Banff Mountain Film and Book Festival

October 31, 2015 - November 8, 2015

Nine days you won’t want to miss! 

The world’s best mountain films, books, and speakers take the spotlight for nine days each fall in Banff. Experience the adventure of climbing, mountain expeditions, remote cultures, and the world’s last great wild places – all brought to life at The Banff Centre.

The Festival offers a diverse range of experiences for the thousands of people who visit Banff to attend this world-class event. Example of speakers in 2014 include:  Cerro Torre with David Lama,  Will Gadd: Frozen Titans – and films, Impossible Rock: Jimmy Chin, Hazel Findlay, Mark Synott – and Films, Yvon Chouinard: Damnation – and Films, renowned authors including Candace Savage, Ian McAllister, and Broughton Coburn. Check back closer to the event for a list of the 2015 notable speakers!

From feature films to featured speakers, there’s something for everyone. Sit back and devote a guilt-free day to watching inspiring films from around the globe – including World premieres. Spend a lunch-hour listening to a renowned author reading excerpts from her latest work – or attend a free noon-hour seminar profiling hot topics in adventure and travel. Pick up new releases to be signed in-person by authors at the Book Fair. Find some unique gifts – paintings, pottery, jewellery, and more – at the Mountain Art and Craft Sale. Peruse the latest gear at the Mountain Marketplace.

Be inspired. Be energized. Come together to celebrate the spirit of adventure at the Banff Mountain Film and Book Festival.

*Schedule subject to change without notice

Photo credit: 

Louise Falls, Banff National Park © Kennan Harvey