Banff Mountain Film Festival World Tour

Thank you to everyone who joined us for four sold out nights in 2020! See you in 2022 for our 30th year of bringing this event to Santa Cruz. Dates are TBD.

2020 Banff Centre Mountain Film Festival World Tour
February 20-23, 2020 @ Rio Theatre, SC @ 7pm


We will have two programs in 2020, A & B. Thursday or Saturday will be Program A, and Friday or Sunday will be Program B. Select a Program below to view films:

Program A (Thursday or Saturday Program B (Friday or Sunday

Be sure to check listings for ratings and advisories before purchasing tickets for your family.

Ignite your passion for adventure, action, and travel! Banff Centre Mountain Film Festival World Tour will exhilarate you with amazing big-screen stories when it comes to the Rio Theatre at 7 pm on February 20, 21, 22 & 23. Journey to stunning locations, paddle the wildest waters, and climb the highest peaks. Get your tickets today and be taken away to the most captivating places on earth.

The 2019/2020 World Tour brings films from the 44th annual Banff Centre Mountain Film and Book Festival to about 550 communities around the globe. From an exploration of remote landscapes and mountain cultures to adrenaline-fueled action sports, films in this year’s World Tour are sure to captivate and amaze the explorer within you.

Be moved. Be inspired. Don’t miss out. For more information visit or call (831) 459-2806. This stop on the world tour is hosted by UC Santa Cruz Adventure Rec.

This event benefits the Wilderness Orientation Willie Williams Scholarship Fund and Adventure Rec student scholarships. Each year, nearly $20,000 of scholarship funds are awarded to UCSC students based on financial need, affording them the chance to share in the magic of outdoor adventures.

All shows start at 7 pm. Film lists available 4 weeks in advance. 

This event is locally sponsored by:

 Pacific Edge Climbing Gym       Adventure Sports Journal     steinhauer_logo_2020.jpg gt_newlogo_turquoise.jpg

driscolls-logo-red-wp-cmyk-c-sm.png     Colleges, Housing and Educational Services    Bay Federal   

greenspacelogo2019.jpg  lpl-logo.png   Mount Hermon Adventures  

Santa Cruz        d17e9641-058c-4209-b1ef-1e3e0966e401.jpeg      Five Branches University

hyattsc_banff2020.jpg      brandt.png     Capitola Veterinary Hospital    KZSC      larsh-logo-2019-banff_crop.jpg