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SHEFFIELD ADVENTURE FILM FESTIVAL - 4TH 5TH 6TH APRIL 2014 -

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SHOWING: MORE THAN 100 EPIC FILMS & SPEAKERS ON 7 BIG SCREENS IN 1 AWESOME WEEKEND BOX OFFICE: 0114 275 7727 ONLINE BOOKINGS: WWW.SHAFF.CO.UK ALSO FEATURING: CITYSCAPE CINEMA & TOUR DE CINEMA - FREE OUTDOOR CINEMA ABOVE SHEFFIELD TRAIN STATION PRESENTED BY: RED BULL


SHEFFIELD CITY COUNCIL IS VERY PROUD TO HOST THE FOLLOWING EVENTS... 20th May - Duke of Edinburgh Disability Games English Institute of Sport - Sheffield. www.dofe.org 8th June - Race for Life Meadowhall, www.raceforlife.org 21st & 22nd Jun - Cliffhanger Millhouses Park, www.cliff-hanger.co.uk 6th Jul - Tour de France - Stage 2 www.welcometosheffield.co.uk/tdf2014 23 Jul - British Cycling Grand Prix City Centre, www.sheffieldgrandprix.co.uk 28th Sep - Great Yorkshire Run Sheffield City Centre, www.greatrun.org 19th Oct - TenTenTen 10K Run Endcliffe Park, www.sheffield10k.com


WWW.HEASON.NET Speakers, films & events for adventurous spirits and minds. Each year Heason Events organises the Sheffield Adventure Film Festival (started in 2006), Cliffhanger (started in 2007) and the Buxton Adventure Festival (started in 2012), three major events on the national outdoor calendar.

BOX OFFICE: 0114 275 7727 Paternoster Row, Sheffield, S1 2BX Showroom is one of the largest independent cinemas in Europe and the place to be for anyone with a passion for film. Located in the heart of Sheffield’s cultural quarter, a stone’s throw away from the city’s main train station and shopping centre, it is open 364 days a year showing the latest film releases, classic cinema, family films and the best cinema from around the world. Festivals, Special Screenings & Events add to the rich cultural mix of the city and their Education activities engage learners of all ages. Showroom is also one of Sheffield’s most vibrant meeting places with a café/bar serving fresh food and refreshments daily as well as a free Wi-Fi service. We welcome you to join us.

Tour De Cinema & Cityscape Cinema (Sat PM only)

Please note: Programme details are subject to change and are correct at the time of printing

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ABOUT SHAFF

THE SHEFFIELD ADVENTURE FILM FESTIVAL 2014 Since ShAFF started in 2006, 100% of the audience have said they would come back again and recommend the festival to a friend. We’re proud of that! ‘HOW TO’ GUIDE There are more than 100 films showing at ShAFF this year. Films are grouped into themed sessions lasting between one and two hours. There are three Adrenaline, two Bike, six Climb, two Mountain, two Run, three Ski & Board, four Spirit Of Adventure and one Surf & Kayak sessions and 12 feature-length films. There are also six screenings of our special ‘Young Adventurer’ familyfriendly children’s sessions and two Teen Screen Sessions’ for teenagers. If that’s not enough, there’s our ‘Adventure Bites’ never-ending loop of the best short films from the festival screening all weekend, and both the Tour De Cinema and Cityscape Cinema showing free film screenings in the amphitheatre above the train station. Sessions are spread across the weekend to help you maximise your viewing. There are also a variety of lectures and special events by high-profile climbers, runners and bikers. In between times you can relax in the café / bar with live music, check out the kit sale and amazing Lowepro photo exhibition and, if it all gets too much, have a free massage! Tickets are sold for individual sessions and events. You can buy tickets individually or in a discounted carnet

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KAYAKERS HUNTING THE REMOTE MEXICAN JUNGLE Film: Cascada


A BRIEF TABLE OF CONTENTS

EVENT PRESENTERS, JUDGES, COMPERES & PRIZES

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2014 will see the films introduced by Claire Carter, Nik Cook and Claire

About ShAFF & Tickets Ticket Prices & Event Information Timetable Film Sessions Alphabetical Film Listing Adventure Bites Loop Lectures & Other Events Other Stuff

Maxted. They will also judge the films shown over the weekend, awarding a total of £1,100 in prize money to the following category winners: Best Film / Climbing Film / Feature Film / Short Film / Adrenaline Film / Spirit Of Adventure / Artistic Film / Internet Film / ‘Steve Peat’ Best Biking Film / Running Film The awards will be announced on Thursday 3rd April. Special thanks to our charity partner Sheffield Hospitals Charity. Thanks also to Our Sponsors: Accelerate Sheffield, Awesome Walls Sheffield, Holiday Inn,

TICKET PRICES

Red Bull Media House, Reflow Studio, Sheffield City Council, Sheffield Hallam University, Sheffield Telegraph, The Star, The Showroom, Tour De Cinema &

Individual Tickets: (Film screenings in the cinema screens & Pennine Lecture Theatre + talks / other events in any venue)

Yorkshire Festival, and Wild Country. Programme Designed by: www.reflowstudio.com

Adult Full: £8.00 Adult Concession: £5.80 Film Screenings in Creative Lounge: Adult Full: £5.40 Adult Concession: £4.00 Children (Under 15): £3.40 Family (minimum 2 children): £14 Adventure Bites Loop: Adult: £3 Children: £1 Or free when you buy a discount Carnet: (see T&Cs online, or ask at Box Office) X5: Full £30 / Concession £21 X10: Full £59 / £42 X15: £82.50 / £52.50

OUR CHARITY PARTNER We are suggesting a £1 donation is made to every ticket sold which will go towards Sheffield Hospitals Charity raising the £5,000 needed to provide a blood fridge in the resuscitation room of the Emergency Department at the Northern General Hospital so that urgent transfusions can be immediately given to patients losing blood. If you'd like to donate a larger amount then you can do so either by choosing the £5 option (online), or by booking over the phone or in person and requesting to make a larger donation of your choice. If you would prefer to opt-out from this voluntary donation, then you can choose a ‘without donation’ ticket when booking online, by phone or in person

