Spellbound (5mins - directed by Richard Sidey).
Winner of our Best Short Award. Explores the deeper and more contemplative aspects of Wingsuit BASE jumping, so often presented as a thrill-seeking adrenaline rush. Beautiful scenery and hypnotic cinematography transport us to a world of air, earth and flight.
On Falling (14mins- directed by Josephine Anderson).
Three women reflect on their willingness to sustain broken bones, concussions, and organ damage as professional mountain bikers. On Falling is a dreamy, unorthodox glimpse into the inner landscapes of those immersed in a subculture where falling is normal.
Confessions of a Runner (29mins - directed by Bachar Khattar).
Featuring Patrick Vaughan- an accomplished trail runner- as he shares his story of healing and redemption while pursuing the record for completing the 470-kilometre Lebanon Mountain Trail, traversing from Syria to the Israeli border.
The Long Today (17mins - directed by Niobe Thompson).
When filmmaker Niobe Thompson's father turned 70 he found a “river” on a map, repaired one of his old wood canoes, and invited his family to help him celebrate the big day. A poignant and timely reminder of why we must adventure with our elders as long as they are with us.
Free As Can Be (31mins - directed by Samuel Crossley).
When a young climber infatuated with climbing history meets an old legend, he commits to helping him accomplish his lifelong goal of free climbing El Capitan.