February 19, 2007
From the film Mountains Without Barriers, © Serac Adventure Films
Photo courtesy of The Banff Centre
Banff Mountain Film Festival benefits UCSC
Join UC Santa Cruz Recreation when the Banff Mountain Film
Festival World Tour brings the spirit of outdoor adventure to
Santa Cruz, at the Rio Theatre February 23 and 24 at 7 p.m. and
February 25 at 2 p.m. for a family matinee. A portion of the
proceeds support UCSC Recreation programs.
Hot on the heels of the largest, and one of the most prestigious,
mountain festivals in the world, the Banff Mountain Film Festival
World Tour has hit the road, with stops planned in more than 250
communities and 25 countries across the globe.
This year's tour features a collection of the most inspiring
and thought-provoking action, environmental, and adventure mountain
films. Traveling from remote landscapes and cultures to up close
and personal with adrenaline-packed action sports, the 2006-07
World Tour is an exhilarating and provocative exploration of
the mountain world.
The Banff Mountain Film Festival World Tour is produced by
Mountain Culture at The Banff Centre, and features award-winning
films and audience favorites from approximately 300 films entered
in the annual festival in Banff. The festival is sponsored locally
by Seagate, Pacific Edge, Bugaboo, Good Times, and UCSC Recreation.
Tickets are $10/students and seniors, $12/general in advance;
tickets are $2 more at the door, if not sold out. For tickets and
information, contact UCSC Recreation at (831) 459-2807 or check
the web site at www.ucscrecreation.com.
Ticket are also available at Bugaboo, (831) 429-6300; Pacific Edge,
(831) 454-9254; and the UCSC Ticket Office, (831) 459-2159,