Banff Film Festival to Return to UM

October 30, 2017

MISSOULA – Missoula will have the chance to see award-winning outdoor films as the Banff Festival of Mountain Films returns to the University of Montana Dennison Theatre at 7 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 12.

Tickets cost $20 in advance or $23 the day of the event. They are available for purchase at the Outdoor Program, located on the northeast corner of UM’s Fitness and Recreation Center, and The Trail Head, located in downtown Missoula at 221 E. Front St. Admission includes the films and a raffle entry.

The Banff Mountain Film Festival World Tour showcases some of the world’s best mountain films and is organized by the Banff Centre for Arts and Creativity, located in the Canadian Rocky Mountains of Alberta. Each 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 upon local interests.

Sponsors for the 2017-18 tour include National Geographic, The North Face, Clif Bar & Company, Deuter, World Expeditions, Kicking Horse Coffee, Bergans of Norway, Treksta, Lake Louise Ski Resort, Mammut, Petzl, Banff & Lake Louise Tourism and Mountain House.

The Missoula stop is hosted by the Outdoor Program and The Trail Head. For more information call Andi Armstrong, assistant director of operations and marketing for UM Campus Recreation, at 406-243-2806 or email andrea.armstrong@umontana.edu.

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Contact: Andi Armstrong, assistant director of operations and marketing, UM Campus Recreation, UM Campus Recreation, UM Campus Recreation.