VIMFF 2014 :: FILMS :: 

The 17th annual VIMFF wrapped up on Saturday night at the Centennial Theatre with a great night of films, presentations and the 2014 Film Awards. With 79 films in the festival this year, clocking in at almost 40 hours of viewing time, we would like to extend a huge thanks to our jury panel and a big congratulations to the winning filmmakers!
VIMFF 2014 FILM AWARDS


35

USA, 5 minutes, 2013
Directed by Nasa Koski, Austin Siadak and Matt Van Biene
Screening: VIMFF Opening Night, Fri Feb 7 @ 7:30pm (doors 6:30pm)
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Writer Brendan Leonard delivers a dedication to the joys – both big and small – of the climbing life.

Alone On The River

France, 36 minutes, 2013
Directed by Stephane Pion
Screening: Kayak Show, Thu Feb 13 @ 7:30pm (doors 6:30pm)
Rio Theatre (ages 19+ only) MAP

In the heart of the Himalayas, 5 world-class paddlers embark on a month long self-supported kayaking adventure.

And Then We Swam

UK, 2013, 37 minutes
Directed by Ben Finney
Screening: Great Traverses, Sun Feb 9 @ 7:30pm (doors 7:00pm) - North American Premiere
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In 2010, two friends with zero rowing experience planned to row across the Indian Ocean - without a support boat.

Arrival

Canada, 35 minutes, 2013
Directed by The Coastal Crew
Screening: Mountain Bike Show, Fri Feb 14 @7:30pm (doors 6:30pm)
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A raw look at the talents of the next wave of riders and photographers. Come face to face with their diverse styles as they take on new lines and new places.

Be The Trail

Canada, 5 minutes, 2013
Directed by Morgan Edwards, Michelle Peters, Logan Tacoma
Screening: Mountain Bike Show, Fri Feb 14 @7:30pm (doors 6:30pm)
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Sometimes to be a better trail rider, you need to throw caution to the wind and turn mountain biking convention on its head... 

Blind Trust

Slovakia, 32 minutes, 2013
Directed by Rastislav Hatiar
Screening: Mountain Mixer Matinee, Sun Feb 9 @ 2:00 pm (doors 1:30) - North American Premiere
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A story of a blind boy who tries to overcome his own limits by climbing Mont Blanc.

Cascada

USA, 8 minutes, 2012
Directed by Anson Fogel & Skip Armstrong
Screening: Kayak Show, Thu Feb 13 @ 7:30pm (doors 6:30pm)
Rio Theatre (ages 19+ only) MAP

Tangled vines. Endless rain. Dodgy hotel rooms. Mud. Biting flies. Aggressive viruses...Perfection.

Castles In The Sky

USA, 5 minutes, 2013
Directed by Ben Moon
Screening: VIMFF Finale, Sat Feb 15 7:30pm (doors 6:30pm)
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Sonnie Trotter establishes a new line in the Canadian Rockies.

Cave Unicycling

UK, 6 minutes, 2013
Directed by Michael and Katie Garrett
Screening: Family Film Matinee, Mon Feb 10 @ 2:00pm (doors 1:30pm), ages 12 and under free - North American Premiere
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Some call it Cave Unicycling, others Uni-caving, most call it madness.

Chasing Summits

France, 21 minutes, 2013
Directed by Shams
Screening: Adrenaline Show, Wed Feb 12 @ 7:30pm (doors 6:30pm)
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A paragliding adventure in northern Pakistan.

The Crossing

Australia, 85 minutes, 2013
Directed by Julian Harvey
Screening: Arctic Adventures Show, Mon Feb 10 @ 7:30pm (doors 6:30pm) - North American Premiere
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Two adventurers attempt to drag their home-made kayaks more than one thousand kilometres across a remote island in the arctic.

Dandyhorse Double

USA/UK/Canada, 35 minutes, 2013
Directed by Dominic Gill
Screening: Cycle Travels Show, Sat Feb 8 @ 7:30pm (doors 6:30pm) - Canadian Premiere
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Dominic Gill takes his tandem bicycle adventure to Alberta.

