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VIMFF 2022 Films

The VIMFF 2022 features over 50 films about climbing, snowsports, adventure, mountain culture, the environment and more! There will be numerous World, North American and Canadian Premieres, showcasing powerful stories that will inspire your next adventure.

The VIMFF 2022 has ended and we want to give a huge thanks to our outdoor community for supporting the festival this past February / March!

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World Premiere
13 mins |
Canada
| 2022
A tribute to Brent Seal, a beloved member of Vancouver's mental health and mountain climbing community.
6 mins |
United States
| 2021
Explore the work that Brooke Goudy is doing to get more people of colour to experience the joy of bikes.
North American Premiere
27 mins |
United Kingdom
| 2021
Exploring women's longstanding involvement in rock climbing in the UK with the aim to rebalance the narrative.
104 mins |
United States
| 2021
Follow Will Steger’s lifetime journey in, After Antarctica, to eyewitness the greatest changes in the polar regions.
North American Premiere
25 mins |
United Kingdom
| 2021
Follow diversity pioneer, Aneela McKenna, who has tackled racism and discrimination with the help of mountain biking.
BC Premiere
12 mins |
Canada
| 2021
One of the world’s best competitive high divers, Lysanne Richard, focuses on a winter high dive that has never been done.
BC Premiere
26 mins |
France
| 2020
Arves-En-Ciel tells the story of Camille and Antoine, two French highliners and alpinists.
40 mins |
Canada
| 2021
A decades-long battle to protect endangered old-growth forests in BC escalates at Fairy Creek.
9 mins |
Canada
| 2021
Experience a mountain bike trail coming to life before your eyes.
VIMFF 2022 BEST MOUNTAIN CULTURE FILM
BC Premiere
30 mins |
United States
| 2021
Emily Ford sets out to become the first woman and person of color to thru-hike the 1,200 mile Ice Age Trail during winter.
BC Premiere
28 mins |
United Kingdom
| 2019
A father and son embark on a pilgrimage to deliver a Buddha statue to a remote monastery.
VIMFF 2022 GRAND PRIZE
95 mins |
United States
| 2021
Buried is a miracle survival story about a deadly avalanche in the 1980's on a ski patrols' watch.
North American Premiere
8 mins |
United States
| 2021
In a letter to her daughter, Els describes her relationship with the outdoors.
16 mins |
United States
| 2021
World-class endurance athlete, Rebecca Rusch, set out to ride a fat bike 350 miles across the frozen Alaskan wilderness.
20 mins |
United Kingdom
| 2021
Neil Gresham completes ‘the climb of his life' that packs big lobs, hard climbing and the moment of truth.
VIMFF 2022 BEST ADVENTURE FILM
BC Premiere
28 mins |
United Kingdom
| 2021
Bob Shepton repays the presence that his wife, who has Alzheimer’s, gave the family during his 50 years of sailing trips.
5 mins |
France
| 2021
An aerial and symphonic journey with powerful skier, Sam Favret, during the winter of 2021.
World Premiere
24 mins |
Canada
| 2021
Amidst the COVID-19 pandemic, three emergency room nurses strive for balance in their lives through rock climbing.
World Premiere
13 mins |
United States
| 2021
This film explores why the Gila River in New Mexico should be protected — and for whom.
VIMFF 2022 BEST MOUNTAIN SPORTS FILM
North American Premiere
43 mins |
United Kingdom
| 2021
The Akawaio and Leo Houlding and team, support each other to try to summit Mount Roraima.
North American Premiere
15 mins |
Germany
| 2021
I Am North follows alpinist, Caro North, to the icy heights of Switzerland where she feels most at home.
North American Premiere
19 mins |
New Zealand
| 2021
Journey into the wild lands of Southern New Zealand from the perspective of a landscape photographer and adventure filmmaker.
Canadian Premiere
29 mins |
United States
| 2021
Follow small-town elementary school teacher, Jason Hardrath, on his journey to set 100 FKTs.
North American Premiere
14 mins |
United Kingdom
| 2021
A celebratory recount of an expedition completed by six women in the 1960's to a remote part of Nepal.
BC Premiere
30 mins |
France
| 2021
A story between a father and his daughter, who is one of the best climbers in the world.
13 mins |
United Kingdom
| 2021
Pete Whittaker takes a new direction with a free solo ascent of the Kjerag (1082m).
World Premiere
12 mins |
Canada
| 2021
Lightfall is the story of Sterling Lorence and his process to get the perfect mountain bike shot in the mountains of Vancouver's North Shore.
15 mins |
United States
| 2021
Navigating relationships and motivations, an elite alpinist attempts to climb one of the world’s most challenging unclimbed peaks.
4 mins |
United States
| 2019
Sami Ortlieb rounds up a motley crew of skiers to create a segment unlike anything that’s been done before.
World Premiere
48 mins |
Canada
| 2021
Two explorers set out during the polar winter and cover more than 1000 kilometers in complete autonomy.
VIMFF 2022 BEST OF BC AWARD presented by the BCMC
BC Premiere
43 mins |
Canada
| 2021
Sarah Hueniken is questioning her life in the mountains after an ice climbing avalanche takes her friend's life.
North American Premiere
9 mins |
Austria
| 2021
The Mountain Tribe Crew had a big goal but their biggest challenge would be amongst the crew.
World Premiere
11 mins |
Canada
| 2021
Michelle Parker is heading North to the Fairy Creek blockade to see what's happened and learn how she can help.
World Premiere
8 mins |
Canada
| 2021
With a pair of skis and skins, Michelle Parker and Lucy Sackbauer fly amongst this massive range, in search of steep couloirs and first descents.
World Premiere
23 mins |
Canada
| 2019
A story about our relationship with wolves – a relationship based on love, hate and fear.
46 mins |
Canada
| 2021
Get an intimate look at the determination and grit required by world-renowned snowboarder, Spencer O'Brien, to chase big dreams.
World Premiere
48 mins |
Canada
| 2021
Three friends embark on an adventure where their inner child leads them to South America.
BC Premiere
20 mins |
Canada
| 2021
Indigenous and settler artists race to capture a disappearing landscape, as climate change threatens the future.
4 mins |
Switzerland
| 2021
Journey through the vibrant spectrum of freeskiing and explore the concept of connection and friendship within the sport.
World Premiere
11 mins |
Canada
| 2021
A film about the interconnectedness between wild salmon and the ancient forests.
VIMFF 2022 JURY SPECIAL MENTION
19 mins |
Canada
| 2021
After surviving a skydiving accident, Tyler Turner's reality transitions to survival and a wholesale healing process.
VIMFF 2022 BEST CANADIAN FILM
BC Premiere
35 mins |
Canada
| 2021
Jay Macmillan travels to Langtang to reconcile his trauma, by retracing his parents' footsteps and exploring the land where they passed.
35 mins |
United States
| 2021
An action-driven ski and snowboard film elevating people of color, women and adaptive athletes.
World Premiere
15 mins |
United States
| 2021
The Black Foxes is an international collective of unapologetically Black cyclists reclaiming the freedom and joy of the outdoors.
4 mins |
United States
| 2021
Explore how 'The Farmer's' passion for efficiency and sustainability were utilized to maximize a lifetime of skiing.
BC Premiere
16 mins |
Canada
| 2021
Dwayne Wohlgemuth becomes the first person to hike the entire length of the longest esker in the world.
VIMFF 2022 JURY SPECIAL MENTION
86 mins |
Canada
| 2020
The Magnitude of All Things draws intimate parallels between the experiences of grief—both personal and planetary.
North American Premiere
15 mins |
United Kingdom
| 2021
Tom Randall tries to complete the previously unattempted 15 classic Lakeland rock climbs in 24 hours.
BC Premiere
33 mins |
France
| 2021
Two world class athletes attempt to be the first women to ski the Haute Route nonstop.
VIMFF 2022 BEST ENVIRONMENTAL FILM
BC Premiere
93 mins |
United States
| 2021
In Tigre Gente, a Bolivian park ranger and a young Hong Kongese journalist go undercover to investigate a jaguar trade.
BC Premiere
11 mins |
Norway
| 2021
A world class duo of wingsuit flyers, attempt a routine that is the ultimate test of partnership.
23 mins |
Canada
| 2020
As Styawat/Leigh Joseph navigates walking between academic and cultural worlds, she contemplates her relationship with plants and their role as teachers.

