The Roger Tory Peterson Institute hosted the Banff Mountain Film Festival World Tour on Wednesday, April 12, 2017 at 7:00pm, bringing this event back to Jamestown for the 13th time! This year’s screenings featured the world’s best mountain sport, culture and environmental films, letting you experience the thrill and challenges of the mountain environments that inspire us all.
The Banff Mountain Film Festival is the most prestigious mountain festival in the world. Right after the festival, held every fall in Banff, Alberta, the Banff Mountain Film Festival World Tour starts to travel the globe with stops in about 450 communities and 40 countries. The 2016/2017 World Tour features an exhilarating and provocative collection of films that explore the mountain world, highlighting new landscapes and remote cultures, and exposes audiences to exciting adventures and adrenaline-packed sports. At each screening around the world, audiences will see a selection of award-winning films and crowd favorites from the hundreds of films entered into the annual festival.
This stop on the World Tour is sponsored by:
Local prize donors:
Bag & String Wine Merchants (Lakewood, NY)
Evergreen Outfitters (Mayville, NY)
Holiday Valley Resort (Ellicottville, NY)
The White Carrot (Mayville, NY)
Panama Rocks (Panama, NY)
Ashville General Store (Ashville, NY)