The Banff Mountain Film Festival showcases short films and documentaries in mountain locations: extreme sports, remote mountain culture and breathtaking landscapes. Each year, about 375 films from all over the world are entered into the festival. During the official festival in Canada, the jury picks the best films. These films then fo on a world tour.
The festival is on for 4 days in Tokyo and also runs in other locations around Japan. The Banff Mountain Film Festival in Tokyo will present 2 programs each day. Each program consists of 7 or 8 short films. Program A includes a film on giant salamanders and a quest to take an epic picture of the total solar eclipse in the arctic circle. Program B offers a paragliding film with spectacular views over the Rocky Mountains as well as a film following ice climbers in Iceland. All films are diverse in landscape, action, and film style.
You can buy tickets on the Japanese website here. The official website is also in Japanese, but if you can still see the trailers of all the films in each program on this page. All films are screened in their original language (primarily English).