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FRIDAY TIMETABLE 00

7

45 00

8

CLIMB FILMS 3 19.00 - 20.40

15

SUPERVENTION 19.15 - 20.45

BIKE FILMS 2 19.15 - 21.00

30 45

10

15

CONTINUAL 1 HOUR LOOP

45

WIDEBOYZ II PREMIERE

00

21.00 - 22.30

30

15 30 45

11

15 30

19.00 - 20.45 ADVENTURE BITES

00

9

ALASTAIR LEE LECTURE & LAST GREAT CLIMB SCREENING

15 30

SKI & BOARD FILMS 1 21.15 - 22.55

ADRENALINE FILMS 1 21.30 - 23.15

GAVIN NEWMAN LECTURE & THE CHAMBER PREMIERE 21.15 - 22.45

SPECIAL EVENT

YOUNG ADVENTURE

RUNNING

BIKING

SPIRIT OF ADVENTURE

ADRENALINE

CLIMBING

SURF & KAYAK

SKI & SNOWBOARD

FILM CATEGORIES


SATURDAY TIMETABLE 10

30 45 00

11

CLIMB FILMS 2

15

10.30 - 12.15

30

YOUNG ADVENTURERS 1

PROJECT WILD THING

YOUNG ADVENTURERS 1

10.30 - 11.45

10.30 - 11.45

10.30 - 11.45

YOUNG ADVENTURERS 2

TEEN SCREEN

YOUNG ADVENTURERS 2

45 00

12

15 30 45 00

1

15

SPIRIT OF ADVENTURE 1 12.00 - 13.45

30

RUN FILMS 12.30 - 14.00

12.15 - 13.30

12.15 - 13.30

EXPEDITION WORKSHOP WITH REBECCA COLES 11.00 - 13.00

12.15 - 13.30

45 00

2

15 30 45 00

3

15 30

SPIRIT OF ADVENTURE 2 14.15 - 16.00

MOUNTAIN FILMS 2

ASSAULT ON EL CAPITAN

YOUNG ADVENTURERS 3

14.00 - 15.15

14.00 - 15.15

14.30 - 15.45

45 00

4

15

THE SUMMIT

30

15.45 - 15.30

45 00

5

15 30

CLIMB FILMS 1

THE CRASH REEL

16.30 - 18.10

16.30 - 18.15

45 00

6

15

CLIMB FILMS 2

30

17.45 - 19.30

45 00

7

15 30

BIKE FILMS 1 18.30 - 20.15

45

8

CHARITY FUNDRAISER JAMIE ANDREW FILM & TALK WITH ANDY KIRKPATRICK

15 30 45 00

9

15 30 45 00 15

10

30

11

30

45 15

ADRENALINE FILMS 2 20.45 - 22.30

CONTINUAL 1 HOUR LOOP

JAMES MCHAFFIE LECTURE 15.45 - 17.15

SKI & BOARD FILMS 2 21.00 - 22.45

20.00 - 22.00

TOUR DE CINEMA 16.00 - 18.00

JAMES PEARSON & CAROLINE CIAVALDINI LECTURE 17.45 - 19.15

SURF & KAYAK FILMS 18.45 - 20.30

00

ADVENTURE BITES

WIDEBOYZ II, TOM RANDALL & PETE WHITTAKER LECTURE 19.45 - 21.30

RED BULL CITYSCAPE 18.30 - 20.30


SUNDAY TIMETABLE 10

30

YOUNG ADVENTURERS 1

45 00

11

15

10.30 - 11.45

30 45

12

30 45 00

1

15

SPIRIT OF ADVENTURE 1 12.00 - 13.45 13.00 - 14.30

13.00 - 14.30

15 30

YOUNG ADVENTURERS 3 SPIRIT OF ADVENTURE 2 14.15 - 16.00

HALF THE ROAD

15 30

16.30 - 18.00

CLIMB FILMS 1 17.00 - 18.45

15

ADRENALINE FILMS 1 17.15 - 19.00

30 00

CLIMB FILMS 3

15

18.30 - 20.00

30 45

WON’T BACK DOWN

00 15

19.15 - 21.15

30 00 15 30 45 00

10

15 30 45

11

15 30

MCCONKEY 21.30 - 23.15

EMMA CLAYTON LECTURE 17.30 - 19.00

RUN LECTURE

19.30 - 20.00

19.30 - 21.00

BEST OF SHAFF 2014 + AWARDS 20.30 - 22.15

15.45 - 17.00

INTO THE MIND

45

9

TEEN SCREEN CONTINUAL 1 HOUR LOOP

SKI & BOARD FILMS 3

00

45

STEVE CHILTON

15.00 - 16.45 ADVENTURE BITES

45

8

RUN FILMS 15.00 - 16.30

15 45

13.00 - 15.00

14.00 - 15.15

30 00

7

ULTRA RUNNING WORKSHOP

15 30

00

6

12.15 - 13.30

45

45

5

12.15 - 13.30 MADE OF STEEL

45

4

YOUNG ADVENTURERS 2

MOUNTAIN FILMS 1

00

3

YOUNG ADVENTURERS 2

30 00

2

10.30 - 11.45

MAIDENTRIP 11.00 - 12.30

00 15

YOUNG ADVENTURERS 1

MURDER OF COURIERS 21.30 - 22.45

15.30 - 16.15


FILM SESSIONS

FILM SESSIONS

Bike Films 1 (89 mins) 16.30 - Sat 5th

Our Young Adventurers 1, 2 & 3 and Adventure Bites are certificate U. Teen Screen is 12. Project Wild Thing is PG and The Crash Reel is 12A. All other film session are certificate 18. This is not because the films necessarily warrant it but because, without undergoing a costly process, we have to certify them as 18. We are sorry and each year aim to make more of our films available to a younger audience. Children will also be allowed into all Live Events and Lectures, but we can’t be held responsible for any strong language used.

Adrenaline Films 1 (83 mins) 21.30 - Fri 4th / 17.15 - Sun 6th The essence of adventure film festivals: lots of short films packed full of adrenaline-inducing adventure sports. Always the most popular programme. Restless (7mins) Focal Point (4mins) Just Jumpy The Dog (2mins) Nine Knights - Ski 2012 (5mins) 10 Things every Mountain Biker Should Have Done (3mins) Mirror’s Edge (2mins) Out Of Line (2mins) North - Chapter 2 (4mins) Progression 5 (4mins) How To Be A Mountain Biker (4mins) Red Bull Perspective - A Skateboard Film (16mins) Five (8mins) Sportlife: Snow (6mins) Sam Reynolds Slowmo (4mins) Trials Biking Greenland (2mins) The Burn (7mins) The Man Who Lived On His Bike (3mins)

Adrenaline Films 2 (81 mins) 20.45 - Sat 5th Cascada (7mins) Bike Boat To Norway (5mins) Duct Tape Surfing (5mins) Flow: Elements Of Freeride (3mins) Frame Running (2mins) Imaginate (7mins) Off-width Outlaw (5mins) Outlines (4mins) Quartermaster Project (4mins) North - Chapter 1 (4mins) Red Bull Rampage (6mins) Sportlife: Water (8mins) Road Bike Party 2 (6mins) The Epic Urban One-Shot (4mins) Nine Knights - Bike 2012 (5mins) Tri(p)-Color (3mins) Time Out (3mins)

