I had never heard of the Banff Centre Mountain anything, let alone the film festival, until this past holiday season. A friend gifted me a "ticket" for the virtual screening of the Amber Program and my brain pretty much exploded watching a few of them. I mean, a blind mountain climber !?! WHAT!? HOLY SHIT, YES!
The cinematography is breathtaking in so many and the stories are truly awe inspiring, thought provoking and educational in so many ways. You dont have to enjoy the outdoors to be cheering on or freaking out to enjoy what you are witnessing. If you want to ignite your brain in some form, are considering watching something new, or at least dreaming about the possibilities, I highly recommend checking this festival out....they also have on campus and online learning programs in the arts and creative avenues if that's also your thing!
Tickets for Amber or Onyx program are $15, $28 for both. You will then have 3 days to screen all the movies in that program when you activate the link emailed to you. Looks like they are releasing new ones on Feb 4th as well, wahoo!
Let me know if you watch any and what you thought!