Banff Mountain Film Festival World Tour: Student Edition
Part of the APPlause! K-12 Performing Arts Series
Featuring the best in outdoor filmmaking, the Banff Film Festival has become a perennial favorite at Appalachian State. The student edition of this remarkable series features selections suited to the interests of middle school students, allowing them to experience visits to exotic locations, the adrenaline rush of extreme sports, and a host of unexpected adventures.
About the Banff Mountain Film Festival
The Festival happens over nine days each fall and features stories of profound journeys, unexpected adventures and ground-breaking expeditions told by renowned authors, photographers, adventurers and filmmakers from around the globe. Days after the Festival, the World Tour launches, bringing films to fans in over 40 countries.
Appalachian State University’s Outdoor Programs has been host for the Banff Mountain Film Festival World Tour for 23 years. The public screenings have built a reputation for the best mountain adventure, culture and environmental interest films. The Schaefer Center, with more than 1600 seats, is regularly sold out weeks in advance of the screenings to an enthusiastic mountain community.
Outdoor Programs also collaborates with the Turchin Center for the Visual Arts to host the Appalachian Mountain Photography Competition (AMPC). The AMPC is juried on the Appalachian campus and the work is on display at the Turchin Center, (423 W. King Street, Boone).
Run time approximately 90 minutes