Every year the Vancouver International Mountain Film Festival (VIMFF) gathers the finest of mountain related film-making from across the globe.
The films focus on outdoor adventure, mountaineering, 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 this July.
This year VIMFF will be screening two distinct and separate programmes: the Enviro-Culture Programme and the Adventure Programme
The VIMFF Adventure Programme features a selection of short films centred specifically around mountain adventure including: rock climbing,
running, alpinism, mountain biking and extreme skiing.
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 :
- Rivers & anti–dams movement in the Balkans
- Patagonia – photography as a career and conservation tool
- Global warming & responsible development
- Mountain usage – responsible use & the impact of social media