Dark Water

Canada, 3 minutes, 2013
Directed by Kelsey Thompson
Screening: Kayak Show, Thu Feb 13 @ 7:30pm (doors 6:30pm)
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Fear is in us all, whether it's a fear of darkness or pushing the boundaries of your personal abilities.

Defaid a Dringo - The Climbing Shepherd

Wales, 55 minutes, 2013
Directed by Alun Hughes
Screening: Mountain Mixer Matinee, Sun Feb 9 @ 2:00 pm (doors 1:30)
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A year in the life of climbing shepherd Ioan Doyle.

Distilled

Scotland, 42 minutes, 2013
Directed by Paul Diffley
Screening: Alpine Adventures Show, Thu Feb 13 @ 7:30pm (doors 7:00pm) - North American Premiere
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Distilled is a celebration of Scottish winter climbing and a poignant profile of a life spent in the mountains.

El Campo es Vida - The Country is Life

USA, 10 minutes, 2013
Directed by Bridget Besaw
Screening: Life at The Top, Tue Feb 11 @ 7:30pm (doors 7:00pm)
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Javier believes strongly in the joy and beauty of rural life and calls on the viewer to nurture their connection with the natural world.

El Último Hielero : The Last Ice Merchant

USA/Ecuador, 15 minutes, 2012
Directed by Sandy Patch
Screening: Life at The Top, Tue Feb 11 @ 7:30pm (doors 7:00pm)
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For over 50 years Baltazar Ushca has harvested the glacial ice of Ecuador’s Mount Chimborazo.

The Escape

Canada, 17 minutes, 2013
Directed by Dan Barham, Seb Kemp, Andy Rogers
Screening: Mountain Bike Show, Fri Feb 14 @7:30pm (doors 6:30pm)
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Two mountain bikers set forth from Whistler to circumnavigate the Strait of Georgia by bicycle.

Everyday

Canada, 12 minutes, 2013
Directed by Alexander Lavigne
Screening: Alpine Adventures Show, Thu Feb 13 @ 7:30pm (doors 7:00pm)
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ACMG Alpine Guide Sarah Hueniken climbs Musashi, one of the hardest mixed routes in Canada.

The Fence

Canada, 2 minutes, 2013
Directed by Kari Medig
Screening: Ski Show, Thu Feb 13 @ 7:30pm (doors 6:30pm)
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The simple escape that comes from gliding on snow.

The Fields - A bouldering film

Canada, 11 minutes, 2013
Directed by Clayton Arnall
Screening: VIMFF Opening Night, Fri Feb 7 @ 7:30pm (doors 6:30pm)
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The Boulderfields is a fairly unknown, potential world class bouldering area located south of Kelowna, BC, Canada.

Flow: The Elements of Free Ride

USA, 3 minutes, 2013
Directed by Oly Mingo
Screening: Mountain Bike Show, Fri Feb 14 @7:30pm (doors 6:30pm)
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Flow uses creative graphics and sound design to bring the viewer uncomfortably close to the action.

Footprints On The Ridge

Slovakia, 52 minutes, 2013
Directed by Pavol Barabas
Screening: Polish Climbing Show, Fri Feb 14 @ 7:30pm (doors 7:00pm) - North American Premiere
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Two friends attempt to link the three main mountain ridges in the Tatra mountains bordering Slovakia and Poland.

The Fortune Wild

Canada, 22 minutes, 2013
Directed by Ben Gulliver
Screening: Protecting The Planet Matinee, Mon Feb 10 @ 2:00pm (doors 1:30pm)
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A small group of surfers set out to seek their own kind of riches on some of the most remote beaches of the Canadian coast.

Freestyle Kayaker

Canada, 4 minutes, 2013
Directed by Kelsey Thompson
Screening: Kayak Show, Thu Feb 13 @ 7:30pm (doors 6:30pm)
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Few people have pursued Whitewater Kayaking for as long with as much passion as Bryan Kirk.

Geyikbayiri

Turkey, 28 minutes, 2012
Directed by Ozturk Kayikci
Screening: VIMFF Finale, Sat Feb 15 7:30pm (doors 6:30pm)
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At first, local people thought they were treasure hunters and didn't understand what they were doing...

