TONIGHT’S SCREENING HAS BEEN CANCELLED BECAUSE OF TROPICAL STORM HENRI
Date: Sunday, August 22, 2021
Time: Films at 7PM (subject to change)
Location: L.L. Bean Discovery Park – 95 Main St, Freeport, Maine 04032
Rain Date: TBD
Presented in partnership with: L.L. Bean
Program Notes: You’re welcome to bring chairs or a blanket. Feel free to bring your own food and beverage, though food trucks will be on site.
Film program is subject to change.
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.
DIRTBAGS – 5.18 minutes – by E.C. Brego – from Maine – Short synopsis: Through her company, Oterra Designs, Erin O’Toole designs and manufactures handmade, one-of-a-kind chalk bags that are tough enough to withstand winter climbing in her home state of Maine.
BLIND FAITH – 25.66 minutes – by Director : Graeme Meiklejohn, Executive Producer : Origin Outside – from BC – Short synopsis: Mac Marcoux is one of Canada’s most decorated para-athletes. He will attempt to redefine himself as a skier by taking his racing pedigree into Whistler Blackcomb’s extreme alpine terrain. Will Mac will become the world’s first blind freeksier, or will his career as an athlete and his Olympic hopes come to an end?
GOAT LADY – 11.3 minutes – by Doroga Media – from Auburn, Maine – Short synopsis: Goats led her to the trees, where she found her life’s work.
MADE BACK EAST – 22 minutes – by V A G R A N T S – from Massachusetts – Short synopsis: This film follows six skiers’ love affair with backcountry skiing in our own backyard. To us, the mark of a true New England skier is a deep appreciation for the bad days just as much as the good ones. As they say, “If you can ski the northeast, you can ski anywhere.”
THE GHOST – 15 minutes – by Carlo Nasisse, Maria Luisa Santos – from Athens, Georgia (Based in Mainexico City) – Short synopsis: Heather Anderson may be the greatest hiker to ever walk the earth – and yet she has remained a mysterious figure to most. In this short documentary we explore Heather’s personal journey from unknown hiker to the holder of some of the most coveted records in the hiking world.