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The VIMFF Summer Fest is back on June 22 at the Shipyards in North Vancouver!
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[vc_row gap=”30″ row_content_width=”grid”][vc_column width=”2/3″][vc_single_image image=”29481″ img_size=”full”][vc_empty_space height=”30px”][mkdf_section_title text_alignment=”” title_tag=”h2″ title_mark=”” title_separator=”yes” title=”The Endless Chain Online Show”][vc_empty_space height=”10px”][vc_column_text]We are proud to announce the online screening of the VIMFF’s 2020 Best Canadian film The Endless Chain. This documentary film is about a paraglider pilot who pushes his mind and body to the absolute limit during the most daring series of Rocky Mountain flights in history.

Bonus Content

We’ve teamed up with Benjamin Jordan to also give you access to his other award winning film, The Boy Who Flies. It’s a 45-minute documentary about a young man who risks everything to become Malawi’s first paraglider pilot. Plus, Jordan will be providing a personal video introduction to the Endless Chain and he will also be sharing a unique Q&A filmed from the mountain tops of his latest adventure this past July.[/vc_column_text][vc_empty_space height=”20px”][vc_separator css=”.vc_custom_1593028514266{padding-top: 10px !important;padding-bottom: 10px !important;}”][vc_empty_space height=”20px”][vc_column_text]

Ticket and Viewing Info

Tickets are $13 in advance for one online viewing, which will support both the filmmakers and the VIMFF. If there are multiple viewers on one screen, we ask that you consider donating an extra few dollars to this show. For those experiencing hardships because of the COVID-19 crisis, we have created the discount code “COVID” for $4 off.

The VIMFF’S Endless Chain Show will be available at noon PDT on Wednesday Sept 9 ending at noon PDT on Wednesday Sept 16. The film will be accessible for streaming (not download) and everyone that buys a ticket will receive a link. This will enable you to login and enjoy the film at any time during this time frame.[/vc_column_text][vc_empty_space height=”30px”][/vc_column][vc_column width=”1/3″ css=”.vc_custom_1588446040507{padding-top: 30px !important;padding-right: 30px !important;padding-bottom: 30px !important;padding-left: 30px !important;background-color: #f7f7f7 !important;}”][mkdf_section_title text_alignment=”” title_tag=”h2″ title_mark=”” title_separator=”yes” title=”Show Info”][vc_empty_space height=”20px”][vc_column_text]

Dates: Sept 9 – 16 / 2020
Launching: Noon PDT on Wed, Sept 9
Ending: Noon PDT on Wed, Sept 16

Pricing: $13

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The Endless Chain

2020 VIMFF Best Canadian Film Award

Director: Benjamin Jordan
Origin: Canada
Duration: 58 minutes

To redefine his concept of manhood, a paraglider pilot pushes his mind and body to the absolute limit during the most daring series of Rocky Mountain flights in history.

Since signing up for a paragliding course 14 years ago, Benjamin Jordan dreamt of completing an unpowered aerial journey, straight up the spine of the Canadian Rockies. He imagined soaring over glaciers, landing high in the alpine, bathing in turquoise waters, then flying on as he made his way over 1200 km, from Montana to Prince George, BC. But there was a catch. Nobody had ever done it before, and for one very good reason.

Join this unprecedented, aerial and mountain adventure, as you soar across BC and Alberta’s most impressive mountains. And brace yourself for the darkness, as Jordan reveals the inner struggle, mindset and motivation, required to push forward in the face of risk.[/vc_column_text][vc_empty_space height=”30px”][/vc_column_inner][/vc_row_inner][mkdf_section_title text_alignment=”” title_tag=”h2″ title_mark=”” title_separator=”yes” title=”The Trailer”][vc_empty_space height=”30px”][vc_video link=”https://youtu.be/DzOwl1mb6v8″][vc_empty_space height=”30px”][mkdf_section_title text_alignment=”” title_tag=”h2″ title_mark=”” title_separator=”yes” title=”Gallery”][vc_empty_space height=”30px”][vc_masonry_media_grid element_width=”3″ grid_id=”vc_gid:1600357896902-76bf9da8-1319-4″ include=”20976,20975,20974,20973,20972,20971,20970,20969,20968,20967,20966″][vc_empty_space height=”40px”][mkdf_section_title text_alignment=”” title_tag=”h2″ title_mark=”” title_separator=”yes” title=”Bonus Content”][vc_empty_space height=”20px”][vc_row_inner][vc_column_inner width=”1/3″][vc_single_image image=”29480″ img_size=”600×600″ onclick=”custom_link” link=”https://vimff.org/film/climbing-blind/”][vc_empty_space height=”30px”][/vc_column_inner][vc_column_inner width=”2/3″][vc_column_text]

The Boy Who Flies

Director: Benjamin Jordan
Origin: Canada
Duration: 45 minutes

A young man risks everything to become Malawi’s first paraglider pilot.

Adventuring into the heart of Africa, a paraglider instigates a young man’s potentially deadly quest to release the weight of poverty, social taboos and self doubt, and take to the skies. In doing so, the traveler is confronted with unsettling truths about his own racial and cultural identity.

In a country where no one flies, two friends can inspire a nation by putting everything on the line.[/vc_column_text][vc_empty_space height=”30px”][/vc_column_inner][/vc_row_inner][mkdf_section_title text_alignment=”” title_tag=”h2″ title_mark=”” title_separator=”yes” title=”The Trailer”][vc_empty_space height=”30px”][vc_video link=”https://youtu.be/u6swuPVXG1Y”][vc_empty_space height=”30px”][mkdf_section_title text_alignment=”” title_tag=”h2″ title_mark=”” title_separator=”yes” title=”Gallery”][vc_empty_space height=”30px”][vc_masonry_media_grid element_width=”3″ grid_id=”vc_gid:1600357896904-61b5f72b-78f9-3″ include=”29479,29478,29477,29476,29475,29474,29473,29472,29471,29470,29469″][vc_empty_space height=”40px”][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row][vc_column][vc_empty_space height=”60px”][/vc_column][/vc_row]

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