Banff Mountain Film Festival World Tour to Visit

Michael Savage (left) from Colgate’s Outdoor Education Program with Luke Logan from the Banff Centre and Hamilton Theater Technical Director Henry O’Connell. The prestigious Banff Mountain Film Festival World Tour comes to Hamilton Theater Thursday, Feb. 21, at 7 p.m.

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(Hamilton, NY – Feb. 2013) The prestigious Banff Mountain Film Festival World Tour comes to the Hamilton Theater Thursday, Feb. 21, at 7 p.m.

An international film competition featuring the world’s best footage on mountain subjects, the festival tour showcases a selection of the most inspiring and thought provoking short films in an exhilarating two-hour program. An expert from the Banff Centre will host the evening and give out prizes to the audience.

“This year’s tour will be awesome,” said Michael Savage, assistant director of Colgate University’s Outdoor Education Program, which coordinates the event. “The filmmakers include outdoor adventurers and world-class athletes. The short films selected feature everything from biking, climbing, skiing and kayaking to adventure, mountain culture and the environment.”

Advance tickets are on sale at the theater and through the Colgate Outdoor Education Program. Advance sale tickets are $12 ($10 for students) and tickets at the door are $14 ($12 for students).

“If you like travel, outdoor adventure or extreme sports, you won’t want to miss the Banff Mountain Film Festival World Tour,” Savage said.

For more information and advance tickets, call 315.824.8210.

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