LEGEND

LEGEND

This show is in-person OR this film / speaker is part of an in-person show.
This show is online OR this film / speaker is part of an online show.
This film is available online in Canada only.
This show has a film with a limited online viewing period OR this film has a limited online viewing period. See film description for details.
This event is a workshop.
This event is or includes a live panel discussion OR this speaker is part of a live panel discussion.
This film is a VIMFF award winner OR this show is a Best of VIMFF show comprising of VIMFF award winning films.

INSTRUCTIONS

You selected the option to keep this pass for yourself. The billing information below will be used to assign your access to the VIMFF Online Portal where you will be able to login and watch the films when the Festival starts on February 25, 2022. If you haven’t created a login before, you will receive your invitation soon after purchase.

GIFTING INSTRUCTIONS

You selected the option to give this pass as a gift. Please add your gift recipient’s name and email below. This will ensure that they receive an invitation to join our VIMFF Online Portal where they will be able to watch the films when the Festival starts on February 25, 2022. We will send their invitation in late January, 2022, when we launch our Festival Program.

Please note: Once you complete checkout, you will receive a confirmation email which contains a gift certificate and instructions to send to your gift recipient if you’d like to do so.

IN-PERSON

ADVANCE:

Feb 1 – Feb 24

SHOW:
Adult: $25
Youth (16 and under): $23
Senior (65+): $23

FEATURE FILM: $20

WORKSHOP: $30

Regular:

Feb 25 – Mar 6

SHOW:
Adult: $27
Youth (16 and under): $25
Senior (65+): $25

FEATURE FILM: $22

WORKSHOP: $35

ONLINE

EARLY BIRD:

Dec 9 – Jan 31

Online Film Pass: $75

REGULAR:

Feb 1 – Mar 15

Feature Film: $10
Workshop: $10
Live Panel Discussion: $10
Show: $18
Online Film Pass: $90

  • The Online Film Pass gives you access to watch all 50+ films that will be screened as part of the 15 shows during the VIMFF 2022.
  • Tickets sales close on March 15 at 11:59pm (PDT) and you will have until March 27 at 11:59pm (PDT) to view the shows.
  • For those experiencing hardship due to the COVID-19 pandemic, we have created a discount code to reduce the price of the film pass by $10, a single show ticket by $4 and a feature film ticket / workshop by $2. Apply the coupon code, COVID at checkout to receive this discount.
  • Please read our Online Screening FAQs or contact tickets@vimff.org if you have any questions.