2020 Winners

The 6 winning films from our 6 categories...

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When Jen Zeuner and Anne Keller moved to the tiny, conservative high desert town of Fruita, Colorado almost twenty years ago it was not on the map as far as mountain biking was concerned. It was a small and tight knit community without much economic vitality. Jen and Anne have left an inedible im...

04:22
Directed by Sim Warren

Sat on top of two wheels, James Lucas, and his bike, are a vehicle for change. Born from a fragment of an idea James had on a cycle trip through Norway, the Bristol Bike Project (thebristolbikeproject.org) is the beating heart for mobilising local people on bikes. Through the people James meets a...

2020 Official selections

To be screened in at least one location during Adventure Uncovered Film Festival 2020 events...

14:39
Directed by Jacob Oster

Inside the communist country of Cuba exists a small but passionate community of surfers who, due to a lack of economic opportunity and governmental support for the sport, the number no more than 150. This film colourfully documents the Cuban surf community's struggles and how they overcome them i...

00:13
Directed by Hayden Griffith

LIMITLESS chronicles the story of Jezza Williams, from life as a rogue adventurer to a life-changing accident that left him a C5 tetraplegic. Positivity bursts from every fibre of his being. He’s been to some dark, wild places yet it seems the journey is just beginning. He now runs an inclusive...

03:40
Directed by Kody Kohlman

Mirna Valerio, a 250lb African American woman from Brooklyn, takes on Broken Arrow Sky Race in Squaw Valley, California. The 16-mile race encompasses over 5000' of gain on exposed ridges, snowfields and massive climbs

13:15
Directed by Dean Leslie

Thabang Madiba somehow found his way into the world of trail running and in the last few years has become everyone’s favourite in the South African trail scene. He lives in Ga-Rankuwa township, without a mountain in sight… or a physio, chiro or dietician for that matter. But through hard work, de...

11:41
Directed by Philippe Woodtli

A young man born severely deaf faced exclusion from society from his early days on. He was bullied by his peers, branded a fool by his teachers, and locked away in a basement at his first job at a bank—but Robin Gillon found his way through, all thanks to skiing.

04:30
Directed by Ryan Struck

The women's surf community in Tofino is a unique as British Columbia is remote. The annual all female surf contest Queen of the Peak was started by women and is a testament to the grit and determination of the women who live there.

16:32

Imani Wilmot is a role model to a community of Afro Caribbean surfers in Jamaica and beyond. She is using surfing as a tool to transform the lives of many Jamaican woman. Imani has taken it as her personal responsibility to empower women of colour to have access to surfing and to see a place for...

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