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Due to popular demand, Auckland will host four screenings at SkyCity Theatre this year.

Tickets: $19 NZAC members ■ $29 Non-members ■ $48 for 2 screenings.

 

 

BLUE PROGRAMME – 1st half

 

The Trail to Kazbegi

(2015, USA, 16 min)

Filmmaker: Joey Schusler

Webstie: www.joeyschusler.com

Classification: General

Film Synopsis:

What happens when four like-minded adventurers head into one of the world’s wildest mountain ranges with nothing but their mountain bikes and enough food to survive for 10 days?  A self-supported mountain-bike mission through the highest reaches of the Caucasus Mountains.

The Trail to Kazbegi 02 credit Ross Measures

Mira

(2016, Hong Kong, 42 min)

Filmmaker:  Lloyd Belcher

Website:  http://www.miraraifilm.com/

Classification:  General

Film Synopsis: Growing up in a remote mountain village in Nepal, Mira always dreamed of being successful in sport despite all the challenges that she and other Nepali girls face, which has prepared her perfectly for the sport of running.

Mira 03 credit Lloyd Belcher

Metronomic (Tour Edit)

(2016, France, 5 min)

Filmmaker:  Vladimir Cellier

Website:  www.barakafilms.com

Classification:  General

Film Synopsis: High above the Gorges du Verdon, a skillful blend of artists and high-level balancing athletes play a high energy symphony devoted to risk. It’s a hymn that melds visual performance and contemplative poetry into pure entertainment.

Metronomic 06 © Metronomic

 

BLUE PROGRAMME – 2nd half

 

La Liste (Tour Edit)

(2016, France, 14 min)

Filmmaker: Guido Perrini

Website: www.timelinemission.com

Classification:  General

Film Synopsis: In his search to become a better freerider, Swiss ski phenom Jérémie Heitz compiles a list of the most interesting peaks to ride in the Alps. In this special edit, he tackles three of the most extreme descents on the list, following in the paths forged by his heroes.

La Liste 4

The Perfect Flight

(2016, USA, 5 min)

Filmmaker:  Joshua Izenberg

Website:  www.speculativefilms.com

Classification:  General

Film Synopsis: When some neighborhood kids gave Shawn Hayes an abandoned red-tailed hawk chick, it launched him on a lifelong journey into the medieval traditions of falconry.

The Perfect Flight

Locked In

(2016, Canada, 24 min)

Filmmaker: Reel Water Productions

Website: www.reelwaterproductions.com

Classification: General

Film Synopsis:

Deep in Papua New Guinea’s rainforest, a team of kayakers attempt a very committing 13-day first descent in one of the most remote corners of the world.

Locked In 2 1

Danny MacAskill’s Wee Day Out

(2016, UK, 6 min)

Filmmaker:  Stu Thomson

Website:  www.redbull.com/se-en/danny-macaskill-wee-day-out

Classification:  General

Film Synopsis: Want to see what Danny MacAskill does on his day off? Explore the rural landscape around Edinburgh in a film that sets out to capture the simple fun of a ride in the country with moments of incredible riding and a touch of humour.

DM Wee Day Out 06 credit Dave Mackison