Vancouver International Mountain Film Festival

Join Hope Mountain Centre for their ANNUAL FUNDRAISER in a film festival night of exciting outdoor films from around the world, at the Hope Cinema.  See the “Best of the Fest,” spanning mountain climbing, skiing, paddling, biking and many other mountain topics.

FABULOUS DOOR PRIZES to be given away thanks to generous donations from local businesses and individuals….

One Night Stay in a Queen Room and 2 entries into guided fondue trips by Manning Park Resort – a $300 value!
$50 Gift Card, 1 Pair of Snowshoes & Cheam Range Sweater from Mt. Waddington’s Outdoors
$70 Drop-In Card for Art Classes at The Hope Art Gallery
Basket of Pet Supplies from Coquihalla Veterinary Services
Water Bottle & Hat from Freshwater Fisheries Society of BC
2020 Program Voucher from Hope Mountain Centre
Basket of Outdoor Books from Baker’s Books
Aboriginal Blankets & Mugs from Rod Peters
Hats & T-Shirts from Mountainview Brewing
Ceramic Bowl from Sabine Keil
Gift Bag from Hope Visitor Centre
Door Prize from Valhalla Pure Outfitters
Door Prize from Hope Outdoors
…and many more!!!

ALSO… Hope Mountain Centre and local merchants will have some cool merchandise for sale, so bring a little extra spending money!

Special thanks to our friends and leading fundraiser sponsors Blue Moose Coffee House and Coquihalla Veterinary Services.

Blue Moose Coffee House

Coquihalla Veterinary Services


$18 per person

As a fundraiser for Hope Mountain Centre, your ticket purchase helps support outdoor learning programs for everyone–especially families and kids.


Thursday, March 5th, 2020

Hope Cinema Hope Cinema, 376 Wallace Street, Hope, British Columbia, Canada.

Doors open 6:00 PM.  Show begins at 7:00 PM.  Come early for best seating!



VIMFF opening reel (5 min.)

Coquihalla Linkup (10 min.)
Director: Simon Hergot, Canada
A thrilling parasail among the peaks of the Coquihalla Summit.

Return to Earth (14 min.)
Director: Darcy Wittenburg, Canada
A celebration of youth as they enjoy bike trails from Whistler to Québec.

Elle Aime (She Likes) (5 min.)
Director: Darcy Hennessey Turenne, Canada
Set in a surrealist mountain world, our main character — the snow — pays homage to one of its favourite snowboarders: Marie France Roy.

Allein (10 min.)
Director: Franz Walter, Germany
One day you turn 50. How you choose to celebrate is up to you. Alpinist and mountain guide Robert Jasper is heading out to Greenland for a solo expedition.

Safe Haven (8 min.)
Director: Tim Kressin, USA
Founded on the belief that everyone is welcome, Memphis Rox opened a climbing gym to be at the center of the city’s revitalization.

Banking on Bailey (9 min.)
Director: Tim Kemple, USA
Banks, Idaho is home to 17 hearty residents; including Ryan Bailey, a white-water kayaker and the unofficial Mayor of the town.

Chasing a Trace (20 min.)
Director: Leanne Allison, Canada
A love story between a badass woman scientist and one of the most elusive wild animals on earth set in the snowy high mountains of Western Canada.

Siblings (3 min.)
Director: Mike Hopkins, Canada
To all the Brothers and Sisters out there…this one’s for you.

Fifty (14 min.)
Director: Erick Thompson, Canada
A man turns 50 and decides to run the 50-mile HBC Trail.

ICEolation (28 min.)
Director: Sophie Ballagh & Ewan Blyth, Antarctica
Sophie and Ewan take a self-supported journey via sea kayak to connect with an uninhabited land of ice and penguins.


If purchasing online, your ticket(s) will be held until 6:45 PM on the day of the show.  After that, your ticket(s) may be released to others who don’t yet have tickets.  Sorry, no refunds… but it’s going to a good cause!