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Thurs, Feb 15, 7:30, The Cinematheque

Women in Adventure

Canadian, Adventure, Mountain Sports, Skiing

A variety of stories from around the world concentrating on women in the outdoors.

Date, Time & Location:

Thurs, Feb 15, The Cinematheque
Evening – Doors 7:00pm Show 7:30pm



Kat Young, Natasha Drozdzenska & Ania Markiewicz

Friends Natasha, Kat and Ania set out on the Annapurna Circuit with Tila, their female Nepali mountain guide, to cross one of the highest traversable passes in the world, Thorong La (17,769 feet/5,416m). They join VIMFF to inspire fellow everyday women who want to plan their own adventure.

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Where The Wild Things Play

Director: Krystle Wright
Origin: USA
Year of Production: 2017
Duration: 4 min

Friday night at the local watering hole and … where the ladies at? Answer: BASE jumping from high desert cliffs, performing tricks on slacklines, climbing granite routes, shredding singletrack, skiing backcountry lines and generally leaving you fellas behind.

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My Big White Thighs & Me

Director: Hannah Maia
Origin: UK
Year of Production: 2017
Duration: 25 min

A swimming adventure and a story about womanhood, miscarriage, healing, loving your own skin & freezing your bum off in cold water.

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Director: Daniel Thomson
Origin: Canada
Year of Production: 2017
Duration: 6 min

Alexandra Armstrong loves to ski. But that passion comes at a price. Sacrificing financial stability and a permanent address to chase the dream.

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Waters Of The Greenstone

Director: Simon Waterhouse
Origin: New Zealand
Year of Production: 2017
Duration: 26 min

Through the lense of one of New Zealand's most important cultural symbols - Pounamu - two women, Robyn and Hollie, attempt to tackle the World’s Oldest Adventure Race - The Kathmandu Coast to Coast.

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1131 Howe St, Vancouver, BC | (604) 688-8202