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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...

2021 Official selections

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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.

Directed by Antonia Salter

This films follows Andrew Paddison , a Thalidomider,challenge himself by handcycling around the north coast of Scotland and raise awareness and money for SafeLives Charity, a domestic abuse charity.

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While mourning her late husband, Sarah Hornby craved an opportunity to connect with him through his biggest passion. Her goal was simple. She would attempt all 10 routes he created while researching his Bikepacking in the Canadian Rockies guidebook, in a single year. As she pedaled, her story tra...

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 Nathan McNeil

On January 5 1956, a man named John Stuart died in remote Southwest Tasmania on a climbing & exploration expedition into the region. Although it was summer, John died of exposure to freezing conditions 9 days into his journey, shortly after summiting Federation Peak & spending the proceeding 3 da...

Directed by Isabela Zawistowska

Approach to Caliche is a short film about Nicole Vidal, Puerto Rico's only female climbing guide, who shares her story about embracing failure through climbing. In the film, she redpoints a route called “My Right Foot,” which is a classic overhanging route in Caliche. Caliche is located in the...

Directed by Jonny Campbell

By living in his converted van, Sam is able to lead a lifestyle in tune with the natural rhythms of the sea. 'To surf is to travel, and the surfer is a nomad'.

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