Flow: Elements Of Freeride (3mins) North - Chapter 4 (4mins) How To Be A Mountain Biker (4mins) Baisikeli (26mins) 10 Things every Mountain Biker Should Have Done (3mins) Wheelin (6mins) Peaks Of Life (6mins) Arrival (35mins)

Bike Films 2 (92 mins) 19.15 - Fri 4th 7 Cogs Of Sheffield (10mins) Nine Knights - Bike 2012 (5mins) Quartermaster Project (4mins) Trials Biking Greenland (2mins) Sam Reynolds Slowmo (4mins) Road Bike Party 2 (6mins) Experiments In Speed (9mins) Red Bull Rampage (6mins) North - Chapter 1 (4mins) Not Bad (30mins)

Film: Made of Steel


FILM SESSIONS Ski & Board Films 1 (89 mins) 21.15 - Fri 4th

Climb Films 1 (90 mins) 16.30 - Sat 5th / 17.00 - Sun 6th Ben Bransby – Parthian Shot (14mins) Jan Hoer Training (8mins) Careless Torque (8mins) Broken Toe (5mins) In The Frame - Little Chamonix (10mins) Wide Boyz II – Slender Gentlemen (45mins)

Mountain Films 2 (78 mins) 14.30 - Sat 5th Life Of A Mountain – Scafell Pike (20mins) Keeper of the Mountains (24mins) Reel Rock - High Tension (36mins)

Climb Films 2 (88 mins) 10.30 / 17.45 Sat 5th

Run Films (80 mins)

Sportlife: Ice (6mins) The Sufferfest (18mins) Off-width Outlaw (5mins) The Last Great Climb (60mins)

Why We Run (5mins)

12.30 - Sat 5th / 15.00 - Sun 6th Apr

Mission Antarctic (39mins) Restless (7mins) The Burn (7mins) Time – A Winter Season (36mins)

Ski & Board Films 2 (88 mins) 21.00 - Sat 5th Deeper Than Snow (23mins) Sportlife: Snow (6mins) Partly Cloudy (59mins)

The Penguin Runner (22mins) Time Out (3mins)

Ski & Board Films 3 (80 mins)

In The High Country (34mins)

16.30 - Sun 6th

Sarah Ridgway - Mountain Runner (3mins) Climb Films 3 (88 mins) 19.00 - Fri 4th / 20.30 - Sun 6th Wideboyski (12mins) Reel Rock: The Sensei (26mins) 75 Byth Rhy Hen (75 - Never Too Old) (25mins) Reel Rock: Spice Girl (25mins)

Mountain Films 1 (80 mins) 13.00 - Sun 6th

City Trail (2mins)

Sound Of The Void (16mins)

The Runners (11mins)

Valhalla (64mins)

ShAFF 2014 Film Awards & Best Of ShAFF (120 mins) 20.30 - Sun 6th

Spirit Of Adventure Films 1 (89 mins)

A selection of the best films from the festival.

The Road From Karakol (26mins)

12.00 - Sat 5th / 12.00 - Sun 6th Ahnu - Walk New Ground (4mins) The Man Who Lived On His Bike (3mins) Sportlife: Water (8mins) Heaven’s Gate (48mins)

The Cairngorms In Winter (38mins) Distilled (42mins)

Film: Made of Steel


FILM SESSIONS Young Adventurers 3 (43 mins) 14.00 - Sat 5th / 14.00 - Sun 6th

Spirit Of Adventure Films 2 (91 mins) 14.15 - Sat 5th / 14.15 - Sun 6th Into The Empty Quarter (20mins) Life on Ice (33mins) And Then We Swam (38mins)

Surf & Kayak Films (85 mins) 18.45 - Sat 5th Cascada (7mins) Catch It (10mins) Bike Boat To Norway (5mins) Duct Tape Surfing (5mins) Fv25 (9mins) Pilgrimage Of Grace (5mins) Walk On Water (5mins) Step N Soul (5mins) Walled In (34mins)

Young Adventurers 1 (44 mins) 10.30 - Sat 5th / 10.30 - Sun 6th Nine Knights - Bike 2012 (5mins) Focal Point (4mins) The Epic Urban One-Shot (4mins) Brave (3mins) Imaginate (7mins) North - Chapter 3 (4mins) Outlines (4mins) Jake Atkinson - Old Bike New Tricks (4mins) Time (Short) (2mins) Nine Knights - Ski 2012 (5mins) Frame Running (2mins)

Skate Dood (2mins) Just Jumpy The Dog (2mins) Quartermaster Project (4mins) Duct Tape Surfing (5mins) Five (8mins) Time Out (3mins) The Twins (3mins) 10 Things every Mountain Biker Should Have Done (3mins) City Trail (2mins) The Burn (7mins) Progression 5 (4mins)

Feature Films See programme at a glance or alphabetical film listing for individual

Young Adventurers 2 (44 mins)

film start times.

Teen Screen Films (62 mins) 12.15 - Sat 5th / 15.45 - Sun 6th

12.15 - Sat 5th / 12.15 - Sun 6th North - Chapter 1 (4mins)

Half The Road (100mins)

Restless (7mins) Catch It (10mins) The Man Who Lived On His Bike (3mins) Sportlife: Water (8mins) How To Be A Mountain Biker (4mins) 7 Cogs Of Sheffield (10mins) Sportlife: Ice (6mins) Peaks Of Life (6mins) Broken Toe (5mins) Step-N-Soul (5mins)

What Were You Doing At Ten (4mins)

Into The Mind (85mins)

Rollerman Vs Longboard (7mins)

Made Of Steel (83mins)

Trials Biking Greenland (2mins)

Maidentrip (82mins)

Tri(p)-Colour (3mins)

McConkey (105mins)

North - Chapter 2 (4mins)

Murder Of Couriers (77mins)

Out Of Line (2mins)

Project Wild Thing (79mins)

Sam Reynolds Slowmo (4mins)

Supervention (99mins)

Road Bike Party 2 (6mins)

The Crash Reel (108mins)

Sportlife: Ice (6mins)

The Summit (95mins)

Mirror’s Edge (2mins)

Won’t Back Down (110mins)

Assault On El Cap (107mins)


ALPHABETICAL FILM LISTINGS

Arrival (35 mins)

10 Things Every Mountain Biker Should Have Done (3 mins)

Described by Pinkbike as “a noholds-barred action heavy mountain bike film” with “bikes and dirt flying sideways at all times”, ‘Arrival’ stars The Coastal Crew alongside the talents of a new breed of mountain bike filmmakers and photographers.

Swiss filmmaker Tom Malecha’s video bucket list of his personal experiences in this beautifully filmed short that will motivate mountain bikers to get out and try new experiences.

