FMFF Session 7: Extraordinary Adventures

Flagstaff Mountain Film Festival Presents:

FMFF Session 7: Extraordinary Adventures

Sunday, February 17 2019

Doors: 2:30 pm / Show: 3:00 pm


This event is all ages

Ages 2 & Under - Free

Single session tickets good at Bike Revolution events


FMFF Session 7: Extraordinary Adventures
FMFF Session 7: Extraordinary Adventures
For the Love of Mary
Directors: Kirk Horton & Simon Perkins
6 mins, USA, 2018

Competing in the grueling 7.6-mile race up nearly 4,700 feet of paved road of Mt. Washington, 97-year-old runner, George Etzweiler, wearing his ancient, lucky, green running shorts, carries something special with him: The memory of his late wife of 68 years, Mary.

Lowest to Highest
Director: Matt Newton
27 mins, Australia, 2018

Five Australian friends attempt to be the first to cycle from the continent’s lowest point, Kati Thanda - Lake Eyre, to the highest point, the snow capped summit of Mount Kosciuszko. Duncan is blind, Walter can’t breathe, Daniel can’t walk, Conrad can’t bend, and half of Paul’s body doesn’t work. What could possibly go wrong?

Director: Anjali Nayar
8 mins, Canada, 2018

DJ JaBig is on a quest to beat the record for the longest continuous bike ride in a single country. Join him on the last day of his ride to discover what happens when you stop listening to all the reasons why you shouldn’t, and listen to the voice inside you, telling you to go.

Ice & Palms
Directors: Philipp Becker,
Jochen Mesle, Max Kroneck & Johannes Müller
32 mins, Germany, 2018

No motors allowed! Jochen Mesle and Max Kroneck Bikepack from Germany to the Mediterranean and ski some iconic mountains along the way. Five weeks, 1.800 km, 35.000 vertical meters and a dream come true.

One Week at a Time
In Person: Nick Callanan
Directors: Nick Bowie & Nick Callanan
12 mins, USA, 2018

Over the span of three decades, four good friends circumnavigated New England via sea kayak. We follow them on the last leg of their voyage down the Hudson to the foot of the Statue of Liberty.

La Congenialità - The Attitude of Gratitude
Director: Christian Schmidt
30 mins, Germany, 2017

Despite their differences in age and experience, Simone, an alpinist and Tamara, a ski mountaineer team up to traverse across 8000-meter peaks on Kanchenjunga, where their roles as the wise mentor and the eager student begin to shift.

Feel of Vision
In Person: Tucker Gragg
Directors: Tucker Gragg & Austin Gardner
26 mins, USA, 2018

Lonnie Bedwell became the first blind person ever to kayak the length of the Grand Canyon solo. To him, kayaking was a “door in the wall” that opened up to the whole world. He’s now driven to lead more blind kayakers to that doorway so they too, can create their own life vision.