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Jeremy Jones, snowboarding, photo by Ming Poon

 Jeremy Jones and Films on Friday, Nov. 3, 2023! (Above photo by Ming Poon)

2023 Festival in Banff + Online Films

The 2023 Banff Centre Mountain Film and Book Festival featured 46 ticketed events plus mountains of FREE events in Banff, Alberta! (October 28 - November 5)

Tickets and Passes: From $18-38. ($75 for All Day Films)

Online Films:
Individual rentals were available from homes anywhere in Canada and USA from Oct 28 - Nov 8. 

Reminder: Two separate accounts are needed to login for purchasing live and online tickets as they are on different platforms. See details below.

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Festival in Banff: Tickets (Not available now)

The Festival is now over. 

Tickets at Banff Centre locations were on sale through the Banff Centre Box Office.
Tickets for events at Lux Cinema Banff and artsPlace Canmore were on sale October 5 and available directly through each location. 

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For tickets to events at Banff Centre:
  • Login or create a Box Office account to confirm or update your password.  You will require an active account login to purchase selected seats. 
  • We recommend purchasing your Banff Centre tickets online as service by phone will be limited and delays may be experienced. 
  • Visit our FAQ or Box Office pages for hours.
  • Buy Festival Tickets (This is not the full schedule which includes free events and activities.) - click "Buy Now" 

Online Films: Individual Program Rentals (Not available now)

Online rentals are no longer available.

$15-$25 CAD/program
Programs were available in Canada/USA only.
(80 films in Canada, 76 films in USA)

Individual program rentals were available from October 28 until Nov 8.

Individual program rentals will be available throughout the Festival from Oct 28 (7 am, MT) through Nov 5 (11:59 pm, MT).

  • An Award Winner Bundle will be available to rent from November 6-8. Details announced Nov. 5 once winners are chosen.

Wanted to watch lots of films?
The Online Film Pass was available to purchase until Nov. 1,  with access to your choice of all films online. (80 in CAN, 76 in USA)

Online Film Pass | $150 CAD (Not available now)

This pass was on sale until Nov. 1.
Available in Canada/USA only. 

Canada: Access to 80 films.
$150 CAD (Oct. 17 - Nov. 1)

USA: Access to 76 films.
$135 CAD. (Oct. 17 - Nov. 1) USD pricing is available.

Films can be watched from Oct 28 - Nov 8. 

Online Film Pass Information:

Film finalists are selected mid-September, we then finalize our screening schedule for both live events in Banff and online films. We will then update this page with information regarding online films for audience members in Canada and the USA. Watch for the full film schedule on October 5.

  • Cost is for each household.
  • Canadian taxes included.
  • Most online programs will be available for viewing throughout the entire Festival from Saturday, Oct 28 through Sunday, Nov 5 as well as until 11:59pm (MT) November 8.
  • Some programs will be released during the Festival or available for a shorter duration and will be noted in the Online Film Schedule.

In Banff & Online: Chomolungma Patron Pass | $1500 (Not available now)

The last day to purchase patron passes was Oct. 5.

Available until October 5.

The Chomolungma Patron Pass includes:

  • Tickets for one person to your choice of non-overlapping Festival events October 28 through November 5.  Includes VIP reserved seating in the Jenny Belzberg Theatre. (Choose from over 34 events at Banff Centre!) 
  • VIP Parking
  • Festival BUFF®
  • Chomolungma Patron name badge
  • Recognition as a Chomolungma Patron in the Festival Guide, on the Festival website, and on-screen throughout the Festival 
  • Festival Online Film Pass (Can/USA Only: Watch films from Oct. 28-Nov.8)
  • Opportunity to book a room on-site at Banff Centre (accommodation not included in pass price)
  • Invitation to Festival VIP Opening Night reception and dinner 
  • Tax-deductible receipt for $500 donation portion of Chomolungma Pass  (tax receipts issued for Canadian residents only)

Thank you Festival Patrons for your generous support.

For questions, please contact

Online: Aconcagua Supporter Pass | $500 (Not available now)

The last day to purchase patron passes was October 5.

Available until October 5.

Available in Canada/USA Only

The Aconcagua Supporter Pass includes:

  • Online Film Pass (Can/USA only: Watch films from Oct. 28-Nov.8)
  • Festival BUFF® 
  • Recognition as an Aconcagua Patron in the Festival Guide, on the Festival website, and on-screen throughout the Festival 
  • CAD tax-deductible receipt for $325 donation portion of Aconcagua pass.  (Tax receipts issued to Canadian residents only) 

Thank you Festival Patrons for your generous support!


For questions, please contact

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