Family Program2019-02-07T03:09:24+00:00

FAMILY PROGRAM – Avoca, Brisbane, Canberra, Hobart, Perth & Sydney

Far Out: Kai Jones

USA, 5 minutes
Filmmaker: Teton Gravity Research

Eleven-year-old Kai Jones can’t go to the movies alone or order a sandwich at the pub, but he can tackle extreme ski runs that many adults wouldn’t dream of. This extraordinary kid is following in his family’s ski tracks… right into jumps and backflips off cliffs. He might be young, but in the mountains age doesn’t matter.

DreamRide3

Canada, 6 minutes
Filmmaker: Mike Hopkins, Juicy Studios

The final chapter to Mike Hopkin’s DreamRide trilogy. Inspired by a Dr. Seuss narrative, this mountain biking film will take you to places like no other. Full of amazing trails, astonishing locations and incredible riding, let yourself be steered on one last epic biking adventure.

Surviving the Outback

Australia, 44 minutes
Filmmaker: Michael Atkinson

Could you survive for a whole month in the remote Australian outback? Trekking and sailing on a makeshift raft across hundreds of kilometres with nothing but a time capsule of antique bits and bobs from 1932. Mike wasn’t sure he could pull it off either, but let’s watch him try!

Choices

USA, 2 minutes
Filmmaker: Tim Dacosta, Caleb Weaver

A mountain biker in Grand Junction, Colorado has an amazing menu of rides to choose from. With so many great options, the choice can be difficult. Which will he pick? The key is remembering what makes mountain biking special – the people you share it with.

Brotherhood of Skiing

USA, 10 minutes
Filmmaker: Colin Arisman, Tyler Wilkinson-Ray, Faith E. Briggs

Since 1973, the National Brotherhood of Skiers has overcome barriers by bringing soul, smiles and party to the mountain. Formed during the black power movement, this organisation is dedicated to creating a welcoming space for people of colour on the slopes and supporting youth in snowsports.

Life of Glide

USA, 16 minutes
Filmmaker: Teton Gravity Research

Big mountain snowboarder Jeremy Jones examines his lifelong passion for the simple and sacred feeling he calls, ‘The Glide’. It’s a celebration of when everything else in your life is put on hold and you’re completely in the moment riding, a feeling that people are constantly chasing in the mountains. For Jeremy, ‘The Glide’ is a never-ending pursuit.

Viacruxis

Spain, 11 minutes
Filmmaker: Ignasi Lopez Fabregas

Marcel and Andrezj are legendary mountaineers. They have conquered the highest and the hardest peaks. Now facing a daunting unclimbed peak, they will have to suffer hardships and overcome obstacles including enduring each other’s company the whole way. They are a seemingly great team but what will happen when Andrezj is no longer willing to continue in Marcel’s shadow?

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