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Sun, Feb 11, 7:30, Intlet Theatre / Mon, Feb 12, 2:00, Rio Theatre / Fri, Feb 16, 7:30, ROX Theatre

Best of: Climbing

Category: Climbing

Journey from rotten sea cliffs to the summit of El Capitan and everywhere in between.

Dates, Times & Locations:

Sun, Feb 11, Inlet Theatre
Evening – Doors 7:00pm Show 7:30pm
Mon, Feb 12, Rio Theatre
Matinee – Doors 1:30pm Show 2:00pm
Fri, Feb 16, ROX Theatre
Evening – Doors 7:00pm Show 7:30pm

Films

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Hold Fast

FESTIVAL PREMIERE
Director: Jim Aikman
Origin: USA
Year of Production: 2017
Duration: 55 min

As a professional climber, Conrad Anker has encountered more than a few brushes with mortality. Following a recent heart attack, Conrad heads to Yosemite Valley with friend and cancer survivor Alex Wildman as they attempt to summit El Capitan together.

 

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The Land Of Maybe

WORLD PREMIERE
Director: Will Lascelles
Origin: New Zealand
Year of Production: 2017
Duration: 22 min

Three of the world's best rock climbers head to the remote country of the Faroe Islands to attempt a first ascent on the world's highest sea cliff.

 

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Above The Fray

Director: Graham Zimmerman
Origin: USA
Year of Production: 2017
Duration: 7 min

Beth Rodden is one of the greatest climbers in history. 'Above the Fray’ tells her story from being kidnapped by terrorists to discovering a new-found community of mothers and the ability to open up to a balanced life defined by love rather than fear.

 

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Stumped

WINNER: JURY'S AWARD - VIMFF 2018
Director: Taylor Keating & Cedar Wright
Origin: USA
Year of Production: 2017
Duration: 25 min

“I don’t want to be known as just a one-armed climber,” says Maureen Beck, “I just want to be a good climber.”

 

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Venue Maps

RIO THEATRE

1660 East Broadway, Vancouver, BC | (604) 879-3456

INLET THEATRE

100 Newport Dr, Port Moody, BC

ROX THEATRE (RICHMOND OLYMPIC OVAL)

6111 River Rd, Richmond, BC | (778) 296-1400