Adventure-themed film festival coming to Portsmouth

Adventure-themed film festival coming to Portsmouth

PORTSMOUTH, February 24, 2022 — Banff Centre Mountain Film Festival World Tour is making a stop in the Seacoast as a fundraiser for Greater Seacoast Community Health. Join Goodwin Community Health, Families First Health & Support Center, and Lilac City Pediatrics when the Banff Centre Mountain Film Festival World Tour brings some of the world’s best mountain sport, culture, and environmental films to Portsmouth at The Music Hall on March 9 and 10.

The Portsmouth stop of the festival will take attendees on a two-night adventure where they can experience BASE jumpers finding new ways to follow their passion, a search for marine debris in Alaska, and a Sherpa who brings her child on her adventures. Each night will feature a unique lineup of films that seek to inspire through stories of adventure, discovery and exploration in the outdoors. Doors open at 6 p.m., and films begin at 7 p.m.

Event proceeds will contribute to providing local individuals and families with quality, affordable health care and family services through Goodwin Community Health in Somersworth, Families First Health & Support Center in Portsmouth, and Lilac City Pediatrics in Rochester.

“We’re excited to have the Banff Centre Mountain Film Festival World Tour return to town,” said Joann Neumann, Development Director for Families First and Goodwin Community Health. “This year’s films will transport guests to new experiences throughout remote areas of the world. We are honored to host this event and appreciate that proceeds from ticket sales support our community health centers here on the Seacoast.”

The festival will screen seven films each evening — including short, five-minute films interspersed with longer, 35-minute-plus features.

The mission of Greater Seacoast Community Health is supported in part by Digital Prospectors, Novocure, Liberty Mutual Insurance, Piscataqua Savings Bank, Clark Insurance, Kennebunk Savings, Bully Boy Distillers, CGI Employee Benefits Group, D.F. Richard Energy, Granite Bay Wealth Management, NH Healthy Families, Well Sense Health Plan, Allergy Associates of New Hampshire, Bangor Savings Bank, Dodge’s Farm & Garden, and Tobey & Merrill Insurance.

Be moved. Be inspired. Don’t miss out.


Go online: ​​

Call: 603.436.2400

Visit: The B2W Box Office at the Historic Theater, 28 Chestnut Street, Portsmouth, NH 03801 (open from noon – 6pm, Monday through Saturday)

Safety: This event is a fundraiser for the Health Centers of Greater Seacoast Community Health.  Masks and Proof of vaccinations will be required.





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Wednesday, March 9

Follow The Light (4 min)

FINALLY (13 min)


(Tour Edit) (55 min)

If You Give a Beach a Bottle (5 min)

Dream Mountain (18 min)

EM (14 min)

My Midsummer Morning (20 min)

Thursday, March 10

A Dog’s Tale (Tour Edit) (5 min)

Can’t Beat This Place For Fun (14 min)

Precious Leader Woman (47 min)

Jump To Zero (8 min)

INSIDE – A Hole New Ski Experience (11 min)

REEL ROCK 15: Action Directe (16 min)

Breaking Trail (30 min)

About the Banff Centre Mountain Film Festival World Tour:

Immediately following the Banff Centre Mountain Film and Book Festival, held annually in November in Banff, Alberta, Canada, a selection of the top films submitted to the Festival go on a tour around the world. Host organizations in each tour location help to choose a program that reflects the interests of their community, creating a unique celebration of adventure and adventurers at each stop. The World Tour spans the globe, reaching over 500,000 audience members.

About Banff Centre for Arts and Creativity:

Banff Centre for Arts and Creativity is a learning organization built upon an extraordinary legacy of excellence in artistic and creative development. What started as a single course in drama has grown to become the global organization leading in arts, culture and creativity across dozens of disciplines. From our home in the stunning Canadian Rocky Mountains, Banff Centre for Arts and Creativity aims to inspire everyone who attends our campus – artists, leaders, and thinkers – to unleash their creative potential.


For details about the Banff Centre Mountain Film and Book Festival, the World Tour and Banff Centre, please contact:

Lauren Schmidt



Screenings of the Banff Centre Mountain Film Festival World Tour in Canada and the USA are presented by Rab and Banff and Lake Louise Tourism; sponsored by Deuter, Clif Bar & Company, Mountain House, Oboz Footwear, Buff®, YETI Coolers, Sierra Nevada Brewing Company, Smartwool, Kathmandu, NOLS, Kicking Horse Coffee, World Expeditions, The Lake Louise Ski Resort

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