August 18, 2024

Rock Row

Westbrook, Maine

Join MOFF at Rock Row’s bar garden for an evening of Outdoor Adventure films from across Maine and around the world.

Date: Sunday, August 18, 2024
Timing: Doors: 7:00PM, Films at 8:00PM
Admission: This is an All Ages event (under 21 must be accompanied by adult), with pre-registration requested because of space limitations.
Pre-Register: Link Coming Soon
Location: Quarryside at Rock Row featuring Lone Pine. One Rock Row, Westbrook, ME
Food Truck: Truckin Pizza

Program Notes: The film program will last about two hours, including a 10-minute intermission. 21+


Scheduled Program:

*Film Program Subject To Change*

SCHOOL OF FISH – 19.05 minutes – by Colin Arisman, Oliver Sutro – from Colorado – Short synopsis: SCHOOL OF FISH offers an intimate portrait inside one family’s seasonal salmon rituals and their connection to the Bristol Bay Guide Academy, where local youth are empowered through flyfishing to serve as guides and conservationists. Can the next generation step up to defend the most prolific salmon run left on earth?
IAN – 8 minutes – by Matt Raimondo – from Australia, MAINE PREMIERE – Short synopsis: “IAN” is a short cinematic portrayal of the incredible 72-year-old Aussie climbing legend Ian Elliott. Defying age stereotypes, Ian’s prowess challenges societal norms as he scales cliffs with the vigor of climbers half his age, inspiring awe and defying expectations.
SOUNDSCAPE – 14.8 minutes – by Timmy ONeill – from Nevada – Short synopsis: Soundscape shares the sightless experience of climbing a mountain via echo location, touch and imagination. Soundscape features Erik Weihenmayer, a global adventure athlete and author who is fully blind, as he ascends a massive alpine rock face deep in the Sierra Nevada. Using expert camera work and emotive, novel animation to bring to life a concept by adaptive climbing pioneer Timmy ONeill, the film is a surprising and soulful adventure.
WEEKLONG – 3.78 minutes – by Brooke Raines – from California, WORLD PREMIERE – Short synopsis: WEEKLONG follows the transformative journey of foster and underserved young adults as they embark on an ambitious mission to summit one of Southern California’s most grueling peaks – San Gorgonio. This deeply human story explores each participant’s inner and outer experiences during their first weeklong backpacking trip led by the nonprofit Foster the Earth.
REFLECTION – 18.53 minutes – by Casey Dubois – from British Columbia, NEW ENGLAND PREMIERE – Short synopsis: After traumatic experiences in competitive gymnastics sparked a decade-long downward spiral, Tori Wood seeks to reconcile and build from her past through her 2023 season of mountain bike racing.
THE DRACONIANS – 30 minutes – by Maxime Moulin – from France – Short synopsis: Why do we make films? Skiers, Sam Favret & Nikolaï Schirmer team up in Norway to find the best mountain lines on a ski touring trip.
NATURE ALWAYS FINDS A WAY – 12 minutes – by Jordyn Romero – from United States – Short synopsis: The story of five women who boldly embark on a ten day trek with total strangers to conquer the iconic Tour du Mont Blanc. Their goal? To heal their past traumas, together. An uplifting tale of reliance, female friendship and the incredible power of using nature and community to heal and forge a brighter future.
WAVES FOR HOPE – 6.62 minutes – by Juliette Sutherland – from Maine – Short synopsis: A non profit in rural Trinidad helps at-risk youths through free-diving and water-sports.