Each year, a collection of the most lauded entries from the Banff Mountain Film Festival takes a tour around the world. Here’s a trailer of the adventure, exploration, wildlife, and scenery coming soon to a theater near you. For information on stops worldwide and around North America, visit banffcentre.ca. We’ve included excerpts from a few prizewinners below.
Grand Prize/Best Film on Exploration and Adventure: Crossing the Ice
Two Australians attempt to ski from the Antarctica’s shore to the North Pole and back at a record pace. They battle hunger, cold—and a Norwegian with a head start.
Best Feature-Length Mountain Film: Ready to Fly
A documentary about athletes battling to get women’s ski jumping into the Olympic Games.
Best Film—Mountain Wildlife and Natural History: Untamed Americas: Mountains
An intimate look at the wildlife living in the mountains from Alaska to the Andes.