2016/17 World Tour Films

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The Accord

The Accord

19 Mins
Being so far removed from the hustle and bustle of the tropical surf world hardens Iceland's surfers to confront the harsh reality they all must face – that old and unforgiving North Atlantic wind.
Year: 
2016
Country: 
United States
Director: 
RC Cone
Producer: 
RC Cone
Elli Thor Magnus
Production Company: 
Tributaries Digital Cinema
Advisory: 
General
Ace and the Desert Dog

Ace and the Desert Dog

9 Mins
For his 60th birthday, adventure photographer Ace Kvale and his dog, Genghis Khan, set out on a 60-day trek in Utah's canyon country. 
Year: 
2015
Country: 
United States
Director: 
Brendan Leonard
Forest Woodward
Stefan Hunt
Producer: 
Brendan Leonard
Forest Woodward
Joe Peters
Advisory: 
General
Spacious: Being Hear

Being Hear

9 Mins
There is an epidemic of extinction of silence on our planet. World renowned nature sound recordist and acoustic ecologist, Gordon Hempton, works to protect the few remaining quiet places from noise pollution.
Year: 
2016
Director: 
Palmer Morse and Matt Mikkelsen
Producer: 
Matt Mikkelsen and Palmer Morse
Advisory: 
General

Danny MacAskill's Wee Day Out

6 Mins
Want to see what Danny MacAskill does on his day off? Explore the rural landscape around Edinburgh in a film that sets out to capture the simple fun of a ride in the country with moments of incredible riding and a touch of humour.
Year: 
2016
Director: 
Stu Thomson
Production Company: 
Cut Media
Devotion: Libby Peter

Devotion: Libby Peter

5 Mins
Libby Peter, one of UK's most respected climbers, reflects on how climbing has shaped her life, from childhood through becoming a British Mountain Guide and a mother.
Year: 
2016
Director: 
Matt Pycroft
Producer: 
Emma Crome
Production Company: 
Coldhouse Collective
Advisory: 
General
Dog Power

Dog Power (Tour Edit)

25 Mins
Get a fascinating view of the world of dog-powered sports and the special bond between dogs and their humans. Both share a passion for living, working and playing together outside in different forms of the sled-dog and musher relationship.
Year: 
2016
Country: 
United States
Director: 
Jordan Schevene
Producer: 
Kale Casey
Advisory: 
General
Doing It Scared

Doing it Scared

12 Mins
Eighteen years after a catastrophic accident which left him partially paralyzed, climber Paul Pritchard returns to the Totem Pole to find out if he has recovered enough to finish the climb.
Year: 
2016
Country: 
Australia
Director: 
Matthew Newton
Producer: 
Catherine Pettman
Production Company: 
Rummin Productions
DreamRide

DreamRide

5 Mins
Enter a dream world where the trails never end. Where the promise of joy and freedom exist around each bend. Take a magical trip through beautiful landscapes and join us on this DreamRide, a mountain bike adventure unlike any other.
Year: 
2016
Country: 
Canada
Director: 
Ryan Gibb
Producer: 
Lacy Kemp
Advisory: 
General
Elk River

Elk River

28 Mins
A modern band of explorers join their ungulate counterparts on a trek from Wyoming’s ranch lands over mountain passes and treacherous river crossings to the rugged beauty of Yellowstone’s high-alpine meadows. Along the way, they meet backcountry guides and cattle ranchers whose lives are intricately tied with the fate of the elk.
Year: 
2016
Country: 
United States
Director: 
Jenny Nichols
Joe Riis
Producer: 
Arthur Middleton
Production Company: 
Pongo Media
Advisory: 
General
Fast Forward

Fast Forward

8 Mins
For bikepacker and ultra-long-distance racer Lael Wilcox, taking on the Arizona Trail – more than 1280 kilometers of desert single track – is a challenge unlike any other.
Year: 
2016
Country: 
United States
Director: 
Ryan Heffernan
Grayson Schaffer
Producer: 
Anna Callaghan
Production Company: 
Talweg Creative
Fifty - The Movie

