July 28, 2024

Poplar 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: Sunday, July 28, 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: 3:45PM – Show time: 4PM
Tickets: $15 adv / $18 day-of (Included In The MOFF Gold Pass)

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

Film Program:

A LINE IN THE SNOW – 14.03 minutes – by Ryan Rumpca – from United States – Short synopsis: A Line in the Snow follows professional arctic explorer Annie Aggens and her two daughters on a dog sledding winter camping trip in the Boundary Waters Canoe Area Wilderness. The group learns valuable life and wilderness skills powered only by their own two feet and a team of four-legged friends.
THE ENVIRONMENTAL JUSTICE – 12.32 minutes – by John Concillo – from Oregon, NEW ENGLAND PREMIERE – Short synopsis: Most likely, a young person today in the U.S. will finish high school and not know of William O. Douglas. For anyone familiar with his legacy, this is insupportable. His ideas and philosophies are fundamental wellsprings for a genuinely democratic society. The thoughts and values expressed by Justice Douglas should be passed on to a new generation and reiterated to all U.S. citizens.
RANGE RIDER – 29.52 minutes – by Colin Arisman – from Vermont – Short synopsis: As wolves repopulate Washington State, conflict is heating up with rural ranching communities. Range rider Daniel Curry’s job is to patrol wild areas on horseback, creating a buffer between wolves and the cattle herds that graze on public lands.
THE ANNIVERSARY Р10.75 minutes Рby Olivier Loubières Рfrom United States, WORLD PREMIERE РShort synopsis: While canoeing in an enchanting landscape, a young woman makes a discovery that will shape the course of her life.
THE WORLD IS OURS – 21.45 minutes – by Nadia Louis-Desmarchais – from Quebec – Short synopsis: THE WORLD IS OURS documents the opportunity given to six Montreal teenage girls to leave their urban environment to take part in a nature canoe-camping expedition. By presenting their struggles and small victories, the film poetically and luminously embraces their vulnerability, emphasizing in broad strokes the power of female sisterhood and therapeutic intervention by nature.
BACK TO CAMP 41 – 22.67 minutes – by Greg Hemmings – from Canada – Short synopsis: On December 25, 2021, the world lost one of its greatest scientists and the “godfather of biodiversity,” Dr. Thomas Lovejoy. Join his family and several of his closest friends and colleagues on an educational journey and heartfelt mission of love and hope as they travel together to return Dr. Lovejoy’s ashes to the magical place he devoted his life to understanding and protecting, the Amazon rainforest.
RHYTHM OF WATER – 19.13 minutes – by Dean Leslie – from Rhode Island, NEW ENGLAND PREMIERE – Short synopsis: Through a beautifully choreographed fusion of sailing, freediving, and skiing, “Rhythm of Water” aims to ignite, provoke, and captivate us, prompting a fresh perspective on our world, our water, and our choices.