The Discovery MUT is proud to host a screening of the Vancouver International Mountain Film Festival’s award winning short films during the trail run’s MUT Life long weekend of adventure activities. Adventure sports enthusiasts can view films like Wolfpack, Ramsay’s Round and How to Run 100 Miles on the 13th of June 2019.
The screening is the only opportunity South Africans will have of seeing the 2019 VIMFF films locally. It will take place at RocoMamas, in George, at 19h00 on Thursday the 13th. Tickets are R195 per person and can be booked online via Computicket.
For more information on the Discovery MUT please visit www.georgetrailrun.co.za while to find out more about the Vancouver International Mountain Film Festival click through to www.vimff.org.
Vancouver International Mountain Film Festival Screenings
|Date||13 June 2019|
|Wolfpack||12.5||The Braford-Lefebvre family chose to live in Silverton, Colorado in order to raise their family wild. Through hard times and the best ones, running is their tool for experiencing life together.|
|We’re Going Where?||16||A backcountry mountain bike journey surrounding the mighty Ausangate glacier in the Andes mountain range.|
|Tierra del Viento||18||Patagonia; further South than most people ever dare to venture there’s a land of endless distance and beauty. When photographer Eliseo Miciu explores and shoots this mythical place, he also learns more about himself.|
|For The Love Of Mary||6||At 97, George Etzweiler competes every year in the 7.6-mile race up the Northeast US’ highest peak, always wearing his lucky green running shorts. He carries something else special with him: the memory of his wife of 68 years, Mary.|
|Sound Water||13||From the Headwaters of the Elaho River, down the Squamish and into Howe Sound — Sound Water is a film that questions our pursuit for adventure, our relationship with nature and with ourselves.|
|Aziza||6.5||‘Aziza’, the sixth and final episode of the Elemental Journeys series, as we meet Aziza Raji, one of Morocco’s strongest ultra runners.|
|Big World||13||As parents, how do we teach our kids that there is a world beyond social media, standardized tests and soccer practice? Join Eddie Bauer athlete David Morton and his seven-year-old son Thorne on a week-long SUP journey down the Karnali and Bheri Rivers in Western Nepal. “There’s a basic paradox to parenting,” says David. “You have to keep your kids safe, but you have to teach them to take risks and follow curiosity. Life is undeniably richer with a little bit of daring.”|
|Ramsay’s Round||20.5||US based ultra-marathon runner Alicia Hudelson embarks upon one of Scotland’s toughest long-distance challenges – 24 Scottish mountains including the UK’s highest peak, 28000 feet of ascent, all in under 24 hours. So far 99 people have completed the round, only four of whom were women.|
|How to Run 100 Miles||28||The odds were stacked against Jayson Sime early in life: poverty, homelessness, dyslexia, bullying. But he fought his way to a successful career as a political organizer. In 2017, he entered his first 100-mile race, betting on his resilience to get him through.|