THE LONG TRAVERSE

2022 MOFF Official Selection

About This Project

Filmmaker:

Keenan Desplanques, Christopher Blevins

Total Running Time:

0:21:16

Filming Location:

United States

Filmmaker Origin:

California

Synopsis:

The Long Traverse chronicles World Champion mountain biker, Christopher Blevins, as he introduces a new FKT (Fastest Known Time) route in the Los Padres National Forest. Through this effort, the film showcases his changing relationship to the land and highlights the environmental and social issues facing the area, including the increasing severity of forest fires, and the harm created by extractive industry. The film seeks to inspire viewers to think more deeply about their relationship to the places they recreate.

This film to be screened:

Sunday, 8/7 – The Battie Program

Category
2022, 8/7 Eastern Promenade