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Why Not? Adventure Film Festival

The Why Not? Adventure Film Festival is celebrating its 5th birthday with a two-day event in Galway. This unique adventure documentary film festival combines incredible films with inspiring speakers from the world of adventure sports and exploration.

Weekend Pass

1st - 2nd Oct Varies Varies   BUY

Adrenaline Film Session
This film session focuses on the more extreme side of adventure sports. Expect fast paced, high octane edits and films.

1st Oct 13:00 Town Hall Theatre €6.00 BUY

Leo Houlding - Keynote Speaker
Twenty years of extreme adventure have taken him from Top Gear to the top of Everest, from devastating injury to major world firsts and from terrifying BASE jumps to glorious summits of the most remote and difficult peaks on every continent.

1st Oct 15:30 Town Hall Theatre €15.00 BUY

Best of WNAFF
A mix of the some of the best films submitted to WNAFF16 as decided by our selection committee. This session is about more than just films. There’s prizes, half-time entertainment and a chance to hang out at the bar and cafe during the intermission.

1st Oct 18:00 Town Hall Theatre €14.00 BUY

Environmental Film Session
This film session is focuses on films that tell stories about environmental movements, nature, culture and people. Some may be inspirational. Some educational. All tell amazing stories

2nd Oct 14:00 The Loft, Seven €6.00 BUY

Liquid Lens - Irish Paddling Film Awards
Locked In will be our feature film screened during Liquid Lens. A film about a 13 day kayaking expedition that is as remote as river exploration comes in one of the deepest gorges in the South Pacific.

2nd Oct 16:30 The Loft, Seven €6.00 BUY

Adventure Film Session
The Adventure Film Session is the soul behind the ‘why’ of adventure. Expect slower paced, more thoughtful and moving films about adventure, mountain and outdoor  culture and everything you’d expect to inspire you to go outside on your own adventure.

2nd Oct 18:30 The Loft, Seven €6.00 BUY
  Standard Concession  
Early Bird Deals - ends Aug 31st.
Weekend Pass €33.50 €28.50 BUY
Saturday Pass €25.50    
Standard Pricing
Weekend Pass €38.50 €30.50  
Saturday Day Pass €27.50 €25.50  
Sunday Day Pass €14.50 €11.50  

For more information on films, schedules and updates visit

Day passes and tickets also available through the box office. Please call 091 56977


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