The Festival (at the Tower Theatre April 21), a program of The Banff Centre, is the largest and one of the most prestigious mountain festivals in the world. With stops planned in about 400 communities and 35 countries across the globe, this year’s tour features a collection of the most inspiring action, environmental, and adventure films from the festival.
Proceeds from the Film Festival support REALMS, Bend’s Public Charter middle school that combines traditional educational methods with innovative expedition based learning to ensure students are prepared for a successful high school career.
Traveling to exotic landscapes and remote cultures, and bringing audiences up-close and personal with adrenaline-packed action sports, the 2012/2013 World Tour is an exhilarating and provocative exploration of the mountain world.
From approximately 350 films entered into the annual festival, award-winning films and audience favorites are among the films chosen to travel the globe.
The Film Festival is on April 21 the Tower Theatre, 6pm, doors open at 4:30pm. Tickets are $21 on-line through the REALMS website (http://www.realmschool.org/fundraising/banff/), at Repeat Performance Sports or for $25 at the Tower Theatre.
Info Roger White, REALMS director at 541-322-5323.
This years’ Summit and Black Diamond level sponsors include Repeat Performance Sports, Oregon Ski Guides, Pizza Mondo, Bank of the Cascades, Central Oregon Emergency Physicians and Moementum, Inc.