Banff Film Festival

Where is Banff?

Banff is located in the province of Alberta, Canada, about 130 km (80 miles) west of Calgary on the Trans-Canada Highway. The town of Banff is situated in Banff National Park, which is part of the UNESCO Canadian Rocky Mountain Parks World Heritage Site. Banff is Canada?s oldest and most popular national park.

How can I get more information?

Details about Mountain Culture at The Banff Centre events and programs may be found on the festival website at www.banffmountainfestivals.ca

The screenings of The Banff Mountain Film Festival World Tour in Canada and the USA are presented by National Geographic and New Balance; sponsored by Patagonia, Deuter, OR (Outdoor Research), Yellowstone to Yukon Conservation Initiative, Polartec and Gore-Tex; with the support of MSR (Mountain Safety Research), Resorts of the Canadian Rockies, Petzl, World Expeditions and Mountain Hardwear. The Radical Reels Film Tour is presented by National Geographic Adventure and sponsored by New Balance, Patagonia and Deuter. The BMFF is a founding member of the International Alliance for Mountain Film.

Local Information

Tumbler Ridge Community Arts Council and Wolverine Nordic and Mountain Society are sponsoring a screening of the 2008-2009 Banff Mountain Film Festival films on Tuesday, October 13, 2009 at the Tumbler Ridge Secondary School at 7:00 p.m.

Tickets available at the Tumbler Ridge Community Centre.

For more information contact: Erin Hanna @ (250) 242-3364 or Sherry Berringer @ (250) 242-3369.