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EVENT INFORMATION

Fire up your imagination with a thrilling night of adventure.

Watch a brand new collection of short films on the big screen, stories of human endurance and breathtaking environments.

Plus hear from Jason Mallinson - Jason is a diver who made headline news, forming part of the team responsible for the incredible rescue of 12 Thai School boys who became trapped in a flooding cave. After varying reports of how the rescue operation unfolded Jason joins us on stage to share his gripping account of what actually happened.

Festival Director Steve Scott will present the evening and there’ll be prizes from our tour sponsors.

FILM LINEUP

Ride 3
Every child’s dream comes to life in this tender short film from Guillaume Broust. Seen from the eyes of this young aspiring pilot, his role play comes to life when he meets his dream pilot and finally takes to the skies under the bright tandem wing in the southern French Alps.

Life of Pie
A story about Pizza and Bikes, and how the combination really can fix anything!

Well Preserved
There is no better way to start the day than an early morning sea swim. A group of women, who call themselves the 'Morning Swimmers of Sandagerði', brave the icy waters of the North Atlantic, along the coastline of the Faroe Islands, for their morning dip in the ocean. They go in every day of the year, sunshine or snow, unless a storm roughs up the water too much. And for them it is as much about connection and friendship as it is about exercise and invigoration.

Deep Water
“Deep Water” is a captivating exploration of fear, mentorship, and deep water soloing in Ha Long Bay, Vietnam with psicobloc pioneer Tim Emmett and competition climber Kyra Condie.Watch as Kyra learns from the master, tackles the fear of climbing high above the water, and then succeeds on one of the hardest deep water solos in Vietnam, The “Lightning Crack”.

Sketching the Alps
Running through the Alps it is important to stop and smell the roses... or at least sketch them

Coming Home
Paddy O'Leary grew up in Wexford, Ireland, but didn't discover his love and talent for running until he moved to San Francisco. Now, he is returning to Ireland to take on the fastest known time on the self-navigated 115 kilometer Wicklow Round, and to rediscover his home through the lens of running.

Turn of Mind
“Going up on a splitboard, slow by nature, you start to gaze around. With not much to do, your mind wanders freely.” Intrigued by a deep connection with nature, Patagonia ambassador Nicholas Wolken spent time in the Swiss mountains with his splitboard, good friends and an open mind. He shares his story in the film: Turn of Mind.

The Flip
What drives us to step beyond the bounds of what we know even when the stakes are high, possibly fatal? French Skydiver Remi Angeli must face his fears in order to explore new expressions of movement while BASE jumping in Mexico. On the other side of his fear he discovers life in its purist form. *National Geographic Wild To Inspire Short Film Competition Winner 2019.

RUNNING TIMES

Approx. 2.5 hours, including interval.

AGE RECOMMENDATION

12+

MEDIA

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