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2021 Winners

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Directed by Dana Frankoff

Voice Above Water is the story of Wayan Nyo, a 90 year old fisherman who can no longer fish because of the amount of plastic piling up in the ocean. Instead Wayan uses his fishing boat and net to pull trash from the water in hopes of being able to fish again. Voice Above Water is a glimpse into h...

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Directed by Kopal Goyal

The filmmaker, 26 , born and raised in a small village, wanted to escape the stifling surroundings of her orthodox family. She thought to herself if she is the only one fighting to keep her passion for sports alive or are there other girls like her. With many questions in her mind, she went on a...

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Venture Out is a story of overcoming odds, the power of resilience, and ultimately, the ever-lasting effects of LGBTQ community building. The Venture Out Project, founded by Perry Cohen, is a non profit organization that brings LGBTQ folks together outdoors on wilderness trips. In sharing Perry’s...

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Directed by Rhys Thwaites-Jones

Wales's upland landscape has been shaped by sheep and human, but with ecological significance that runs far beyond its boundaries Miranda Whall tries gain perspective by dressing up as a sheep and embarks on a journey crawling on all fours.

2021 Official selections

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Directed by Kylor Melton

In February 2019, the United States government declared a ‘national state of emergency’ on the southern border... in an act of solidarity, a team from Mexico and a team from the U.S.A assembled with the sole purpose of establishing a slackline that crossed the border between them. in a world tha...

Aural historian, jazz musician, sound-collage artist, and environmentalist Jack Loeffler shows us what it means to truly listen to the natural world outside our window.

Directed by Claire Wiley

Encaustic artist and outdoor adventurer, Bridgette Meinhold lives among the Wasatch Mountains in Utah. Her paintings reflect the aspen groves and peaks that surround her. On a frigid March morning, just before her birthday, Meinhold turns her muse into her canvas to create a snow labyrinth.

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Directed by Dom Bush

For father, poet and dry stone waller Sam Robinson, resistance is the honesty of work and words. Sam plies the thousand-year-old craft of dry stone walling in Cumbria, working in all weathers to make and maintain the lie of the land. His philosophy is one of protest, pride and authenticity — the...

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Directed by Guillaume Bertocchi

In North-Western Greenland, because of climate change, good sea ice has been vanishing for a few years. The Upernavik Archipelago is located on this exact border between water and ice. What’s this border like? What’s it like to live there? Guilhem and Guillaume, two adventurers, wanted to meet t...

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Directed by Adam Rubin, Dan Lior

Pathfinder is a tale about the human spirit. The film follows six world-class slackliners (Highliners) on a mission deep into the Norwegian mountains to attempt something that's never been seen before: Walking a thin line, elevated in the vastness between two colossal cliffs, illuminated only by...

Raising cattle doesn’t usually rate as an earth-friendly practice. Amy O’Hoyt, a first-generation rancher, can confirm. So she bucked the standard way of producing beef to finish her cattle on the grass growing in the shadow of the Rocky Mountains, rotating pastures, and proving there’s a way for...

Directed by Jonny Campbell

A documentary charting the adventure of a survival lifeboat converted into a self-supporting floating home by two architects. Through a journey of over 3000 miles from the UK to the arctic north of Norway, the film explores the idea of slow adventure set against the dramatic backdrop of the Norwe...

Dan Diez loves to fish. It's the reason why he spends many long nights under bridges in Miami fly fishing out of a canoe for giant tarpon. On the surface, his passion flows from the thrills and wonder of a heart-pounding experience with rod and fly that connects him intimately with the natural wo...

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Directed by Brandon Holmes

A group of international artists explore the Arctic island chain of Svalbard. Set against dramatic natural backdrops, the artists share their hopes, fears, and insights on encountering an environment undergoing radical change.

Directed by Beau Miles

This is the story of spending a night in a big old gumtree. Strapped to three builders planks- one of which had a large crack that I thought was spilled paint, I slept with one eye open, which was pleasant because I could see the view. Originally driven by the premise of backyard adventuring, usi...

Directed by Kaya Ensor

Kwando tells the story of a young Angolan fisherman, haunted by his past as a child soldier and unsure of his future, who joins a team of international scientists to explore one of Angola’s last unexplored rivers. Through hardships, scientific discoveries and his own growing interest in birds, he...

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Directed by Jan Zurek

A highline project organized by passionate woman all around the globe.

Directed by Susanna Kosa

"Just Be" is a short movie about the art of living wide rather than living long. "Life's short, they say. But...maybe it's just long enough, if you live it right." This line from the movie is a variation of thoughts from the philosopher Seneca, who basically said, that if you live a fulfilled li...

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Directed by Awi Rabelista

"An unforgettable adventure, seeking for natural beauty in a warzone." Professional nature photographer Marsel van Oosten wants to travel to Socotra: an isolated island located southeast of Yemen. The island is so isolated that many of the plant species there are nowhere else to be found on Eart...

Directed by Liz Barker

City Trippin is a short film documenting our adventure project, where we took a group of disadvantaged inner-city kids out from the confines of the concrete jungle. Giving them an opportunity to extend their horizons in a bigger world outside of their normal environment. We capture their stories,...

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Directed by Dan Raven-Ellison

What do the UK's National Parks really look like? To see what these landscapes are made-up of, let's go on a walk. Each second of the walk reveals 1% of our National Parks and how they appear from above. Are you ready for the UK's national parks in 100 seconds?

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