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2021 Winners

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...

2021 Official selections

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Directed by Frit Sarita Tam

Jo Moseley is a 55 year old stand up paddleboarder, and single mother of two. In 2016, she came up with the idea to SUP 162 miles from Liverpool to Goole on the Leeds Liverpool Canal and Aire & Calder Navigation. Her adventure idea was met with less than enthusiastic responses, namely that it mi...

Directed by Sean Slobodan

Zion National Park is the poster child for public lands on the brink of being loved to death. The last decade brought unprecedented numbers of tourists year after year—and now, the 100-year old park is at an inflection point. As Zion looks to its next hundred years, it needs a new generation of a...

Directed by Guy Loftus

Stories are what underpin our societies and our relationship to our environments. Frustrated with their impact from behind a desk, Rosie Watson and Mike Elm are running and cycling from the U.K. to Mongolia to tell the stories of people living the changes we need to make in a time of climate cris...


Runner and advocate Faith E. Briggs used to run through the streets of Brooklyn every morning. Now she’s running 150 miles through three of our National Monuments that lay in the thick of the controversy around public lands. She will be accompanied by running companions - who represent diverse pe...

Caine Warburton is an Australian firefighter and accomplished, sponsored trail runner. This story follows Caine through The Scenic Rim, as the worlds of a sponsored athlete and professional firefighter collide. Blazing Trail explores Caine’s passion for trail running the ridgelines of the gorgeou...

Directed by Robin Munshaw

In the mountains behind the sleepy coastal town of Powell River, BC, a small group of rock climbers has spent decades quietly pioneering routes on some of the largest granite walls in Canada. As the last stands of old-growth trees harboured in these valleys come under threat of logging, the climb...

Directed by Mikel Sarasola

Change is part and parcel of development and Nepal is undergoing a major transformation. Using water resources to generate energy is one of its pillars for the future, even if this means paying too high a price. Four kayakers set out to descend the fierce waters of the Karnali, as part of an expe...

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 SunGod

This is the story of three groups of winter adventurers, each dedicated to the pursuit of adventure, each loyal to their home playground. Filmed in three iconic winter locations, AWAKEN follows these adventurers as they are faced with the growing impact of climate change, right in their backyard....

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.


Water Flows Together elevates the importance of acknowledging Indigenous land in outdoor recreation through the voice of Colleen Cooley, one of the few female Diné (Navajo) river guides on the San Juan River. In sharing Colleen's perspective, we are given a glimpse into native views on issues of...

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...

Directed by Erik Nylander

The prevailing climate threat has made a bunch of Swedish extreme skiers and snowboarders travel with trains and ferries from Stockholm all the way to Japan, in search of deep powder and the adventure of a lifetime. 
 Along the world longest train ride, they make various stops in Siberia's remote...

Directed by Émile Dontigny

Growing up in the Laurentian Mountains, I've always had a knack for the outdoors as well as the subsequent stories that emerge. In 2014, I founded a small filmmaking collective called The Loners with a few friends. Since then, we have produced several short films about backcountry skiing expediti...

Directed by Michael Booth

What does it take to become the first human to swim under the Antarctic ice sheet wearing nothing but a cap, goggles, and a speedo? On the Edge follows endurance swimmer and UN Patron of the Oceans, Lewis Pugh, in his toughest swim ever.


Hydrotherapy is a short film story of adaptation, strength & rewilding set in the raw and beautiful landscapes of Snowdonia National park. Laura has not only overcome a life-changing illness through wild swimming, but has also found a greater connection to the natural world. This has ignited her...

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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