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Women's Adventure Film Tour 2021

Women's Adventure Film Tour 2021
Adventure | 2021 | NR. 1hr 30min
VIRTUAL SCREENING ROOM | ENDS 3/25

Launching on International Women’s Day (March 8), the Women’s Adventure Film Tour 2021 is a celebration of the inspiring women around us, doing extraordinary things in the name of adventure! The Women’s Adventure Film Tour is an annual program. Each year, the program of fun, entertaining, and inspiring short films is carefully selected to showcase real stories about powerful, adventurous women from around the world stepping outside their comfort zones and achieving their goals in a variety of extreme sports. This year’s virtual program features SEVEN new short documentaries that will take you on the adventure of a lifetime! 

LATITUDE

Ski/Exploration | USA | 9min
dir. Wesley Walker

Latitude is a poetic short documentary film that follows four daring young women to the 79th parallel, under 700 miles from the North Pole to rediscover themselves amidst Svalbard's epic arctic ocean sailing, ice mountain climbs, and ski descents.

Shelby Dyer, Anna Marno, Brittney Ziebell & Jessica Baker are all former competitive skiers & they revisit what skiing means to them to find a new curiosity and love for a sport they've known all their lives. 

Utopia

Mountain Biking | USA
dir. Anna Dziczkaniece, Helen Burt
By the age of 14, girls are dropping out of sports at twice the rate of boys. Hilltop Mountain Biking creates opportunities for girls to stay outside and thrive. Utopia explores the life story of Jaime Hill, who grew up an Olympic-level gymnast and is the founder of Hilltop Mountain Biking.

YOU NEVER KNOW

Paragliding | Poland | 25min
dir. Martin Smekal 

You Never Know is a documentary about Polish paragliding star and 2013 world Champion Klaudia Bulgakow’s journey to the top in paragliding. Klaudia Bulgakow has been paragliding since 1999. Through persistence, dedication and great passion she became one of the most successful female pilots—she won World Champion title 2013, European podium 2016, World Cup Superfinal Podium 2018, and much more. But it’s not only about the medals and podium places. The journey in pursuit of personal excellence is just as important, as are the friends you meet on the way and those you influence and motivate to pursue their own goals. 

SEA BIRDS

Swimming | Australia | 10min
dir. Ash Ball, Ed Coney 

Sea Birds is an inspiring story that explores the lives of 25 ladies who swim in the ocean together everyday. No matter how much experience you’ve had in life it can be as unpredictable as the ocean. Pauline and Mina demonstrate that there’s always a hand of friendship that will find you and hold you when you least expect it. Side by side, or bum cheek to bum cheek, the Sea Birds have discovered that the cold water is unpleasant, that it’s hard to be pretentious when you’re in the nude and that in the middle of the ocean you just might find the freedom you’re searching for. 

Connection

Slacklining | USA | 29min
dir. Jan Zurek

A highline project organized by passionate women all around the globe. Eight girls from France, The Czech Republic and Canada decide to rig half a kilometer long highline between two iconic rock towers in the Moab desert in Utah. They spend five days on the towers and not only they connect these towers with a thin strap, which they then walk on, but they also find a connection with the sky, The Earth and each other.

JACK OF ALL TRADES

Mountaineering/Skiing | USA | 16min
dir. Sophia Schwartz, Storyboard Productions 

Sophia Schwartz's 2020 project Jack of All Trades was born from the desire to push herself in the mountains. Sophia has the most fun in the mountains when she feels like she is growing her ability level in all aspects of skiing and working alongside friends to develop new skill sets. Secondly, she realized a media project could be a pillar in her progression and help her develop a dependable support system to help her accomplish her goals, and keep her accountable. So Sophia wrote down 3 big and diverse goals: Jumping: Land a double backflip Mountaineering: Ski the Grand Teton Freeride: Link-up the “Jackson Hole Trifecta” (3 technical ski lines in a single day) 

TRANSENDING

Mountaineering | USA | 10min
dir. Marin Hart 

Follows the journey of Erin Parisi as she comes into her own identity as a transgender woman and trains for the Seven Summits to create awareness and visibility for the trans community. This is a journey of extensive vulnerability, heartbreak, and courage.


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