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.
WHERE THE WILD THINGS PLAY
(2017, USA, 4 minutes)
Filmmaker: Krystle Wright
Film Synopsis: There’s an ongoing discussion of why there aren’t more females in the adventure industry; whether it’s in big mountain skiing, climbing, or whitewater kayaking. Well, it’s about time we found out Where the Wild Things Play!
DUGOUT (TOUR EDIT)
(2017, UK, 41 minutes)
Filmmaker: Benjamin Sadd
Classification: PG – Coarse Language and Nudity
Film Synopsis: Ben and James decide to travel to the Ecuadorian Amazon, live with an indigenous community, learn from them how to build a canoe from scratch, then take that canoe on a journey… What could go wrong?
INTERSECTION: MICAYLA GATTO
(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.
SEARCHING FOR CHRISTMAS TREE
(2017, China, 15 minutes)
Filmmaker: Lie Feng, He Chuan
Film Synopsis: A university teacher breaks free from a life of routine in China and embarks on a quest to climb a mysterious frozen waterfall that no one knows about.
(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.
THE FROZEN ROAD
(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?