Festival Archives and Free Content

Festival Archives and Free Content

Every year Banff Centre Mountain Film and Book Festival kicks off in Banff, Alberta. Banff Centre welcomes some of the best adventurers and storytellers in the outdoor community to celebrate epic adventures and mountain culture.

We have compiled some of our favourite memories from years past.

Festival Archives and Free Content
  • Indigenous Dialogue: Dead North Film Festival - Mandee McDonald

    On October 29, 2021, Indigenous Arts at Banff Centre hosted a special Halloween screening of some of the best films from the Dead North Film Festival's archives.

    Dead North was created in 2012 by Jay Bulckaert and Pablo Saravanja as a rallying cry for Northern filmmakers to take their rightful p...

  • Take Me Outside Student Contest 2021 - A World Beyond The Screen

    The Take Me Outside Student Video Contest is a country-wide competition aiming to get students outside by encouraging them to submit their best, self-made video, featuring how they like to find adventures and spend their time exploring the outdoors in Canada.

    The 2021 winner is Colin Fearing wi...

  • Voices of Adventure with Geoff Powter and Doug Scott

    Doug Scott and Geoff Power in conversation at the 2018 Banff Centre Mountain Film and Book Festival.

  • Indigenous Dialogues

    Full Program Description.

    2020's annual Indigenous Dialogues focuses on Indigenous place names and includes a sharing circle on how reinstating Indigenous names for rivers, peaks and landscape is an important element of decolonizing historic and modern narratives. With Reneltta Arluk, Christie H...

  • Climbing Through Barriers Panel Discussion

    Climbing mentors Kai Lightner (professional climber), Mikhail Martin (Brothers of Climbing), Erynne Gilpin (Indigenous Womxn Climb), and Bethany Lebewitz (Brown Girls Climb) are working to bring diversity to climbing and they are bridging gaps so that we can celebrate an outdoor community where e...

  • Behind the Scenes - World Tour Trailer

    Every year the audio department is working hard on the newest version of the Banff Mountain Film Festival & Tour Trailer, bringing Jacques Blackstone's iconic soundtrack to live.

  • Decadent Essentials

  • Spotlight - Sarah McNair-Landry

    Sarah McNair-Landry joined us at Banff Centre as a speaker during the 2017 Banff Centre Mountain Film and Book Festival. While here, she sat down with us to talk about the film Into Twin Galaxies—A Greenland epic, which recounts the journey she took with two other National Geographic Adventurers ...