Podcast: Alan Formanek - Beyond the Curtains of VIMFF

Podcast: Alan Formanek - Beyond the Curtains of VIMFF

Photo: Riding Han


Have you ever found yourself captivated by the allure of mountain landscapes on the big screen, wondering about the visionary minds behind the lens? Well, we did too.

Join us as we delve into the world of the adventure film festival with the legend himself, Alan Formanek – the driving force behind the Vancouver International Mountain Film Festival (VIMFF), set to kick off on February 23 across multiple theatres including Centennial Theatre, Rio Theatre, Cinematheque, Roundhouse Community Centre, and Delbrook Community Centre.

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As a pioneer in modern free climbing hailing from Slovakia, Alan's unique perspective as a festival director and outdoor enthusiast adds unparalleled depth to the festival's narrative. Alongside his dedicated team, Alan has propelled VIMFF onto the global stage, showcasing films that have left audiences in awe at various film festivals worldwide, both in person and online.

We’ll be peeking behind the curtains, exploring the films that have graced VIMFF, and gain exclusive insights into what the future holds for Alan and the VIMFF legacy.

If you're as intrigued as we are, feel free to connect with VIMFF through their channels or drop us a message via our social media platforms. Get ready to embark on a cinematic journey like never before, where the mountains meet the silver screen.