldest all female crew to row across any ocean, despite meeting a hurricane and losing power, water and their steering along the way…
As long time professional climbers who eat, sleep and live their sport, Cedar Wright and Matt Segal are used to being competent, comfortable and at the top of their game. When they take up paragliding, however, things are different.
High above the Gorges du Verdon in France, a skilful blend of artists and high-level balancing athletes play a high energy symphony devoted to risk. The musicians, little accustomed to such hair raising exposure, dive head first into extreme situations.