A Hand To Stand

Canada, 20 minutes, 2013
Directed by Lindsay Marie Stewart & Matt Miles
Screening: Enviro Show - Inspired By Nature, Wed Feb 12 @ 7:30pm (doors 7:00pm)
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Seven Indigenous students in the heart of the Great Bear Rainforest build their own wooden stand up paddleboards, using traditional knowledge in a modern day world.

The Haute Route - Life is a Pass

Switzerland, 16 minutes, 2013
Directed by Tom Malecha
Screening: Mountain Bike Show, Fri Feb 14 @7:30pm (doors 6:30pm) - North American Premiere
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Two friends set out to ride the world's most famous ski tour - on their mountain bikes.

Heaven's Gate

Finland, 48 minutes, 2013
Directed by Nic Good, Produced by Iiro Seppanen, Frank Yang
Screening: Adrenaline Show, Wed Feb 12 @ 7:30pm (doors 6:30pm)
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A group of wingsuit pilots gather at Tianmen Mountain in China, the birthplace of the dream of human flight, to attempt an intimidating feat.

High and Hallowed: Everest 1963

USA, 48 minutes, 2013
Directed by David Morton, Jake Norton & Jim Aikman
Screening: Himalayan Climbing Matinee, Sat Feb 8 @ 2:00pm (doors 1:30) - Canadian Premiere
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The deeper story of the greatest Himalayan climb in American mountaineering history.

I am Red

USA, 4 minutes, 2012
Directed by Pete McBride
Screening: Protecting The Planet Matinee, Mon Feb 10 @ 2:00pm (doors 1:30pm)
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A video poem to highlight the beauty and challenges of this national icon, American River's Most Endangered River for 2013.

In Search Of Fire

South Africa/Lesotho/Germany, 11 minutes, 2011
Directed by René Eckert
Screening: Family Film Matinee, Mon Feb 10 @ 2:00pm (doors 1:30pm), ages 12 and under free
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Riders from distant cities have created a small but thriving scene in one of snowboarding's most remote ouposts.

Into The Mind

Canada, 84 minutes, 2013
Directed by Dave Mossop & Eric Crosland , Produced by Malcolm Sangster
Screening: Ski Features, Sun Feb 9 @ 7:30 pm (doors 6:30)
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From the creators of the award winning film “All.I.Can”, Sherpas Cinema is proud to present their newest feature film, Into The Mind.

Je Veux

Germany, 13 minutes, 2012
Directed by Joachim Hellinger
Screening: VIMFF Finale, Sat Feb 15 7:30pm (doors 6:30pm)
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ZAZ is a French pop-star and it is her dream to perform on top of Western Europe's highest peak, Mont Blanc.

The Joy of Air

Canada, 4 minutes, 2013
Directed by Bryan Smith
Screening: Family Film Matinee, Mon Feb 10 @ 2:00pm (doors 1:30pm) - ages 12 and under free
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Leave the ground beneath your feet. Rise up.

Just A Normal Working Week

Switzerland, 15 minutes, 2013
Directed by Christoph Frutiger
Screening: Alpine Adventures Show, Thu Feb 13 @ 7:30pm (doors 7:00pm) - North American Premiere
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A team of elite alpinists attempt a winter ascent of the West Face of Cerro Torre.

Keeper Of The Mountains

USA, 25 minutes, 2013
Directed by Allison Otto
Screening: Himalayan Climbing Matinee, Sat Feb 8 @ 2:00pm (doors 1:30)
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90 year-old Elizabeth Hawley has interviewed thousands of mountaineers and is a force of nature every bit as impressive and indefatigable as any alpinist.

Kunye

South Africa, 7 minutes, 2013
Directed by James Walsh, Produced by Sinamatella Productions
Screening: Mountain Mixer Matinee, Sun Feb 9 @ 2:00 pm (doors 1:30)
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This short film tells the story of the 2012 Single Speed World Champs held in Africa for the first time.

The Last Great Climb

UK, 61 minutes, 2013
Directed by Alastair Lee
Screening: Big Wall Climbing Show, Sun Feb 9 @ 7:30pm (doors 6:30pm)
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The story of British climber and adventurer Leo Houlding’s quest to reach the summit of one of the world’s most remote and challenging mountains.

