7th Montreal International Adventure Film Festival - October 22 to 25, 2008


    MONTREAL, Aug. 25 /CNW Telbec/ - The 7th Montreal International Adventure
Film Festival is back. This year's event runs October 22 to 25 at UQAM's Salle
Marie-Guérin-Lajoie. Festival goers will experience journeys off the beaten
path, along with intense travel and sporting adventures. With approximately
30 films, four conferences, panels, exhibitions and life-changing adventures,
the festival will be a treat for fans of discovery and wide open spaces!

    A quick look at the 7th MIAFF
    - Approximately 30 films selected - most of them Canadian premieres -
      from more than 160 submitted.
    - Documentaries and dramas from around the world.
    - A celebrity speaker to open each night's screenings.
    - Presentation of the annual Homage to Quebec Adventurers over the course
      of several special events.
    - Official competition judged by an international jury.
    - Nine (9) Adventura Awards bestowed by the jury, plus a people's choice
    - Exhibitions and panel discussions as well as screenings.
    - Opportunities for informal meetings with international directors during
      the Café des aventuriers.

    This year's selected films, along with clips, will be available at
www.fifam.ca as of September 15.

    November 11 to 21: The best of the fest goes on tour
    The Great Adventure Tour takes place November 11 to 21, 2008, visiting
seven cities in Québec:  St-Jérome, Sherbrooke, Gatineau, Québec City,
Rimouski, Rivière-du-Loup and Jonquière. Each one-night stop on the tour will
feature screenings of the best films selected for the 2008 MIAFF.

    The 7th Montreal International Adventure Film Festival is presented
    by FONTAINE SANTE, in partnership with MOUNTAIN HARDWEAR and
    EXPEDITIONS MONDE and with the participation of CENTRE D'AVALANCHE
    DE LA HAUTE-GASPESIE. Our media parteers are Revue ESPACES, LA PRESSE
    A Groupe ESPACES event.

For further information:

For further information: Anne-Marie Braconnier, (514) 277-3477 no.25,
media@espaces.qc.ca; www.fifam.ca

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