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Fri, Feb 21, 2020, 7:30, Centennial Theatre

Opening Night presented by ARC’TERYX

Adventure, Climbing, Canadian, Mountain Sports, Mountain Culture

Presented by Arc’teryx

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Join us for the kick off to VIMFF 2020, featuring live presentations from global adventurers and the best mountain films of the year.

Date, Time & Location:

Fri, Feb 21, 2020

Doors 6:30pm / Show 7:30pm

Centennial Theatre

Speaker

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Shelma Jun

Shelma Jun is a sucker for a good story. Whether it’s documenting cyclists of color in NYC or building a temporary community art park in the Lower East Side, she focuses on bringing people together and sharing their stories. Shelma is also the founder of Flash Foxy and the Women’s Climbing Festival, a national climbing organization that focuses on empowering womxn through climbing. A current Board Member of the Access Fund, Shelma was named one of 40 women who’ve made the biggest impact in the outdoor world by Outside Magazine in 2017.

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Films

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This Land

Runner and advocate Faith E. Briggs used to run through the streets of Brooklyn every morning. Now she’s running 150 miles through three National Monuments that lie in the thick of the controversy around United States public lands.

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The Imaginary Line

In febuary 2019, the United States government declared a ‘national state of emergency’ on the southern border... in an act of solidarity, a team from Mexico and a team from the U.S.A assembled with the sole purpose of establishing a slackline that crossed the border between them.

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Pacific Lines

NORTH AMERICAN PREMIERE A story of cultural identity and rock climbing exploration as we follow one of Australia’s top rock climbers – 14 year old Angie Scarth-Johnson – on an adventure to a remote and rugged island in the South Pacific.

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Banking On Bailey

Banks, Idaho is home to 17 hearty residents; including Ryan Bailey, a white-water kayaker, wildland firefighter, and the unofficial Mayor of the town.

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Venue Map

CENTENNIAL THEATRE

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