The Mouth – Bournemouth – Poole – Christchurch

Banff Mountain Film Festival

The UK and Ireland Banff Mountain Film Festival World Tour, which offers audiences the opportunity to travel the world and experience a selection of exhilarating, inspirational and unforgettable adventures from the contrasting comfort of a theatre chair returns to Lighthouse, Poole’s Centre for the Arts on 11 May.

The festival tour showcases a diverse collection of the newest and very best films from the global mountain culture and sports community.

The films explore remote cultures, highlight intense expeditions through exotic landscapes and bring into sharp focus adrenaline-packed action sports. The Banff tour generates a community feel, attracting people with a wide range of outdoor passions to screenings in search of new ideas and inspiration for their own adventurous pursuits!

The film programme at Lighthouse features:

55 Hours in Mexico:  A quick trip to climb the third highest peak in North America, ski down it and return to work on Monday.
: Grown-ups making their childhood dreams come true – the wilder the better
Chasing Niagara
: Pro kayaker Rafa Ortiz paddles over Niagara Falls.
: Photographer Reuben Krabbe captures a high-risk solar moment.
Operation Moffat
: Inspired by Britain’s first female mountain guide Gwen Moffat.
Showdown at Horseshoe Hell
:  The wildest event in the climbing world – part-ultramarathon, part-Burning Man, all go…
The Important Places
: Film maker Forest Woodward takes his 77-year-old father on a Grand Canyon River trip to recapture the past.

Now in its seventh edition, the 2016 tour will be the largest to date, with more than 50,000 adventure lovers expected to attend 85 screenings across 55 locations in the UK and Ireland. Globally, the World Tour is enjoyed by more than 400,000 people across 45 different countries.

Age guidance: 15+


Cinema – Lighthouse, Poole
Wednesday 11 May at 7.30pm
Tickets £13.50
Discounts: Students, U18s, Seniors, Groups

Tickets & information 01202 280000

Booking Fees: Prices quoted are for tickets booked in person at the Ticket Office. Tickets booked by telephone or online are subject to a booking fee of up to £1.75 per ticketSoren-Chamonix

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