Banff Mountain Film Festival World Tour 2020 - PLAYHOUSE Whitely Bay

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Banff Mountain Film Festival World Tour 2020


  • Date: 23rd-24th April 2020
  • Time: 7.30pm

Adventure postponement!

The remainder of the Banff Mountain Film Festival UK & Ireland 2020 Tour is being rescheduled until autumn. Thank you so much for your patience and support as we work hard to rearrange dates, please keep an eye on for up-to-date screening info. We can’t wait to share with you these fantastic collections of epic adventure films, and we’d love to see you in autumn! #Banff2020

escheduled from 23-24th April 2020. All tickets remain valid for the new date on Tuesday 24th - Wednesday 25th November 2020. If you would like a refund, please contact your point of purchase.


Embark on a thrilling night of adventure with a brand-new collection of short films from the world’s most prestigious mountain film festival!

The Banff Mountain Film Festival joins the world’s best adventure film-makers and explorers as they push themselves to the limits in the most remote and stunning corners of the globe. Witness epic human-powered feats, life-affirming challenges and mind-blowing cinematography – all on the big screen!

There are two shows, each with an entirely different selection of films - the red film programme (Thursday 23 April) and the blue film programme (Friday 24 April). Double the adventure by coming to both with a two-show discount, available through the box office on 0191 643 2643.

An adrenaline-fuelled, not-to-be missed event with free prize giveaways that is guaranteed to ignite your passion for adventure, action and travel!

Red Film Programme:


One, two, three… charge! What do you get when you combine four top freeskiers, a world-class drone pilot and unlimited powder? Answer: unique footage of some of the planet’s most extreme skiing!

Danny Daycare

Danny MacAskill is a world-renowned bike stunt expert – but would you really leave your kids with him?!

Find out if Danny and Daisy make it back in one piece at the Banff Mountain Film Festival World Tour.

The Flip

This will give you goosebumps!

What drives us to step beyond the bounds of what we know, even when the consequences could be fatal? French skydiver Remi Angeli is facing his fears to explore new expressions of movement while BASE jumping. Watch in awe as he flips, freefalls and flies at the Banff Mountain Film Festival World Tour.


One woman, three modes of transport and one journey around the planet using human power alone!

Check out Sarah Outen’s 20,000-mile odyssey by bike, sea kayak and rowing boat in her incredible film Home (tour edit), showing as part of the Banff Mountain Film Festival World Tour.

The Imaginary Line

Walk the line!

Slacklining across this incredible chasm is amazing enough – and it’s not just the big drop that’s scary. Risking grave consequences, a team of slackliners from Mexico and the USA set up this high wire across the border of the two countries, to spread a message about using our passions to connect cultures.


Blue Programme:

A Nordic Skater

This has got to be one of the most soul-enriching sports! Introducing Nordic skating, seen here on the spectacular frozen fjords of Norway.

Meet the characters and find out more about this unique activity in the Banff Mountain Film Festival World Tour.


This is 21st century exploration! Introducing the three-person team on an epic expedition in one of the harshest and least-explored corners of the planet. Pushing the boundaries of adventure, they will travel 1,000 miles by kite-ski across Antarctica to climb the world’s most remote mountain – if all goes to plan.

Return to Earth

Time to hit the trails!

Check out mountain biking’s biggest athletes, unsung talents and up-and-coming stars as they shred gnarly trails, while finding time to answer life’s big questions, in the epic film Return to Earth, showing at the Banff Mountain Film Festival World Tour.


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  • Date: 23rd-24th April 2020
  • Time: 7.30pm
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