VIMFF 2014 :: PROGRAM :: 

VIMFF OPENING NIGHT

From Kyrgyzstan to Cuba, California to Kelowna, we have a truly international feel to this varied night of climbing entertainment!

FRIDAY FEBRUARY 7TH
Centennial Theatre, 7:30pm


PRESENTATION
SASHA DI GIULIAN
Sasha DiGiulian is currently on top of her game and is widely recognized as the top female climber in North America.

FILMS
35 (USA, 5 minutes, 2013, dir.  Nasa Koski, Austin Siadak and Matt Van Biene)Writer Brendan Leonard delivers a dedication to the joys – both big and small – of the climbing life.
SUFFERFEST (USA, 17 minutes, 2013, dir. Cedar Wright)
Follow Alex Honnold and Cedar Wright on an ambitious human-powered adventure to summit all of California's 14,000 foot peaks.
THE ROAD FROM KARAKOL (USA, 25 minutes, 2013, dir. Fitz Cahall)
Kyle Dempster takes off on his bike across Kyrgyzstan with a trailer full of climbing gear and not much of a plan.
THE FIELDS - A BOULDERING FILM
(Canada, 11 minutes, 2013, dir. Clayton Arnall)
The Boulderfields is a fairly unknown, potential world class bouldering area located south of Kelowna, BC, Canada.
ROCKIN' CUBA
(France, 28 minutes, 2013, dir. Vladimir Cellier)
An exploratory trip to Cuba through music and rock climbing.

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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