Showing as part of Bike Films 1

Showing as part of Bike Films 1, Adrenaline Films 1, Young Adventurers 3 & Adventure Bites

Assault on El Capitan (67 mins)

7 Cogs of Sheffield (14 mins) In his big screen debut Sheffield Hallam photography student Edward Birch takes a closer look at the mountain biking community within Sheffield.

World Premiere Showing as part of Bike Films 2 & Teen Screen

75 Byth rhy hen (75 Never Too Old) (25 mins) 75 year old farmer Jeremy Trumper is obsessed with climbing the The Devil’s Tower (featured in Close Encounters of the Third Kind). Together with the legendary Eric Jones, the two evergreen adventurers set out to prove that “you’re never too old to achieve your dreams!. *Welsh language subtitled Cinematic Premiere Showing as part of Climb Films 3 P12

Film: 7 Cogs of Sheffield

Ahnu - Walk New Ground (4 mins) Follow blind, ultra-endurance hiker, Trevor Thomas, on one of his challenging, long-distance hikes. This beguiling short reveals his unique story along the way.

Assault on El Capitan is the story of the second ascent of one of the hardest routes ‘Wings of Steel’ by the ‘El Cap Pirate’ Ammon McNeely and Kait Barber. Following Kait and Ammon up the route the film also examines the controversial history of the first ascent 29 years ago by Mark Smith and Richard Jensen and explores Ammon’s life as a climber, base jumper and adventurer. Showing at 14.00 on Sat 5th Baisikeli (26 mins)

James Adair and Ben Stenning have never rowed before, they’ve never spent a night at sea before. They’ve got no support yacht. Undeterred they set out to row 3,500 miles across the Indian Ocean. 116 days later, just 5 miles from the finish they come unstuck.

‘Baisikeli’ tells the story of the potential of African cycling. If Kenya is home to so many top class distance runners, could it also provide the future stars of the Tour De France. A fascinating look at the potential of African cycling and the future of the Kenyan National Cycling team.

Showing as part of Spirit Of Adventure Films 2

Showing as part of Bike Films 1

Showing as part of Spirit Of Adventure Films 1 And Then We Swam (37 mins)


ALPHABETICAL FILM LISTINGS

Bas Keep - Quarter Master (4 mins)

Broken Toe (6 mins)

Cascada (7 mins)

British BMX rider Bas Keep has built and ridden the biggest dirt quarter pipe ever made. At 26 feet high it’s twice the height of a double decker bus and took 4 months to build. His jumps, reaching heights of 45 foot, have to be seen to be believed.

Got a climbing injury? Don’t let that stop you. Be inspired by this bunch of climbers from Belfast and their innovative approach to staying in top shape even when you’re on crutches.

Tangled vines. Endless rain. Dodgy hotel rooms. Mud. Biting flies. Aggressive viruses...Legendary kayakers hunting the remote Mexican jungle for the perfect waterfall...and the perfect shot.

Showing as part of Bike Films 2, Adrenaline Films 2 & Young Adventurers 3 Bike 2 Boat Norway (5 mins) Olaf Obsommer, Philip Baues, Lukas Wielatt and Jens Klatt are touring Norway’s rivers by kayak. Rather than strapping their kayaks to the top of the car to get from river to river, they’re cycling!

Showing as part of Climb Films 1 & Teen Screen Careless Torque (9 mins) Mina Leslie-Wujastyk climbs ‘Careless Torque’ in the Peak District - the first female ascent since Ron Fawcett first climbed the arête in 25 years ago.

Showing as part of Surf & Kayak Films & Adrenaline Films 2

Cinematic Premiere Showing as part of Climb Films 1

British Premiere Showing as part of Surf & Kayak Films & Adrenaline Films 2 Brave (3 mins) Meet Tommy Carroll. He’s from Chicago. He has been skating since he was ten, but has been blind since the age of two. Showing as part of Young Adventurers 1

Film: Cascada P13


ALPHABETICAL FILM LISTINGS

A CELEBRATION OF SCOTTISH WINTER CLIMBING Film: Distilled

Catch It (10 mins) 28 year old French surfer Léa Brassy - a nurse by profession - travels the world in search of waves. Léa, who grew up surfing the warm waters of southern France, heads north to the chilly waters of the Arctic Circle. Showing as part of Surf & Kayak Films & Teen Screen City Trail (2 mins) Trail runners Anna Frost and Rickey Gates head out the door through the city streets of San Francisco to discover the city’s hidden trails. Showing as part of Run Films & Young Adventurers 3 Deeper Than Snow (23 mins) Snowboarder Jake Cornish returns to Nendaz (Switzerland) for the first time, to explore what happened when he was buried in an avalanche, which nearly cost him his life.

Showing as part of Ski & Board Films 2

Distilled (42 mins) A celebration of Scottish winter climbing and a poignant profile of Andy Cave’s journey from the depths of a Yorkshire coal mine to the peaks of the Himalayas, ‘Distilled’ examines what makes climbing in Scotland - where Andy first climbed as a teenager - so potent. Showing as part of Mountain Films 1

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ALPHABETICAL FILM LISTINGS

Duct Tape Surfing (5 mins)

Flow - The Elements of Freeride (3 mins)

Fv25 (9 mins)

18 years ago a slight lapse in concentration crushed Pascale Honore’s dreams of surfing leaving her paraplegic. With the help of family friend, Tyron Swan, and a roll of duct tape, she can now call herself a surfer.

Follow Geophysicist Rex Flake on a high-adrenaline mountain bike ride. Witty use of graphics highlights the bike’s technology, the rider’s physiology and the flora, fauna and geology of Washington’s Cascade Mountains.

Living and surfing within a cold water environment. Filmed over 8 months in the Outer Hebrides and Norway by award winning, British film maker Chris McLean.

Showing as part of Surf & Kayak Films, Adrenalie Films 2, Young Adventurers 3 & Adventure Bites

Focal Point (4 mins)

Showing as part of Bike Films 1, Adrenaline Films 2 & Teen Screen

Showing as part of Surf & Kayak Films Half the Road (102 mins)

Mountain and Trials unicycling on urban obstacles and the Vancouver North Shore. Kris Holm explains what might drive riders to pursue this unusual sport.

The passion, pitfalls & power of women’s professional cycling. US pro cyclist Kathryn Bertine poses a simple question: When it comes to equality in the world of professional cycling, why aren’t the women receiving half the road?

Showing as part of Adrenaline Films 1 & Young Adventurers 1

British Premiere Showing at 15.00 on Sun 6th

TTom Donhou (Donhou Bikes) decided to do what they do best: build a bicycle. But this time, in the spirit of the Land Speed Record pioneers who built jetpropelled cars in their sheds, they built to see how fast they could go...

