An update on the Banff Mountain Film Festival

March 2, 2009

You might remember that way back in November I did an article on the wonderful Banff Mountain Film Festival. This annual festival is right down our street – fabulous films on the great outdoors and extreme sport.  I promised to bring you the updated schedule on screenings for Europe as and when it was published.

Kindly the Banff Film World Tour co-ordinator  alerted us to the following screening dates around the world… not all are in at the moment, but those that are, are in Australia, Austria, Chile, France, Germany, Italy, Scotland and Switzerland.

A brief reminder as to what the Banff Mountain Film Festival is all about… enjoy this fabulous video from TheBanffCentre, with thanks.

The current available screenings can be seen in the following countries on the following dates:


Adelaide:                    Venue: Mercury Theatre
May 26, 27, 2009

Brisbane:                     Venue: Judith Wright Centre for Contemporary Arts
June 2, 3 & 4, 2009

Cairns:                           Venue: Cairns Civic Centre
June 5, 2009

Canberra:                    Venue: James O’Fairfax Theatre
May 13, 14, 2009

Hobart:                         Venue: The Plenary, Wrest Point Casino
June 18, 2009

Launceston:             Venue: Earl Arts Centre
June 17,2009

Melbourne:               Venue: RMIT Capitol Theatre
June 9, 10, 11 & 12, 2009

Perth:                            Venue: The Playhouse
May 19, 20 & 21, 2009

Sydney:                        Venue: Seymour Centre
May 4, 5, 6, 7, 8 & 9, 2009


Eisenerz:                     Venue: Innerberger Gewerkschaftshaus
April 23, 2009

Innsbruck:                Venue: Congress, Saal Tirol
March 26, 2009

Klagenfurt:                Venue: Messe Klagenfurt
March 28, 2009

Liezen:                         Venue: Kulturhaus
April 18, 2009

Salzburg:                    Venue: Sporthalle Alpenstrasse
March 27, 2009

Vienna:                       Venue: Hauptuni, Audi Max
April 16 & 17, 2009

Vöcklabruck:         Venue: Stadtsaal
March 21, 2009

Waidhofen Venue: Plenkersaal
an der Ybbs: April 2, 2009

Wolfurt:                     Venue: Cubus
March 20, 2009


Portillo: 2009 dates to be announced

Puerto Natales: February 12, 13, 2009

Puerto Varas: October 8, 9, 2009

Santiago: October 1, 2, 2009

Torres del Paine:February 16, 17, 2009


L’Argentière: OIS Communauté de Communes du Pays des Ecrins
la Bessée: January 9, 2009


Augsburg: Venue: CinemaxX
April 25, 2009

Berchtesgaden: Venue: Kino, Kur- und Kongresshaus
March 19, 2009

Berlin: Venue: Globetrotter
March 26-28, 2009

Bonn: Venue: Lichtspiele Stern
April 20, 2009

Braunschweig: Venue: CinemaxX
March 24, 2009

Dresden: Venue: Theater Wechselbad
April 7, 2009

Essen: Venue: CinemaxX
March 31, 2009

Frankfurt: Venue: Cinestar Metropolis
March 23, 2009

Freiburg: Venue: CinemaxX
April 2, 2009

Garmisch- Kongresshaus/Olympiasaal
Partenkirchen: March 21, 2009

Hamburg: Venue: CinemaxX am Dammtor
April 21, 2009

Hanover: Venue: CinemaxX
March 25, 2009

Karlsruhe: Venue: Filmpalast Schauburg
April 23, 2009

Köln: Venue: Globetrotter, Olivandenhof
April 22, 2009

Mannheim: Venue: CinemaxX
April 1, 2009

Munich: Venue: Forum
March 20, 2009

Nuremburg: Venue: Loewensaal
April 29, 2009

Pforzheim: Venue: Kulturhaus Osterfeld
April 8, 2009

Rosenheim: Venue: Ballhaus
April 28, 2009

Stuttgart: Venue: CinemaxX Bosch Areal
April 24, 2009

Ulm: Venue: Xinedome
April 27, 2009


Livigno: Venue: Telemark Club, Livigno
March 31, 2009


Fort William: Venue: The Fort William Mountain Film Festival
March 13, 2009


Basel: Venue: Casino
April 18, 2009

Bern: Venue: Hotel Kreuz / Saal Holder
April 17, 2009

Luzern: Venue: Verkehrshaus
April 19, 2009

Naters (Oberwallis):   Venue: Zentrum Missione
April 16, 2009

St. Gallen: Venue: Adlersaal
April 14, 2009

Zurich: Venue: Volkshaus
April 15, 2009

If you wish further information in any of these countries, please refer to the following list and the relevant email contact details.

In Australia, please contact: jrobinson@paddypallin.com.au

Austria:  info@inn-puls.at

Chile:  Patrickm@bmff.com

France:   info@ice-fall.com

Germany:   banff@moving-adventures.de

Italy:   info@hposta.it

Scotland:  info@mountainfestival.co.uk

Switzerland:   banff@moving-adventures.de

And, if you live anywhere near these screenings, make the effort to go see the films. I am sure you will find it time well spent. Extreme sport in all its exotic, bewildering, fantastic, nerve-wracking, exhilarating beauty….  Hope you get the chance to see them. Sadly the only screening in France is MILES away from where we live – like 7 hours or so, so I was unable to make it, but would love some feedback from anyone who does get to one of the venues.


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