Friday, November 21, 2008

This Weekend!

Midwest Mountaineering is proud to host the festival's 33rd anniversary world tour.

Click for Festival Info.

The Banff Mountain Film Festival (held in Banff, Alberta from November 1st to 9th, 2008) accepts over three hundred mountain films into it's competition, the top fifty or so are screened throughout the festival. Every year the films feature a range of styles and themes, including climbing, skiing, kayaking, biking, adventure, culture and the environment.

Prizes are awarded in eight categories: Grand Prize, Climbing, Mountain Sports, Mountain Environment, Mountain Culture, Short Mountain Film, and Feature-Length Mountain Film, and People's Choice. The international jury will announce the Best of the Festival award winners at the awards ceremony on Sunday, November 9th.

The tour brings a selection of the best films from the festival right here to Midwest Mountaineering! Whether you are an experienced mountaineer or an armchair adventurer, this event is for everyone. Don’t miss the excitement!

Banff Festival Update

The Banff Mountain Film Festival pre-screening committee viewed 296 films during the month of September and 53 finalists have been selected.

Our Friday, Nov 21 and Saturday, Nov 22 will contain completely different films. You may want to attend both nights and see all of the films!Mel and I are taking our dates on Saturday night.

  • Banff Film Festival shows are located in Willey Hall auditorium, rooms 125/175.
  • Tickets are $15.00 each — or see both showings (completely different films) for $25.00 and save $5.00.
  • Tickets go on sale Saturday, October 18th at 10:00 a.m.
  • Tickets are available:
    At the customer service counter in Midwest Mountaineering for no service fee.
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    Buy Online Here for a $3.00 service fee per order.
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    Telephone (612-339-3433) for a $5.00 service fee per order.

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