Paramount Theatre

25 Courtenay Place
Wellington 6011
New Zealand

Wellington 1

Paramount

25 Courtenay Place, Wellington

Tickets: $21 General Admission ■ $19 NZAC Members and students with I.D. ■ $14 Children (Under 14)

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 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.

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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.

Paul Pritchard and Steve Monks attempt to climb the Totem Pole on Tasmania's Tasman Peninsula. Eighteen years after an acident at the same place that nearly killed Paul. The aftermath of the accident left him with hemiplegia, which means he has little feeling or movement in the right side of this body

Paul Pritchard and Steve Monks attempt to climb the Totem Pole on Tasmania’s Tasman Peninsula. Eighteen years after an acident at the same place that nearly killed Paul. The aftermath of the accident left him with hemiplegia, which means he has little feeling
or movement in the right side of this body.

 

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.

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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

Main Image Photo copyright © 2016 Brett Marty from the film Perfect Flight. Please note film programme will vary from city to city.