TimeSat, January 28, 2023 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
$5 student ticket, $10 general admission/adult ticket
LocationGorton Center – John & Nancy Hughes Theater
The Mountainfilm on Tour: Adventure Shorts program provides an eclectic mix of stories about appreciating the natural world and competing in extreme sport. Like any great adventure, the program has its share of grueling climbs and breathtaking descents, as well as more contemplative moments that focus on the beauty of the wild. It’s a program that’s sure to bring out the nature lover and thrill seeker in all of us!
Flow ( With Sam Favret)
Skier Sam Favret embarks on an adventure of epic proportions, traversing the slopes =of a closed ski resort on a majestic bluebird day. Moulin takes us on a cinematic aerial and symphonic journey as we are enveloped in powerful skiing and the complete unreality of such a serene landscape.
France/ Duration: 5 min
Directed by: Maxime Moulin
A couple of world-class wingsuit flyers, Espen and Amber, attempt an unlikely -routine together as professionals and – partners. The film takes us through a narrative of romance in freefall, diving through narrow windows of completion that redefine the stakes by which trust and compatibility in partnership is defined. The two discuss the beauty and challenges of freefalling through partnership, the importance of trust and what it’s like to fly.
Norway/ Duration: 11 min
Directed by: Stefan Witts
Filmmaker and Film Subject Emily Ford sets out with a borrowed Husky sled dog, Diggins, to complete the 1,200-mile Ice Age Trail in the midst of winter. Not only is she the first woman to attempt the feat, but she is also the first LBGTQ+ person of color to embark on the adventure. As her story gathers momentum in local, national and international press, Emily learns she’s become a figurehead to encourage those who don’t feel like they belong in wild places — especially people of color — to spend more time in nature.
USA/ Duration: 30 min
Directed by: Jesse Roesler
North Shore Betty
Betty Birrell has been biking the fast, flowy, wooden roller coasters of British Columbia for nearly 30 years. She’s a pioneer and legend who pushes limits and instills her love for the outdoor lifestyle in her son. At 73, Betty continues to reinvent herself and inspire younger generations with the belief that life is just one big playground.
USA/Duration: 12 min
Directed by: Darcy Hennessey Turenne &Travis Rummel
Finding Hetch Hetchy
When the O’Shaughnessy Dam was constructed in 1923, the Hetch Hetchy Valley in Yosemite National Park became nearly inaccessible to visitors. It has since become the subject of great environmental controversy. Eager to explore this wild and largely unvisited corner of Yosemite, veteran climbers Timmy O’Neill and Lucho Rivera set out to experience Hetch Hetchy firsthand, scaling its granite walls and advocating for its restoration.
USA/Duration: 10 min
Directed by: Chris Burkard & James Q Martin
This is Home: Jackson Goldstone
Join young ripper Jackson Goldstone in his hometown of Squamish, B.C as he rips big jumps and rides trails with style, dreaming about his favorite sport; mountain biking. Watch the film to witness the magic that Squamish offers, and all that Jackson is capable of while behind the handlebars. –Lilah Lerner, age 17
Canada/ Duration: 8 min
Directed by: Colin Jones
Powder Snow Hokkaido
The essence of Hokkaido skiing is as pure and unique as each snowflake that falls on this Japanese Island.
Japan/ Duration: 3 min
Directed by: George Knowles
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