FIFTY - The Movie (Tour Edit)

FIFTY follows one man's bold attempt to run 50 mountain marathons over 50 peaks in just 50 days, all around New Zealand, in order to raise an enormous amount of money for the Mental Health Foundation.
Year: 
2016
Director: 
John-Jo Ritson
Producer: 
Malcolm Law

For The Love (Tour Edit)

14 Mins
When you want to make first descents, you have to push the limits of what’s possible and what’s known as you explore the most difficult and remote whitewater in the world. 
Year: 
2016
Director: 
Todd Wells
Producer: 
Brendan Wells
Production Company: 
Mountain Mind Collective

Four Mums In A Boat (Tour Edit)

30 Mins
When four middle-aged working British mums announced they wanted to row the Atlantic Ocean, their families thought they had lost their minds. 
Year: 
2015
Director: 
Simon Tucker
Production Company: 
Atomized/Bow River FIlms
The Great Siberian Traverse

The Great Siberian Traverse

28 Mins
All aboard for the adventure of a lifetime – a 1,200-kilometre ski journey through Russia, along the Trans-Siberian Railway. We'll stumble upon a fringe backcountry skiing community, deep Siberian powder, and skiing's ancient origins.
Year: 
2015
Country: 
Canada
Director: 
Leo Hoorn
Producer: 
Malcolm Sangster
Production Company: 
Sherpas Cinema
Advisory: 
PG - Coarse Language
Gyalmu's House

Gyalmu's House

19 Mins
In 2015, an earthquake of terrible power devastated the Langtang Valley in Nepal, taking hundreds of lives from the small community. A year later Nima Gyalmu, a woman of extraordinary strength, dignity, and humour rebuilds her house while coming to terms with her new world.
Year: 
2016
Country: 
United Kingdom
Director: 
Gavin Carver
Asmita Shrish
Producer: 
Gavin Carver
Asmita Shrish
Production Company: 
Reel Planet
Dhaulagiri Films
Iran: A Skier's Journey

Iran: A Skier's Journey

12 Mins
Cautioned not to travel to Iran, Chad Sayers and Forrest Coots decide to go, regardless. They find comfort, bedazzlement, and a surprisingly cool ski culture.
Year: 
2016
Director: 
Jordan Manley
Producer: 
Jordan Manley
Production Company: 
Narrows Media Inc.
Advisory: 
General
Max Your Days

Max Your Days

5 Mins
Summer solstice on Canada's West Coast – the possibilities are endless!
Year: 
2016
Country: 
Canada
Director: 
Dave Mossop
Producer: 
Malcolm Sangster
Production Company: 
Sherpas Cinema
Advisory: 
General
Metronomic

Metronomic (Tour Edit)

5 Mins
High above the Gorges du Verdon, a skillful blend of artists and high-level balancing athletes play a high energy symphony devoted to risk. It’s a hymn that melds visual performance and contemplative poetry into pure entertainment.
Year: 
2015
Director: 
Vladimir Cellier
Production Company: 
Baraka Films & Flying Frenchies
Advisory: 
General
Mira

Mira

42 Mins
Growing up in a remote mountain village in Nepal, Mira always dreamed of being successful in sport despite all the challenges that she and other Nepali girls face. She begins to realize that her tough mountain village upbringing has prepared her perfectly for the sport of running.
Year: 
2016
Country: 
Hong Kong S.A.R., China
Director: 
Lloyd Belcher
Producer: 
Lloyd Belcher
Production Company: 
Lloyd Belcher Visuals
Advisory: 
General
Northbound

Northbound

11 Mins
Four skaters head north above the Arctic Circle to the cold Norwegian coast to apply their urban riding skills to a canvas of beach flotsam, frozen sand and pastel skies. The result is a beautiful mashup of biting winds, ollies and one ephemeral miniramp.
Year: 
2015
Country: 
Norway
Director: 
Jorn Nyseth Ranum
Producer: 
Anders Graham
Production Company: 
Turbin Film AS
Packing It Out: Cleaning America's Wild Trails

