The Banff Mountain Film Festival World Tour is back for 2022, bringing the latest action and
adventure films to venues around the UK and Ireland.

Starring intrepid characters, extreme expeditions and stunning cinematography, the tour
features two new collections of inspirational films from the wildest corners of the planet.

“We are so excited to be sharing these aweinspiring new films with audiences around the
UK and Ireland up on the big screen!” says tour director Nell Teasdale.

“As well as adrenalinepacked stories from the world’s best adventure filmmakers, Banff
events are a celebration of the great outdoors with a vibrant atmosphere and we
guarantee audiences will leave inspired to have an adventure of their own too.

As well as thrilling films, each event features a free prize draw for outdoorsy goodies from the tour’s partners.

Banff tour films are chosen from hundreds of entries into the Banff Mountain Film Festival,
which is held every November in the Canadian Rocky Mountains. The UK and Ireland tour
starts in Leicester on 27 January and finishes in Cambridge on 28 May.

Film highlights include:

Exit the North Pole

Epic adventure hits the big screen in the North in 2022
Exit North Pole

In 24hour darkness and with temperatures down to 40, polar explorers Børge Ousland and Mike Horn attempt the unimaginable: a 1,500km ski expedition across the frozen Arctic
Ocean, via the North Pole. With drifting ice and the threat of polar bears, this gruelling
journey has been described as the boldest polar expedition of modern times.

Dream Mountain

Epic adventure hits the big screen in the North in 2022
Dream Mountain

Defying societal norms, elite climber Pasang Lhamu Sherpa Akita has had a trailblazing career, summiting K2, Everest and other worldclass peaks. Life changed with the birth of her son, but Pasang decides that to be the best mother she can, she needs to follow her dreams again.
Transcending expectations and returning to her lifelong passion, Pasang attempts her dream mountain: a spectacular Nepalese peak called Cholatse.

Link Sar

Epic adventure hits the big screen in the North in 2022
Link Sar

The compelling story of the first ascent of one of the last great unclimbed mountains in
Pakistan’s Karakoram range: Link Sar at 7,041m. Avalanches and a 36hour storm cause
American alpinist Graham Zimmerman and his team to question their motivations and
relationships, in an expedition that earns them mountaineering’s most prestigious award:
the Piolet d’Or.

The full lineup of new 2022 films will be announced in January.

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