Outdoor Adventure 1
Total Running Time - 88 minutes
FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 30 - 9 PM CENTER FOR THE ARTS
ACROSS THE SKY
Renan Ozturk & Tim Kemple (USA, 2016, 2 mins) | click for director bios |
On November 15, 2015 Théo Sanson walked nearly 500 meters on a slackline rigged from The Rectory to Castleton Tower in Castle Valley, Utah - likely a new world record. Rigging the line was perhaps as significant a feat as walking it.
THE TRAIL TO KAZBEGI
Joey Schusler, Filmmaker in person
(USA, 2016, 15 mins)
The former Soviet Republic of Georgia, located in the heart of the Caucasus Mountains, has a complicated past in a mostly forgotten part of the world - which makes it ripe for exploration and mountain biking, sketchy border regions, sub-machine guns and all.
FISHER OF THE TARN
Pascal Gaubert (France, 2015, 7 mins) , Colorado Premiere | click for director bio |
"Fly fishing is an art and art is difficult" Norman Maclean. A spectacular fly fishing visit to the Tarn River in southern France. French with English subtitles.
EXPEDITION Q - A CROSSING OF BAFFIN ISLAND
Skip Armstrong (Canada/USA, 2015, 12 mins), Colorado Premiere | click for director bio |
A group of friends set out on an adventure across Baffin Island's Penny Ice Cap on skis, then kayak a first descent of the Class V, Weasel River. Then, in hand-built kayaks, they follow an age-old Inuit hunting route across the southern portion of the island all the way to sea.
MATTERHORN, THE BIRDWOMAN’S DREAM
Rinaldo Marasco & Jérôme Piguet (Switzerland, 2015, 50 mins), Colorado premiere | click for director bios |
Since she learned to fly, Géraldine Fasnacht, wingsuit pilot, dreams of fying off the top of the Matterhorn. Technological innovations allow her to do this on the 7th of June 2014. Not only does this film showcase this event, but the professionalism the two friends needed to perform such a feat.
Outdoor Adventure 2
Total Running Time - 74 minutes
SUNDAY, OCTOBER 2 - 10:30 AM MAJESTIC THEATRE #2
Ben Knight (USA, 2016, 7 mins) | click for director bio |
This gorgeous black and white film reveals the 120 day, tarpon, saltwater fly fishing season on America’s Gulf Coast and its most obsessive, poetic guide, David Magnum.
ACE AND THE DESERT DOG
Brendan Leonard, Stefan Hunt, Forest Woodward (USA, 2016, 9 mins) | click for director bios |
For his 60th birthday, adventure photographer Ace Kvale and his dog, Genghis Kahn, set out for a 60-day walkabout in Utah. The pair tells the story of their trek and friendship, and Genghis records it in the Desert Dawg Adventure Blawg.
Ben Moon (USA, 2016, 7 mins) | click for director bio |
For Daniel Norris, baseball has been a passion, career, patient teacher and cruel master. But becoming a professional athlete means life in a high-stakes world of intense pressure where players are constantly under the microscope. That’s why during the offseason, Norris lives in his VW van, Shaggy.
Peter McBride | click for director bio |
Ian McLeod, composer in person
(USA, 2016, 22 mins)
Martin’s Boat honors the man who saved the Grand Canyon from two proposed dams in the 1950's and follows the newest boat in the Grand Canyon Dories fleet on its maiden voyage down the legendary Colorado River.
Katie Stjernholm, filmmaker in person | click for director bio |
(USA, 2016, 9 mins)
At the ripe age of 90, Yvonne Dowlen ice skates five days a week and still competes in figure skating competitions. Her secret to longevity seems to lie not only in staying active, but simply in doing what she loves. Edges is a celebration of a long life lived well.
Dan Holz, Eric Elofson and Kaare Iverson, Filmmakers in person (USA, 2016, 8 mins) | click for director bios |
Wyoming’s remote and vast wilderness provides the perfect canvas for alpinists Kim and Julia to redefine preconceptions of the feminine. Isolated and exposed on the raw granite peaks of the Wind River Range, the experience of these two women explores the fabric of loss, life, and friendship.
Janssen Powers, filmmaker in person (USA, 2016, 3 mins) , Colorado Premiere | click for director bio |
Muir Song is an inspirational montage of backcountry visuals that captures the energy and attitude of the great Pacific Northwest through the eyes of people who outdoor religiously.
SIMON BECK - SNOW ARTIST
Sindre Kinnerød and Audun Fjeldheim (Norway, 2016, 6 mins) | click for director bios |
By creating mesmerizing designs in the snow just by walking in a pair of snowshoes, British artist Simon Beck takes hiking in the mountains to a whole other level.