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Ticket Pricing

Earlybird Pricing in effect from Jan 13th - 26th, 2020. Receive $3 off each ticket.

Evening Shows

Earlybird: $20 adults | $15 youth*
Online: $23 adults | $18 youth*
Door: $25 adults | $20 youth*

Matinées

Earlybird: $12 adults | $9 youth*
Online: $15 adults | $12 youth*
Door: $18 adults | $15 youth*

Workshops

Earlybird: $27 adults | $22 youth*
Online: $30 adults | $25 youth*
Door: $35 adults | $28 youth*

Discounts

$2/ticket off 2 shows

$4/ticket off 3+ shows

*Youth is 16 years and under. Climbing Day with Sonnie Trotter & Indigenous Land Learnings in the Outdoors has special pricing. Please view show page for details. Multi-ticket discounts only apply if tickets are purchased at the same time.

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Opening Night presented by ARC’TERYX

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

Fri, Feb 21 | Doors 6:30, Show 7:30 | Centennial Theatre

Wilderness & Wildlife Photography Workshop presented by Panasonic

Everything there is to know about wilderness and wildlife photography with Peter Mather. Presented by Panasonic.

Sat, Feb 22 | Doors 9:30am, Workshop 10:00am | Delbrook Rec Centre

Adventure Writing Workshop

Author and feature writer Frank Wolf will share tips and ideas from his 20 years of adventure writing experience.

Sat, Feb 22 | Doors 1:30pm, Workshop 2:00pm | Delbrook Rec Centre

The River & The Wall

Special festival screening of ‘The River & The Wall’. Film program announced on January 20th 2020.

Sat, Feb 22 | Doors 1:30pm, Show 2:00pm | The Cinematheque

Himalayan Life

Shining the spotlight on the people, culture and life of the highest mountains.

Sat, Feb 22 | Doors 6:30pm, Show 7:30pm | Inlet Theatre

Mountain Bike Show with Hans Rey

Join freeride pioneer Hans Ray for a live presentation and World Premiere of his new film. Presented by Clif Bar.

Sat, Feb 22 | Doors 6:30pm, Show 7:30pm | Centennial Theatre

Protect The Arctic Refuge

Live presentations and films raising awareness for the unique wilderness, wildlife, culture and protection of the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge.

Sat, Feb 22 | Doors 7:00pm, Show 7:30pm | The Cinematheque

Piano To Zanskar

Special festival screening of ‘Piano to Zanskar’. Film program announced January 20th 2020.

Sun, Feb 23 | Doors 1:30pm, Show 2:00pm | The Cinematheque

Polar Journeys

Stories and films from expeditions to the worlds polar regions.

Sun, Feb 23 | Doors 6:30pm, Show 7:30pm | Inlet Theatre

Trail Running Show with Mira Rai

Nepalese female trail runner Mira Rai is our special guest – plus local and international running films.

Sun, Feb 23 | Doors 6:30pm, Show 7:30pm | Centennial Theatre

Untamed Lands

Local explorer Jimmy Martinello takes us on multi-sport escapades to seldom visited corners of the globe.

Sun, Feb 23 | Doors 7:00pm, Show 7:30pm | The Cinematheque

Best Of Mountain Sports

A selection of the best action packed mountain sports films of the year.

Mon, Feb 24, 2020 | Doors 6:30, Show 7:30 | Brewhall

Thu, Feb 27, 2020 | Doors 7:00, Show 7:30 | ROX Theatre

RAB Rock & Ice

Real stories from climbing in the harshest alpine environments. Presented by Rab.

Mon, Feb 24 | Doors 6:30pm, Show 7:30pm | RIO Theatre

Stories from the Magic Canoe

Cultural teachings from Wa’xaid (Cecil Paul) as told by his daughter Cecelia Reekie and author Briony Penn.

Mon, Feb 24 | Doors 7:00pm, Show 7:30pm | The Cinematheque

Beautiful British Columbia

A night dedicated to the beautiful mountains and people of British Columbia.

Tue, Feb 25 | Doors 6:30pm, Show 7:30pm | Kay Meek Theatre

UBC Ski Show

Live presentation from local skier and photographer Reuben Krabbe – plus ski films from around the world.

