The Banff Film Festival World Tour brings a variety of the best films from the Banff Mountain Film Festival to 32 countries. These movies often feature extreme mountain sports and high-adrenaline activities.
The Banff Film Festival plays to a sellout crowd
UCSB's Arts & Lecture series hosts the Banff Film Festival in Santa Barbara, CA at The Arlington Theater. Each show lasts a little more than 2 hours, and includes one intermission.
Each performance will feature different films and begin at 7:30 PM. The program lineup for this year is is still to be announced. For more information, here's a full listing of the 2015 Film Festival Winners and all the films included in the 2015/16 World Tour.
The Banff Mountain Film and Book Festival is held in Banff, Canada each November. As soon as the week-long event is over, the World Tour committee chooses a wide variety of films to share with its fans around the world.
Host organizations in each tour location choose a program that reflects the interests of their local audiences. There are actually two separate film tours.
World Tour screenings include a wide variety of films about different topics, from adventure sports to mountain culture and heritage. That's the one that shows in Santa Barbara.
The Radical Reels Tour is for adrenaline junkies. Showcased films feature only high-adrenaline sports such as kayaking, climbing, skiing, BASE jumping, mountain biking, snow-kiting and speedriding. The nearest places to see Radical Reels are San Luis Obispo and Santa Monica.
The Banff Film Festival is a must see for all adventurers out there. Check the Banff World Tour locations and the Radical Reels Tour locations to see if one of them is coming to a city near you. Alternately, some of the films are available to purchase or rent. Highly recommended!