Weekend Picks North: BANFF Mountain Film Fest

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The Shenandoah National Park Trust will be hosting the Banff Mountain Film Festival World Tour at Charlottesville, Virginia’s Paramount Theater this Sunday, March 6 and Monday, March 7.

This iconic film festival will feature a collection of exhilarating and provocative films that explore life in the mountains. They highlight remote cultures, intense expeditions into exotic landscapes and bring adrenaline packed action sports into sharp focus. The two­ night festival will feature upwards of 20 films, with different offerings each night.

One of the most prestigious mountain festivals in the world, the Banff Mountain Film Festival celebrates its 41st year in 2016 by continuing to bring the best action, environmental, and adventure films to audiences in 40 countries across the globe.

On Sunday, March 6, doors at the Paramount Theater open at 5:00 pm and the show begins at 6:00. On Monday, March 7, doors open at 6:00 pm and the show begins at 7:00 pm.

Tickets are $16/night in advance or $18/night at the door and are available at the Paramount Theater Box Office or online. Proceeds benefit conservation, recreation and education programs in Shenandoah National Park.

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