Confirmed attendees include climber Peter Croft, adventure photographer Heinz Zak, mountaineer filmmaker Anna Pietraszek, mountain biker Hans Rey and ice climber Joe Josephson.
The festival runs Feb. 20-27 and is organized as a series of theme evenings. Pietraszek will be in attendance for an evening event featuring renowned Polish mountain films. Josephson will be at the ice-climbing event, Rey will be at the mountain biking event, Zak will attend the climbing theme evening and Croft will host a night of films made in B.C. and Canada.
The festival also includes an evening of whitewater films, an evening of films about K2, a seminar series, a presentation of the Alpine Club of Canadas Melting Mountains project, and a photography contest.
Festival screenings take place at North Vancouvers Centennial Theatre and the Vancouver Planetarium.
For more information on the Vancouver International Mountain Film Festival go to www.vimff.org.