July 28, 2024

Yellow Birch 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: 12:45PM – Show time: 1PM
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:

THE BEE – 6.93 minutes – by Kim Lowe – from Massachusetts – Short synopsis: Bill Perkins is a beekeeper in Boston who shares his knowledge and love of bees with his community, much like a bee spreading pollen.
WHITNEY: A SHORT FILM – 5.88 minutes – by John Jenkins – from United States, WORLD PREMIERE – Short synopsis: A brief chance opportunity to climb the highest peak in the lower 48 United States as told by someone just interested in testing themselves. Just to try and do something difficult.
PEOPLE LIKE US – 23 minutes – by Ryan-Paul Collins – from British Columbia – Short synopsis: Ryan Collins explores the implications of being a gay man in Revelstoke, BC, while seeking to frame a larger picture of queer life in a mountain small-town. After moving to Revelstoke in 2020 to work in the mountain sports industry, Ryan felt welcomed, building a strong friend group and work opportunities. Despite this warm reception, he started to feel that there was something missing, a connection with people like him.
THE DANCE CARD – 12.2 minutes – by Brandon Lavoie – from United States – Short synopsis: A father and his daughter gear up to compete in a unique race known as the Ride & Tie World Championship for the first time in six years. Whether riding their horse, Coda, or running through the woods, this father/daughter duo is determined to set records while strengthening their everlasting bond.
UAPISHKA – 28 minutes – by Marie France L’Ecuyer – from Canada, UNITED STATES PREMIERE – Short synopsis: In the depths of winter, a group of young Innu and non-indigenous adventurers attempt to cross the vast Uapishka Mountains on snowshoes, in complete autonomy.
HEY JUDE – 10.87 minutes – by Jared Ziegler – from New York, NEW ENGLAND PREMIERE – Short synopsis: Dodging barges on the Ohio River since the 70’s, a Pittsburgh-native slalom skier whose age holds no bouldaries for her love of the water continues her annual tradition of skiing every day she can
ETERNAL FLAME – 26 minutes – by bossard nicolas – from France, MAINE PREMIERE – Short synopsis: Éric Jamet and Antoine Pecher have achieve the feat of jumping from the top of Nameless Tower in Pakistan (6200m) after having climbed the Eternal Flame route, These experiences combine the most beautiful climbing routes in the world with the opening of one of the most beautiful jumps in BASE Jump imaginable.
CARVED FROM STONE – 10.75 minutes – by Tyler Burr – from New Brunswick, UNITED STATES PREMIERE – Short synopsis: Brooke Carten has been rock climbing for long enough that it’s hard to imagine who she’d be if it weren’t for climbing’s influence on her life… But in what ways has this sport has influenced her? What are the pieces of Brooke’s personality that have been carved from the stone?
JUST START – 7.3 minutes – by Will Floor – from Utah, NEW ENGLAND PREMIERE – Short synopsis: Madeline, a trail runner, triumphs over childhood trauma through running, using her past as fuel to promote joy over perfection.