2014 Mountain Film Festivals

Banff Mountain Film Festival Visits Wellington

One of the most well-know international film festivals of outdoor adventure sports is on it’s way to Wellington. Banff festival originates from Canada but features films from around the world. Every year, a select number of films tour internationally. The Banff Mountain Film festival will be showing two different programmes of films this June at the Paramount – arranged by the NZ Alpine club.Tickers are $19 NZAC members and students / $21 non-members. They are still available online, but usually sell out:

  • Programme A: 6:30pm Tuesday 17 June AND Friday 27 June
  • Programme B: 6:30pm Tuesday 24 June

Find more information and where to purchase tickets on the NZ Alpine club website.

Did you know that we also have a NZ Mountain Film Festival?

The festival started in 2002 in Wanaka, featuring 35mm slides as the Wanaka Mountain Slide Festival. Since then it’s moved on to films, a more inclusive name and lineup, and a growing international presence. According to the website, “It’s NZ’s original mountain film festival with it’s own international adventure film maker’s competition, as well as a highly regarded NZ made division.” The festival is scheduled for 4th – 8th of July in Wanaka and in Queenstown on the 10thand 11th of July. The festival includes more than just films – look out for speakers, a photo competition, a film editing competition, workshops and more. Find more information about the festival and tickets on the film’s website.

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