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Film Festival in Bragg Creek this September

VIMFF 2014Bragg Creek & Kananaskis Outdoor Recreation is once again hosting the Best of VIMFF 2014 (Vancouver International Mountain Film Festival) on September 6th, 2014! It all takes place at the Bragg Creek Community Centre at 23 White Avenue. The doors open at 6pm with the show starting at 7pm (the show ends at approximately 9:45).

Don’t forget to bring cash or cheques for the Silent Auction and for tickets purchased at the door.

VIMFF 2014 Best of the Fest will inspire, scare, thrill and warm your heart. Unique award-winning and favourite short outdoor films, chronicle life altering experiences and cultures from all corners of the globe. The films follow adventurers as they conquer impossible feats, endure heart wrenching losses, or open their hearts to help a cause. Come spend an evening clinging from a cliff face without risking a broken nail. Kids are Welcome to Attend! (parental discretion advised for possible language and mature topics)

Tickets are $14 in advance or $15 at the door. Tickets also available at Bragg Creek Family Foods (15 Balsam Ave, Bragg Creek). Tickets purchased online will be held at the door (*bring receipt*). Come early to check out the silent auction with a variety of great items (cash and cheque only).

All proceeds from the auction will go towards two non-profit groups that build/repair/maintain trails in the area (Moose Mountain Bike Trail Society and Greater Bragg Creek Trails Association). Last year we raised over $3000! Interested in donating to fund the trails? Please contact us: info@bckor.ca

Bring cash/cheques to help out the local volunteer organizations and buy some great gear at a great price. There is also a bar, snacks available and door prizes!

Featured Films

Joy of Air – Outdoor Pursuits

A poetic message from the lips of a child that speaks to all of us

Cascada – Kayak

Hunting the remote Mexican jungle for the perfect waterfall… and perfect shot

Sufferfest – Climbing & Cycling

Alex Honnold & Cedar Wright’s worst trip ever and the definition of type 2 fun

Trip Color – Ski

Riding colored snow in Les Marécottes, Switzerland

And Then We Swam – Ocean Rowing

With zero rowing experience, they joined a race with no support boat, then disaster struck

35 – Climb

I don’t want to say “I wish”, I want to say “damn that was awesome”

Why We Run – Trail Running

Passion is the most common description of Outdoor Enthusiasts and he exudes it

What Were You Doing At 10? – Biking

A 10 year old shows us what motivation can accomplish at a young age

Super Mom – Ski

Sometimes mom’s hide the fact that they’re really rad

Flow Elements of Freeride – Biking

Looking at the microscopic enjoyment that creates a mind blowing experience

North of the Sun – Surfing and Survival

Winner of more than 50 prestigious awards. Two young Norwegians decide to spend 9 months winter surfing in a completely isolated area north of the Arctic Circle

(BCKOR)

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