August 12, 2022

The Big Moose Program

at Après

Join The Maine Outdoor Film Festival, presented by Baxter Brewing, for a two hour program of outdoor adventure and conservation short films, shown outdoors, at Après for night two of the third weekend of MOFF.

Date: Friday, August 12, 2022
Location: Outdoors at Aprés in Portland
Doors: 6:00 pm – Show time: 8:00 pm
Panel: 6:30 pm to 7:30 pm (How’d You Get That Shot!?). Panel location is inside Aprés backroom.
Tickets: $15 adv / $18 day-of (included in the MOFF Gold Pass)

Other info:
-A Panel discussion – How’d You Get That Shot!? – will occur from 6:30 to 7:30pm and is available to all ticket holders
-Please bring your own camp chair/blanket.
-Beer, and of course, Après signature seltzer available for purchase with ID.
Ghee food truck will be joining us for the evening.
-Outside water/snacks are allowed.
-Dogs are welcome, but we ask dog owners be courteous and remember folks are there to enjoy a film screening.
-A pay-what-you-can STREAMING OPTION is available on the night of the in-person showing.

In case of Foul Weather:
-If a screening is postponed because of rain or inclement weather, it will take place the following Monday night at the same location of the originally scheduled screening.
If two screenings are postponed, the second screening will take place Tuesday, etc.
-We’ll attempt to make any postponement call by 4pm on the day of the screening, and will email all ticket purchasers. We’ll also post on our home page, social media and the event screening page.
-Tickets purchased for the original screening will be honored at the makeup screening.
-Ticket purchasers will also have the option of transferring their ticket to another screening or transferring to a virtual ticket.


Film Program: 

The film program will last about two hours, 15 minutes, including a 10-minute intermission, and is subject to change
A QUALITY OF IMAGINATION – 5 minutes – by Caleb Roberts – from Ontario – Short synopsis: In a culture seemingly full of adrenaline junkies and “going bigger”, Benny Marr contemplates the ultimate form of self-expression, and the subtle moments that define one’s style.

FOOD IN YOUR BELLY 15 minutes – by Gabriella Medrano, Lukas Chin – from New York – Short synopsis: Food in Your Belly is a story of a young woman’s one thousand four hundred mile hike undertaken as a way to recover from an eating disorder. Aster has two goals: hike the Appalachian Trail and eat. These seem like possible goals until you realize Aster will be hiking in the dead of winter and she has struggled for years with an eating disorder.Through a series of interviews and observational footage we learn about Aster, and watch her navigate through 6 months and 1400 miles of the infamous Appalachian Trail in winter. Through a tremendous display of vulnerability we learn about Aster’s inner struggles, hear how loud her eating disorder voice can get, and watch her grow to love both herself and her environment.

EVERY STREET SLC – 10.65 minutes – by Corey Lester, Parker Lester – from Utah – Short synopsis: After coming to the realization that he doesn’t know well the city in which he lives, Bryant Heath decides to run every street in Salt Lake City. As he ventures, he sees the hidden beauty that composes the neighborhoods and the cultural magnitude of SLC.

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.

WINTER SWIMMING 3 minutes – by Art Bell – from Vermont – Short synopsis: Maybe the best medicine in winter in the Northeast, is regular swimming in the frozen northern lakes of Maine, New Hampshire and Vermont.


MUSHER 75 minutes – by Anuradha Rana, Laurie Little – from Illinois – Short synopsis: Musher peels back the veil behind the bond that four women have between their dogs and the world of sled-dog racing. As each woman prepares for the Copperdog annual race, we reveal the intimate insight into the mushing community, devotion to that lifestyle, and how women influence the sport.