This year the annual Banff Mountain Film Festival will again bring you a wide selection of short films and documentaries. You will able to choose from over 60 films carefully selected from around 300 entrants by a panel of judges.

One of the most awaited films, and the early favorite to earn festivalís grand prize is Sur le fil des 4000. Directed by Gilles Chappaz, the film shares a story of life and death, passion and beauty.

As always, the winner of the festival will receive a $4,000 prize. Peopleís Choice Award is worth $2,000 as well as other categories of the festival - Best film on Mountain Environment, Best Film on Mountain Sports, Best Film on Mountain Culture, Best Short Mountain Film and best Feature-Length Mountain Fil Award.