July 27, 2024

Balsam Fir Program

Maine Studio Works

Join The Maine Outdoor Film Festival, for a two hour program of short films focusing on outdoor conservation and recreation, shown indoors, at Maine Studio Works.

Date: Saturday, July 27, 2024
[click here for full MOFF Schedule]
Location: Maine Studio Works, 170 Anderson St, Portland, ME 04101
Parking: Free street parking along with the Marginal Way Park & Ride Time: Doors: 1:15PM – Show time: 1:30PM
Tickets: $15 adv / $18 day-of (Included In The MOFF Gold Pass)

Other Info:
– Outside water is allowed.
– email moff@maineoutdoorfilmfestival.com with questions!

Films From This Program:

SEA TO SUMMIT – 30 minutes – by Alastair Lee – from United Kingdom – Short synopsis: Join the wild bunch of Jacob Cook, Bronwyn Hodgins, Angela Vanwiemeersch, Kelsey Watts and Zack Goldberg-Poch, along with professional film maker Jaron Pham, as they take on a modern day expedition in Greenland kayaking 450km to access ‘Sanderson’s Hope’- an 800m wall rising straight from the Arctic Ocean.
RIVER MAMMA – 10 minutes – by Sarah Hamilton – from United States – Short synopsis: River Mamma – follows Elisha McArthur – a lifelong raft guide and single mom, and her relationship with her teenage goth daughter, Charlotte, who has no interest in rivers at all. It is an intimate portrait of an eclectic family dynamic, teenage angst, and the way the nature can help a mother and daughter reconnect.
A SLAM THAT SAVES – 10.98 minutes – by Bene Meadows – from United States, NEW ENGLAND PREMIERE – Short synopsis: In the Appalachians, there are species of bass found nowhere else on Earth. They are genetically-distinct in dire need of help. A community has rallied around them to champion the species. Join Matt and Mary Beth as they attempt to catch a “Redeye Slam” in one day.
INTO THE BLIND – 10.35 minutes – by Thomas Love – from California, NEW ENGLAND PREMIERE – Short synopsis: A young man’s relentless journey to regain his freedom and pursue his passion. Hunting waterfowl as a recovering quadriplegic, Rob is a reminder to keep striving no matter the obstacle.
BITTER WATER – 14.27 minutes – by Peter Grigsby – from Washington, NEW ENGLAND PREMIERE – Short synopsis: In southern Baja, the Lucero’s lives have been interwoven with fishing for generations. A commercial and subsistence fishery has evolved into a region focused on pesca-tourism with saltwater fly fishing at the core. Bitter Water traces the braided lines of necessity, tradition, and passion at the heart of this story.
CROSSING THE HEIGHT OF LAND, OFF-TRAIL IN THE WILD – 16.35 minutes – by Chris Ozminski – from United States – Short synopsis: Travel on foot through the great white north with a team of expeditioneers. Immerse in wilderness while crossing into the Arctic Watershed, navigating harsh conditions and the approaching winter of life.
TIME ERASER, A CLIMBERS LEGACY – 33.88 minutes – by Dominic L Azoto – from New York – Short synopsis: In The 80 and 90 in the Shawangunks NY a traditional climber Rich Romano put up extremely hard dangerous routes, a lot of which have not been repeated. We re re-visit these climbs with a new generation to see if they can be repeated. We also focus on Riches Methods and character which are very unique.