Frame Running (2 mins)

Heaven’s Gate (49 mins)

Showing as part of Bike Films 2

From the Ground Up (12 mins)

Experiments in Speed (9 mins)

Five (8 mins) Five ways to have fun on your bike from Yorkshire, tea-drinking pro rider Chris Akrigg. Like this? Check out Chris & friends in Road Bike Party 2. Showing as part of Adrenaline Films 1 & Young Adventurers 3

The world’s number one freerunning team, Storm, are inspired by skateboard film director Brett’s Novak’s short, Out of Line, which you can also see at ShAFF. Showing as part of Adrenaline Films 2 & Young Adventurers 1

Borne from the ambition to design and build bikes for individual riders, rather than a one-size-fits-all bike for the masses, the bespoke cycle industry centres around the passion and craftsmanship of people like Paul Burford and Tam Hamilton, who are Burf and Tam Racing Fabrications. As they put it, “Two guys with a dream, in a shed...and it’s actually happening.” Showing at Tour de Cinema at 16.00 on Sat 5th. Free event in the amphitheatre above the train station.

American Wingsuit flier Jeb Corliss attemps to fly through the cave on Tianmen Mountain in China’s Hunan province. Heaven’s Gate combines thrilling, seat of your pants action with a great human interest story asking what drives someone to live their life on the edge. Imagine trying to fly through the eye of a needle with your Mum watching! Showing as part of Spirit Of Adventure Films 1 Reel Rock: High Tension (36 mins) Last year, Mount Everest made headlines around the world this year when it was reported that Ueli Steck and Simone Moro were attacked by a crowd of angry sherpas at Camp 2 while attempting a cutting edge new route on the highest — and most crowded — mountain in the world. Showing as part of Mountain Films 2 P15


ALPHABETICAL FILM LISTINGS

SOME OF THE STEEPEST RUNNING YOU WILL EVER SEE Film: In The High Country

How To Be A Mountain Biker (4 mins)

Into the Empty Quarter (20 mins)

29(er) easy steps to becoming a mountain biker including trannies, trees, flannel shirts and coffee. Watch it and ‘go ride your damn bike’.

The story of a 1000 mile trek Into The Empty Quarter. Inspired by the great British explorer Sir Wilfred Thesiger, Alastair Humphreys and Leon McCarron set off on their own journey to cross the largest sand desert in the world. The trip is hastily planned, low budget and so very different from Thesiger’s, yet the spirit of adventure remains the same.

Showing as part of Bike Films 1, Adrenaline Films 1 & Teen Screen MacAskill’s Imaginate (7 mins) Danny MacAskill is back from injury. The Scottish stunt biker and cameraman Stu Thomson have now teamed up with RedBull Media House to produce this childhood fantasy trials bike short.

Showing as part of Spirit Of Adventure Films 2

Showing as part of Adrenaline Films 2 & Young Adventurers 1

With stunning cinematography and ground-breaking storytelling techniques, award-winning producers Sherpas Cinema’s latest feature blurs the lines between dream state and reality, immersing you into the mind of an ordinary skier as he attempts to climb and ski the ultimate mountain.

Into The Frame - Little Chamonix (10 mins) Follow climber, mountain biker and sky diver Joe Beaumont as he takes his first steps back on rock following rehab after a 40m fall from a rock face in the Lake District in 2011. Showing as part of Climb Films 1

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Into The Mind (85 mins)

Showing at 15.00 on Sun 6th

In The High Country (34 mins)

Jake Atkinson - Old Bike, New Tricks (4 mins)

Ultra runner Anton Krupicka reflects on the impact of growing up on the plains as compared to the grandeur of running in the mountains - a beautiful visual essay featuring some of some of the steepest running you’ll ever see up 1000ft flat irons in the Rockies.

Jake dragged out the old bike for a couple of days to see if it could still be put to good use. (10 year old Jake is the son of HellRider Adventure Duathlon mountain bike course designer, Ian Atkinson, and Josh is his 19 year old brother).

Brtish Premiere Showing as part of Run Films

Cinematic Premiere Showing as part of Young Adventurers 1


ALPHABETICAL FILM LISTINGS

Jan Hojer Training (8 mins)

Life of a Mountain - Scafell Pike (20 mins)

A glimpse of what it takes to be a top climber. Behind the scenes at the climbing wall with outdoor boulderer Jan Hojer.

An exclusive sneak preview of director Terry Abraham’s forthcoming feature film. The full two hour film examines the lives of the people who live and work in the shadow of the Scafells along with interviews with some of the area’s legends of fell running, climbing and photography.

Showing as part of Climb Films 1 Just Jumpy The Dog (2 mins) Jumpy the dog just doing what he knows best...which just happens to be skateboarding, backflips and scootering.

Showing as part of Showing as part of Mountain Films 2

Showing as part of Adrenaline Films 1, Young Adventurers 3 & Adventure Bites

Life On Ice (33 mins)

Keeper of the Mountains (25 mins) At 90 years old, Elizabeth Hawley is the world’s foremost authority on Himalayan mountaineering despite never having climbed a mountain herself. This is a snapshot portrait of a woman who has interviewed thousands of expedition leaders and is a force of nature every bit as impressive and indefatigable as the alpinists she covers. British Premiere Showing as part of Mountain Films 2

INSPIRING & HEART-WARMING Film: Made of Steel

Four years ago a young couple sold-up to spend a year trekking the coast from Seattle to Alaska and proved you don’t need a Hollywood budget to make a great adventure film - just a shared sleeping bag, toothbrush and plenty of cheese. In Life on Ice, the intrepid Hig and Erin are back with their two and a half year old little boy and 10 month old baby girl, studying the impact of global warming on an Alaskan glacier. European Premiere Showing as part of Spirit Of Adventure Films 2

Made of Steel (82 mins) Made of Steel is an inspiring and heart-warming story of how one of the world’s greatest female extreme sport personalities recovers from a near fatal parachute accident that almost confined her to a wheelchair for life. Six years after the accident and with a significant handicap Karina Hollekim sets out to ski the famous Haute Route, one of the most coveted and demanding ski trips in the world. Showing at 13.00 on Sun 6th P17


ALPHABETICAL FILM LISTINGS

Maidentrip (82 mins)

Mission Antarctic (38 mins)

13 year old Laura Dekker hit the world’s headlines when her daring dream to sail around the world alone was thwarted by the Dutch courts. A year later she won the right to set sail. Maidentrip tells the story of this remarkable two-year voyage using a mix of Laura’s own video shot at sea and footage from the various locations around the world where she weighs anchor.

