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Banff Centre Mountain Film Festival World Tour

Thanks for helping us celebrate one of North America's largest screenings of the Banff Centre Mountain Film Festival World Tour .

World Tour Transcript

The Boone, NC Banff Film Festival World Tour screenings were scheduled to take place at the Schaefer Center for the Performing Arts at Appalachian State University.

The March 19, 20, and 21 Banff Film Festival screenings have been cancelled. At the present time, efforts are underway to re-schedule the screenings for the fall of 2020. Updates will be provided here as they become available. Please retain your original tickets, in the event that the screenings can be rescheduled, as they will be valid for use at that time. In order to process refunds, original tickets must be presented to the Box Office. The Schaefer Center will continue to process refunds until April 17th, 2020. For more information about refunds, please call the Schaefer Center Box Office at 262.4046. Updates will be provided here as they become available.

The Banff Centre has created an awesome in-home film experience for people to enjoy in the confort of their homes. Go to the following website to enjoy.  We look forward to the day when we can once again enjoy the films together.

Want to know more about the history of the Banff Film Festival in Boone? Check out this great article from High Country Magazine.

Coming from out of town? Have a guest that needs accommodations? We recommend newly built Horton Hotel in downtown Boone, The Crestwood Inn or Gideon Ridge Inn.

If you want to see just how much fun we have in Boone, just check out these videos from previous screenings!

The Boone, NC screening is proudly hosted by:

and presented by:

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Thank you sponsors and supporters for making the film festival possible!


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