The Alpine Club of Canada

Banff Mountain Film Festival 2015


Ignite your passion for adventure, action, and travel! The Banff Mountain Film Festival World Tour will exhilarate you with amazing big-screen stories when it comes to the Centennial Theatre in North Vancouver on Friday, December 4, 2015 and The Centre (Westside Church) Theatre in downtown Vancouver on Saturday, December 5, 2015. Journey to exotic locations, paddle the wildest waters, and climb the highest peaks. Be taken away to the most captivating places on earth.

The 2015/16 Banff Mountain Film Festival World Tour brings films from the 40th annual Banff Mountain Film Festival to about 400 communities in 40 countries around the world. From an exploration of remote landscapes and mountain cultures to adrenaline-fueled action sports, films in this year’s World Tour are sure to captivate and amaze the explorer within you.

Be moved. Be inspired. Don’t miss out. Last year’s shows were sold out. This stop on the World Tour is hosted by the Alpine Club of Canada, Vancouver Section.

Buy your tickets online starting in late October 2015:

  • As in previous years, we will offer 2 distinct programs. Program A will be offered at the Centennial Theatre on Friday. A completely different Program B will be offered at The Centre Theatre on Saturday evening. The programs will be published online in mid-November
  • The 2015 Banff Mountain Film Festival  takes place in Banff, Alberta (Oct 31-Nov 8, 2015).
  • For more information email:
Friday Dec 04 – Showtime 7:30pm, doors open at 6:30pm. 

Saturday Dec 05 – Showtime 7:30 pm, doors open at 6pm.

Tickets will be available in late October through this website.

The films screened in 2014 are listed below.  The programs for 2015 will be published in mid-November 2015 after the 2015 BMFF has been completed.  

Friday, December 5th 2014 – Program A   Description Mins.
The Ridge – Danny MacAskill 01 Mountain Biking – Trials Rider 07
Artic Swell – Surfing the Ends of the Earth 02 Cold Water Surfing Adventure 08
14C 03 Young Dedicated Climber 09
Cerro Torre – A Snowball’s Chance in Hell – Best Film Climbing – (special edit) 04 David Lama – Extreme Climbing in Patagonia on Cerro Torre’s Southeast Ridge 53
INTERMISSION – 20 mins.   Visit the lobby displays.
*Raffle Prize Draws*   *Raffle Prize Draws*
Mending the Line – People’s Choice Award  (special edit) 05 Human Story 1944 to 2014 – Normandy – Fly Fishing 20
Happy Winter 06 Skiing – Andreas Fransson – Being Grateful 08
Wild Women – Faith Dickey 07 Slack-lining. Life on the Line! 03
Sufferfest 2: Desert Alpine – People’s Choice Award – Radical Reels 08 Another Climbing Adventure with Cedar Wright and Alex Honnold 27
Caleb 09 Caleb Brousseau, Kayaking, Terrace, BC 04
Afterglow (special edit) 10 Skiing the Night Shift in BC & Alaska 03
Total Minutes of film in Program A = 142
Saturday, December 6, 2014 – Program B      
Vasu Sojitra: Out on a Limb 01 Backcountry Ski Touring 07
Touch 02 Paragliding – a Colourful Tour 05
Delta Dawn – Best Short Mountain Film 03 Environment – Colorado River DeltaPeter McBride on Paddleboard 16
The Little Things – Meghann O’Brien (special edit) 04 Haida Culture – Snow Sports 06
Tashi and the Monk – Best Film – Mountain Culture 05 A Social Experience from the Foothills of the Himalayas – 40
INTERMISSION – 20 mins.   Visit the lobby displays.
*Raffle Prize Draws*   *Raffle Prize Draws*
Africa Fusion –   (special edit) 06 Climbers Alex Honnold and Hazel Findlay 20
Forgotten Dirt –   (special edit) 07 Mountain Biking in Afghanistan 10
Sculpted in Time: The Wise Man 08 Culture – Skiing Mt. Norquay 05
Into The Empty Quarter –   (special edit) 09 1,000 Mile Desert Journey Without Camels! 20
Tumwater Solitude 10 Kayaking Class V+ in Washington State 06
Sun Dog 11 Powder Skiing with Your Best Friend 05
Total Minutes of film in Program B = 140


Click below to see the promotional video from the 2014 BMFF World Tour.