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Spanning his fifty-year dogsled racing career, ATTLA explores the life and persona of George Attla, from his childhood as a tuberculosis survivor in the Alaskan interior, to his rise as ten-time world champion and mythical state hero, to a village elder resolutely training his grandnephew to race his team one last time.
Crossing the Outback: Expedition Parenthood
NORTH AMERICAN PREMIERE
Lauren and Justin defied convention, logic and societal expectations by embarking on a journey of 1800km on foot and unassisted (i.e that means just the three of them and no support crew or vehicle) through one of the worlds extreme, isolated and beautiful places on earth, Australia’s Outback, with their one year old daughter, Morgan.
Myrtle Simpson: A Life On Ice
Myrtle Simpson – trailblazer, pioneer, adventurer, mountain climber, polar explorer, writer, and mother. In 2017, over fifty years after she became the first woman to cross the polar ice cap covering Greenland, she was awarded the Polar Medal – a gift from Queen Elizabeth II as thanks for services in the Arctic.
Piano To Zanskar
BEST MOUNTAIN CULTURE FILM
Facing his future in retirement, “sitting in deck chairs and eating lemon drizzle cake”, 65 year old piano tuner, Desmond O’Keeffe, decides instead to take on the most challenging and perilous delivery of his four decade career: transporting a 100 year-old, 80 kilo, Broadwood and Sons upright piano, from bustling London to the remote heart of the Indian Himalayas.
Run With Ghosts Of Giants
As the last remaining old growth forests of British Columbia are reduced to clear cuts and 2nd growth plantations, a group of trail runners and big tree activists come together to explore what it will take to save the endangered Eden Grove of Port Renfrew, BC.