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VIMFF: Best of: Freeride Ski

VIMFF: Best of: Freeride Ski

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.


International films from the world of freeride skiing and snowboarding.

Dates, Times & Locations:

Mon, Feb 12, Rio Theatre
Evening – Doors 6:30pm Show 7:30pm
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Films

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ARMY

BC PREMIERE
Director: Daniel Thomson
Origin: Canada
Year of Production: 2017
Duration: 6 min

Alexandra Armstrong loves to ski. But that passion comes at a price. Sacrificing financial stability and a permanent address to chase the dream.

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Ice Call

Director: David Lacote
Origin: France
Year of Production: 2017
Duration: 3 min

Discover a new perspective of the mythical Mer de Glace, at the heart of the Mont-Blanc mountains.

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In Gora

NORTH AMERICAN PREMIERE
Director: Andy Collet
Origin: France
Year of Production: 2017
Duration: 45 min

Riders from the Picture Family join Val and Tim, who define themselves as “a modern nomad couple”, for a road trip through Europe. Aboard their retrofitted American school bus that they have entirely renovated into a big campervan, Val and Tim travel the world and chase powder along the way.

 

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Ya Mas – Snowmads in Greece

BC PREMIERE
Director: Marco Freudenreich
Origin: Austria
Year of Production: 2017
Duration: 20 min

In January 2017 big mountain skier and adventurer Fabian Lentsch and his Snowmads Truck hit the road and headed to Greece, straight into the winter of the century in this Mediterranean country!

 

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Imagination

Director: Dave Mossop
Origin: Canada
Year of Production: 2017
Duration: 5 min

Have you ever been that little kid sitting in the back seat of your parents car, wishing you were somewhere else?

 

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Becoming History

Director: Mike Douglas
Origin: Canada
Year of Production: 2017
Duration: 15 min

Twenty years ago the New Canadian Air Force and Salomon changed skiing forever with the release of the Teneighty ski. The original crew comes together in Whistler to celebrate the anniversary and look back at what has happened in the sport.

 

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