San Francisco, California
London, United Kingdom
Vancouver Adaptive Snow Sports is presenting the Vancouver premiere of "THE MOVEMENT: One Man Joins an Uprising" a film by Kurt Miller.
Narrated by Robert Redford and ski movie legend Warren Miller, The Movement follows Rick Finkelstein, who was paralyzed in a ski accident on Aspen Mountain, as he undertakesan arduous journey back to the same ski slopes that changed his life forever.
His story intertwines with those of mentors who overcame their disabilities and found freedom through skiing: the world record holder for speed skiing blind; a Vietnam veteran who transformed adaptive sports; and an amazing little girl who triumphed over a 10% chance of survival.
The film features music from U2, Foo Fighters, and k.d. lang.
This evening will also feature several short films on local adaptive skiers and skiing.
Doors open at 6:30, films begin at 7:30
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