Let's Go Get Small

Norway, 35 minutes, 2013
Directed by Fred Arne Wergeland
Screening: Ski Mountaineering Show, Tue Feb 11 @ 7:30pm (doors 6:30pm)
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Dave treadway goes to explore the Canadian coast range to ski Monmouth mountain.

Life Cycle Project

Canada, 15 minutes, 2013
Directed by Debora De Napoli
Screening: Mountain Bike Show, Fri Feb 14 @7:30pm (doors 6:30pm)
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Debora De Napoli’s mountain bike challenge – undertaken for very personal reasons – truly inspires life, adventure, and everything!

Life on Ice

USA, 15 minutes, 2013
Directed by Greg Chaney
Screening: Family Film Matinee, Mon Feb 10 @ 2:00pm (doors 1:30pm), ages 12 and under free
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What does it look like when two veteran adventurers set out on a two-month expedition across North America's largest glacier --- with two kids in diapers?

Made of Steel

Norway, 83 minutes, 2012
Directed by Hallgrim Haug
Screening: Girl Power Matinee, Sun Feb 9 @ 2:00 pm (doors 1:30)
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An inspiring and heartwarming story of how one of the world's greatest female extreme sport personalities recovers from a near fatal parachute accident.

Maidentrip

USA, 81 minutes, 2013
Directed by Jillian Schlesinger
Screening: Girl Power Matinee, Sun Feb 9 @ 2:00 pm (doors 1:30)
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14-year-old Laura Dekker sets out on a two-year voyage in pursuit of her dream to be the youngest person ever to sail around the world alone.

McConkey

USA, 109 minutes, 2013
Directed by Rob Bruce, Scott Gaffney, David Zieff, Steve Winter, Murray Wais
Screening: Ski Features, Sun Feb 9 @ 7:30 pm (doors 6:30)
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An examination of the legacy one athlete left to the progression of his sports.

Mission Antarctic

France, 38 minutes, 2013
Directed by Guido Perrini
Screening: Ski Mountaineering Show, Tue Feb 11 @ 7:30pm (doors 6:30pm)
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Xavier de le Rue and Lucas Debari get on a boat to Antarctic to discover a whole new level of riding terrain.

Morning Rituals

USA, 4 minutes, 2013
Directed by Chris Dickey
Screening: Alpine Adventures Show, Thu Feb 13 @ 7:30pm (doors 6:30pm)
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Our morning rituals define us. For some, they involve coffee and newspapers, for others they involve hiking and skiing mountains.

Mountain of Greatness

Tanzania, 24 minutes, 2013
Directed by Andrew King
Screening: Trail Running Show, Sat Feb 8 @ 7:30pm (doors 6:30pm) - Canadian Premiere
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Simon Mtuy realizes his long standing dream of running around the base of Mount Kilimanjaro.

My Life - The Big Climb

Northern Island, 28 minutes, 2012
Directed by Des Henderson, Produced by Ed Stobart
Screening: Family Film Matinee, Mon Feb 10 @ 2:00pm (doors 1:30pm), ages 12 and under free - North American Premiere
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Ella Kirkpatrick from Sheffield plans to be the youngest girl ever to make it to the top of El Capitan in Yosemite.

North Of The Sun

Norway, 45 minutes, 2012
Directed by Inge Wegge
Screening: Enviro Show - Inspired By Nature, Wed Feb 12 @ 7:30pm (doors 7:00pm)
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Two young men spend nine months of cold  winter in the isolated and uninhabited bay of a remote, arctic island by the coast of Northern-Norway.

Northern Grease

Canada, 65 minutes, 2014
Directed by Tamo Campos, John Muirhead & Jasper Snow Rosen
Screening: Enviro Show - Inspired by Nature, Wed Feb 12 @ 7:30pm (doors 7:00pm) - World Premiere
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Northern Grease follows three snowboarders on a 18,000 km road trip across Alberta and British Columbia in a waste veggie oil powered school bus.

