ICE CALL – BACKYARDS PROJECT – SAM FAVRET
(2016, France, 3 minutes)
Filmmaker: PVS Company
Film Synopsis: Try to keep up to freerider Sam Favret as he gives us a new perspective of the mythical Mer de Glace, at the heart of Mont-Blanc.
WATERS OF THE GREENSTONE
(2017, New Zealand, 26 minutes)
Filmmaker: Simon Waterhouse, Resonate Ltd.
Classification: PG – Coarse Language
Film Synopsis: Through the lens of one of New Zealand’s most important cultural symbols – Pounamu – two women, Robyn and Hollie, attempt to tackle the world’s oldest adventure race: The Kathmandu Coast to Coast.
INTERSECTION: MICAYLA GATT
(2017, USA, 5 minutes)
Filmmaker: Lacy Kemp, Juicy Studios
Film Synopsis: Mountain biker Micayla Gatto takes the viewer into her world as a painter and as an athlete, riding through beautifully created masterpieces where colours come to life and reality blends with art.
(2017, USA, 25 minutes)
Filmmaker: Cedar Wright and Taylor Keating
Classification: PG – Coarse Language & Violence
Film Synopsis: Maureen Beck has never let the fact that she is missing her lower left arm hold her back from climbing. She doesn’t want to be considered a good one-armed climber, or a good female climber…she just wants to be a plain good climber.
(2016, UK, 4 minutes)
Filmmaker: Ian Derry, Archer’s Mark
Film Synopsis: For freediver Johanna Nordblad, diving under the ice provides a surreal, calming environment that helps heal her injuries.
DREAMWALKERS – THE FAROES PROJECT (TOUR EDIT)
(2017, Australia, 17 minutes)
Filmmaker: Chris Eyre-Walker, Chris Eyre-Walker Photography
Film Synopsis: Four friends set out on an adventure to be the first to highline in one of the most unlikely of places: the Faroe Islands.
(2016, France, 7 minutes)
Filmmaker: Hugo Clouzeau, We Are Hungry
Classification: PG – Nudity
Film Synopsis: Iceland. A cold, rugged and forbidding landscape where powerful rivers plunge through bedrock gorges, over massive waterfalls toward the sea. A crew of French kayakers travel here to ask the question, “Why? Why do we do this?”
THE FROZEN ROAD (TOUR EDIT)
(2017, UK, 24 minutes)
Filmmaker: Ben Page
Film Synopsis: Ben Page sought an adventure of perfect solitude in the Canadian Arctic. Yet the harsh truths of travelling in such a formidable environment were a long way from the romanticisms of a Jack London book.
IMAGINATION: TOM WALLISCH
(2017, Canada, 5 minutes)
Filmmaker: Sherpas Cinema
Film Synopsis: Have you ever been that little kid sitting in the back seat of your parents’ car, wishing you were somewhere else? So you imagine a skier on the side of the road, your fingers commanding back flips and roof drops, improbable rail slides and huge airs. Well, what if your imagination came to life?