Banff Mountain Film Festival


Banff Centre Mountain Film Festival World Tour is coming back to Fairbanks on Sunday February 5th!

Banff Centre Mountain Film and Book Festival is one of the largest and most prestigious mountain festivals in the world! Traveling to remote vistas, analyzing topical environmental issues, and bringing audiences up-close and personal with adrenaline-packed action sports the 2022/2023 World Tour is an exhilarating and provocative exploration of the mountain world. Join Nanook Recreation when Banff Centre Mountain Film Festival World Tour brings the spirit of outdoor adventure to Fairbanks, at the Davis Concert hall on Sunday, February 5th. Doors open at 5:30 and the show starts at 6:00 p.m. The great hall will be open before the show, intermission and after with a variety of local and state organizations to chat to. Also come early for a pre-event party at the UAF Pub from 4:00 - 5:30. Tickets are available at the door or in advance at the Outdoor Adventures office, the Wood Center, and Beaver Sports.

Ticket prices: In Advance $12 student / $15 public. At the door $15 student / $20 public.

For tickets and information contact the Outdoor Adventures office at 907.474.6027


Film program:


Colors of Mexico
2021, France, 5 min
Filmmaker: Pierre Henni, Kilian Bron, Commencal
Discover Mexico from the tops of its most active
volcanoes to the steep and colorful streets of historic
villages with rider Kilian Bron and his team.


2022, USA, 17 min
Filmmaker: Josh Izenberg, Brett Marty, Speculative Films
Advisory: Coarse language
Biologist Tim Shields has watched desert tortoise populations in the Mojave Desert plummet since the 1990s. The latest threat? Ballooning populations of
ravens. Tim quits traditional observational biology in exchange for direct intervention.


Fabric: A Documentary Series, Ep. 4 Heritage (Tour Edit)
2021, Canada, 10 min
Filmmaker: Robin Van Gyn, Justin Taylor Smith, Yulin Olliver,
FBRC Media Ltd., Happy Okay Pictures
Embracing identity and tradition to empower future generations of Indigenous youth, Hawaiian surfer Mainei Kinimaka preserves ancestral tradition through
stewardship of language and tradition.


Balkan Express
2022, Germany, 40 min
Filmmaker: Jochen Mesle, Max Kroneck, Johannes Müller,
Philipp Becker, El Flamingo GmbH
Advisory: Coarse language
Freeskiers Max Kroneck and Jochen Mesle of Ice and Palms reunite for another adventure – a 2,500 kilometre journey by bike and ski, exploring the mountains of the Balkans.


Raffle featuring Banff and local sponsors- Your raffle number is on your ticket!


The Process
2021, UK, 15 min
Filmmaker: Matt Pycroft, Matt Hardy, Coldhouse Collective
Advisory: Coarse language
Climber Tom Randall is known for his commitment to training and outrageous challenges he sets himself. This time, he has set his mind on fell running and a link-up of 15 classic Lakeland rock climbs, 42 summits, and 142 kilometres in 24 hours.


Clean Mountains
2021, Netherlands, 19 min
Filmmaker: Geertjan Lassche, Jos de Putter, Dieptescherpte BV
During the pandemic there were no foreign climbers in the Himalaya. A Sherpa family decides to climb Mount Everest and clean up the garbage left behind – restoring the holiness of the mountain and calming the gods.


Sheri (Tour Edit)
2022, USA, 19 min
Filmmaker: James Q Martin, Emily L. Doig, Q Stories
Advisory: Coarse language
Sheri Tingey started a company at age 50 that has revolutionized the outdoor industry. This is a film about the hurdles she overcame to launch the company and about the ways she hid from view so that people would judge the boats, not her role in creating them.


Walking on Clouds 
2021, Brazil, 7 min
Filmmaker: Renan Kamizi, João Juchem, GO Visuals
In the city of Praia Grande, Sant Catarina, Brazil, Rafael Bridi attempts the highest highline record in the world by setting his line above the clouds.


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