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VIMFF Mountain Biking Evening with Ian Hylands and Ryan Leech

February 23, 2006 – When: Thursday, February 23, 7:30 pm (doors & reception 6:30pm)
Where: Centennial Theatre, 2300 Lonsdale, North Vancouver
Tickets: $15 in advance; $ 17 at the door
Advanced tickets at MEC, Centennial Theatre, (604) 984-4484

Evening Program

* stage trials show
Featuring trials riders Ryan Leech and Dylan Korba, and the Norco Factory Trials Team
* guest speaker
With mountain biking photographer Ian Hylands in a premiere slideshow 2005, a Year Through My Eyes: a journey that chronicles Ian’s adventures of professional photographer. >From California to Vermont and Central America to Europe, join Ian as he travels the world shooting with some of the best mountain bikers in the business.
* films:
Shooting Stars (USA, 2005, by Jeff Udell): Snapshots of the high-energy lives of female downhill bike racers as they competed on the 2004 North American race circuit.
Defect (USA, 2005, by Dan Heaton): A handful of unicycling riders challenge perceptions by bringing the latest from Squamish, B.C. to Northern California.
The Bike Compilation (Canada, 2006, by A.Lias): A fresh local project featuring a variety of riding styles and athletes.
Roam: Teaser for the upcoming film from the producers of Collective.
Red Bull Rampage Retrospective (USA, 2005, by Carey Bokser): Story of the Red Bull Rampage event with all new interviews, perspectives and never seen before footage.
Match 7 (USA, 2005, by Aaron Lutze): Gathering dirt and park comps and a few roadtrips.
* roundtable discussion on hot mountain biking topics with the local riders and industry representatives

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