Pohutu Cultural Theatre

10 Tryon Street
Rotorua, 3010
New Zealand


Pohutu Cultural Theatre

Holiday Inn
10 Tryon Street, Rotorua
Friday 23rd June
7:00pm (doors open 6:30pm)

Now on a new large screen – double the viewing of previous shows!

$20 General Admission  ■  $15 NZAC Members & Students

Available Online Here( booking fee applies)

Or instore at Macpac


Enter your starting address:

e.g. 10 Tryon Street, Wakarewarewa 


The Trail to Kazbegi

(2015, USA, 16 min)

Filmmaker: Joey Schusler

Webstie: www.joeyschusler.com

Classification: TBD – 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.  




(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.


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.



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.


Doing It Scared

(2016, Australia, 11 min)

Filmmaker:  Catherine Pettman

Website:  www.rummin.com

Classification:  General

Film Synopsis: Eighteen years after a catastrophic accident which left him partially paralyzed, climber Paul Pritchard returns to the Totem Pole to find out if he has recovered enough to finish the climb.



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.


Locked In

(2016, Canada, 24 min)

Filmmaker: Reel Water Productions

Website: www.reelwaterproductions.com

Classification: TBD – expected to be 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.



Danny MacAskill’s Wee Day Out

(2016, UK, 6 min)

Filmmaker:  Stu Thomson

Website:  http://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.



Main Image Photo credit © 2016 Matthew Newton from the film Doing it Scared.