Tickets available for Banff film festival

Tickets are on sale for an annual festival showcasing films featuring outdoor sports, remote locations and environmental issues.

Stops on the Banff Centre Mountain Film Festival world tour are set for Feb. 23 at the Egyptian Theater in Delta and Feb. 24 and 25 at the Avalon Theater in Grand Junction. Doors will open at 6 p.m. The films will begin at 7 p.m. A total of 24 different films will be shown.

Tickets sell for $15 in Delta and $25 plus fees in Grand Junction. A two-day pass for the Grand Junction showings also is available for $45 plus fees.

The Rotary Club of Grand Junction brings the film festival to the Grand Valley as a fund-raising event. Proceeds support the Colorado Canyons Association, Colorado Mesa University International Student Program, Colorado National Monument Association and Western Colorado Conservation Corps.

Films that will be shown in Delta and Grand Junction were selected from among the more than 400 entries in the annual Banff Centre Mountain Film and Book Festival in Canada. Award winners and audience favorites are selected to play in theaters around the world. With stops planned in a total of about 550 communities in more than 40 countries across the globe, the film festival tour reaches a combined audience of more than 550,000.

The 2022 and 2023 world tour will include films featuring action sports, remote vistas and environmental issues.

Tickets and  more information about the Banff Centre Mountain Film Festival world tour is available from a new local website at