Dive into water-themed films this September as the Victoria Film Festival presents the Wild Water Film Festival. Featuring extreme sports, adventuring, water issue films and speakers from around the globe, it’s a film festival for those who love all things water.
Wild Water Film Festival
Where: The Vic Theatre (808 Douglas St, Victoria)
When: Thursday, September 22 to Sunday, September 25, 2016
Tickets: Passes are available online now for $40-$120, and can also be purchased by calling 250-389-0444.
Wild Water has splashed together a collection of feature-length and short films to fill the entire weekend.
“[It’s] is a film festival for those who love all things water. This international water festival screens daring people thrilling to it’s beauty, its possibilities and its integral role in our environment,” said Festival Director Kathy Kay. “It’s our greatest resource, Victoria is surrounded by it and there are many exciting adventures to be had.”
Kicking-off on Thursday, September 22nd with a fundraiser benefiting the Vancouver Island branch of the Surfrider Foundation, If By Sea features a silent photo auction and short film screening at Canoe Brewpub with drinks and light appetizers.
On Saturday, bring the kids for free family activities – make a bioluminescent fish, watch a live stream from the depths of the ocean, learn to use signal flags and more between 1:00pm and 4:00pm.
Catch all the films at Victoria’s only licensed theatre, The Vic, there’s even an option for an all access pass. Features include Chasing Niagara following pro-kayaker Rafa Ortiz, and his decision to paddle over Niagara Falls; extreme surfing flicks View From a Blue Moon and It Aint Pretty; and a whale of a great film, Sonic Sea, presented by Ocean Networks Canada.