Dedicated to filmmakers who spark awareness of mountain cultures, fragile environments, and the passion and perseverance of global explorers.
Following a hiatus in 2021 due to the pandemic, the popular mountain film festival returns in 2022.
Featuring a diverse selection of the year's best outdoor films with topics ranging from rock-climbing to eco-travel, community building in remote communities, to preservation of our planet's most fragile eco-systems. Films at the FMFF are stunning, informative and entertaining.
Friday Night: $15
Saturday Night: $15
Weekend Pass: $25
Follow world-record highliner Mia Noblet as she returns to her hometown of Nelson, British Columbia, to combine highlining and backcountry skiing in and around her local ski resort, Whitewater.
With the support of her family and lifelong friends, Mia pushes the limits of her sport in a way she could never have imagined had she not come back home. For Mia, coming home is a progression, not a regression.
Without A Paddle
Without A Paddle is an adventure film blending the history of the upper Columbia River with a 140-kilometre paddle from the foot of the Mica Dam to the top of the Revelstoke Dam. Four intrepid snowboarders seek to retrace a portion of David Thompson’s footsteps down the Columbia River, in the middle of January, during one of the coldest snaps in recorded history in Revelstoke. Surreal frozen landscapes, epic paddling, deep powder riding and a lot of pain, Without A Paddle is a canoeing film about snowboarding. Directors: Nick Khattar and Johan Rosen
Link Sar: The Last Great Unclimbed Mountain
On the 7th of October, EpicTV is proud to release the long-awaited premiere of 'Link Sar', a tale of one of the Last Great Unclimbed Mountains in the Karakoram.
A story of struggle, disappointment, heartache and joy....join us to watch the experience of Graham Zimmerman, Mark Richey, Chris Wright and Steve Swenson as they take on the Last Great Unclimbed Peak of the Karakoram.
You can find the Full Schedule on the Fernie Mountain Film Festival website
The Mountain Social is an integral part of the festival, featuring a variety of food from local restaurants, plus a bar stocked with plenty of Fernie Brewing Company beer, wine, and water. Enjoy a bag of popcorn with your movie and enter the prize draw to win some amazing prizes.
The festival also incorporates a photography contest for professional and amateur shooters, guest speakers and a mountain culture award ceremony.
The event is held at the Fernie Community Centre, with the whole room decked out to celebrate the environment, films are screened on a large rear-projection screen that was purchased by the festival after several years of fundraising. The event attracts a large crowd of local and visitor outdoor and film enthusiasts and the atmosphere is always friendly and welcoming. Experience the spirit of Fernie at the FMFF.