For four decades, Radical Reels has brought adrenaline-inducing action films about climbing, paddling, biking, BASE jumping and snow sports to audiences around the world. Presented by the Banff Mountain Film and Book Festival, the mini-fest is a traveling selection of the best films from Radical Reels night at Banff. This year’s topics include balloon skiing (yes, that’s a thing.), mountain biking in Africa, scouting snowboard runs with paragliders, backcountry skiing in Japan and more.
INFO: 7 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 25. Rio Theatre, 1205 Soquel Ave., Santa Cruz. $16. 423-8209. WANT TO GO? Go to santacruz.com/giveaways before 11 a.m. on Thursday, Sept. 22 to find out how you could win a pair of gold circle tickets to the showing.