September 11, 2021

Owls Head Transportation Museum

Owls Head, Maine
Join the Maine Outdoor Film Festival for an evening of Outdoor Films, Shown Outdoors at the Owls Head Transportation Museum.

Date: Saturday, September 11, 2021
Time: Doors: 6:30PM
Films: 7:30PM
Location: Owls Head Transportation Museum, 117 Museum St, Owls Head, ME 04854 Google Map Link
Presented in partnership with: Owls Head Transportation Museum
Program Notes: The film program will last about two hours, including a 10-minute intermission.
Please bring your own camp chair and/or blanket. This event will adhere to any applicable prevailing state safety guidelines.


Scheduled Program:
DANI BURT – 11 minutes – by Brian Olliver – from Los Angeles, CA – Short synopsis: For the first few days after she awoke from her coma, Dani Burt didn’t know her right leg, from just above the knee down, was gone. When the doctors finally told her the full extent of her injuries, Burt, an active, hungry-for-life person, wasn’t sure if she could go on. But she found the courage to continue through surfing, which led her on a path to becoming the first-ever women’s World Adaptive Surfing champion.
THE MAROON BOMBER – 9.95 minutes – by Joshua M. Thomas – from California – Short synopsis: Four siblings delve into the love they share for the family’s old, beat up truck. This love gets tested.
THE SURFBOARD BUILDER – 3.97 minutes – by Juliette Films – from South Portland, Maine – Short synopsis: Richard Dennis is a surfer and board shaper in York, ME. He waxes poetic in his way about life, learning how to surf, and his journey learning to build surfboards.
BORN FROM JUNK – 14.5 minutes – by Mike Horn, Galin Foley – from CO – Short synopsis: Born From Junk traces the outlaw roots of mountain biking back to its raw beginnings in Crested Butte, where a crew of unlikely pioneers in pursuit of wild times in the mountains blossomed into a global phenomenon.
THE FERRYMAN – 8.4 minutes – by Carlo Nasisse – from Athens, Georgia (Lives in Mexico City) – Short synopsis: Greg Caruso’s office is an 18 foot canoe on a remote section of Maine’s Kennebec River. Greg is a ferryman for hikers completing the 2,190 mile long Appalachian Trail. This documentary short explores Greg’s lifelong connection to rivers, and his occupation that is defined by a simple and beautiful daily passage across the Kennebec River.
THE MAQUOIT II: THE LIFELINE OF CASCO BAY – 4.9 minutes – by Bob Krist – from Boothbay Harbor, Maine. – Short synopsis: A day in the life of veteran captain Gene Willard, of the Casco Bay Line, as he ferries people and necessaries to and from the islands of Casco Bay…whether it’s the US Mail, fresh cold milk, or Porta Potties for a special event, Captain Willard delivers the goods…and a few tall tales to boot.
THE LONG GAME – 5.33 minutes – by Herman Mantis, Inc. – from PORTLAND – Short synopsis: Resiliency takes many forms in this story of overcoming obstacles, finding hope in devastation and transforming adversity into positive action. Nature is powerful, healing, humbling and a vital human right. Follow Ryan Dunfee on his journey to recovery through the power of the Maine wilderness and the lessons learned along the way.
UNDERSTORY – A JOURNEY INTO THE TONGASS – 40 minutes – by Colin Arisman – from VT – Short synopsis: Three women set sail on a 350 mile expedition through Alaska’s massive Tongass National Forest, exploring how clearcut logging in this coastal rainforest could affect wildlife, local communities and our planet’s climate.