Banff Mountain Film Festival World Tour to Stop at UM

April 24, 2017

MISSOULA – The Banff Mountain Film Festival 2017 World Tour will stop at the University of Montana University Center Theater at 7 p.m. Saturday, April 29.

The tour showcases some world’s best award-winning mountain films and is put on by the Banff Centre for Arts and Creativity, located in the Canadian Rocky Mountains in Banff, Alberta.

Every year, the Banff World Tour team licenses around 30 films featuring a range of styles and themes, including climbing, skiing, kayaking, biking, adventure, culture and the environment. Six to 10 films are chosen for each location based off local interests.

Tickets cost $18 and are available for purchase at UM’s Outdoor Program and The Trail Head, located in downtown Missoula.

Sponsors for the Banff World Tour include National Geographic, The North Face, Clif, Deuter, World Expeditions, Kicking Horse Coffee, Bergans of Norway, Treksta, Lake Louise Ski Resort, Mammut, Petzl, Banff and Lake Louise Tourism, and Mountain House.

The tour stop is sponsored by UM Campus Recreation and The Trail Head. For more information call UM Campus Recreation at 406-243-5172.

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Contact: Andi Armstrong, assistant director of operations and marketing, UM Campus Recreation, 406-243-2806, andrea.armstrong@umontana.edu. .