The world’s best freeride snowboarder, seven times world champion, Xavier de la Rue goes in search of a real adventure - something deeper than just snowboarding. Xavier and Lucas DeBari team up with sailing legend Jerome Poncet, setting sail from the Falklands, through the Drake Passage and around the Fjords of the Antarctic peninsula in search of the best lines to ride on the continent, what Xavier calls, “the most powerful, beautiful, unexplored skiing spot on the whole planet.”

Showing at 11.00 on Sun 6th McConkey (105 mins) McConkey is a heartfelt examination of the legacy one athlete left to the progression of his sports, and the path he paved to conquer his dreams. Shane McConkey is revered as a pioneer of freeskiing and ski-BASE jumping, and through his talent and ability to use his trademark irreverent humour, he inspired countless lives.

Showing as part of Ski & Board Films 1 Murder of Couriers (74 mins) A documentary made by bike couriers about bike couriers. Filmed over nearly three years, it offers a unique insight into a lifestyle few have the privilege to experience. British Premiere Showing at 21.30 on Sun 6th

Showing at 21.30 on Sun 6th Nine Knights MTB (5 mins) Mirror’s Edge (2 mins) A clever parkour, first person point of view short which pays homage to the best-selling, free-running videogame ‘Mirror’s Edge’.

The world’s finest mountain bikers gather together in Livigno to form the Nine Knights, a most illustrious round table. A perfect set of jumps with the best backdrop you can imagine.

Cinematic Premiere Showing as part of Adrenaline Films 1 & Young Adventurers 2

Showing as part of Bike Films 2, Adrenaline Films 2 Young Adventurers 1 & Adventure Bites

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EXPLORING THE DIVERSE RANGE OF RIDING AROUND SHEFFIELD Film: North


ALPHABETICAL FILM LISTINGS

Nine Knights Ski (5 mins)

Ben Bransby Parthian Shot (13 mins)

Each year international freeski pro Nico Zacek gathers his team of some of the world’s best riders and photographers to form an illustrious round table. The Nine Knights challenge each other in an actionpacked week on the beautiful ‘Il Castello’ in Livigno.

Since the crucial flake broke on the seminal route, Parthian Shot, nobody had managed to re climb it. Ben Bransby sets out to repeat it and finds it to be a pretty taxing experience. Cinematic Premiere  Showing as part of Climb Films 1

Showing as part of Adrenaline Films 1 & Young Adventurers 1 Film: Not Bad

North (16 mins) An artistic mountain bike film exploring the diverse range of riding around Sheffield and the surrounding Peak District featuring riders: Alex McNeil, Dave Camus, Oscar Monk, Jake Monk, Marco Wood-Bonelli. World Premiere  Showing as part of Bike Films 2 (Chapter 1 as part of Adrenaline Films 2 & Young Adventurers 2, Chapter 2 as part of Adrenaline Films 1 & Young Adventurers 2, Chapter 3 as part of Young Adventurers 1, and Chapter 4 as part of Bike Films 1) Not Bad (28 mins) 30 days of bicycle tomfoolery in New Zealand. Seven of the world’s best off-road mountain bikers come together in a town at the end of the earth and have a lot of fun. Showing as part of Bike Films 2

Partly Cloudy (60 mins)

Showing as part of Climb Films 2 & Adrenaline Films 2

No major disturbances or lowpressure fronts, just a healthy mix of skiing, music, and personality with a low ultraviolet index. Partly Cloudy mixes jaw-dropping urban tricks and wince-inducing crash sequences with big mountain freestyle backed up with a superb soundtrack and a tongue in cheek silent movie style opening.

Out of Line (2 mins)

Showing as part of Ski & Board films 2

A new short, split-screen, skate film starring Eric Kopecky from Brett Novak who actually shot this years ago but it’s sat unfinished on a hard-drive until now.

Peaks of Life (6 mins)

Off-Width Outlaw (5 mins) Pamela Shanti Pack is one of the most accomplished off-width climbers in the world (male or female). In recent year’s Pamela has focussed on establishing first ascents in the unique and particularly brutal style of climbing known as off-width.

World Wingsuit Champion Espen Fadnes on the future of wingsuiting and the transition to life as a professional extreme sports athlete.

UK rider and downhill racer Tom Wheeler lost the use of his right arm whilst racing in Rheola, Wales back in 2011. Peaks of Life charts Tom’s lengthy recovery, rehabilitation process and his determination to ride again.

Showing as part of Adrenaline Films 2 & Young Adventurers 1

Showing as part of Bike Films 1 & Teen Screen

Showing as part of Adrenaline Films 1 & Young Adventurers 2 Outlines (4 mins)

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ALPHABETICAL FILM LISTINGS

Pilgrimage of Grace (4 mins)

Road Bike Party 2 (6 mins)

Shot on the UK’s rugged North East coast, surfers Gabe Davies, Sandy Kerr, Owain Davies and Ryan Hammond ride the waves delivered by the North Sea’s unpredictable swells.

Incredible stunts and amazing tricks all completed on a £15,000 Colnago C59 Disc. Mountain bike trials legend Martyn Ashton had been working on a sequel to his YouTube hit Road Bike Party when he was left paralysed from the waist down after an accident during demo at Silverston last year. Friends Danny MacAskill and Chris Akrigg stepped in to help complete the film and fulfil Martyn’s creative vision.

Showing as part of Surf & Kayak Films

Film: Red Bull Rampage From Start To Finish

Progression 5 (4 mins) Free-running through the streets and over the roofs of Cambridge from Scott Bass at Ampisound films. We were proud to premiere ‘Goodbye Cambridge ‘ last year and to screen ‘Professor Longhair, Big Chief’ the year before. Like this? Check out Mirror’s Edge. Showing as part of Adrenaline Films 1 & Young Adventurers 3

Red Bull Perspective - A Skateboard Film (16 mins) A cinematic journey through the eyes of skateboarding’s elite, ‘Perspective’ is visually stunning with Hollywood quality cinematography capturing crazy action sequences like bungee cord jumping a picnic table in an abandoned swimming pool. Showing as part of Adrenaline Films 1 Red Bull Rampage From Start to Finish (5 mins)

Project Wild Thing (79 mins) Filmmaker David Bond is a worried man. His kids’ waking hours are dominated by a cacophony of marketing, and a screen dependence threatening to turn them into glassy-eyed zombies. Like city kids everywhere, they spend way too much time indoors - not like it was back in his day. He decides it’s time to get back to nature – literally. Showing at 10.30 on Sat 5th

The annual ‘Red Bull Rampage’ competition in Utah is the pinnacle of freeride mountain biking. 25 daring mountain bikers blew the doors off what is possible on two wheels, unleashing some of the biggest moments the sport has ever seen. Showing as part of Bike Films 2 & Adrenaline Films 2 Restless (6 mins) “Let’s have a dream that isn’t under control. Restless is a journey from bedroom to board with a cool opening dream sequence to philosopher Alan Watts’ hypnotic musings on the nature of consciousness. Showing as part of Ski & Board Films 1, Adrenaline Films 1 & Adventure Bites

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Showing as part of Bike Films 2 , Adrenaline Films 2 & Young Adventurers 2

Film: Red Bull Perspective A Skateboard Film


ALPHABETICAL FILM LISTINGS

Sam Reynolds - Freestyle MTB in Slow Motion (4 mins)

Sound of the Void (13 mins)

A stunning short with an amazing soundtrack, filmed in one day at Woburn with high speed, 600 frame per second cameras. Described by International Mountain Bike magazine as “like watching poetic ballet on a mountain bike, minus the tutu.”

