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Tues, Feb 13, 7:30, Rio Theatre

Into the Wild

Mountain Sports, Adventure, Canadian

Two very different solo journeys into the great unknown.

Date, Time & Location:

Tues, Feb 13, Rio Theatre
Evening – Doors 6:30pm Show 7:30pm

Speakers

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Janneke Vissers

Janneke Vissers, originally from the Netherlands, moved two years ago to North Vancouver to have a life with more nature, space and most important of all: mountains. Having the summer off this year, waiting for her visa to be approved, created a perfect situation to spend some time hiking and discover Canada’s most beautiful mountains.

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Ben Page

Ben Page is a multi-award winning filmmaker, adventurer and photographer from the UK. He has spent the past few years travelling to some of the world’s remotest corners in search of wild and diverse adventures and experiences.

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Films

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The Frozen Road

BC PREMIERE
Director: Ben Page
Origin: UK
Year of Production: 2017
Duration: 24 min

Ben Page sought an adventure of perfect solitude in the Canadian Arctic. Yet, as he came to realize, the harsh truths of travelling in such a formidable environment were a long way from the romanticisms of a Jack London book.

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Pedal

Director: Scott Hardesty
Origin: USA
Year of Production: 2017
Duration: 8 min

Forty-three countries down, Hera Van Willick rides her bicycle across continents, fully self-supported. This is her journey and what she has learned along the way.

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Qamaniq

Director: Caroline Cote
Origin: Canada
Year of Production: 2017
Duration: 14 min

In August 2017, a team of 3 women aged 25 to 30 embarked on a quest to discover their own boundaries in an immense, wild and remote territory.

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Venue Map

RIO THEATRE

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