Spring 2019- Show B
These films will play on March 6th, March 9th, March 16th and March 23rd
Films are in no particular order and subject to change without notice.
FAR OUT: KAI JONES (2018, USA, 5 minutes) Filmmaker: Teton Gravity Research Website: https://www.tetongravity.com/ Classification: General
Film Synopsis: Eleven year old Kai Jones isn’t old enough to go to the movies alone or order a sandwich at the pub, but in the mountains age doesn’t matter. He is following in his family’s ski tracks… right into backflips and tricks off of cliffs.
GRIZZLY COUNTRY (2018, USA, 12 minutes) Filmmaker: Director: Ben Moon Producers: Shannon Ethridge and Annie Nyborg Website: https://www.grizzlycountryfilm.com/ Classification: Parental Guidance – Coarse Language
Film Synopsis: After serving in the Vietnam War, author and eco-warrior Doug Peacock spent years alone in the Wyoming and Montana wilderness observing grizzly bears. This time in the wild changed the course of his life. With the protection of Yellowstone grizzlies now under threat, Peacock reflects on the importance of habitat and why he continues to fight for wild causes.
VIACRUXIS (2018, SPAIN, 11 minutes) Filmmaker: Ignasi López Fàbregas Website: https://www.facebook.com/viacruxishortfilm/ Classification: General
Film Synopsis: Marcel and Andrezj are a legendary pair of mountaineers. They have been the first ones to conquer the highest and hardest peaks. Despite their different temperaments, they make a great team. Now they face the biggest challenge: reaching the virgin summit of the highest mountain. In order to achieve this, they will have to overcome formidable obstacles, suffer hardships and stand each other for a long time. But Andrezj is no longer willing to continue in Marcel’s shadow.
DIVIDED (2018, Scotland, 39 minutes) Filmmaker: Lee Craigie & Mike Webster Website: http://theadventuresyndicate.com/ Classification: Parental Guidance – Coarse Language
Film Synopsis: Follow Lee and Rickie in this raw and real portrayal of the places we go emotionally when under extreme duress while riding 190 kilometres a day from Banff to Mexico.
RJ RIPPER (2018, USA, 19 minutes) Filmmaker: Joey Schusler Website: Http://joeyschusler.com/ Classification: General
Film Synopsis: The chaotic streets of Kathmandu may not seem like a typical breeding ground for world-class mountain bikers, but then again nothing is typical about Rajesh (RJ) Magar and his beat-up clunker.
THE MIRNAVATOR (2017, USA, 11 minutes) Filmmaker: Sarah Menzies Website: http://www.themirnavator.com/ Classification: General
Film Synopsis: Ultra-runners overcome obstacles with every stride. Force of Nature Mirna Valerio never thought she would have to overcome the negative voices that believe she doesn't belong in the sport.
THE PASSAGE (2018, USA, 25 minutes) Filmmaker: Nathan Dappen and Neil Losin Website: www.daysedge.com Classification: General
Film Synopsis: In 1974 a small determined team built their own canoes, launched them into the Pacific, and became some the first people in modern history to canoe from Washington to Alaska up the Inside Passage. The Passage is a story about revisiting that journey, fathers and sons, and the wild places that define us.
THE FRENCHY - AVAILABLE IN CANADA AND USA ONLY (2018, USA, 13 minutes) Filmmaker: Michelle Smith Website: http://www.michellescreative.com/ Classification: Parental Guidance – Coarse Language Film Synopsis: Jacques is an 82-year-old, badass athlete, but the real story is how he inspires us with his contagious love of life, epic tales of survival and his ability to counter aging through laughter.