Packing It Out: Cleaning America's Wild Trails

4 Mins
Follow the guys from the "Packing It Out" crew as they pick up litter – and inspire everyone they meet – along the Pacific Crest Trail.
Year: 
2016
Country: 
United States
Director: 
Colin Arisman
Luke Kantola
Producer: 
Colin Arisman
Luke Kantola
Production Company: 
Wild Confluence Media
Advisory: 
General
The Perfect Flight

The Perfect Flight

5 Mins
When some neighborhood kids gave Shawn Hayes an abandoned red-tailed chick, it launched him on a lifelong journey into the medieval traditions of falconry.
Year: 
2016
Country: 
United States
Director: 
Josh Izenberg
Producer: 
Brett Marty
Production Company: 
Speculative Films
Advisory: 
General
Poumaka

Poumaka

15 Mins
With hopes of summiting the elusive Poumaka Tower, American bouldering champion, Angie Payne, leaves everything she knows behind as she ventures deep into the French Polynesian jungle with veteran climber and explorer, Mike Libecki.
Year: 
2016
Country: 
United States
Director: 
Andy Mann
Keith Ladzinski
Producer: 
Mike Libecki
Production Company: 
3 Strings Productions
Advisory: 
PG - Coarse Language

Ruin and Rose (Tour Edit)

7 Mins
Follow these talented freeskiers as they tackle very different terrain in search of gorgeous jumps in Whistler and big lines in Alaska.
Year: 
2016
Director: 
Ben Sturgulewski
Production Company: 
Matchstick Productions
Advisory: 
General
Sea Gypsies: The Far Side of the World

Sea Gypsies: The Far Side of the World (Tour Edit)

46 Mins
The vessel is Infinity, a 120-ft hand-built sailing ketch, crewed by a community of wanderers. The journey – a 12,800-kilometre Pacific crossing from New Zealand to Patagonia, with a stop in Antarctica, weather permitting.  This film epitomizes the spirit of adventure. 
Year: 
2016
Director: 
Nico Edwards
Advisory: 
PG - Coarse Language and Nudity
SHIFT

SHIFT

28 Mins
Near a sacred mountain in the Yukon, an Indigenous community transforms itself into a world-class mountain biking destination through the hard work of their young trail crews.      
Year: 
2016
Country: 
Canada
Director: 
Kelly Milner
Producer: 
Kelly Milner
Production Company: 
Shot in the Dark Productions
Advisory: 
General
The Super Salmon

The Super Salmon

25 Mins
Proponents of a plan to construct a $5.2 billion hydroelectric mega-dam on Alaska’s Susitna River say it wouldn’t affect the watershed’s famous salmon runs because of its location – upstream of where fish usually swim. Tell that to the Super Salmon.
Year: 
2016
Director: 
Ryan Peterson
Producer: 
Ryan Peterson
Production Company: 
Alakanist Stories
Advisory: 
General
Trail Dog

Trail Dog

5 Mins
In a small village in the south-east of France, a young man explores the mountains with his dogs. Trail Dog is an ode to the beauty and happiness that can be found in the simplest of things – friendship.
Year: 
2016
Country: 
South Africa
Director: 
Christian Denslow
Producer: 
Greg Fell
Hannah Slezacek
Dean Leslie
Production Company: 
The African Attachment
When We Were Knights

When We Were Knights

12 Mins
For BASE jumpers, the risk of death sometimes results in something amazing and unexpected – love.
Year: 
2016
Country: 
United States
Director: 
Anson Fogel
Production Company: 
Camp4 Collective
Advisory: 
PG - Coarse Language
Young Guns

Young Guns

30 Mins
Meet the new faces of climbing: 14-year-old Ashima Shiraishi and 15-year-old Kai Lightner. Pushed outside their comfort zone, Kai and Ashima learn some hard but important lessons that will carry them to even greater heights.
Year: 
2016
Country: 
United States
Director: 
Nick Rosen
Josh Lowell and Peter Mortimer
Producer: 
Zachary Barr
Production Company: 
REEL ROCK