VIMFF 2014 :: PROGRAM :: 

HIMALAYAN CLIMBING MATINEE

Journey to the top of the world - 3 great films from the epicentre of mountaineering.

SATURDAY FEBRUARY 8TH
Rio Theatre, 2:00pm


FILMS
KEEPER OF THE MOUNTAINS (USA, 25 minutes, 2013, dir. Allison Otto)
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.
HIGH AND HALLOWED: EVEREST 1963
(USA, 48 minutes, 2013, dir. David Morton, Jake Norton & Jim Aikman )
The deeper story of the greatest Himalayan climb in American mountaineering history.
THE SUMMIT (Ireland, 95 minutes, 2012, dir. Nick Ryan)
24 climbers attempt to summit the most dangerous mountain on Earth. 48 Hours later, 11 had been killed.

MC Eileen Bistrisky
Eileen is a management consultant with a passion for adventure.  When she is not helping leaders empower teams to profitably benefit people and the planet, you can find her in the mountains. As a business leader, she has chaired numerous boards and committees, and speaks at conferences around the world. As an adventurer, she has explored mountains on five continents, with her next trip planned to Nepal for a sixth in May.

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