Film Collection One

We're thrilled to offer three curations of colourful and exciting films, taking in global landscapes to at-home adventures.

Discover Film Collection One...

AFRICA RIDING

DIRECTORS: Aurélien Biette & Liz Gomis

A documentary series that presents a community of riders that try to create a new social and cultural order in Africa. Karim, an amazing Rwandan roller skater, performs incredible stunts and tricks. Thanks to his talent, he has been hired to give roller skating lessons to children. In his lessons, he mixes children from all backgrounds and from his own Gakinjiro neighborhood in Kigali.

Duration: 7 minutes

Awarded Best Community and Culture Film at our 2020 Festival

TIDAL

DIRECTOR: Trygve Heide

Lucky to have survived after a horrific BASE jumping accident, Lisa Beasley must now face an extended recovery period that brings her closer to her mother as well as her first love; the sea. She discovers the beauty of the Cape Town tidal pools and she must now work to protect them from the harmful historical cleaning protocols that kill the marine life she has come to love.

Duration: 27 minutes

South Africa

LOCK DOWN ROCK UP

DIRECTOR: Nico Hambleton

Jerome Mowat takes us through the challenges he faced as a front-line paramedic during the pandemic, and how he used climbing as an escape.

Duration: 10 minutes

United Kingdom

Awarded Best Short Film at our 2020 Festival

THE CHAIRLIFT

DIRECTOR: Mike Douglas

An ode to the often-overlooked device that enabled a sport and still acts as a central pillar of ski culture to this day. The film shares the stories about the access it offers, and connections forged while passing the time back to the top of the lift.

Duration: 16 minutes

Canada

MADMAN TRAILS OF BHUTAN

DIRECTOR: Scott Secco

The Kingdom of Bhutan in the mighty eastern Himalayas is the new frontier in the world of enduro mountain biking. Riders can traverse the numerous ancient trails that make up an intricate web of pathways and dirt paths that dot and connect the kingdom’s diverse twenty districts, providing a backdrop for a ride in one of the world’s most pristine landscapes.

Duration: 4 minutes

Canada

THE GHOSTS ABOVE

DIRECTORS: Taylor Rees & Renan Ozturk

Everest is the eternal subject of mountain films. Who achieved the first summit? Was it really George Mallory? On this quest, there are reflections on the history of Everest expeditions, the fraught relationship between indigenous guides and expeditioners, the rigours of high-alpine mountaineering, and the commercialisation of sacred Everest. A brutally honest look at the current state of affairs.

Duration: 37 minutes

United States

Awarded Best Mountain Film at our 2020 Festival

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