Runtime: 118 mins
The Farmer spends his winters harvesting one of the most precious crops on earth: Powder. A local legend in the Wasatch Mountains, this film explores how his passion for efficiency and sustainability were utilized to maximize a lifetime of skiing.
A lonesome musician down on his luck and in love with Mother Nature risked what he had to traverse Tornado Alley in search of the worlds most violent weather.
Rock climber Beth Rodden is one of the most prolific athletes in climbing history, with multiple free ascents of El Capitan and first ascents of cutting edge lines to her name. ‘This is Beth’ takes an intimate look beneath the forward facing success of her career, diving into Beth’s grapple with body image and cruel self-talk, and celebrating how she transformed this dynamic to rediscover the love of her sport.
In this film by Brett Rheeder and Harrison Mendel, the sequence of individual movements are all linked together as a cohesive collection, with each maneuver unique yet forming a coherent visual journey across ever-changing landscapes by maintaining a locked perspective.
Kachalka takes you into the heart of what is widely considered ‘the world’s most hardcore gym’, Kyiv’s enormous open-air Kachalka gym. Join the gym’s caretaker as he takes us through the enormous scrap-metal site, allowing us a glimpse into the unique community and ingenuity from which it was created.
Learning to Drown follows the life and career of professional snowboarder Jess Kimura as she unapologetically shatters stereotypes with her own brand of unwavering determination and go-for-broke mentality. After the tragic death of Jess’s partner at the height of her career, she spiraled into a cycle of self destruction, grief and despair. Compounded by head injuries and mental health issues, the circumstances seemed insurmountable. Jess’s only way out was within — as she faces her deepest fears, she reminds us that not all wounds are meant to heal.
This is Jahmicah Dawes and Slim Pickins Outfitters. He and his wife Heather run the first Black-owned outdoor outfitting shop in the country – in Stephenville, TX of all places. But more than that, they are telling a story of hope and reconciliation, of community and friendship in an America that desperately needs to hear it.
Ryan Lovell’s short documentary, “Rare Enough,” tells the story of DJ Stewart—one of Kansas City’s own who was diagnosed with stage IV brain cancer in May of 2019. Watch how DJ’s unwavering attitude, close friendships, and support from his local skate community helped him defy the odds and keep on pushing.
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