Mountains on Stage: Winter Edition

Mountains on Stage is for the very first time in Vancouver.  Experience a great time full of adventure and inspiration with the best mountain movies of the year!

Mountains on Stage is a film festival that aims to bring the mountains into cities with a selection of the world’s best films related to mountain sports such as skiing, mountaineering, climbing, or paragliding.

Monday, December 5 TICKETS GOING FAST!
Doors 6:00 pm | Event 7:00 pm *Start time subject to change. Please arrive on time.
Advance tickets HERE | $25 at the door

*Must be 19+ w/ID for bar service. All seating is General Admission. Sorry, Rio Theatre Groupons and passes n/a for this event.

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From Shade To Light / 70 minutes

Director : Sébastien Montaz Rosset / Original version, with English subtitles

North face of the Grandes Jorasses, January 2022. Charles Dubouloz sets off with a smile on his face on a vertical odyssey that will last 6 days. A mountain guide and a father, he nevertheless tackles the iconic Rolling Stones, one of the hardest routes in the Mont-Blanc massif, solo and in winter. The adventure of his life, extreme, intimate and magnificently filmed by Sébastien Montaz-Rosset who was there to follow Charles. “From the shadows into the light” is a rock’n’roll journey that makes us live one of the most beautiful ascents of the last decades!

Freerider / 30 minutes

Director : Jérôme Tanon / Original version in English

After “Zabardast”, the director Jérôme Tanon is back with a film mixing once again humor, wonderful landscapes, soul searching, poetry and big exposed descents! Let’s go to Alaska, the land of “spines”, those captivating and technical snow ridges, in the company of Victor Delerue (twice Freeride World Tour winner) and Sam Anthamatten, well known to the regulars of Mountains on Stage.

A funny and immersive film, which will make you want to go to the great outdoors and enjoy the powder!

Nina and Katie in Yosemite /  16 minutes

Director : Collette McInerney/ Original version in English

A 100% female project, from the production to the direction and the protagonists, this film takes us to Yosemite, a crack climbing paradise in oceans of granite… Nina Williams, a specialist in committed bouldering where falling is forbidden, ropes up with Katie Lambert, accustomed to big adventures in Yosemite. An explosive duo that tackles one of the most difficult routes in the valley!

The Vagabonds of Logan /40 minutes

Director : Mathieu Rivoire / Original version, with English subtitles

At 5959m, Mount Logan is the second highest peak in North America, and certainly one of the wildest mountains in the world. To reach it, Hélias Millerioux, Alex Marchesseau, Thomas Delfino and Gregory Douillard did not choose the easiest option. The approach is done on foot and on skis, in total autonomy, with 80kg per person to carry over hundreds of kilometers of moraines and tormented glaciers! We head for the East ridge, where the 4000 meters of vertical drop have never been skied before, then return to the ocean by raft… A total adventure, with friends, in a hostile but grandiose nature… Just magical !

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Voted the #1 Independent Theatre in Vancouver, the Rio Theatre is a multimedia venue featuring arthouse, mainstream and cult-classic cinemas as well as live entertainment. Built in 1938, the Rio has been fully restored with a state of the art digital projector, surround sound, a huge stage and 420 luxurious seats.

1660 East Broadway, Vancouver, BC

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