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Watch this: Banff Mountain Film Festival World Tour

THE Banff Mountain Film Festival World Tour is coming to Newtownabbey's Theatre at The Mill

THE Banff Mountain Film Festival World Tour is returning to Northern Ireland for bringing two nights of eye-popping outdoor adventure-based film to Newtownabbey's Theatre at The Mill,on May 11 and 12.

This year's tour includes 14 hugely diverse short films, starring the world's top adventurers getting their kicks in extreme situations all around the world and featuring everything from tales of high-adrenaline action to poignant environmental documentaries.

They are selected from hundreds of films entered into the Banff Mountain Film Festival held every year in the Canadian Rockies. The films are split between two different programmes, each lasting about two and a half hours, with free prize giveaways at each screening.

The Newtownabbey event is part of the wider Banff World Tour, which travels the globe each year, visiting nearly 50 countries and reaching more than 400,000 people worldwide.

"It's fantastic to be back with our biggest tour yet – a reflection of the enormous appetite for adventure that British and Irish audiences have," says tour director Nell Teasdale.

"The Banff Tour is more than a series of exhilarating film nights. Each screening offers a real sense of community, bringing together people with a wide range of outdoor passions.

"And we guarantee that viewers will leave with new enthusiasm and inspiration for their own adventures too!"

:: Tickets cost £13.50/£11.50 concession via Theatreatthemill.ticketsolve.com/shows, full details of the film programme are available at Banff-uk.com.

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