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FINALISTS OF SHORT FILMS CURATED FROM OVER 100 SUBMISSIONS TO THE FESTIVAL IN 2022
MAIDEN RACE — Britain — 19:30 min
Directed by Markus Stitz
Riding GBDURO, his first unsupported bikepacking race from Land’s End to John O’Groats, is Mark Beaumont’s ‘Maiden Race’. Holding the record for the fastest circumnavigation of the world by bike he is used to tough challenges, but GBDURO is a whole different level.
WITH NATURE — Switzerland — 3 min
Directed by Noemi Müller, Tina Gerber
Celebrating the gratitude of slow moments in a world full of chaos and distraction. two girls riding bikes and spending a good time outdoors to find inner peace and calmness.
BIRD’S EYE VIEW — USA — 16:53 min
Directed by Beth Osnes
Bird’s Eye View is an art-science exploration of interspecies friendship between young people and birds for a survivable future that is looking up. This film integrates their embodied movement with science, words, puppets, and music from the imaginations of our Boulder City’s youth and is filmed on Boulder’s majestic Open Space Mountain Park trails.
JEFF BANKS: GUILDING PRINCIPLES— USA — 9:53 min
Directed by Nicky Wolff
Jeff Banks is an internationally certified mountain guide living in Crested Butte, USA, and Chamonix, France. Over his tenure as a guide he has developed a unique approach to dealing with the dangers inherent to back-country skiing.
FIRE IN THE WILDERNESS— USA — 11:35 min
Directed by Mark Kreider
Leading fire ecologists work to better understand wildfire in Western U.S. wilderness areas, highlighting the importance of allowing fire to express itself as a fundamental natural process.
CLIMATE EMERGENCY: FEEDBACK LOOPS — USA — 13:09 min
Directed by Susan Gray
Narrated by actor Richard Gere, Climate Emergency: Feedback Loops is a series of five short films, featuring twelve leading climate scientists, that explores how human-caused emissions are triggering nature’s own warming loops.
SONGSCAPE: GREEN RIVER — USA — 4:18 min
Directed by Harrison Goodale, Betsy Mortensen
MAKE ME LIGHT was inspired by the Green River, life blood of the Flaming Gorge Reservoir in Utah and Dinosaur National Monument. In this first ever river-focused Songscape, BEEBE rafted the Green River from Flaming Gorge National Recreation Area (US Forest Service), through the John Jarvie Ranch (Bureau of Land Management), down to Brown’s Park National Wildlife Refuge (US Fish & Wildlife Service). They concluded the retreat exploring the fossils and human history of Dinosaur National Monument (National Parks Service).
MALPELO: MOUNTAIN OF SHARKS — USA — 14:53 min
Directed by Kevin Mannens
Days away from the closest land, lies a mythical underwater volcano. Beneath the waves: a bonanza of life. Massive shoals of fish darken the water and hundreds of sharks patrol the seamount.
But like all wild places, this one too is in grave danger. Illegal fishing and sharkfinning might soon deplete this natural wonder and UNESCO heritage site of its natural wonders.