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Ups & Downs

Canadian Premiere
16 mins |
United States |
  • Snowsports
Michael Brown, Drew Petersen
LANGUAGE(S): English


Professional skier Drew Petersen opens up about navigating the mountains and valleys of trauma, mental health, and suicidal thoughts through the lens of ski touring.

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This film was part of Fall Series 2021, VIMFF 2022 Tour and is no longer available for viewing.



vimff the farmer michael james brown director

Michael Brown

Creator of iconic films including Afterglow, Darklight, and Valhalla, Michael resides in Salt Lake City where he splits his time between chasing outdoors adventures and pushing his abilities in filmmaking with each new project.

vimff fs ups and downs director Drew Petersen

Drew Petersen

Drew Petersen is a passionate skier, lover of the mountains, and eater of burritos based in the Wasatch Mountains of Utah. A frequent talent in front of the lens, Ups and Downs is Drew’s debut film on the other side of the camera.

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