Thursday, July 25, 2024

The White Pine Program

at The Eastern Promenade

Join The Maine Outdoor Film Festival, for a two hour program of outdoor adventure and conservation short films, shown outdoors, at the Eastern Promenade.

Date: Thursday, July 25, 2024
[click here for full MOFF Schedule]
Location: Eastern Promenade  at the end of Montreal Street.
Parking: Free on-street parking.

7PM: Doors Open
8PM: Film Program begins.

Tickets: $15 adv / $18 day-of  (Included In The MOFF Gold Pass)

Rain Plan:
-In the chance of bad weather the screening will be postponed to Monday, July 29 at the same location.
-MOFF will email all ticket purchasers if this occurs and will also post to our social media pages and send a newsletter notifying all of the change

Other Info:
– The film program will last about two hours, including a 10-minute intermission.
– Please bring your own camp chair/blanket.
– Meet On The Street food truck will be joining us for the evening. 
– No pets allowed per city ordinances.
– Film program is subject to change.
– We follow a leave no trace policy and so please be sure to throw away and recycle all trash (bins will be present at the screening).

Film Program: 

109 BELOW – 13.82 minutes – by Nick Martini – from California – Short synopsis: 109 Below tells a tale of resilience and grit when rescue volunteers go to save the lives of strangers. An attempted rescue on Mount Washington in 1982 changed not only the course of two climbers’ lives, but the lives of the rescuers who attempted to save them — and the future of prosthetics, forever.
FRONTLINE – 25 minutes – by Steep Motion, Nicole Southwell – from United States – Short synopsis: Frontline follows a resilient group of women who use running, friendship, and adventure as their antidote to burnout from working in healthcare. Together, they’re training to trail run Mont Blanc, circumnavigating Europe’s highest peak over 10 days and 112 miles. Their journey is transformative.
WOLF OF WINGSUIT – 3.68 minutes – by Aaron Garcia – from Australia – Short synopsis: In the beautiful and towering mountains of Lauterbrunnen, Switzerland, a paradise for Wingsuit professionals seeking thrills during the off-season, the lives of two men converge. Avalon, an American Wingsuit pilot, and a Filipino-Australian documentary filmmaker unite to capture Avalon’s audacious quest to leap from the mountainside as many times as humanly possible.
FINDING THE LINE – 12.22 minutes – by Katie Hake – from Colorado, MAINE PREMIERE – Short synopsis: From slicing through rapids in a whitewater kayak to carving into a plate while printmaking, Alexandra “Chachi” Riesco draws lines between geologic forces and her work and play — but following her own line isn’t always easy. As Chachi navigates challenges, her art highlights the importance of our connections to nature.
THE CARETAKER – 12.83 minutes – by Dan Dunn, Josh Bogardus – from United States, NEW ENGLAND PREMIERE – Short synopsis: At the doorstep of Huntington Ravine, sits The Harvard Cabin — a remote respite for ice climbers and backcountry skiers to escape the elements. “The Caretaker” follows the story of Jack Kingsley, who spends his days meticulously observing and documenting the snowfall, weather patterns, and wildlife in the area.
THE CURRIER BROOK – 2.5 minutes – by Caleb N.L. Baker – from Maine, WORLD PREMIERE – Short synopsis: This short film is the product of a twelve month process examining the meanderings of a central Maine brook from above.
LOST, GOING EAST – 30.42 minutes – by Charlotte Simons, Gen Liu – from New York – Short synopsis: A man jettisons his life in New Hampshire to run across America and find his own way to live.
TAKE ME TO SKI VENTURE – 14.35 minutes – by Connor David Brady, Josey Brady – from New York – Short synopsis: Ski Venture, a Ski Co-op started in 1937 tucked away in the West Glenville hills of Upstate New York is 110 feet, tow rope accessed, and all natural snow. If an alternative model of skiing is possible here, in this tiny corner of upstate New York, maybe it’s possible elsewhere. After all, skiing has never been just about skiing.

Films From This Program: