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HOME   Sarah Outen traverses the globe by bike, kayak and rowing boat, travelling over 20,000 miles by human power alone. This film intimately and unflinchingly captures Sarah’s journey, telling a story of heart and soul, of struggle and joy, and one woman’s trek towards true emotional acceptance.  Run time: 1 hour 31 minutes Director: Jen Randall   Download:   full size image   Download:   square image

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Sarah Outen traverses the globe by bike, kayak and rowing boat, travelling over 20,000 miles by human power alone. This film intimately and unflinchingly captures Sarah’s journey, telling a story of heart and soul, of struggle and joy, and one woman’s trek towards true emotional acceptance.

Run time: 1 hour 31 minutes
Director: Jen Randall

 
 
 
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RUNNING FOR GOOD

This film follows Fiona Oakes in her attempt to compete in the “toughest footrace on earth,” the Marathon Des Sables, a 250km race through the Sahara Desert. Her motivation? A deep desire to raise awareness for the plight of animals.

Run time: 1 hour 14 minutes
Director: Keegan Kuhn

 
 
 
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MY BIG WHITE THIGHS AND ME

A young-ish woman has fallen out of love with her own body. Frustrated, she wishes they didn’t have to hang out quite so much. Committed to making a change she sets herself the simple goal of swimming in open water at least once a month for a year. 

Duration: 25:00
Director: Hannah Maia

 
 
 
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BACK IN MY BODY

Back In My Body is a short documentary about musician Maggie Rogers returning to Alaska, a place that has had a huge impact on her life.

Duration: 12:42
Director: Brendan Hall and Fraser Jones

 
 
 
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GIRLS SECTION

Life is hard in remote northern Pakistan – especially for women, who face significant cultural, economic, and geographic barriers to opportunity and education. For the first time, girls in the region are challenging tradition for their right to go to school.

Run time: 12 minutes 30 seconds
Director: Kathryn Everett

 
 
 
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CHASING THE SUBLIME

Chasing the Sublime is a mesmeric look at why adventurers adventure, and swimmers swim. Shot in Loch Hourn, Scotland, in 2018, the film documents the swimming adventures of Kate Rew and Kari Furre of the Outdoor Swimming Society.

Run time: 6 minutes 30 seconds
Director: Amanda Bluglass

 
 
 
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FOLLOW THROUGH

"Follow Through" is a story of loss, belonging and desire for respect. In this age of hyperconnectivity, which voices do we choose to hear and which do we ignore? Caroline Gleich works through these issues while striving to reach some ambitious ski goals.  

Duration: 22:00
Director: Adam Clark and Isaiah Branch-Boyle

 
 
 
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DUET

Two young dancers from the Royal Ballet talk about what it is to be a woman in the ballet world and perform an all-female pas-de-deux.

Duration: 4:22
Director: Andrew Margetson

 
 
 
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IN PERPETUAL MOTION

There is no singular shot that defines a photographers career as it is about the process of photography and the fine balance between passion and obsession. A short film that explores the work of Adventure Photographer Krystle Wright and the different tangents of fear that weaves between her life and her work.

Duration: 4:30
Director: Krystle Wright

 
 
 
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GRACE

Captures the journey of a 36-year-old suburban soccer mom and breast cancer survivor who decides to reclaim her body by covering her mastectomy scars with an elaborate tattoo. Directed by a recent breast cancer survivor and created by an all-female crew.

Run time: 16 minutes
Director: Rachel Pikelny

 
 
 
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WHERE THE WILD THINGS KEEP PLAYING

An ode to the athlete who relishes in getting dirty, who chuckles after a long day in the mountains, effortlessly glides through the crystal clear waves and most importantly, is unapologetic in pursuing their love of getting rowdy in adventures. Director Krystle Wright brings this next installment since the wild things never stopped playing.

Run time: 3:44
Director: Krystle Wright

 
 
 
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DENALI’S RAVEN

For climber, skier, and guide Leighan Falley, the mere sight of the Alaskan wilderness elicits an insatiable wanderlust. To reconcile her adventurous spirit with the demands of parenthood, she would need to learn to fly.

Duration: 9:02
Director: Renan Ozturk

 
 
 
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JOURNEY TO YOUR DREAM

The journey to your dreams always starts from within.This is the story of Ingrid Silva, one of the world’s best emerging dancers.

Duration: 4:44
Director: Ben Briand

 
 
 
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THE MONOLITH

Pioneering NYC artist, Gwyneth Leech, enters a midtown art studio only to find that her skyline view will soon be blocked by the construction of a high-rise hotel.

Duration: 10:03
Director: Angelo J. Guglielmo, Jr.

 
 
 
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STUMPED

Maureen "Mo" Beck is a kick-ass rock climber who just happens to be one-armed and hilarious. This is a must-see film!

Duration: 25:05
Director: Taylor Keating and Cedar Wright

 
 
 
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THE MIRNAVATOR

Ultra-runners overcome obstacles on every trail. In this film, Mirna Valerio overcomes the negative voices that don’t believe she belongs in the sport. 

Duration: 11:06 
Director: Sarah Menzies

 
 
 
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HER MOVE NEXT

This short film profiles the top all-girls scholastic Chess Team in the USA.  We guarantee you'll be cheering for these girls - and then want to start a chess team of your own! 

Duration: 17:36
Director: Ian Phillips

 
 
 
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FINDING JOY

This film is a poem written & read by Jo Moseley, 54, about the joy of tiny, midlife adventures in the sea & hills of Yorkshire, in the north of England.

Run time: 2 minutes
Director: Jo Moseley

 
 
 
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JESSZILLA

Jesselyn “Jesszilla” Silva is serious about boxing, and at 10 years old trains seriously with dreams of becoming a professional fighter. Her father, Pedro, finds himself caught in between supporting her dream and worrying about her future as she tries to master a combat sport.

Duration: 7:00
Director: Emily Sheskin

 
 
 
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MY MOM VALA

Rivers run through Vala Árnadóttir’s blood and she’s teaching her daughter Mathilda everything she knows. This short film paints the fantastical and mysterious country of Greenland through Mathilda’s fantasies and Vala’s eyes.

Run time: 9 minutes 45 seconds
Director: RC Cone

 
 
 
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NELA

A strikingly intimate study of the great classical ballerina Marianela Nuñez as she dances to Nina Simone, choreographed by Will Tuckett.

Run time: 3 minutes 26 seconds
Director: Andrew Margetson

 
 
 
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SLAYDIES

La Sportiva climbing athletes Margo Hayes, Paige Claassen and Emily Harrington take a trip to Spain, to explore the abundant sport climbing and deep water soloing that Mallorca offers. Each woman is a "slady" (i.e., lady who slays) in her own rite; each has contributed to the progression of the sport, while continuing to support her fellow slaydies.

Duration: 8:10
Director: Tara Kerzhner


 
 
 
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THE HONEY AND THE BEARS

Members of the Harlem Honeys and Bears, a synchronized swim team for seniors, describe the freedom of the water.

Duration: 3:30
Director: Veena Rao

 
 
 
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PEDAL

Forty-three countries down, Hera Van Willick rides her bicycle across continents, fully self-supported. This is her journey and what she has learned along the way.

Duration: 7:58
Director: Scott Hardesty

 
 
 
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REBORN

A Portrait of a Dancer. Lauren Cuthbertson, principal dancer at UK's Royal Ballet, reveals the brutal reality of being a top ballerina and performs a mesmerising piece of choreography.

Duration: 4:35

Director: Andrew Margetson

 
 
 
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RIGHT TO PLAY

Khalida and her mother stood together in the wake of the Taliban regime, where women were not allowed to play sports. They went on to establish the first Afghan womens national football team.

Run time: 1 minute 52 seconds
Director: Nina Holmgren

 
 
 
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SARAH

Once a swimming champion in Syria, now Sarah finds herself on a broken boat in the Mediterranean. She knows that this will be the most important race she will ever compete in. The prize - saving her own life and the life of her sister.

Run time: 3 minutes 52 seconds
Director: Boryana Ivanova

 
 
 
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BALANCÉ

“Balancé” is a short documentary telling the story of working ballet dancer, Laura Purkiss. She is a soloist with Birmingham Royal Ballet with a unique difference; she is also Laura Tye; mother of two.

Duration: 13:48
Director: Ian Winstanley

 
 
 
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WHY NOT NOW?

At the age of 49, blind and afraid of water, Vivian Stancil dove in to save her life.

Duration: 2:51
Director: Riley Hooper