Adventure Film Festival
Celebrating 20 Years of Lifeschool
September 21, 2018 * 6:30-11
The Mystic Theater
ICE CALL: 3:13 min, Director Antoine Frioux - The artful short takes you on a thrilling ride in the Mer de Glase in the heart of the Monte-Black Mountains (France). This ski film will take you slashing through crevasses, swirling blue ice tunnels, and natural half pipes for a thrilling three minutes.
THE FROZEN ROAD 24:10 min Director: Ben Page, Fresh out of graduating from university, Ben Page heads into the world on his bike to live his teenage dream of riding around the world. 15,000 km along the way he finds himself riding north in the frozen expanse of the Yukon wilderness in winter. Here he truly finds what it really means to be alone.
OUR THEORY OF HUMAN MOTIVATION - 3:00 min, Director: Anya Miller So, what gets you up in the morning?
SAFETY THIRD - 28:21 min, Director - Cedar Wright and Taylor Keating There’s a fine line between being bold and being a dumbass. And I think Brad did some time on both sides of the line,” says Cedar Wright of Brad Gobright the subject of his new film. Gobright is a dirtbag college dropout subsisting on junk food and one of the best free solo climbers nobody has ever heard of.
TSIRKU Director - 19:52 min, Eric Crosland, Tim Symes Deep in the Saint Elias Mountains where Alaska, British Columbia and the Yukon converge lies the fabled Corrugated spine lines of the Tsirku Glacier. True to form, Alaska delivers a full value adventure for skiers Hadley Hammer and Sam Anthamatten and snowboarder Ralph Backstorm who find themselves facing daunting crevasses, weather and a maze of a glacier just to get to basecamp for a chance to ski the Corrugated.
UNBROKEN GROUND - 25:55 min, Director: Chris Malloy This film examines the critical role food will play in the next frontier of our efforts to solve the environmental crisis. It explores four areas of agriculture that aim to change our relationship to the land and oceans. Most of our food is produced using methods that reduce biodiversity, decimate soil and contribute to climate change.
WHERE THE WILD THINGS PLAY - 4:05 min, Director: Krystle Wright There’s a revolving conversation of asking why aren’t there more females in the adventure industry whether its big mountain skiing, filmmakers, big wall climbers and so forth. Well it’s about time we found out Where The Wild Things Play.
ENOCK - 15:14 min, Director: Craig Muderlak Armed with the strength to do 3,000 pull ups Enock Glidden, a paraplegic, set out to climb the world famous El Capitan in Yosemite. But to get his dream off the ground he will need the power of a community of climbers dedicated to making his dream a reality.
THE SPACE INSIDE - 4:00 min Director: Heather Falenski Internationally accomplished highliner Faith Dickey is known for the gaps she crosses while balancing thousands of feet in the air above valleys and canyon floors.
ONE HUNDRED ASCENTS - 16 Minutes Director:Steve Rokks This film chronicles Hans Florine's record setting feat of climbing the nose route of EL Capitan in Yosemite National Park for the 100th time, along with teammates Jayme Moye and Fiona Thornwell.