It’s a big question: ‘How on earth can I ski this face?’ Sébastien de Sainte Marie feels safer in the mountains than in a car or on a plane, even though the Swiss steep skier picks the lines hardly anyone else dares risk. On slopes like the 55-degree north face of the Gspaltenhorn one wrong move could prove fatal.

Showing as part of Bike Films 2, Adrenaline Films 1 & Young Adventurers 1 Sarah Ridgway - a Mountain Runner (3 mins) “I don’t think I could live anywhere flat.” Welsh international mountain runner, Sarah Ridgway, reflects on the importance of running in her life. Directed by Peak District based filmmakers, Lukasz Warzecha and Wojtek Kozakiewicz (Polished Project) who have also produced the ShAFF 2014 Trailer. Showing as part of Run Films & Adventure Bites

Showing as part of Ski & Board Films 3

World Champion freediver Guillaume Néry explores his love of plunging the ocean’s depths without oxygen.

“Rollerman” Jean Yves Blondeau races longboarder Nico Bonnefoy down a French mountain road at speeds of up to 100 kph.

Showing as part of Adrenaline Films 1, Teen Screen & Adventure Bites

British Premiere Showing as part of Young Adventurers 2

8 year old Stanley Pocock proves it’s never to early to start making films.

Sport Life – Ice (8 mins)

Reel Rock: Spice Girl (25 mins)

Sport Life – Water (5 mins)

Speed Games: Rollerman vs Longboard (5 mins)

Skate Dood (2 mins)

Showing as part of Young Adventurers 3

Film: Sarah Ridgway - A Mountain Runner

British climber Tim Emmett explores ice cliffs and caves. Armed with two axes he pushes the boundaries of the frozen world.

Step N’ Soul (5 mins) Step N’ Soul is a short film that explores the synergy between jazz, surfing, and dance choreographed and synched to Wynton Marsalis’ Sunflowers track. Filmed in the Maldives featuring Cornish pro surfer Sam Bleakley. Showing as part of Surf & Kayak Films

24 year old Hazel Findlay is the first woman to climb the British grade of E9 (super hard, super sketchy), Hazel is a connoisseur of loose rock, dodgy gear, and big run-outs. Having mastered the scrappy sea cliffs at home (with her Dad Steve belaying!) she teams up with American climber Emily Harrington to tackle the massive, untamed big walls of Taghia Gorge, Morocco. A great insight into the psyche of one of Britain’s best female climbers.

Showing as part of Climb Films 2, Young Adventurers 2 & Teen Screen

Snowkiting World Champion, Bjørn Kaupang, challenges the most unforgiving snow plateau in the world.

A documentary on modern skiing and snowboarding looking from both sides of the camera at a sport that pushes the boundaries of film-making and at the same time is defined by the film-makers.

Showing as part of Climb Films 3

Showing as part of Adrenaline Films 1

Showing at 14.00 on Sat 5th

Sport Life – Snow (8 mins)

Supervention (99 mins)

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ALPHABETICAL FILM LISTINGS

The Burn (6 mins)

The Chamber (25 mins)

Every summer, forest fires burn wildly across the temperate mountain regions of the world. As winter arrives in the burned forest, so do the skiers, carving out new lines opened up by the previous summer’s fires. Simply stunning cinematography with incredible footage of skiing against the eerily beautiful backdrop.

The Chamber tells the story of the discovery of Sarawak Chamber in Mulu. Not only the largest cave chamber yet found but also the largest enclosed space in the world.
Following the original explorers as they return to the chamber 30 years later, the film gives us an insight into what its like to be the first person to enter such a place and also asks how it can exist at all and actually still be growing. Part of lecture by Emmy award-winning filmmaker Gavin Newman.

Showing as part of Ski & Board Films 1, Adrenaline Films 1, Young Adventurers 3 & Adventure Bites The Cairngorms in Winter with Chris Townsend (40 mins festival edit) A celebration of the UK’s largest and highest National Park, with internationally respected backpacker Chris Townsend (author of 17 books including the best-selling ‘The Backpacker’s Handbook’) Showing as part of Mountain Films 1

A DRAMATIC STORY OF ONE UNFORGETTABLE ATHLETE Film: The Crash Reel P22

World Premiere Showing as part of Gavin Newman’s Lecture at 21.15 on Fri 14th The Crash Reel (108 mins) ‘The Crash Reel’ tells the dramatic story of one unforgettable athlete, Kevin Pearce; one eye-popping sport, snowboarding; and one explosive issue, Traumatic Brain Injury. A comeback story with a difference. Combining 20 years of stunning action footage with new specially-shot verité footage and interviews, British director Lucy Walker follows U.S. champion snowboarder Kevin Pearce and exposes the irresistible but potentially fatal appeal of extreme sports. Showing at 16.30 on Sat 5th The Epic Urban One Shot (4 mins) Shot over three levels of an abandoned office building in the Sheffield featuring skateboarding, flatland BMX and freerunning, this urban sports short was filmed in ONE take. If anyone messed up, they were back to square one. Showing as part of Adrenaline Films 2, Young Adventurers 1 & Adventure Bites


ALPHABETICAL FILM LISTINGS

The Last Great Climb (60 mins)

The Penguin Runner (21 mins)

Described as an “epic to end all mountain epics” set in the stunning mountains of Queen Maud Land, Antarctica, The Last Great Climb is a feature documentary follow top adventure climber Leo Houlding with his tried and tested team of Jason Pickles and Sean ‘Stanley’ Leary as they attempt to make the first ascent of the NE ridge of ‘the master piece of the range’; the majestic Ulvetanna Peak (2931m). One of the most technically demanding climbs in one of the world’s harshest environments.

South African scuba instructor Dave Chamberlain has run over 15,000km in the last 3 years through Namibia, South Africa, Canada and Argentina to raise awareness for various conservation groups. In October 2013, he departed Walvis Bay, Namibia running 2,700km on a liquid-only diet and running with a pram containing his tent and sleeping bag. Dave entered Port Elizabeth, South Africa after four continuous months of running.

