CUTTING edge adventure films will be screened at several venues across Dorset starting next week.

The Banff Mountain Film Festival World Tour is celebrating its tenth year of touring the UK and Ireland, bringing more than 100 adrenaline-packed shows to almost 60 venues from now until May 2019.

The tour brings seven evenings of inspirational adventure films to Lighthouse, Poole; Weymouth Pavilion; the Regent Centre, Christchurch and the Tivoli Theatre, Wimborne.

It features two different collections of brand new films from the world’s most intrepid film-makers, starring pioneers and explorers tackling extraordinary expeditions in the most remote and spectacular reaches of the planet, from the breathtaking mountains of Nepal to the desolate outback of Australia and beyond.

“We’re thrilled to have reached ten years of bringing the Banff Mountain Film Festival World Tour to the UK and Ireland – and what better way to celebrate than with the latest dose of cutting-edge adventure films from the world’s most prestigious mountain festival!” says tour director Nell Teasdale.

“We guarantee that the anniversary atmosphere at the shows will be buzzing – and that audiences will go home inspired to have an adventure of their own as well,” she adds.

Films in the world tour are selected from hundreds entered into the Banff Mountain Film Festival, which takes place for every November in Canada’s Rocky Mountains.

As well as thrilling films with jaw-dropping action and stunning cinematography, each event features a free prize draw for exciting outdoorsy goodies from the tour partners.

Film highlights include: This Mountain Life about Martina and her 60-year-old mother Tania who embark on an epic ski traverse from Vancouver to Alaska – six months and 2,300km though mountain wilderness and RJ Ripper a world class mountain biker exploring his homeland of Nepal, from the chaotic streets of Kathmandu to the mind-blowing Himalayan mountains.

READER OFFER: We have a pair of tickets to give away for each venue on the following dates:

Lighthouse theatre, Poole, March 7

Regent Centre, Christchurch - March 6 and April 3

Tivoli theatre, Wimborne Minster - April 9 and April 10

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