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Publication Date:- 2018-20-01
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2018 UK and Ireland Banff Mountain Film Festival World Tour is biggest yet!

THE Banff Mountain Film Festival World Tour, that runs until 19 May 2018, within many venues throughout to the UK and Ireland, is returning to Crosby Plaza Community Centre, Liverpool, on:- 17 February and on 13 April 2018.

The tour features 2 different collections of brand new adventure films, starring the world's top explorers, on mind blowing journeys in wild and remote parts of the globe.

"UK and Irish audiences have a huge passion for adventure, so we're delighted to be able to share these amazing films and their intrepid characters with wider audiences and even more venues. We guarantee the tour will inspire viewers to start planning their own outdoor adventures too. This is the 1st time we've topped 100 shows in the UK and Ireland, which is really exciting!" says Tour Director Nell Teasdale.

The tour's films are chosen from hundreds of films entered into the prestigious Banff Mountain Film Festival, which takes place every year in the Canadian Rockies.

Each screening offers a real sense of community, bringing together outdoor enthusiasts who are into all sorts of outdoor pursuits, and there are free prize giveaways at every event too.

The tour is part of the wider Banff World Tour, which travels the globe each year, visiting nearly 50 countries and reaching more than 400,000 people worldwide.

The UK and Ireland tour started in Edinburgh, on Saturday, 13 January 2018, and finishes in Newtownabbey, Northern Ireland, on Saturday, 19 May 2018, visiting nearly 60 locations with 105 shows along the way, including Crosby Plaza Community Centre (Crosby Cinima).

The full film line up is coming soon.

For more information, list of all the venues and to book tickets, see:- Banff-UK.Com.

You can also go to:- PlazaCinema.Org.UK for more information about the showings on:- 17 February and on 13 April 2018.

Programme highlights include:-


Yorkshireman Ben Page is embarking on a solo bike packing journey in the Canadian Arctic. He starts with romantic visions of perfect solitude, but as the latitude increases and the mercury falls below -30C, he discovers what it truly means to travel alone in this great emptiness.


Top adventurers Ben Stookesberry, Sarah McNair Landry and Erik Boomer are on an extreme mission in Greenland. Using kite skis, the trio tow their white water kayaks 1,000km over the Greenland Ice Cap to reach the northernmost river ever paddled and then the challenge gets even tougher. With spectacular cinematography, remote wilderness and a large amount of suffering, this film shows what it's like to be far out of your comfort zone.


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