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Sat, Feb 23, 2019, 7:30, Inlet Theatre

Mind vs Mountain

Mountain Sports, Canadian

Exploring the parallels between climbing mountains and mental health + some hot new climbing films.

Date, Time & Location:

Sat, Feb 23, 2019, Inlet Theatre
Evening – Doors 7:00pm Show 7:30pm


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Brent Seal & James Frystak

Filmer and photographer James Frystak and mental health trainer Brent Seal journey to the Nepal Himalayas for the first time in search of adventure, connection and simplicity. The pair come up against unique challenges that create the full range of emotions, from fear and frustration to absolute awe and belly laughter. With Brent living with schizophrenia, they must navigate the risk of relapse while embracing the culture, community and stunning scenery along the way.

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Craig’s Reaction


Since a 100 foot fall in 2002 that took his right leg and left him with multiple spinal injuries, Colorado climber Craig DeMartino has led one hell of a life, including lauded First Disabled and In-A-Day Ascents on El Capitan. But it's his day-to-day story that really makes an impact.

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The A.O.

Adam Ondra is one of the most successful and versatile climbers of our time. His strong, lean body seems to effortlessly transcend gravity. We find out more about the forces that drive this climbing talent to new heights in The A.O.

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Women Are Mountains

Women are Mountains is a short documentary film that portrays the lives of climbers Mônica Filipini and Danielle Pinto in the quiet city of São Bento do Sapucai, in the countryside of São Paulo, Brazil. At the same time as they are responsible for their children and domestic affairs, they are able to enjoy their great passion: the mountains.

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2300 Lonsdale Ave, North Vancouver, BC | (604) 984-4484