20th Annual Vancouver International Mountain Film Festival Opening Night – February 10

Event Details

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Centennial Theatre

VIMFF is celebrating 20 years so this the biggest festival ever featuring 31 shows and hosting 32 inspiring speakers! See some of the most jaw-dropping mountain adventures and hear incredible stories from around the world at the 20th Annual Vancouver International Mountain Film Festival.

Films are:

JOHANNA
Directed by Ian Derry
UK, 2016, 4 minutes

20th Annual Opening Night
Fri Feb 10 @7:30pm (doors 6:30pm)
The Centennial Theatre MAP

Johanna had an accident and was going to lose her leg.

Through cold water treatment she saved it and found her passion.

THE FLEDGLINGS
Directed by Cedar Wright
USA, 2016, 26 minutes

20th Annual Opening Night
Fri Feb 10 @7:30pm (doors 6:30pm)
The Centennial Theatre MAP

With only six months of flying under their belts, and professional flier Matt Henzi as a sensei, Wright and Segal embark on an audacious objective: to climb and fly off Orizaba, the third-highest peak in the America’s and the highest in Mexico.

TUPENDEO
Directed by Robert Steiner
Switzerland, 2016, 26 minutes

20th Annual Opening Night
Fri Feb 10 @7:30pm (doors 6:30pm)
The Centennial Theatre MAP

NORTH AMERICAN PREMIERE

British climber Jonathan Bamber almost lost his life during an attempt to make the first ascent of a mountain in India. 23 years later a Swiss team did climb Tupendeo and started to research the story of their forerunners.

Guest Speaker:

MARC-ANDRE LECLERC
20th Annual Opening Night
Friday Feb 10 @7:30pm (doors 6:30pm)
The Centennial Theatre MAP

Marc-Andre Leclerc is one of the worlds leading alpinists. He will talk about his fascination with winter ascents. From winter solo ascents in Patagonia to hard winter climbs in the Canadian Rockies.

For more information please visit www.nvrc.ca

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