Press Release (ePRNews.com) - Philadelphia, PA - Jan 11, 2017 - Good things come to those who wait. The Banff Mountain Film Festival World Tour returns to the Philadelphia area! This year’s screenings feature 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 best part of hosting the World Tour is being able to witness a community of film buffs and lovers of the outdoors come together to share stories, be inspired to set out on new adventures and learn about the mountains they love. You will always connect with old friends and make new ones at the World Tour screenings. That’s the best part!
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. “The best part of hosting the World Tour is being able to witness a community of film buffs and lovers of the outdoors come together to share stories, be inspired to set out on new adventures and learn about the mountains they love,” said David Rowland. “You will always connect with old friends and make new ones at the World Tour screenings. That’s the best part!”
Join the Philadelphia Rock Gym & the Schuylkill Canal Association when the Banff Mountain Film Festival World Tour brings the spirit of outdoor adventure to the Main Line, at Immaculata University on Friday, March 3 & Saturday, March 4, 2017. Doors open at 6:00 pm, and the show begins at 7:30pm.
For tickets and information visit our website or call 877-822-7673.
For local information such as the films shown in a local program, time of show, etc., please contact:
Screenings of The Banff Mountain Film Festival World Tour in Canada and the USA are presented by National Geographic and The North Face; sponsored by Deuter, Bergans of Norway, Mountain House, Treksta, and Clif Bar & Company; with support from Petzl, Kicking Horse Coffee, World Expeditions, and The Lake Louise Ski Area, and Banff Lake Louise Tourism.
About the Philadelphia Rock Gyms
The Philadelphia Rock Gyms (PRG) operate four indoor climbing facilities in Wyncote, East Falls, Valley Township, and Oaks, PA, as well as offer outdoor climbing trips in southeastern Pennsylvania and around the country. Since the opening of our first PRG, in 1994, we have been dedicated to building a community of climbers focused on sharing the passion and rewards that the sport of climbing can bring.
Each Philadelphia Rock Gym is committed to providing a fun and challenging environment for climbers of all skill levels.
About the Banff Mountain Film and Book Festival:
Immediately following the Banff Mountain Film and Book Festival, held annually in November in Banff, Canada, a selection of the top films submitted to the Festival go on a tour around the world. Host organizations in each tour location help to choose a program that reflects the interests of their community, creating a unique celebration of adventure and adventurers at each stop. The World Tour spans the globe, reaching over 430,000 audience members.
About The Banff Centre:
The Banff Centre is the largest arts and creativity incubator on the planet, with the mission of inspiring creativity. Over 8,000 artists, leaders, and researchers from across Canada and around the world participate in programs at The Banff Centre every year. Through its multidisciplinary programming, The Banff Centre provides them with the support they need to create, to develop solutions, and to make the impossible possible. Moving forward, the Centre will disseminate the art and ideas developed in Banff using new initiatives in digital, web, radio, and broadcast media. www.banffcentre.ca/arts
For details about the Banff Mountain Film Festival and general information about the World Tour and
The Banff Centre, please contact – Source :
Media & Communications, The Banff Centre
phone: 403-762-6333 fax: 403-762-6158
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