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Fly above the Azores, freedive with orcas, climb a mysterious frozen waterfall and explore the joys of swimming in the wild ocean. A series of adventures like no other.
Weightless (Jean-Baptiste Chandelier)
Take to the skies with Jean-Baptiste Chandelier as he brings us along for the ride on a breathtaking journey across the globe exploring a range of wonderful landscapes including the French Alps, the coast of South Africa, the Azores islands and the beaches of Brazil.
06’ / France.
Fishpeople (Keith Malloy)
To some, the ocean is a fearsome and dangerous place. But to others, it’s a limitless world of fun, freedom and opportunity where life can be lived to the full. A film about the transformative effects of time spent in the ocean - leaving behind our limitations to find deeper meaning in the saltwater wilderness that lies just beyond the shore. See the Fishpeople trailer.
49’ / USA.
The Frozen Road (Ben Page)
Shot and edited whilst cycling around the world, this short film charts Ben’s winter journey into the Canadian Arctic. Compelled by Jack London’s assertion, that ‘any man who is a man can travel alone’, he sought an adventure of perfect solitude. The film is an honest reflection of his solo trip; of the wonder, terror and frustration he experienced when riding through the unforgiving emptiness of one of the world’s ‘last great wildernesses’. See The Frozen Road trailer.
24’ / UK.
Where The Wild Things Play (Krystle Wright)
There’s a revolving conversation asking why aren’t there more females in the adventure industry. It’s about time we found out Where The Wild Things Play.
04’ / Australia.
Dedicate: Diving Free (Shams and Alex Aimard)
Jacques de Vos is an underwater photographer who spends most of his time free diving with orcas. Helped by his crew, this South African became an expert in finding these incredible creatures in the ocean and spending a few seconds swimming with them underwater. Follow the man who free dives with orcas on one of his most beautiful expeditions, completed last winter in the north of Norway.
08’ / France.
Searching For Christmas Tree (Zhang Yunping)
Searching for Christmas Tree is a story of seemingly futile quests and an ultimately transcending climb. Following the journey of a university professor looking to break free from a life of routine in China and a mysterious frozen waterfall that no one knows the whereabouts of.
15’ / China.
Dreamride 2 (Mike Hopkins)
Step into a dream world were the trails never end. Combining a Dr. Suess inspired narrative, mind blowing natural landscapes, and one dreamer on a mountain bike, this film will take you on an adventure like no other.
06’ / Canada.
Friday: 5.30pm - 7.30pm Screen 1
Saturday: 10.00am - 12.00pm Screen 2
Saturday: 3.00pm - 5.00pm Screen 1
Saturday: 8.00pm - 10.00pm Screen 2