VIMFF

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.

NEW THIS YEAR we’ll be having a SILENT AUCTION in addition to door prizes thanks to generous donations from local businesses and individuals:

Stay & Play package, 1 Night Stay in a Queen Room and the Guest’s Choice of either 2 Nordic Trail Tickets or a 4-hour Canoe Rental from Manning Park Resort

2x Gift Basket of Pet Supplies from Coquihalla Veterinary Clinic

2 x Wood Bowls + 1 Wood Pot with Lid from Mike Millar

10 Climbing Pass from Project Climbing Abbotsford

Annual Membership and Course Registration to Foundation of 4×4 from 4WD Association of BC

Gift Certificate + T-shirt from Mountaiview Brewing

1-hour Labour/Door Tune-Up + Weather Strip Replacement from Vancouver Door Doctor

$200 Gift Card from Hope Shell

Easy Peasey Trail Ride for 2 people from Inspire Trails

Gift Bag from Hope Visitor Centre

Leatherman Multitool from Hope Outdoors

One G3 Pole Set with ‘Leave a Leaf’ Baskets from Kelley Cook

Gift Set Filled with Outdoor Adventure Items from Valhalla Pure Outfitters Abbotsford

Photo Printer from Hilary Kennedy

Gift Set with Fishing Rod + 10 person Learn to Fish Lesson at the FV Trout Hatchery from Freshwater Fisheries Society of BC

2 hour boat rental for 2 from Main Beach Boat Rental (Cultus Lake)

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

COVID-19 Precautions:

Please note that proof of full vaccination is required (13 years old and up) to attend and will be checked at entry with ID.

Use of  face mask is mandatory. 

HOW MUCH ARE TICKETS?

$20 per person

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

WHERE'S THE SHOW AND WHEN?

Wednesday, March 16, 2022

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!

HOW DO I GET TICKETS?

ONLINE TICKET SALES

or

in person (cash only) at

BLUE MOOSE COFFEE HOUSE

322 Wallace Street, Hope, BC

FILM LINE UP

VIMFF “BEST OF” SELECTIONS

 

The Heart of the Fraser Trailer (2min.)
Director: Brendan Chu, BC, Canada
The Fraser River is renowned as one of the world’s greatest salmon rivers. Unfortunately, this vibrant ecosystem is increasingly at risk.

Spellbound (5min.)
Director: Richard Sidey, New Zealand
Beautiful scenery and hypnotic cinematography eject us from our daily lives into a world of air, earth and flight.

Mt. Logan (13min.)
Director: Alex Marchesseau & Arthur Ghilini, France
48 days, 250km, 3800m of ascent. 3 men’s journey to reach Mt. Logan, the highest peak in Canada.

Day1 (4min.)
Director: Josh Berman, USA
Day 1 of returning to the backcountry after a life changing event.

Silks (4min.)
Director: James Frystak, Canada
Three Squamish adventure athletes combine rock climbing, repelling, and canyoning to the performance art of aerial silks.

Makatea (30min.)
Director: Guillaume Broust, France
As Erwan Le Lann and Marion Courtois discover the incredible limestone cliffs that the island of Polynesia offers right beside the sea, they discuss the possibilities of equipment and development of the site with the locals.

– INTERMISSION-

Water Flows Together (10min.)
Directors: Palmer Morse, Taylor Graham & Matt Mikkelsen, USA
Water Flows Together elevates the importance of acknowledging Indigenous land in outdoor recreation through the voice of Colleen Cooley, one of the few female Diné (Navajo) river guides on the San Juan River.

The Long Today (17min.)
Director: Niobe Thompson
A man turns 70 so he decides to find a “river” on a map, repair one of his old wood canoes, and invite his family to help him celebrate the big day.

Run with the Ghosts of Giants(13min.)
Director: James Frystak, Canada
A group of trail runners and tree activists come together to explore what it will take to save the endangered Eden Grove of Port Renfrew, British Columbia.

This is Home: Jackson Goldstone(7 mins)
Director: Colin Jones, Canada
Many mountain bike athletes start their careers early, then there’s Jackson Goldstone.

EXHIBITORS

Visit local businesses and organizations at the exhibitors area

Hope Mountain Centre
Mt. Waddington’s Outdoors
Manning Park Resort
Hope Outdoors

TICKET POLICY

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!

PROGRAM PARTNERS