Leavitt Theatre, Ogunquit, Maine,
Thursday, October 22, 2015
Show begins at 7:30 pm.
Film will be played in Full HD.
Tickets are $9 for adults and $7 for seniors and available at the door.
CLOSE TO THE EDGE: LIFE IN THE KHUMBU – 11 minutes – Alison Hudson – Southwest Harbor, ME – Life in the Khumbu explores the lives of high-altitude workers in Nepal who lead climbers through the Khumbu Icefall, the most dangerous stage of the ascent to Everest’s summit – where extreme perils in mountaineering are merely the way to a steady paycheck.
A MINUTE OF MAINE PADDLING PUSHNEER POND – 1 minutes – Karl Youngs – Millinocket, ME – Maine’s beauty can be found around every corner. You just have to take a minute to look. This series of one minute films explores the wonder and diversity of Maine. Take a minute and enjoy then do your own exploring!
MY 52 WEEKENDS IN CHILE – 5 minutes – Pier Paolo Colonnello / Eugenio Krumenaker – Chile – Pier Paolo is so busy working on his start-up that during 2014 he decides not to have vacations, but to enjoy the 52 weekends of the year as vacations. Traveling all around Chile doing the activities and sport that he likes the most.
GO AROUND AGAIN: THE STORY OF CIRCUMNAVIGATOR RICH WILSON – 22 minutes – Rick Groleau – Massachusetts – In 2008, Rich Wilson competed in an around-the-world, single-handed sailboat race. The only American in the race and the oldest, he placed ninth out of the 11 who finished. It was a tough experience — one characterized by injury, extreme fatigue, and a weird, 18-hour hallucination. In this one-on-one conversation, Rich recounts his experiences during this voyage and previous voyages and talks about his motivation, which is to create online learning adventures for middle-school students around the world. Rich’s boat, Great American IV, is managed and fitted out by Brian Harris and his team at Maine Yacht Center in Portland, Maine.
MINUTE OF MAINE – THE BUTTERFLY EFFECT – 1 minutes – Karl Youngs – Millinocket, ME – Maine’s beauty can be found around every corner. You just have to take a minute to look. This series of one minute films explores the wonder and diversity of Maine. Take a minute and enjoy then do your own exploring!
TRAVEL. OUTSIDE. – 2 minutes – Bartholomew Singer – Cherryfield, ME – A short film highlighting the beautiful nature of DownEast Maine.
NDZOU CAMP – 15 minutes – Denise Dragiewicz and Marc Dragiewicz – New Jersey – Filmed in Mozambique, a nation ravaged by deforestation and constant warfare, Ndzou Camp tells the story of a small community determined to protect their elephant population and conserve their natural resources while pursuing tourism as a means of a more sustainable future.
NATURE-RX, PART 3 – 2 minutes – Justin Bogardus – Colorado – Nature and humanity have a terrible marketing problem. Polar bears, hurricanes, and ice caps are not waking people up fast enough. It’s too impersonal and too easy to ignore. Here comes NATURE-RX, a hilarious, unflinching, timely look at what a person really needs to save themselves, each other, and our planet.
XBOUNDARY – 6 minutes – Ryan Peterson – Alaska – An open-pit mining boom is underway in northern British Columbia, Canada. The massive size and location of the mines–at the headwaters of major salmon rivers that flow across the border into Alaska–has Alaskans concerned over pollution risks posed to their multi-billion dollar fishing and tourism industries. These concerns were heightened with the Aug 4, 2014 catastrophic tailings dam failure at nearby Mt. Polley Mine in B.C.’s Fraser River watershed. Take action to help protect our rivers, jobs, and way of life, at salmonbeyondborders.org.
THE TIGHTEST LINE – 34 minutes – Tara Moncure – Massachusetts – The Tightest Line is a film and web series by Harrison Buck, that explores fly fishing in four unique locations – ranging from the wild backcountry waters of the American West, to the hidden gems of the outer Bahamian Islands. Meet the guides, fish, and waters they call home.
Total Running Time 99 minutes.
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Three Rivers Whitewater
No Umbrella Media
Abbie McGilvery Social Media Strategist
Maine Whitewater Championships
Evo Rock and Fitness