Expect fabulous adventure films honing in on everything from rock climbing to trail running and alpinism at the Vancouver International Mountain Film Festival 2019 in South Africa.
Every year The Vancouver International Mountain Film Festival (VIMFF) gathers the finest on mountain related film-making from across the globe.
This year’s movies focus on mountaineering, outdoor adventure, the environment and mountain cultures. The best of this collection of unique and inspiring short films then tours internationally and is coming to South Africa in July 2019. It will also show at a variety of locations around the country through to the end of October 2019.
This year VIMFF screens two separate programmes – the Enviro-Culture Programme and an Adventure Programme.
VIMFF Adventure Programme
The VIMFF Adventure Programme features a selection of films centred specifically around mountain adventure, including: rock climbing, trail running, alpinism, mountain biking, white water paddling and extreme skiing.
VIMFF Enviro-Culture Programme
The VIMFF Enviro-Culture Programme focuses on issues of environmental conservation and appreciation of different cultures from around the world.
Some of the themes addressed include:
- River conservation and the anti–dams movement in the Balkans
- Patagonia – photography as a career and conservation tool
- Global warming and responsible development
- Mountain usage – responsible use and the impact of social media
Vancouver International Mountain Film Festival screenings
Cape Town – Ndabeni – 29 July to 2 August, 2019, Sunrise Tower Conference Venue, 55 Morningside St, Ndabeni. R85
Hilton KZN – Hilton Arts Festival – 14, 15 September, 2019
JHB – The Barnyard Theatre Rivonia – 19 August, 2019
Pretoria – The Barnyard Theatre Menlyn – Wednesday 21 August, 2019
Cape Town – Kirstenbosch – date to be confirmed
Cape Town – Just Like Papa – October/November, 2019 – date to be confirmed
Book your Vancouver International Mountain Film Festival tickets here.
The Vancouver International Mountain Film festival is presented by Ram Mountaineering.
What: Vancouver International Mountain Film Festival 2019