Not Bad

Canada, 30 minutes, 2013
Directed by Anthill Films
Screening: Mountain Bike Show, Fri Feb 14 @7:30pm (doors 6:30pm)
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NotBad is all about having a good time, all while pushing the limits of biking in every discipline.

Notes On Ice

UK, 24 minutes, 2013
Directed by Mark Whatmore & Mitch Turnbull
Screening: Mountain Mixer Matinee, Sun Feb 9 @ 2:00 pm (doors 1:30)
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A documentary film about the World's only festival of Ice Music, in which everything; the stage, instruments and auditorium, are made from snow and ice.

Offwidth Outlaw

USA, 6 minutes, 2013
Directed by Celin Serbo
Screening: VIMFF Finale, Sat Feb 15 7:30pm (doors 6:30pm)
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Since 2008, Pamela has been seeking out North America’s most challenging inverted and vertical off-width climbs.

On Location

USA, 2 minutes, 2013
Directed by Dale Baskin
Screening: Big Wall Climbing Show, Sun Feb 9 @ 7:30pm (doors 6:30pm)
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Sometimes it's just best to unplug!

Paul

Canada, 8 minutes, 2013
Directed by Alex Savage
Screening: VIMFF Finale, Sat Feb 15 7:30pm (doors 6:30pm)
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Paul and his dog Karma have lived on the road chasing the hardest, most aesthetic bouldering in North America for over 6 years.

The Pilgrimage

Canada, 25 minutes, 2012
Directed by Tavi Parusel
Screening: Spiritual Journeys, Mon Feb 10 @ 7:30pm (doors 7:00pm)
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A backpack, good hiking boots and a sense of adventure can truly change lives.

The Questions We Ask

Canada, 4 minutes, 2013
Directed by Kalum Ko
Screening: Family Film Matinee, Mon Feb 10 @ 2:00pm (doors 1:30pm), ages 12 and under free
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Canadian adventurer Bruce Kirkby crosses the Georgia Straight on a stand up paddleboard, and ponders the true meaning of adventure.

Resounding Silence

Australia, 16 minutes, 2013
Directed by Natasha Sebire
Screening: Alpine Adventures Show, Thu Feb 13 @ 7:30pm (doors 7:00pm)
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Two Australian women climb, explore and paraglide above Greenland's frozen landscape.

Return To The Tepuis

USA, 10 minutes, 2013
Directed by Joe Riis, Produce by Jenny Nichols
Screening: Enviro Show - Inspired By Nature, Wed Feb 12 @ 7:30pm (doors 7:00pm)
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A team travels to the top of the Tepuis of Guyana in search of an elusive pepple toad.

Rise

France, 40 minutes, 2013
Directed by Laurent Jamet
Screening: Ski Show, Thu Feb 13 @ 7:30pm (doors 6:30pm) - North American Premiere
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Big mountain skiing is on the rise...

The Road From Karakol

USA, 25 minutes, 2013
Directed by Fitz Cahall
Screening: VIMFF Opening Night, Fri Feb 7 @ 7:30pm (doors 6:30pm)
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Kyle Dempster takes off on his bike across Kyrgyzstan with a trailer full of climbing gear and not much of a plan.

Rockin' Cuba

France, 28 minutes, 2013
Directed by Vladimir Cellier
Screening: VIMFF Opening Night, Fri Feb 7 @ 7:30pm (doors 6:30pm)
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A trip through music and rock climbing.

Sensory Overload

USA, 8 minutes, 2013
Directed by Rob Raker
Screening: Kayak Show, Thu Feb 13 @ 7:30pm (doors 6:30pm)
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Chronicle of blind adventurer Erik Weihenmayer learning to whitewater kayak.

STEPS - A Journey To The Edge Of Climate Change

Switzerland, 50 minutes, 2013
Directed by Philipp Eyer and Stephan Herrmann
Screening: Protecting The Planet Matinee, Mon Feb 10 @ 2:00pm (doors 1:30pm)
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STEPS pursues the question of whether or not snowboarding and skiing in today’s world can be done in harmony with nature.

Streams of Consequence

USA, 17 minutes, 2013
Directed by James Q Martin
Screening: Protecting The Planet Matinee, Mon Feb 10 @ 2:00pm (doors 1:30pm)
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Illustrating the audacious beauty of Patagonia, and exploring progressive, realistic alternatives to the dams threatening the region.

