October 2, 2022

Baxter Brewing

Lewiston, Maine
Join MOFF at The Pub at Baxter for a special night of outdoor films at the brewery,

Date: Sunday, October 2, 2022
Time: Doors: 6:00PM, Films: 6:30PM
Admission: $7 advance / $10 at the door
Location: The Pub at Baxter Brewing Company- 120 Mill St. Lewiston, ME 04240, Lewiston, ME 04240
Presented in partnership with:
Baxter Brewing Co.

Program Notes: Films will be screened inside the Pub with a happy hour menu for discounted snacks, and, of course, Baxter Beer will be available. This is an all-ages show.

Films to be screened:

A DAY IN THE LIFE OF AN ULTRARUNNER 9.8 minutes – by Vera Neverkevich Hill – from Alberta – Short synopsis: A Canadian ultra-marathoner and father of three attempts to establish a new record by running across his home province of Alberta, on Canada’s busiest highway.

FRONTLINES 25.6 minutes – by Zac Hoffman, Casey Dubois – from British Columbia – Short synopsis: Amidst the COVID-19 pandemic, three emergency room nurses strive for balance in their lives through rock climbing.

I NEED TO GET OUT 2.8 minutes – by John Jenkins – from California – Short synopsis: A autobiographical story of a man needing to find silence away from the screens, sounds and sirens of a major city. During a pandemic.

ISLAND RUNNER 7.56 minutes – by Connor William Davis – from Maine – Short synopsis: What really is a marathon? Does it have to be a race? Do you have to wear a bib? Or can you just get on a boat in Maine and run around a bunch of islands until you hit 26.2 miles? This film is all about finding out. Follow 6 runners as they venture across three islands off the coast of Maine‚ circumventing each in search of 26.2 miles with plenty of beer, tacos, and hot dogs in between.

UNSINKABLE SHIPS 7.8 minutes – by Lamia Lazrak, Josie Colt – from Maine – Short synopsis: Unsinkable Ships is an animated film that explores the ideas of theorist Buckminster Fuller through the voices and stories of Maine Islanders.

A NEW PERSPECTIVE OF WHITEWATER 3.45 minutes – by Benjamin Koehler – from Maine – Short synopsis: Whitewater snorkeling and scuba diving gives a unique perspective of the river, one where you can be inside of a wave, see the current react to the riverbed, and use the rocks to climb upstream.

WE ARE LIKE WAVES 12 minutes – by Jordyn Romero – from New Mexico – Short synopsis: We Are Like Waves is an intimate look into how surfing changes Sanu’s life, documenting the struggles and breakthroughs of becoming one of the first female Sri Lankan surfers.

OFF THE COUCH 11.75 minutes – by Mitch Bowmile – from Canada – Short synopsis: Jaymie Secord (Joe Wilderness) aims to climb all 46 Adirondack High Peaks and finds a love for the mountains along the way.

TO THE BONE 5.6 minutes – by Andy Sarjahani – from Arkansas – Short synopsis: An Ozarks naturalist and bowhunter reflects on a recent animal harvest as he ponders the Cycle of Life.

FIRE IN THE WILDERNESS – 11.6 minutes – by Mark Kreider – from Montana – Short synopsis: This film shows leading fire ecologists working to better understand wildfire in Western U.S. wilderness areas and highlights the importance of allowing fire to express itself as a fundamental natural process.

THE STORY OF A TROUT 12 minutes – by Gareth Leah – from Alaska – Short synopsis: How do you measure the success of one’s life? Though often hard to swallow, the reality for most people is that material wealth is the yardstick to which they justify their existence. A belief that excess equals success. But to the lucky ones, they understand that a life well lived is measured by the positivity of your impact on those around you. A proverbial life after death and the birth of a legacy. Curt Trout was one of those lucky few. In this film, we take a look into the life of a fishing legend and explore how one person’s passion can have a profound effect on a community, a sport, and a river. This is the story of a Trout.

NORTHERN COMFORT – 5 minutes – by Will Ballou Caswell, Sam Ballou Caswell – from Maine – Short synopsis: Northern Comfort is the syrup – but more importantly, it is a slice of beautiful simplicity and connection to the Earth. It reminds us of the sweet gift of presence; of being in the moment; of slowing down and tending to a process of transformation and reciprocity that in our current world requires the utmost intention.