february, 2017

11feb7:30 pmVIMFF - Mountain Bike Night

Event Details

When:  Saturday, February 11th, 2017,  7:30pm
Where:  Centennial Theatre, 2300 Lonsdale Ave, North Vancouver, BC V7M 3L1

Tickets: $19

Presentations from international and local speakers, plus a great selection of international mountain bike films that will make you wish that Spring would come sooner!

Guest Speakers:

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REBECCA RUSCH 

Rebecca Rusch is the Queen of Pain with a heart of gold. Join Rebecca as she shares what it takes to be a professional athlete for over three decades. The 7x World Champion has continually tested her own limits, and shattered the glass ceiling in whatever sport she tackles.

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JUSTA JESKOVA & STEVE STOREY

The Ups and Downs Of Bikepacking At 15’000 feet is the story of the highs and lows of 3 mountain bikers week long journey around the Ausangate mountain of Peru.

Films:

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THE TRAIL TO KAZBEGI

Directed by Joey Schusler
USA, 2015, 15 minutes

What happens when four like-minded adventurers head into one of the world’s wildest mountain ranges with nothing but their mountain bikes and enough food to survive for 10 days?

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LIGHT CYCLES

Directed by Mike Gamble
Canada, 2016, 3 minutes

LIGHT CYCLES began as a dream, developed into a problem and spawned into a burning desire to create something that had never been done before. – “How can we create a Tron Light Bike effect, on a mountain bike?”

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CHASING RAINBOWS

Directed by Michael Sousa
Canada, 2017, 5 minutes

WORLD PREMIERE

Follow us all the way to Peru, up to 17,000 feet, on our journey to find the rainbow as we summit peak after peak of far out, mesmerizing alpine terrain.

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SHIFT

Directed by Kelly Milner
Canada, 2016, 28 minutes

SHIFT is a half hour documentary about a group of First Nations youth who have spent the past 10 years converting traditional trails around their hometown of Carcross, Yukon into a world-class mountain biking destination – and transforming their community and themselves along the way.

Doors open at 6.30 p.m. 

For more information visit –  vimff.org.

Time

(Saturday) 7:30 pm PST

Location

Centennial Theatre

North Vancouver, BC, Canada, North Vancouver, British Columbia

Organizer

VIMFFwww.vimff.org

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