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9:00 AM 16th January 2020

Banff Mountain Film Festival In Yorks & Lancs!

The Banff Mountain Film Festival World Tour is back for 2020, bringing a brand-new selection of gripping action and adventure films to Yorkshire, Lancashire and beyond.

The tour features two different collections of extraordinary films from the world’s best adventure film-makers, with super-human challenges, soulful journeys and spectacular cinematography from the wildest corners of the planet.

“We can’t wait to share the latest inspirational films from the world’s most prestigious mountain film festival on our biggest tour yet!” says UK and Ireland tour director Nell Teasdale.

“And as well as exhilarating stories starring intrepid characters and pioneering journeys, an evening at Banff is a celebration of the great outdoors, with a vibrant atmosphere and a real sense of community. We guarantee audiences will leave inspired to have an adventure of their own!”

The tour’s films are chosen from hundreds of entries into the Banff Mountain Film Festival, which is held every November in the Canadian Rockies.

The UK and Ireland tour starts in Pitlochry, Scotland, on Saturday 18 January, and finishes in Norwich on Tuesday 26 May, visiting 60 locations along the way.

Regional Dates and Venues:
- Plaza Cinema, Stockport, 31 January and 20 May
- Leeds Town Hall, 7 and 8 February
- Picture House, Hebden Bridge, 12 February and 22 April
- Barbican, York, 21 April
- Plaza Community Cinema, Liverpool, 24 April and 21 May

For more information and to book tickets, see www.banff-uk.com. Film line-up announced soon!