Banff Mountain Film and Book Festival

As a founding partner of the Banff Centre Mountain Film and Book Festival, the ACC is the longest standing partner of the festivals.

The Banff Mountain Film and Book Festivals offer adventure, excitement, and the inspiration of mountain stories. Experience the exhilarating beauty of mountain landscapes. Meet the world’s top adventurers. Listen to their stories. Relive their challenges. Reconnect with adventure.

Virtual Screenings

Bring the Banff Festival to your next movie night

Organize your own private screening for family and friends

Can’t get enough of climbing and adventure films? You can watch from the comfort of your own home!

Monthly features and new film programs are added throughout the year.

Buying tickets to the Banff Festivals? 

Buy them through ACC links and support the club and mountain culture


The ACC is proud to support the Banff Mountain Film and Book Festivals. You can support the ACC by purchasing your virtual festival tickets through these ACC links.


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Many of our local sections host Banff Festival World Tour screenings but can't right now because of Covid. Now, you can support them directly by purchasing your tickets to the virtual festival through these links:

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Banff Mountain Book Festival

Bringing mountain stories to life!

The annual Banff Mountain Book Festival celebrated the world’s best mountain and adventure travel stories through readings, presentations, seminars, book signings, a book fair, and the presentation of internationally recognized awards for mountain literature.

The Book Festival Grand prize, Phyllis and Don Munday Award is proudly sponsored by the ACC Alberta Sections.

Banff Mountain Film Festival

Big-screen mountain adventure!

The annual Banff Mountain Film Festival brings you the world’s best mountain films, videos and speakers. Experience the adventure of climbing, mountain expeditions, remote cultures, and the world’s last great wild places — all brought to life on the big screen. Films are at the heart of the festival. From the over three hundred films entered into competition, the top forty are screened throughout the festival. Competition winners are announced on Sunday evening.

The Best Film on Climbing award is proudly sponsored by the ACC Alberta Sections.