Sufferfest

USA, 17 minutes, 2013
Directed by Cedar Wright
Screening: VIMFF Opening Night, Fri Feb 7 @ 7:30pm (doors 6:30pm)
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Follow Alex Honnold and Cedar Wright on an ambitious human-powered adventure to summit all of California's 14,000 foot peaks.

The Summit

Ireland, 95 minutes, 2012
Directed by Nick Ryan
Screening: Himalayan Climbing Matinee, Sat Feb 8 @ 2:00pm (doors 1:30)
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24 climbers attempt to summit the most dangerous mountain on Earth. 48 Hours later, 11 had been killed.

Super Mom

Canada, 10 minutes, 2013
Directed by Mike Douglas
Screening: Ski Show, Thu Feb 13 @ 7:30pm (doors 6:30pm), Centennial Theatre MAP
Family Film Matinee, Mon Feb 10 @ 2:00pm (doors 1:30pm) - ages 12 and under free
Rio Theatre MAP

Wendy Fisher was the most dominant female Big Mountain Freeskier in the world - then she had kids.

Tea or Electricity

Belgium, 93 minutes, 2012
Directed by Jérôme Le Maire
Screening: Life at the Top, Tue Feb 11 @ 7:30pm (doors 7:00pm)
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The story of the implementation of electricity in a tiny isolated village enclosed in the middle of the Moroccan High Atlas.

Through Ice and Time

Canada, 19 minutes, 2013
Directed by Alar Kivilo
Screening: Mountain Mixer Matinee, Sun Feb 9 @ 2:00 pm (doors 1:30)
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A cinematographic journey through the Columbia Icefield.

Trials of Miles

Australia, 56 minutes, 2013
Directed by Beau Miles & Brett Campbell
Screening: Trail Running Show, Sat Feb 8 @ 7:30pm (doors 6:30pm) - North American Premiere
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Will Beau be first person to run The Australian Alpine Walking Track; 680km over Australia’s highest terrain.

Tri(p)-color

Switzerland, 3 minutes, 2013
Directed by Nicolas Falquet
Screening: Ski Show, Thu Feb 13 @ 7:30pm (doors 6:30pm)
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Probably the first time ever that people have skied on colored snow.

Valhalla

USA, 64 minutes, 2013
Directed by Nick Waggoner & Ben Sturgulewski
Screening: Ski Show, Thu Feb 13 @ 7:30pm (doors 6:30pm)
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We follow one man's escape into the Northern woods, and his wild journey towards satisfaction, understanding, and love in some of the deepest snows on earth.

Vultures of Tibet

USA/Canada, 22 minutes, 2013
Directed by Russell O Bush
Screening: Life at the Top, Tue Feb 11 @ 7:30pm (doors 7:00pm)
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A sacred ritual where the bodies of Tibetan dead are fed to wild griffon vultures - becomes a popular tourist attraction.

The Water Tower

USA, 28 minutes, 2013
Directed by Pete McBride
Screening: Protecting The Planet Matinee, Mon Feb 10 @ 2:00pm (doors 1:30pm)
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Stunningly beautiful cinematography, danger and deep humanity mark this unique film.

What were you doing at 10?

Canada, 4 minutes, 2013
Directed by Stuart Andrews
Screening: Family Film Matinee, Mon Feb 10 @ 2:00pm (doors 1:30pm), ages 12 and under free
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Seth Sherlock, aged 10, rides his bike a lot better than accomplished riders twice his age.

Why We Run

South Africa, 6 minutes, 2013
Directed by Dean Leslie
Screening: Trail Running Show, Sat Feb 8 @ 7:30pm (doors 6:30pm)
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Bernd Heinrich, a retired Professor, lives in a log cabin in the woods of Western Maine.

Zambezi Life

Canada, 5 minutes, 2013
Directed by Blair Trotman
Screening: Kayak Show, Thu Feb 13 @ 7:30pm (doors 6:30pm)
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Inside the Batoka Gorge which falls below Victoria falls is some of most powerful and amazing whitewater in the entire world.

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