Short films Panorama and Paul will also screen.
Meru and Steve McQueen: The Man And Le Mans
(Country: Mexico, Canada, US; Year: 2015; Director: Russ Sturges)
When pro kayaker Rafa Ortiz makes the decision to paddle over Niagara Falls, he sets in motion an incredible series of events that eventually takes on a life of its own. To prepare for this mission, Rafa enlists the help of world-renowned paddler Rush Sturges and a tight team of their friends. Together they go on a remarkable three-year journey from the rainforest rivers of Mexico to the towering waterfalls of the US.
(Country: US, Switzerland; Year: 2015; Director: Guido Perrini)
World-renowned freeriders Xavier De Le Rue, Samuel Anthamatten and Ralph Backstrom progress the sport of freeriding through the use new technology to scope remote areas in order to show ski and snowboard action in a way never seen before.
Heavy Water/The Life And Times Of Nathan Fletcher
(Year: 2015; Director: Michael Oblowitz)
From his first sorties at big Waimea at 11 years of age, Nathan Fletcher showed a prodigious aptitude to big wave surfing. He grew into a professional surfer following in his father and grandfather footsetps, trying to conquer the giant surf of the Hawaiin Outer reefs. In Sion Milowsky, Nathan found an equally driven peer. Together they reignited the “big gun” style of paddle in surfing.
(Country: US, India; Year: 2014; Director: Jimmy Chin, Elizabeth Chai Vasarhelyi; Stars: Jon Krakauer, Renan Ozturk, Jimmy Chin, Conrad Anker, Grace Chin, Jennifer Lowe-Anker, Amee Hinkley)
A documentary about the ascent of an unconquered mountain.
The Search For Freedom
(Country: Canada; Year: 2015; Director: Jon Long; Writer: Jon Long, Colin Whyte; Stars: Annie Boulanger, Bruce Brown, Yvon Chouinard, Gary Fisher, Tony Hawk, Nyjah Huston, Jeremy Jones, Ron Kauk, Logan Laplante, Kai Lenny, Robbie Maddison, Warren Miller, Kelia Moniz, Robby Naish, Meg Roh)
This is a story about the pursuit of freedom, seen through the eyes of a group of people who created a cultural phenomenon. It is about the freedom that is accessible to everyone; the freedom that comes from living in the moment and doing what makes you feel the most alive.
Steve McQueen: The Man And Le Mans
(Country: US, UK; Year: 2015; Director: Gabriel Clarke, John McKenna; Stars: Steve McQueen, Chad McQueen, Neile Adams, John Sturges, Lee Katzin, Alan Trustman, Jonathan Williams)
The true story of how a cinema legend would risk almost everything in pursuit of his dream.