The Banff Centre Mountain Film Festival World Tour is set to return to Great Falls, hosted at the Davidson Family Auditorium within Great Falls High School on January 12 at 6:30 pm.

The event aims to raise funds for the Great Falls Ski Patrol, marking a continued collaboration between the Patrol and Great Falls Public Schools.

Former KRTV news anchor Shannon Newth will take on the role of Master of Ceremonies for the evening.

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Banff Film Festival Details

Tickets, priced at $20, are available on the Great Falls Ski Patrol website or at Bighorn Outdoor Specialists.

The proceeds directly contribute to the operational needs of the Great Falls Ski Patrol, facilitating advanced training and the procurement of emergency and first aid supplies.

This year's film selection promises an exciting experience, presented on a large screen in the Davidson Auditorium, featuring high-energy, entertaining, and thought-provoking content.

The lineup includes the showing of "Ride Another Day," accompanied by a discussion with the family, and the world Theatrical Premiere of "Return to Waldron," spotlighting local snowboarders in the Bob Marshall National Wilderness.

Banff Film Festival Prizes

Attendees can participate in a raffle boasting local and national prize packages, such as ski and stay offerings from Cougar Canyon in Monarch and Bob’s Bar in Neihart.

Moreover, a special raffle, priced at $5 per ticket, will feature enticing rewards like a $500 SCHEELS gift card, a ski and stay package at The Edith, season passes at Showdown, and an impressive Coconut Snowboard.

Banff Film Festival History

Since its inception in 1976, the Banff Centre Mountain Film and Book Festival has been a pinnacle of Mountain Culture celebration, endorsed by Banff Centre.

Following its fall festival, the annual World Tour spans more than 40 countries on seven continents, solidifying its status as the largest adventure film tour globally.

Great Falls Ski Patrol

Recognized as one of the top "large" patrols in the country, the Great Falls Ski Patrol received the esteemed Outstanding Large Patrol award in 2022.

Their mission revolves around promoting safe skiing and snowboarding experiences while ensuring care and transportation services amidst the remarkable terrain and snow at Showdown Montana.

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