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VIMFF: Best of: Environment & Culture

VIMFF: Best of: Environment & Culture

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.

Sat, Feb 10, Rio Theatre
Matinee – Doors 1:30pm Show 2:00pm

Films

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The Last Honey Hunter

Director: Ben Knight
Origin: Nepal
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.

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Foodless Odyssey

Director: Anthill Films
Origin: Canada
Year of Production: 2016
Duration: 11 min

An adventure story about how we’ve become so reliant on easy to access food.

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My Irnik

Director: Francois Lebeau
Origin: Canada
Year of Production: 2017
Duration: 15 min

A young father teaches his son about the value of shared adventures, exploration and his ancestral Inuit heritage.

 

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The lightning was intense with this microburst near the town of Tappen, North Dakota

Pursuit

Director: Mike Olbinski
Origin: USA
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.

 

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End Of Snow

BC PREMIERE
Director: Morgan Heim
Origin: USA
Year of Production: 2017
Duration: 20 min

Winter is not coming. One scientist ventures into the wild to find Jon Snow. Um…we mean snow. This is her story.

 

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