2019 Film Line Up

Friday, March 22


DreamRide 3 Photo by Bruno Long Photo copyright © Bruno Long

DreamRide 3

(2018, Canada, 6 minutes)
Filmmaker: Mike Hopkins, Juicy Studios
Website: https://juicystudios.com/
Classification: General

Inspired by a Dr. Seuss narrative, this mountain bike film is sure to take you places like no other.


Fast Horse

(2018, Canada, 14 Minutes)
Filmmakers: Director: Alexandra Lazarowich* Producer: Niobe Thompson
Website: https://handfuloffilms.ca/about/
Classification: Parental Guidance – Coarse Language

FAST HORSE follows the return of the Blackfoot bareback horseracing tradition in a new form: the Indian Relay. Siksika horseman Allison Red Crow struggles to build a team with second-hand horses and a new jockey, Cody Big Tobacco, to take on the best riders in the Blackfoot Confederacy at the Calgary Stampede.

Fast Horse - Photo by Aaron Munson Photo copyright © Aaron Munson

REEL ROCK 12: Break on Through

(2017, USA, 26 minutes)

Website: https://reelrocktour.com/films/
Classification: Parental Guidance: Coarse language

Margo Hayes, a little-known 19 year old from Boulder, Colorado, she has moved to Europe to train and climb with the goal of succeeding on two of the most iconic 5.15s in France and Spain. But by pushing her body and mind to the absolute limit, she risks injury and failure in her quest to be the first.

Reel Rock 12 Break on Through - Photo from film

Feel of Vision Photo from film

Feel of Vision

Lonnie Bedwell in person presenting

(2018, USA, 26 minutes)
Filmmakers: Tucker Gragg, Austin Gardner
Website: http://www.feelofvision.com/
Classification: Parental Guidance – Coarse Language

After losing his eyesight in a hunting accident in 1997, Lonnie Bedwell described his blindness as a wall that prevented him from moving forward, from living a full life. Kayaking acted as a door in the wall that opened up to the whole world. Today, Lonnie spends his time engaging fellow blind paddlers in the spray and foam of whitewater.


Intermission


How to Run 100 Miles

(2018, USA, 28 minutes)
Filmmaker: Brendan Leonard
Website: https://Semi-rad.com, http://righttoshine.com/
Classification: Parental Guidance – Coarse Language

The odds were stacked against Jayson Sime early in life: poverty, homelessness, dyslexia, bullying. But he learned to fight. In 2017, he entered his first 100-mile mountain ultramarathon, betting on his lifelong resilience to carry him to the finish line.

How to Run 100 Miles - Photo by Josh Perez Photo copyright © Josh Perez

Brotherhood of Skiing Photo from film

Brotherhood of Skiing

(2018, USA, 10 minutes)
Filmmaker: Directors: Colin Arisman and Tyler Wilkinson-Ray, Producer: Faith E. Briggs
Website: http://www.wildconfluence.com/
Classification: General

Since 1973, the National Brotherhood of Skiers has overcome barriers by bringing soul, smiles and a party to the mountain.


The Moment (Edit)

(2018, Canada, 15 minutes)
Filmmaker: Darcy Tennessey Turenne
Website: https://www.thisisthemomentmovie.com/
Classification: Parental Guidance – Coarse Language

In the backwoods of British Columbia, three small but dedicated crews of adventure seekers were quietly changing the course of a sport and carving their paths in history. The Moment captures the birth and success of the original free ride mountain bike movement.

The Moment - Photo from film

Skier vs Drone Photo by Matt Crowlweb Photo copyright © Matt Crowlweb

Skier vs. Drone

(2018, Canada, 4 minutes)
Filmmaker: Mike Douglas
Website: http://www.switchbackentertainment.com
Classification: General

It's the classic battle of man vs. machine but Olympic Bronze Medalist ski racer, Victor Muffat-Jeandet isn't worried.


Saturday, March 23


Far Out Kai Jones Photo by Tim Durtschi Photo copyright © Tim Durtschi

Far Out - Kai Jones

(2018, USA, 5 minutes)
Filmmaker: Teton Gravity Research
Website: https://www.tetongravity.com/
Classification: Parental Guidance – Coarse Language

Three pro skiers head to Terrace, British Columbia to fly off jumps, smash pillows and search for perfect ski lines. Little did they know that a passionate local would lead them to even more fun, laughs and stoke in the backcountry.


The Mirnavator Photo by Jenny Nichols Photo copyright © Jenny Nichols

The Mirnavator

(2017, USA, 11 minutes)
Filmmaker: Sarah Menzies
Website: http://www.themirnavator.com/
Classification: General

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.


Surface Photo by Greg Gyselinck Photo copyright © Greg Gyselinck

Surface

(2018, USA, 7 minutes)
Filmmaker: John Rodosky
Website: https://roam.media/surface-ben-thouard-tahiti/
Classification: General

In a photographic niche defined by familiar angles, Ben Thouard is driven by his desire to create something original in surf photography.


This Mountain Life Photo from film

Mountain Life: Coast Range Traverse Segment

(2018, Canada, 39 minutes)
Filmmaker: Grand Baldwin, Jen Rustemeyer
Website: https://mountainlifefilm.com/
Classification: General

A mother-daughter team set out on a six-month ski traverse in the Coast Mountains of British Columbia, Canada.


Intermission


RJ Ripper Photo from film

RJ Ripper

(2018, USA, 19 minutes)
Filmmaker: Joey Schusler
Website: http://joeyschusler.com/
Classification: General

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.


Craig's Reaction

(2018, USA, 24 minutes)
Filmmaker: Cameron Maier
Website: https://www.bearcammedia.com/
Classification: Parental Guidance – Coarse Language

Since a 100 foot fall in 2002 that took his right leg and left him with spinal injuries, Colorado climber Craig DeMartino has led one hell of a life, including lauded First Disabled and In-A-Day Ascents on El Capitan. But his day-to-day life story is the one that should be making headlines.

Craigs Reaction - Photo from film

Viacruxis Photo by Ignasi Lopez Photo copyright © Ignasi López

Viacruxis

(2018, SPAIN, 11 minutes)
Filmmaker: Ignasi Lpez Fbregas
Website: https://www.facebook.com/viacruxishortfilm/
Classification: General

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 Marcels shadow.


The Frenchy Photo by Michelle Smith Photo copyright © Michelle Smith

The Frenchy

(2018, USA, 12 minutes)
Filmmaker: Michelle Smith
Website: http://www.michellescreative.com/
Classification: Parental Guidance – Coarse Language

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.


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