Attention all outdoor enthusiasts and adventure addicts:

Cape Union Mart will be bringing the festival to South Africa for the sixteenth year. Once again, audiences will get the chance to explore and experience some of the world’s most epic adventure locations all from the comfort (and safety) of their home.

Featuring the best mountain films and exceptional filmmaking talent from around the globe, the festival offers something for everyone with a mix of topics and cinematic styles that will both inspire and entertain.

What’s more, attendees will get to see this year’s winning submission from the annual Cape Union Mart Adventure Film Challenge. The competition gets local filmmakers, adventurers and athletes to capture and celebrate South Africa’s outdoors culture as well as the spirit of adventure.


Have a burning question about the Banff Mountain Film Festival or want to learn more about this festival? Then check out these FAQ’s to get the answers.

What is the BANFF Centre Mountain Film Festival?

The Banff Centre Mountain Film Festival is one of the largest mountain festivals in the world. The festival draws some of the world’s best film makers and accomplished outdoor heroes to celebrate adventure, the environment, mountain culture and the outdoors through film.


Hot on the heels of the festival each year, the best films head off on the Banff Mountain Festival World Tour with stops in around 285 communities and 35 countries across the globe. Cape Union Mart has been bring BANFF to South African audiences for fifteen years!

BANFF Centre Mountain Film Festival Trailer