The Banff Mountain Film and Book Festival, flagship program of Film and Media at The Banff Centre, promotes an understanding and appreciation of the world's mountain places by creating opportunities for people to share, and find inspiration in, mountain experiences, exploration, ideas and challenges.
Avalanche Awareness Night 2012
This Banff Centre Podcast provides valuable information to help you enjoy the backcountry safely. You'll hear Kevin Hjertaas talk about required learning for responsible backcountry exploration. Brendan Martland talks about avalanche forecasting, Aaron Beardmre discusses the Avalanche Bulletin and you'll hear some chilling stories from Mike Henderson - all recorded live as part of the Banff Centre's Avalanche Awareness Night on January 22, 2012.
Avalanche Awareness Night 2011
In association with Parks Canada, this presentation included presentations by snow safety experts, films from the Banff Mountain Film Festival and a trade show featuring the latest tools and techniques for avalanche safety.
Renan Ozturk at The Festival
Allegra Young chats with athlete, artist and filmmaker Renan Ozturk while he's at The Banff Mountain Film Festival about his new film "As it Happens".
Andrew Skurka at The Festival
Allegra Young chats with adventurer Andrew Skurka while he's at The Banff Mountain Film Festival about his adventures skiing, packrafting and hiking all over the world.
John Vaillant at The Festival
Allegra Young chats with writer John Vaillant while he's at The Banff Mountain Film Festival about his new book, "The Tiger" and his connection with filmmaker Sasha Snow.
Jacki Florine at The Festival
Allegra Young chats with Jacki Florine, jury member of The Banff Mountain Film Festival, about the importance of mountain culture, mountain sport, and the films shown at the Festival.