This October the annual Banff International Mountain Film Festival comes to South Africa, bringing with it films of adventures by ski, bike, rock, ropes and on water. For the twelfth year, Cape Union Mart proudly hosts the screening of the 2016 World Tour films at Ster-Kinekor cinemas around the country.


Cape Union Mart delivers the spirit of outdoor adventure and mountain culture to South Africa. This year’s World Tour features the best mountain films, showcasing amazing filmmaking talent from the world over to an audience that spans the globe.”


Several award-winning and audience-nominated World Tour films, selected from hundreds of Festival submissions, will be shown at each World Tour screening in South Africa. They include a mix of topics and styles that are entertaining, inspiring and thought-provoking.


South African audiences are also treated to the screening of an additional five-minute film: the winning submission from the Cape Union Mart Adventure Film Challenge. This annual film competition encourages South African filmmakers and athletes to capture and celebrate local outdoor and adventure culture.


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 Mountain Film Festival?

The Banff 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.

And what about the BANFF World Tour?

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 twelve years!

How do I buy tickets?

Tickets are being sold through the Ster Kinekor’s website from September onward. Simply click HERE!

What time does the screening start and finish?

Screenings start at 8:15pm and runs for just over 2 hours. Please check your local screening for more details of start times.