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Bernadette McDonald

BERNADETTE McDONALD was for many years the Vice President of Mountain Culture at The Banff Centre, where she directed the reknowned Banff Mountain Film Festival.

During her time with the Festival, it has grown from a weekend film event to a twelve-month, global touring program with an international program of films, authors, speakers, and exhibitions spanning seven continents. The Festival has appeared in 30 countries to tens of thousands of audience members and millions of television viewers.
Bernadette spends most of her discretionary time in the mountains, climbing, ski touring, hiking, riding, and generally traveling. Her travels have taken her to the mountains of Japan, South America, Africa, Europe, and Tibet, as well as the North American Ranges. She is the author of several books.