San Sebastian Film Festival 2014

Adventure and action sports-themed films.

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Higher and Days Of My Youth
Danger Dave (Country: France; Year: 2014; Director: Philippe Petit; Stars: David Martelleur)
The trials and tribulations of a professional skateboarder who is on his last legs yet has no desire to end his career.
Spanish premiere
Days Of My Youth (Country: US; Year: 2014; Director: Steve Winter, Murray Wais, Scott Gaffney)
Documentary exploring the self-discovery of skiing.
European premiere
The Greasy Hands Preachers (Country: France; Year: 2014)
Documentary exploring the benefits of manual work among motorbike enthusiasts, shot across three continents.
World premiere
Higher (Year: 2014; Director: Steve Jones, Todd Jones, Jeremy Jones )
Jeremy Jones, ten-time Big Mountain Rider of the Year winner and 2013 National Geographic Adventurer of the Year, leaves tracks on signature lines in the close-to-home playgrounds he’s made his own around Jackson Hole and Lake Tahoe in this final installment of the acclaimed Deeper, Further, Higher trilogy.
European premiere
On Any Sunday: The Next Chapter (Country: US; Year: 2014; Director: Dana Brown; Writer: Dana Brown, Dana Brown, Scott Russo, Scott Russo; Stars: Travis Pastrana, Ashley Fiolek, Kenny Roberts, Marc Marquez, Robbie Maddison, Doug Henry, James Stewart, Carlin Dunne, Dani Pedrosa, Roland Sands, Brad Oxley)
Inspired by Bruce Brown's 1971 documentary On Any Sunday, this offers a modern take on the original, capturing what it means to ride in the United States and globally.
European premiere
On Any Sunday: The Next Chapter On Any Sunday: The Next Chapter
On Any Sunday: The Next Chapter and Valley Uprising
Valley Uprising (Country: US; Year: 2014; Director: Nick Rosen, Peter Mortimer)
The American counterculture story of the Yosemite Valley rock climbers.
Spanish premiere
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