SAT, MAR 4, 2023 | 7 pm

Get off the beaten path and explore the edge of believable with captivating stories from the 47th Banff Centre Mountain Film and Book Festival, coming to the Garde Arts Center. Stand on the highest peaks, ski the steepest slopes, and be a part of the gripping adventures waiting for you in this year’s Banff Centre Mountain Film Festival World Tour.

From exploring remote landscapes to adrenaline-fueled action sports, films selected for the 2022/2023 World Tour are sure to captivate and amaze you. Be moved. Be inspired.


2022, Switzerland, 5 min
Filmmaker: Etienne Mérel, Tim Harty, The Faction Collective
Advisory: Coarse language

A team of high-performance riders travels to Alta, Utah for a spring freeskiing session that delivers all styles and conditions of skiing.


REEL ROCK 16: Bridge Boys
2022, USA, 28 min
Filmmaker: Nick Rosen, Peter Mortimer, Zachary Barr, Reel Rock
Advisory: Coarse language

A horizontal big-wall adventure on the longest, most ridiculous crack climb ever attempted.


2021, Canada, 2 min
Filmmaker: Harrison Mendel, Harrison Mendel Inc.

Everything is connected. Each ride is an extension of the one before and each re-entry is a transition to the next launch. Each experience builds toward a flow state of endless progression.


Before They Fall
2021, Canada, 40 min
Filmmaker: Cam MacArthur, Momme Halbe, Ecologyst Films
Advisory: Coarse language

A decades-long battle to protect old-growth forests in British Columbia escalates when conservation groups, First Nations, scientists, and land defenders block a logging company from accessing the last unprotected watershed on southern Vancouver Island.


A Baffin Vacation
2022, Canada, 12 min
Filmmaker: Sarah McNair-Landry, Erik Boomer, Rush Sturges, River Roots
Advisory: Coarse language

Erik Boomer and Sarah McNair-Landry set off on a 45-day expedition through Baffin Island in search of stunning cliffs to climb and unexplored rivers to kayak.


Wood Hood
2021, USA, 16 min
Filmmaker: Alexander Cullen, Andy Isaacson, Manny Almonte, Resonant Pictures

DeVaughn (15) from New York City craves a “quiet place” to escape the chaos of his home, the city, and kids that steal from him. On a weekend-long group camping trip, we witness the joy and growth that is possible when kids have an opportunity to find that “quiet place”.


Doo Sar: A Karakoram Ski Expedition Film (Tour Edit)
2021, Poland, 20 min
Filmmaker: Jakub Gzela, Andrzej Bargiel, Andrzej Bargiel Sport Promotion

Andrzej Bargiel and Jędrek Baranowski set off to the Karakoram for an adventure full of passion and love that has them freeriding at over 6,000 metres above sea level!


North Shore Betty
2021, USA & Canada, 12min
Filmmaker: Travis Rummel, Darcy Hennessey Turenne, Felt Soul Media, Well Travelled Collective
Advisory: Coarse language

Betty Birrell picked up mountain biking at age 45, in the misty forests above North Vancouver, after a career as a mountaineer and professional windsurfer. Three decades later, she is proof that you’re never too old to send.