Recognized as the world’s premier adventure filmmaking event, the Banff Mountain Film and Book Festival was started by the Banff Centre for Arts and Creativity in 1976 and has been held every year since. It showcases the films and stories of adventurers from around the world, focusing on adventure sports, mountain culture, and the environment.
Watch the 2017 Film Festival Trailer.
What better place to celebrate mountain culture and travel than in Banff, right in the heart of the Canadian Rockies? Every fall, filmmakers, artists, authors, athletes, and enthusiastic fans converge for a celebration of mountains and adventure. During the Festival, the Banff Centre for Arts and Creativity and town of Banff host a huge assortment of film screenings, lectures, and discussion events. There is a small cost to attend.
Tickets for the 2018 festival will go on sale in August.
More information can be found here.
If you are not able to make it to Banff for the Festival you can still immerse yourself in the inspiring stories of adventure and travel. Each year, the Banff Mountain Film Festival World Tour shows a selection of the Festival’s films in cities and towns around the world.
More information about the Banff Mountain Film Festival World Tour, including the tour schedule, can be found here.