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Banff: a film festival with a different energy

The Banff Mountain Film Festival World Tour is the most important adventure film festival in the world. He arrived in Santa Cruz with a new edition.


Cinema and extreme sport together? This was the 19th edition of the Banff Mountain Film Festival World Tour. Overcoming, sport, adventure and challenges in 17 shorts and documentaries of the most important adventure film event in the world. This year, the national tour visited Bariloche, San Martín de los Andes, Buenos Aires, San Juan, Comodoro Rivadavia and Neuquén. In December it ended in El Calafate, province of Santa Cruz.

The spirit of the mountain

Originally from the town of Banff, Canada, the festival reached and arrived in Argentina in 2001. Today continues to grow in quality and offers a renewed programme with spectacular films and conferences with recognized adventurers. In addition, it provides the opportunity to share experiences and be inspired by people who live the spirit of adventure and face the challenges of nature. Banff rewards quality , the promotion of mountain culture and respect for environment. Snow, earth, air and water. Nothing more dazzling than the best landscapes in the world along with the most incredible sporting feats.

Life stories that motivate

The festival featured short films and documentary films from Germany, Belgium, Canada, Spain and United States. Through the big screen , viewers were able to experience unique experiences with extreme athletes .

Cyclists in the mountains, the climbing of a man who lacked one of his legs, are just some of the stories that the public was able to know. Because what it was all about was transmitting life stories that motivate. A 97-year-old runner and an 11-year-old boy skiing were another exciting story. At Banff, nature is felt and breathed in every challenge, every adventure. They say it spreads the spirit of the mountain, they say it has a different energy .

Publication Date: 25/12/2019

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