Film Collection Three

We're thrilled to offer three curations of colourful and exciting films, taking in global landscapes to at-home adventures. Discover Film Collection Three...

The Church Forests of Ethiopia

DIRECTOR: Jeremy Seifert

Over the past century, nearly all of Ethiopia’s native forests have been cleared for farming and grazing. Now it is up to the Orthodox Churches, who for centuries have safeguarded pockets of primary forest that grow around them, to preserve Ethiopia’s quickly shrinking biodiversity and teach people how to live with forests.

Duration: 10 minutes 

United States

Born from Junk

DIRECTORS: Mike Horn & Galin Foley

Born From Junk traces the outlaw roots of mountain biking back to its raw beginnings in Crested Butte, Colorado in the Rocky Mountains, where a crew of unlikely pioneers in pursuit of wild times in the mountains blossomed into a global phenomenon.

Duration: 15 minutes 

United States

The Breath Connection

DIRECTOR: Alicia Young

A portrait of Kathryn Nevatt, former World Champion and current New Zealand record holder in all three disciplines. Filmed through the distinctive Central Otago seasons, the film reflects Kathryn's philosophy and gives insight into the mind of a freedriver.

Duration: 14 mintues 

New Zealand

Venture Out

DIRECTOR: Palmer Morse, Jamie DiNicola & Matt Mikkelsen

Venture Out is a story of overcoming odds, the power of resilience, and the ever-lasting effects of LGBTQ community building. The Venture Out Project, founded by Perry Cohen, is a non-profit organisation that brings LGBTQ folks together outdoors on wilderness trips. In sharing his story, we get a glimpse into the healing qualities of nature and life-saving community bonds that are being forged.

Duration: 15 minutes 

United States

Changemaker Award


DIRECTOR: Adam Rubin & Dan Lior

Six world-class slackliners attempt something that's never been seen before; walking a thin line, elevated between two colossal cliffs, illuminated only by the mystical northern lights. The yearning that drives adventurers and explorers to climb the highest peaks, sail endless oceans, and cross vast deserts is the same passion that drives these slackliners to attempt what has still been unclaimed.

Duration: 10 minutes Israel

Loic and the Flolopapys

DIRECTOR: Dominique Snyers

Twenty two year old Loic became a passionate climber after having received his first pair of climbing shoes at age six. Along with Florian, Pablo and Pierre, they are the inseparable ‘Flolopapys’, bringing their energy and good vibes to the farthest reaches of the climbing world.Although each is unique, they complement and support each other like a band of brothers. You'll fall under the spell of their humour, friendship and fragility. But can Loic use the Flolopapys energy to overcome his haunting fear of heights as he confronts some of the toughest climbs on the planet?

Duration: 46 mintues 


Awarded Best Climbing Film 

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