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Thurs, Nov 14, 2019, 7:30, Centennial Theatre

Ski Show 1 with Cody Townsend

Cody Townsend presents on his FIFTY project plus brand new ski films including Peak Obsession, Dream Job, Full Moon, Solstice and Charge.

Date, Time & Location:

Thurs, Nov 14, 2019, Centennial Theatre
Doors 6:30pm | Show: 7:30pm

Ticket Pricing:

Early Bird Price: (Sept 30 – Oct 6)
$16 adults / $14 youth (16 and under)

Regular Price: (From Oct 7)
$20 adults / $15 youth (16 and under)

Discounts
$1/ticket off 2 shows | $2/ticket off 3 shows | $3/ticket off 4 shows | $4/ticket off 5+ shows (*tickets need to be purchased at the same time)

The Speaker.

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Cody Townsend

From his first ski run at Squaw Valley at the age of 2, Cody Townsend knew he had found his passion. He spent his early years chasing legends like Shane McConkey and Kent Kreitler around his home mountain before being recognized in his own right as an up-and-coming big mountain skier. Since turning pro a decade ago, Cody has constantly pushed the limits of fun and adventure. From skiing what some have called “the most insane ski line ever” to adventuring in the Arctic and hanging in the backcountry with his buds, Cody embodies what skiing was meant to be: a journey of exploration and relentless passion in the company of friends.

Cody takes to the VIMFF stage to share stories from his ‘FIFTY Project’ and premiere his new film, Peak Obsession.

The Films.

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Peak Obsession

Directed by Cody Townsend, 32 minutes

Cody Townsend has set out on an audacious goal, a never been done before feat, to climb and ski all 50 lines chronicled in the book, “The Fifty Classic Ski Descents of North America”. Developed into a widely successful follow-along web series, Peak Obsession dives into the depths of the mindset behind the project told through the story of two of the most challenging lines in the book. Joined by legendary snowboarder Jeremy Jones, along with cameraman Bjarne Salen, they set out on an adventure rife with challenge, exhaustion, steeps and a little bit of schadenfreude.

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Dream Job

Directed by Colleen Genteman, 15 minutes

A comedy documentary about a girl working in the ski industry who decides to become one of the stars, DREAM JOB begs the question – they go up, they go down, how hard can it be? The film follows comedian Katie Burrell through “days in the life” with three of the industry’s biggest names: Leah Evans, founder of Girls Do Ski, Christina Lustenberger, ex-Olympian and big mountain skier, and Diny Harrison, the first fully certified female guide in North America. Needless to say, she finds out how hard it really can be.

Featuring live stand up comedy performance by Katie Burrell.

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Full Moon

Directed by Philipp Becker, 6 minutes

Closing lift stations and the setting sun mark the end of the action for most skiers. Not for Max Kroneck and Jochen Mesle. While ski towns fall asleep they head into the mountains and see them awaking in a new light. The snow starts glistening again. Its just the sound of their skis turning in fresh snow that breaks the silence of the full moon night.

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Solstice

Directed by Mike Douglas, 4 minutes

A tribute to the shortest and coolest days of the year when the sun arcs
low over the horizon and ice crystals linger in the air. The days skiers
love more than any other.

Featuring: Mike Douglas, Chris Rubens, Lovisa Rosengren, Jordy Kidner and Greg Hill.

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Charge

Directed by Anthony Bonello, 5 minutes

Four top freeskiers and a World Champion drone pilot are dropped at Chatter Creek Cat Skiing in BC for one week. Their instructions: charge as hard as you can everyday and capture skiing from a new perspective.

Featuring: Stan Rey, Cody Townsend, Chris Rubens, Alexi Godbout and Jordan Temkin.

Venue Map.

CENTENNIAL THEATRE

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

INSTRUCTIONS

You selected the option to keep this pass for yourself. The billing information below will be used to assign your access to the VIMFF Online Portal where you will be able to login and watch the films when the Festival starts on February 25, 2022. If you haven’t created a login before, you will receive your invitation soon after purchase.

GIFTING INSTRUCTIONS

You selected the option to give this pass as a gift. Please add your gift recipient’s name and email below. This will ensure that they receive an invitation to join our VIMFF Online Portal where they will be able to watch the films when the Festival starts on February 25, 2022. We will send their invitation in late January, 2022, when we launch our Festival Program.

Please note: Once you complete checkout, you will receive a confirmation email which contains a gift certificate and instructions to send to your gift recipient if you’d like to do so.

IN-PERSON

EARLY BIRD: Oct 18 – 24

Youth (16 and under): $17
Senior (65+): $17
Adult: $20

REGULAR: Oct 25 – Nov 11

Youth (16 and under): $20
Senior (65+): $20
Adult: $23

DOOR: Nov 12 – 20

Youth (16 and under): $22
Senior (65+): $22
Adult: $25

  • Regular ticket sales close at 3:00pm on the day of the show.
  • Door tickets are first come, first serve and guest may have to wait until 10 min prior to show start to see if a seat becomes available.
  • Please read our In-Person FAQs or contact [email protected] if you have any questions.

ONLINE

EARLY BIRD: Oct 18 – 24

Online show: $15
Online Fall Series Pass: $45

REGULAR: Oct 25 – Nov 21

Online show: $17
Online Fall Series Pass: $50

  • The Online Fall Series Pass gives you access to watch all 23 films that will be screened as part of the 5 shows during the VIMFF Fall Series.
  • Tickets sales close on Nov 21 at 11:59pm (PST) and you will have until Dec 12 at 11:59pm (PST) to view the shows.
  • For those experiencing hardship due to the COVID-19 pandemic, we have created a discount code to reduce the price of a single show ticket to $13. Apply the coupon code, COVID at checkout to receive this discount.
  • Please read our Online Screening FAQs or contact [email protected] if you have any questions.