Feb 242012
 
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BANFF Mountain Film Festival World Tour
The Lensic, March 21-22, 7 pm

Santa Fe, NM – SDC Mountain Works and The Lensic Performing Arts Center are proud to host the Banff Mountain Film Festival World Tour at The Lensic on March 21-22. SDC Mountain Works, formerly Sangre de Cristo Mountain Works outfitter, has formed a new partnership with The Lensic to bring the film festival to Santa Fe for the 17th year. 

The Banff Mountain Film Festival, a program of The Banff Centre, is the largest, and one of the most prestigious, mountain festivals in the world. Hot on the heels of the festival held every fall in Banff, Alberta, the Banff Mountain Film Festival World Tour hits the road. 

With stops planned in about 390 communities and 35 countries across the globe, this year’s tour features a collection of the most inspiring action, environmental, and adventure films from the festival.

Traveling to exotic landscapes and remote cultures, and bringing audiences up-close and personal with adrenaline-packed action sports, the 2011/2012 World Tour is an exhilarating and provocative exploration of the mountain world. 

From approximately 300 films entered into the annual festival, award-winning films and audience favorites are among the films chosen to travel the globe.

The featured films are currently being reviewed by festival hosts and will be announced shortly. 

View the thrilling Banff Tour trailer on YouTube: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DHDGv1RR2v4

Screenings of The Banff Mountain Film Festival World Tour in Canada and the USA are presented by National Geographic, The North Face, Parks Canada; sponsored by Deuter, Outdoor Research, PrimaLoft, Central Asia Institute, Tom’s of Maine, and Therm-a-Rest; with support from MSR, Fernie Alpine Resort, Petzl, Kicking Horse Coffee, and World Expeditions.

Thanks to the following local sponsors for their support of Banff Mountain Film Festival World Tour: Hutton Broadcasting, Santa Fe Reporter and Santa Fe Conservation Trust. 

Event Details: The Lensic and SCD Mountain Works host the Banff Mountain Film Festival World Tour, March 21-22. Both evenings begin at 7 pm. 

Tickets: $15 per night or $25 for both nights. Tickets are available at www.lensic.org, www.TicketsSantaFe.org, 988.1234 or at The Lensic, 211 W. San Francisco St.
 

Website: www.banffmountainfestivals.ca

About The Lensic Performing Arts Center

The nonprofit, historic Lensic Performing Arts Center presents more than 200 events year-round, including theater, music, dance, spoken word, film and lectures. Through Lensic Presents, Performance Arts Education and Community Sponsorships, The Lensic is a major partner and supporter of Santa Fe’s nonprofits, artistic organizations and schools. For more information on the many presentations and programs of The Lensic, visit www.lensic.org.

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