The Shows

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

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.

Sat, Feb 22, 10:00am, Delbrook Rec Centre

Wilderness & Wildlife Photography Workshop presented by Panasonic

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

Sat, Feb 22, 2:00pm, 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, 2:00pm, The Cinematheque

The River & The Wall

Special festival screening of 'The River & The Wall'.

Sat, Feb 22, 7:30pm, Inlet Theatre

Himalayan Life

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

Sat, Feb 22, 7:30pm, Centennial 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, 7:30pm, The Cinematheque

Protect The Arctic Refuge

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

Sun, Feb 23, 2:00pm, The Cinematheque

Piano To Zanskar

Special festival screening of 'Piano to Zanskar'.

Sun, Feb 23, 7:30pm, Inlet Theatre

Polar Journeys

Stories and films from expeditions to the worlds polar regions.

Sun, Feb 23, 7:30pm, Centennial 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, 7:30pm, The Cinematheque

Untamed Lands

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

Mon, Feb 24, 7:30pm, Brewhall
Thu, Feb 27, 7:30, ROX Theatre

Best Of Mountain Sports

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

Mon, Feb 24, 7:30pm, RIO Theatre

RAB Rock & Ice

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

Mon, Feb 24, 7:30pm, The Cinematheque

Stories from the Magic Canoe

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

Tue, Feb 25, 7:30pm, Kay Meek Theatre

Beautiful British Columbia

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

Tue, Feb 25, 7:30pm, Frederic Wood Theatre

UBC Ski Show

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

Tue, Feb 25, 7:30pm, RIO Theatre


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.

Wed, Feb 26, 7:30pm, Kay Meek Theatre

Award Winning Films

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

Wed, Feb 26, 7:30pm, RIO Theatre

Biking Around The World

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

Wed, Feb 26, 7:30pm, The Cinematheque

Mountain Wildlife

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

Thu, Feb 27, 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, 7:30pm, Centennial Theatre

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.

Thu, Feb 27, 7:30pm, Frederic Wood Theatre

UBC Climbing Show

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

Fri, Feb 28, 7:30pm, ROX Theatre

Best Of Climbing

A selection of the best climbing films from VIMFF 2020.

Fri, Feb 28, 7:30pm, RIO Theatre
Sat, Feb 29, 7:30pm, ROX Theatre

Best of Snow Sports

A collection of the best ski films of the year.

Fri, Feb 28, 7:30pm, The Cinematheque

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, 7:30pm, Centennial Theatre

The Weight of Water with Erik Weihenmayer

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

Sat, Feb 29, 10:00am, Delbrook Rec Centre

Adventure Filmmaking Workshop

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

Sat, Feb 29, 2:00pm, MEC Head Office

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.

Sat, Feb 29, 7:30pm, RIO Theatre

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, 7:30pm, Centennial 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.

Sun, Mar 1, Doors 6:00pm, Films 7:30pm, Richmond Oval

Climbing Day with Sonnie Trotter

A VIMFF climbing special with Sonnie Trotter and the latest films.

Sun, Mar 1, 7:30pm, RIO Theatre

Award Winning Films Finale

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