Hamilton will host the Banff Mountain Film Festival World Tour, a collection of short films documenting unexpected outdoor adventures and ground-breaking expeditions, on Tuesday, Feb. 16, at 7 p.m., in Bradford Auditorium, Kirner-Johnson Building. The screening is sponsored by the Hamilton Outing Club. Doors open at 6:30 p.m., and the films start at 7 p.m. Tickets are $15 for adults, $10 for children under 12, and $10 with a Hamilton ID.
The Banff Mountain Film Festival World Tour is a collection of cultural and outdoor films from around the world, told by renowned authors, photographers, adventurers and filmmakers. The tour travels to over 40 countries. The 2015/2016 World Tour features a collection of exhilarating and provocative films that explore life in the mountains. They highlight remote cultures, intense expeditions into exotic landscapes and bring adrenaline-packed action sports into sharp focus.
The Festival is hosted by the Banff Centre, which is the world’s largest arts and creativity incubator. The Banff Centre provides multidisciplinary programming and advancing the practice of artists and leaders. Each year they also host thousands of artists, explorers, mathematicians, and business leaders on their campus. These leaders across disciplines develop new approaches to solving some of the world’s most complex challenges and new works that exemplify the best of what human beings can do.