Now in its 41st year, the Banff Mountain Film Festival has a well-established reputation for inspiring and showcasing the world’s greatest high-adrenaline adventurers and groundbreaking filmmakers. With breathtaking explorations of remote landscapes, profiles of mountain cultures, mind-boggling action sports and more, this year promises to be another unforgettable event.
INFO: 7 p.m. Feb. 23-26. Rio Theatre, 1205 Soquel Ave., Santa Cruz. $20. 423-8209. WANT TO GO? Go to santacruz.com/giveaways before 11 a.m. on Monday, Feb. 20 to find out how you could win four gold circle tickets to the Feb. 23 showing.