TMFF Returns To Vancouver This Weekend!

PHOTO CREDIT: Destination British Columbia

If you like films, and you like motorcycles, and you live in Vancouver—you’re in luck. This weekend, the Toronto Motorcycle Film Festival is on the road, with an appearance at the Rio Theatre.

The TMFF will screen films at the Rio on one day only—Friday, May 24. And as of right now, at time of publication (Thursday afternoon, May 23), there are still tickets left! You can purchase them online here.

Some more useful need-to-know details:

General Admission tickets are $25 for advanced online purchases and $28 at the door.

Doors open at 6:30 pm. The show starts at 7:00 pm with a 15-minute intermission. Concession services, including snacks and beverages, will be available. The entrance, main floor, lobby and auditorium at the Rio Theatre are accessible. Ticket processing service charges are extra. Rio Theatre Groupons and passes are not applicable for this event.

Here are the films you’ll see:



Kortel “Korta – T” Autrey uses the power of motorcycles to influence inner-city youth away from gang violence. More info here.

The Rider


Ondřej has been travelling across the globe for over a decade and his experiences have him questioning what is truly important in life. More info here.



Golnoosh is an adventure rider living in northern British Columbia, Canada. As an Iranian-Canadian who immigrated with her parents as a child, she’s spent her life trying to create her own path. Navigating the cultural and social nuances of being a first-generation immigrant, she’s passionate about finding an identity and community in motorcycling. More info here.

We Ride


Gonzo journalist Hunter S. Thompson’s “Hell’s Angels” is given new meaning when compared, contrasted and appropriated to describe the hell-raising antics of a group of fierce and free-wheeling women who hit the road on their own custom bikes and their own terms. More info here.

Women in the Front Seat

Photo: Women in the Front Seat/TMFF

On a transformative solo cross country quest riding her Indian Scout motorcycle, filmmaker Indy Saini challenges her own fears, and an existential crisis, in search of other women who ride. Each connection leads to another rider or another community creating a cross country path, and many inspiring stories begin to unfold. More details here.

Chasing Light


Two photographers and a cinematographer head out on a trip around Oregon chasing the “magic hour” that comes just after sunrise and before sunset, when daylight is redder and softer than when the sun is higher in the sky and often yielding the best photos. More info here.

Fast and Left

The arena is a dirt oval. The gladiators have a steel-shoe over their left boot that keeps them and their motorcycles balanced at high speeds. Every weekend, they travel great distances for the opportunity to pass the checkered flag first. This is flat track motorcycle racing. More info here.

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