Ski & Snowboard Film Premieres Are Here!

Ski & Snowboard Film Premieres Are Here!

 

As the leaves begin to display the fiery colours that predict the arrival of colder weather, Whistler takes to the cinema. For skiers and snowboarders eagerly awaiting the first snowfall, the September line-up of shiny new ski and snowboard films is akin to having your dessert before dinner; a real treat that leaves you hungering for more.

This year’s not-to-be-missed films include:

Sandbox’s ‘Day and Age’ World Premiere – September 10, 2011

Since local “living legend” Kevin Sansalone co-founded Sandbox Films in 2004, Sandbox has defined Whistler’s snowboarding culture by consistently delivering mind-blowing films. Tickets are $10 for two movies (‘Flow Was Here’ @ 7:30 PM ‘Day and Age’ @ 9:30 PM) and are available at Millennium Place.

‘Day And Age’ first teaser on Vimeo.

The Art of Flight – September 12, 2011

Travel along with Travis Rice, John Jackson, Mark Landvik, Scotty Lago, Jake Blauvelt, Nicolas Müller, Gigi Rüf, DCP and Pat Moore as they take you on a journey to where no boarder has gone before. Doors for the Whistler Conference Centre open at 6 PM and the show starts at 8 PM. Tickets are now sold out.

THE ART OF FLIGHT – Brain Farm – new 2011 snowboarding teaser on Vimeo.

All.I.Can – September 23, 2011

The Sherpas (sherpascinema.com) come out swinging with their new film, All.I.Can. This two year feature film project couples eye-watering cinematography with a passionate plea for environmental responsibility. Visit Chile, Morocco, Alaska and BC through the eyes of multi award-winning directors, Dave Mossop and Eric Crosland. Tickets can be purchased at the Visitor’s Center or online here. The screening starts at 8:30 PM (doors open at 7:30 PM) and is located at the Whistler Conference Centre.

All.I.Can. Official Teaser on Vimeo.

Virginia-Rae Quinnell

Virginia-Rae Quinnell

V-Rae is a traditional artist with a bad case of geek, a hybrid of technology and craft. Infected by the need to nerd, Virginia-Rae may occasionally say a phrase similar to “I spent my weekend building a new app for Facebook”. She is also prone to random outbursts of facts – which are usually prefaced by the words, “I saw this great scientific documentary on…” - much to the ultimate delight of her co-workers. When she unplugs, Virginia-Rae likes running around on mountains. Summer is her favorite season in Whistler. She is delighted when she sees her first garter snake of the season, elated when she sees a marmot and is fascinated by the over 100 species of mushrooms Whistler is home to.

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