The Banff Centre Mountain Film Festival is an international film competition and annual presentation of films and documentaries about mountain culture, sports, environment and adventure & exploration. It was launched in 1976 and is held every fall in Banff, Alberta in Canada.
Each year, more than 400 films are entered into the film festival, and the top 80 films are selected by a pre-screening committee to be shown at the week-long festival. During the festival, the international jury chooses the best films and presents awards in various categories such as Best Film on Mountain Sport, Best Film on Mountain Culture, Best Film on Exploration and Adventure and more.
Immediately after the festival in November, a selection of the best films entered in the festival goes on tour. The World Tour visits approximately 800 cities annually in over 40 countries, reaching over 500,000 audience members.
In 2022 Banff came to Estonia for the first time and the event took place on 27th October 2022 in Kino Sõprus.
In 2023, we are returning with events in Tallinn and Tartu.
18th October 2023 Apollo Kino Solaris (Tallinn)
19th October 2023 Elektriteater (Tartu)