The Rio is pleased to host Vancouver International Mountain Film Festival again this year.
For full information on the festival go to vimff.org
All pre-sales are through VIMFF directly but some tickets may be available on the day of the shows at The Rio also.
A selection of international films focusing on the environment & mountain culture.
Matinee – Doors 1:30pm Show 2:00pm
Director: Ben Knight
Year of Production: 2016
Duration: 36 min
The Last Honey Hunter documents one of the few remaining cultures to harvest the wild hallucinogenic honey from jungle cliffs deep in the remote valleys of eastern Nepal. The film follows Maule Dhan Kulung – the last man in Saadi who knows the ancient ways of the harvest – on his last trip to the cliffs.
Director: Mike Olbinski
Year of Production: 2017
Duration: 7 min
This film is called Pursuit because that is what it’s about. When it comes to storm chasing, you can’t give up. But that also applies to life. Keep chasing, keep pursuing. Whatever it is. That’s the only way to get what you want.