Opening Weekend Daytime Film Screening (12 PM)
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Celebrate the 2017 Banff Mountain Film and Book Festival on Opening Weekend with five unique and diverse film programs bursting with adventures from around the world.
Book this event as part of the Festival Passport and save $2 per ticket.
Le Doigt de Dieu, beyond summits
Between philosophy, action,and breathtaking landscapes, we enter an extraordinary vertical world where men and women travel, looking for what mountaineering is all about: self-discovery.
Far north of the Arctic Circle, next to Sweden's highest mountain, one old man has chosen to spend his life as a caretaker of a lonely alpine hut. Retreating from obligations and everyday routines into the cold Arctic winter storms, he's set on finding peace of mind with the life he has lived and those he has chosen to leave behind.
Austrian alpinist David Lama and his family have come to Nepal to see the green valleys and the little village where his father grew up. Accompanied by American alpine legend Conrad Anker, David’s plan is to conquer the unclimbed peak of Lunag Ri along the way.