February 20, 2006
Banff Mountain Film Festival comes to Santa
Cruz Feb. 24-26
The Banff Mountain
Film Festival World Tour brings the spirit of outdoor adventure
to Santa Cruz this weekend at the Rio Theater. Proceeds benefit
UCSC Recreation and the Wilderness Orientation Program. Showings
are at 7 p.m. Friday and Saturday, with a family matinee on
Sunday at 2 p.m. The Rio Theater is located at 1205 Soquel Avenue
in Santa Cruz.
Photo: Dave Brown, courtesy of The
This year's tour features a collection of the most inspiring
and thought-provoking active, environmental, and adventure mountain
films. Traveling from remote landscapes and cultures to up close
and personal with adrenaline-packed action sports, the 2005/2006
World Tour is an exhilarating and provocative exploration of
the mountain world.
Tickets are on sale now at the UCSC Ticket Office at (831)
459-2159 or events.ucsc.edu/tickets.
For information about the films, contact Kathy Ferraro at (831)
459-2806 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
The Banff Mountain Film Festival World Tour is produced by
Mountain Culture at The Banff Centre. Screenings of the World
Tour are presented by National Geographic and Dunham Bootmakers.
The festival is sponsored locally by UCSC Recreation, Adventure
Sports, Bugaboo Sports, Family Cycling Center, Good Times, Pacific
Edge, and Seagate.