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SUNDAY 10TH NOVEMBER 2019: 12:00PM

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Join us for one of our headline events - a selection of the world's best adventure short films combined with filmmaker and special guest interviews.

Each Film Program screens completely different films. By purchasing a ticket you'll be eligible to vote for the 'People's Choice Award'. Bar and check-in counter opens 30 minutes prior to session start time. Please arrive at least 15 minutes early to allow time for check-in and seating.

For more information visit portfairyfilmfest.com

For all enquiries contact info@portfairyfilmfest.com

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FILM PROGRAM 3

KAI JONES

(United States, 5 min)

Director: Steve Jones, Todd Jones, Blake Campbell

Australian Premiere

Last season 11-year-old freeskier Kai Jones had a better Spring Break than you. When the snow kept falling in Jackson Hole, he went on a rampage - tearing up the biggest, baddest terrain at his home mountain with Teton Gravity.

MY BIG WHITE THIGHS & ME

(England, 25 min)

Director: Hannah Maia

A young-ish woman has fallen out of love with her own body. Frustrated, she wishes they didn’t have to hang out quite so much. Committed to making a change she sets herself the simple goal of swimming in open water at least once a month for a year. As she braves the elements throughout the seasons to swim in wild places she also begins to appreciate the quiet heroism of a female life and it’s body. A story about womanhood, miscarriage, healing, loving your own skin & freezing your bum off in cold water.

A MILE AN HOUR

(Australia, 17 min)

Directors: Beau Miles, Mitch Drummond

Follow Beau Miles on a different kind of marathon; running one lap an hour, for 24hrs, around his perfectly mile long block. The rest of the time he does as much as possible; making things, odd jobs, fixing stuff. It's about running, doing, and thinking - the potentials of one, long, day.

SPECIAL GUEST EXPECTED

ANDREA HAH

(Australia, 3 min)

Director: Brecon Littleford

Andrea Hah is one of Australia’s leading rock climbers and the first Australian Female to climb the grade 8c / 33 on home turf. In this film, Andrea talks about the next step in her life and her return to rock climbing after the birth of her son, Max.

FILMMAKER EXPECTED

SUMMER DREAMING

(Australia, 29 min)

Directors: Charlie Turnbull, Sam Brumby

World Festival Premiere

A journey across Iceland on foot and inflatable kayak brings three Australian friends closer together as they witness the beauty, ferocity and changing nature of the Arctic island.

SPECIAL GUEST EXPECTED

WHERE THE WILD THINGS KEEP PLAYING

(Australia, 4 min)

Director: Krystle Wright

An ode to the athlete who relishes in getting dirty, who chuckles after a long day in the mountains, effortlessly glides through the crystal clear waves and most importantly, is unapologetic in pursuing their love of getting rowdy in adventures. Director Krystle Wright brings this next installment since the wild things never stopped playing.

TEN YEARS OUT

(United States, 14 min)

Director: Meredith McKee

Australian Premiere

When the ultimate tragedy happens to Summers Moore and her family, she turns to art and the outdoors to turn grief into hope. Summers creates an amazing community along her journey of grieving.

FILMMAKER + SPECIAL GUEST EXPECTED

NORDURLAND

(Australia, 32 min)

Director: Ishka Folkwell

Nordurland is a film about going surfing in the harsh, cold waters of the North Atlantic. It follows three friends from the subtropical northern rivers of NSW Australia, surfers Torren Martyn and Laurie Towner, as well as needessentials founder and designer Ryan Scanlon. They travel to isolated, snow covered coastlines in search of remote waves and filmmaker Ishka Folkwell, beautifully captures these vast and stunning landscapes on screen. Torren Martyn's narration throughout the film offers a personal reflection on the trip and a real glimpse into the challenges and rewards of traveling to frozen, distant lands in search of surf.

SPECIAL GUEST EXPECTED

GRIZZLY COUNTRY

(United States, 12 min)

Director: Ben Moon

Australian Premiere

After serving in the Vietnam War, author and naturalist Doug Peacock spent years alone in the Wyoming and Montana wilderness observing grizzly bears. His time in the wild changed the course of his life. With the protection of Yellowstone grizzlies now under threat, Peacock reflects on the importance of habitat and why he continues to fight for wild causes.

ISLAND HOME

(Australia, 5 min)

Directors: Gary Parker, Matt Hannon

When the Australian coastline comes under attack, an eclectic mix of surfers, school kids, first-nation elders and passionate folk step up to fight for what they love.

FILMMAKER EXPECTED

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