Fonds MC - Mountain Culture fonds

Opening Ceremonies – Alison Hargreaves : [Audio Recording] Sir Edmund Hillary Presentation : [Audio Recording] Sid Marty - "Switchbacks: True Stories of the Canadian Rockies" : [Audio Recording] "Literary Lunchbreak with Jon Krakauer" : [Audio Recording] Sir Edmund Hillary Opening Presentation: [Audio Recording] "Life on the Edge – Jim Whittaker" : [Audio Recording] Opening Ceremonies – Reinhold Messner : [Audio Recording] "Women in Adventure" - Panel Discussion : [Audio Recording] Bruno Engler Presentation : [Audio Recording] "Where are the Women?" - Panel Discussion : [Audio Recording]
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Mountain Culture fonds

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  • Sound recording
  • Moving images
  • Graphic material

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pfla MC

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  • ca. 1981-2010 (Creation)
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    Mountain Culture

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546 audio cassettes: DAT
507 audio cassettes
73 optical discs: DVD
84 optical discs: CD
1 optical disc: CD-ROM
11 optical discs: MiniDisc
3 videocassettes: VHS

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The Banff Festival of Mountain Films began in 1976 under the sponsorship of the Centre's School of the Environment and The Alpine Club of Canada. The festival continued as an annual event within the School of Management, presenting a juried selection of international films and awards, as well as seminars and guest speakers. A North American touring program was established in 1986 to show the award-winning films. The Centre for Mountain Culture was established in 1996 to continue the annual Banff Mountain Film Festival and Banff Mountain Book Festival as well as to sponsor research, events, and educational programs on international alpine activities including an annual photography competition. In 1997, the name was shortened to Mountain Culture. Festival directors include John Amatt (1976 – 1987), Bernadette McDonald (1988-2006), Shannon O’Donoghue (2006 – 2008), David Cox (2009), Joni Cooper (2010-2013), Deb Smythe (2014-2018), and Joanna Croston (2019 -).

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Fonds consists of records from and material relating to the Mountain Culture department at Banff Centre.

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  • English

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This fonds is open and only one series has been arranged and described. Only some material in the fonds has been digitized. Please contact Banff Centre Archives to explore the whole fonds.

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