Tue, Feb 25 | Doors 6:30pm, Show 7:30pm | Frederic Wood Theatre

Whitewater

Join French paddler Nouria Newman as she guides us on her journey from competition kayaker to explorer of the world’s most dangerous and remote rivers.

Tue, Feb 25 | Doors 6:30pm, Show 7:30pm | RIO  Theatre

Award Winning Films

Join us for a special night screening a selection of the best films at VIMFF 2020.

Wed, Feb 26 | Doors 6:30pm, Show 7:30pm | Kay Meek  Theatre

Biking Around The World

Two presentations and films following bike packing trips around the globe.

Wed, Feb 26 | Doors 6:30pm, Show 7:30pm | RIO  Theatre

Mountain Wildlife

Get up close and personal with wolverines and grizzly bears in these two great wildlife films.

Wed, Feb 26 | Doors 6:30pm, Show 7:30pm | The Cinematheque

Feel The Wild

How can the power of nature help us reframe our place on this planet? What can we learn from the “wild” as we face countless global challenges?

Thu, Feb 27 | Doors 7:00pm, Show 7:30pm | The Cinematheque

Surviving The Outback with Sarah Marquis

National Geographic explorer Sarah Marquis takes us on a solo journey through Australia’s outback. A fundraiser for the Australian bushfire relief effort.

VIMFF will donate $2 from every ticket sold to WWF’s Australian Wildlife and Nature Recovery Fund.

Thu, Feb 27 | Doors 6:30pm, Show 7:30pm | Centennial Theatre

UBC Climbing Show

Local climbers Kim & Graham McGrenere present on their ‘Project Armenia’ along with more climbing films from around the globe.

Thu, Feb 27 | Doors 6:30pm, Show 7:30pm | Frederic Wood Theatre

Best Of Climbing

A selection of the best climbing films from VIMFF 2020.

Fri, Feb 28 | Doors 7:00pm, Show 7:30pm | ROX Theatre

Best Of Snow Sports

A collection of the best ski films of the year.

Fri, Feb 28, 2020 | Doors 6:30, Show 7:30 | RIO Theatre

Sat, Feb 29, 2020 | Doors 7:00, Show 7:30 | ROX Theatre

Family Hikes of Vancouver’s North Shore

Guidebook author Harrison Crerar guides us through his favourite family hikes of North Vancouver’s mountains.

Fri, Feb 28 | Doors 7:00pm, Show 7:30pm | The Cinematheque

The Weight of Water with Erik Weihenmayer

World reknown adventure athlete Erik Weihenmayer presents his award winning film The Weight of Water.

Fri, Feb 28 | Doors 6:30pm, Show 7:30pm | Centennial Theatre

Adventure Filmmaking Workshop

Learn what it takes to make a great adventure film from award winning filmmaker Michael Brown

Sat, Feb 29 | Doors 9:30am, Workshop 10:00am | Delbrook Community Recreation Centre

Indigenous Land Learnings in the Outdoors

How can we reconsider our relationship to the outdoors through an Indigenous lens? A workshop guided by Erynne Gilpin. Proceeds donated to….

Sat, Feb 29 | Doors 1:30pm, Workshop 2:00pm | MEC Head Office

Race Face presents Creator Series

Join athletes, filmmakers and storytellers from the Race Face Creator Series for live presentations, Q&A’s and film screenings.

Sat, Feb 29 | Doors 6:30pm, Show 7:30pm | RIO Theatre

Stories Behind The Images with Corey Rich

Corey Rich has been documenting adventure sports for over three decades, and he loves to tell stories.

Sat, Feb 29 | Doors 6:30pm, Show 7:30pm | Centennial Theatre

Climbing Day with Sonnie Trotter

Spend the day climbing at the Richmond Oval with clinics and special events – followed by a VIMFF climbing special with Sonnie Trotter and the latest films. Climbing is optional.

Sun, Mar 1 | Climbing: 12:00pm, Films: Doors 6:30pm, Show 7:30pm | ROX Theatre

Award Winning Films Finale

Wrap up this years VIMFF with more of this years Award Winning films.

Sun, Mar 1 | Doors 6:30pm, Show 7:30pm | RIO Theatre