Showing as part of Climb Films 2 & also Alastair Lee’s Lecture at 19.00 on Fri 4th The Limbless Mountaineer (45 mins) Inspiring documentary film following quadruple amputee Jamie Andrew as he attempts to climb The Matterhorn. In January 1999 Jamie was trapped on an exposed ledge on the side of Les Droites – and watched as beside him his friend Jamie Fisher died. Now Jamie returns to the Alps, leaving behind his wife and three young children, to take on his biggest ever challenge, to climb the Matterhorn.

Showing as part of Run Films

4 MONTHS OF CONTINUOUS RUNNING Film: The Penguin Runner

World Premiere Showing as part of the Jamie Andrew Lecture and SHC Fundraiser at 20.00 on Sat 5th with expert panel including Andy Kirkpatrick. The Man Who Lived on His Bike (3 mins) Guillaume Blanchet who directs and stars in this amusing short says: “I love being on a bike, it helps me feel free. I get it from my dad. After days and days of cycling the streets of Montreal, come cold or sun, or even a little frightened, I dedicate this film to him.” Showing as part of Spirit Of Adventure Films 1, Adrenaline Film 1 & Teen Screen P23


ALPHABETICAL FILM LISTINGS

The Road from Karakol (35 mins)

The Sufferfest (18 mins)

Time Out (Kilian’s Quest) (2 mins)

In the summer of 2011, alpinist Kyle Dempster set out across Kyrgyzstan’s back roads on his bike. His goal – to ride across the country via old Soviet roads while climbing as many of the region’s impressive peaks as possible. He was alone. He’d purchased his bike just weeks before and had never bike toured. He carried only a minimalist’s ration of climbing gear and knew ten words of Kyrgyz vocabulary.

Alex Honnold and Cedar Wright go on a road trip ‘Alpine Style, Dirt Bag Minimalist Style’, attempting to free solo climb all the 14,000ft Californian peaks in free solo AND cycling to each of them in three weeks.

Ultra mountain runner Kilian Jornet making running up mountains and over glaciers look effortless.

Showing as part of Spirit Of Adventure Films 1 The Runners (11 mins) Runners from all walks of life are challenged with brazen questions as they pound the tarmac through London parks in this original, beautifully observed short documentary by London filmmakers Banyak Films. They share their most intimate secrets and make astonishingly frank confessions about aging, sex, depression and dementia. 

Showing as part of Climb Films 2

Showing as part of Run Films, Adrenaline Films 2 & Young Adventurers 3

The Summit (99 mins)

Trials Biking Greenland (2 mins)

The deadliest day on the world’s most dangerous mountain. In the summer of 2008, around 70 people from 15 separate expeditions attempted to climb world’s second highest summit.  11 climbers lost their lives, making it the worst K2 climbing disaster in history.  Piecing together interviews with survivors combined with actual video and beautifully recreated footage, the story that emerges of what happened is at times contradictory but always gripping. 

During a recent trip to Greenland, Czech pro trials biker Petr Kraus visited the town of Sisimiut for some urban trial riding and got to know the young local riders.

Showing at 15.45 on Sat 5th

An absolutely captivating, original short featuring pro free-skiers, the Falquet brothers Nicolas and Loris and their friend Jérémie Heitz, skiing coloured snow for the very first time!

The Twins (3 mins)

Showing as part of Bike Films 2, Adrenaline Films 1 & Young Adventurers 2 Tri(p) Color (3 mins)

Showing as part of Run Films

12 year old skateboarding identical twins Pierce and Chris Brunner doing tricks.

Reel Rock: The Sensei (26 mins)

Showing as part of Young Adventurers 3

Showing as part of Adrenaline Films 2 & Young Adventurers 2

Time - A Winter Season (36 mins)

Valhalla (65 mins)

Forty-three-year-old Yuji Hirayama is one of the great legends of modern climbing. Near retirement, he plans one big swan-song mission to complete a project, one of his hardest ever, at the spectacular summit of Mount Kinabalu, on the island of Borneo. But first he must find the right partner. Enter Daniel Woods, the young American boulderer who is one of the strongest humans in the climbing world, but lacks mountain experience. Showing as part of Climb Films 3 P24

Also a 2 min edit shown as part of Young Adventurers 1 Freeski movie from French filmmakers PVS whose leftfield approach won them the ShAFF Best Ski & Board Film award last year.  In ‘Time - A Winter Season’ PVS’s team of skiers go in search of those perfect, blissful moments where time stops and the world is yours. Showing as part of Ski & Board Films 1

The tale of one man’s search to rediscover the freedom of his youth. With hard-hitting ski and snowboard action complementing a more narrative-driven approach, we follow one man’s escape into the Northern woods. Showing as part of Ski & Board Films 3


Velorama (60 mins)

Wheelin (6 mins)

A new film created from stunning British Film Institute archive film about a Century of the Bicycle.

A brief story about a retired commander of an antique bicycle preservation group and his mission to pass on bicycling heritage, both that of the golden age of cycling as well as the nostalgic days of childhood yore.

Showing at Tour De Cinema at 16.30 on Sat 5th. Free event in the amphitheatre above the train station. Walk on Water (5 mins) Having been paralysed from the waist down in a ski accident, Greg Mallory finds new life through whitewater kayaking. Showing as part of Surf & Kayak Films Walled In (34 mins) Adventure kayakers Ben Stookesberry and Chris Korbulic attempt the first successful run of the Marble Fork with the support of their climbing friends Forrest Noble and Jared Johnson. With more drop that the face of El Capitan and a route that is steeper than the cable route up Half Dome, and no potential for escape from the 2,000 ft river canyon in the Sierra Nevada mountains, their mission involved an eight-day portage and vertical epic of establishing a sporty big-wall traverse. Showing as part of Surf & Kayak Films What Were You Doing at 10? (4 mins) What were YOU doing at 10? Seth Sherlock is shredding trails on his mountain bike in British Colombia. Showing as part of Young Adventurers 2

Showing as part of Bike Films 1 Why We Run (5 mins) 73 year old Professor Bernd Heinrich, runner biologist, naturalist and bestselling author asks why we run. A beautifully shot examination of the physical and psychological drive to run. Inspiring to watch someone still enjoying running in their 70s.    Showing as part of Run Films Wide Boyz II – Slender Gentlemen (45 mins) Premiere of the sequel to Wide Boyz which scooped the top two spots in our Best Climbing Film category last year for the long and short edit. This time, Sheffield climber Tom Randall and his Peak District partner Pete Whittaker tackle the 8C graded single pitch crack ‘The Cobra’ in Squamish Canada.  World Premiere Showing as part of Climb Films 1 & Premiere Event at 21.00 on Fri 4th

Film: Wide Boyz II - Slender Gentlemen

WideBoyzski (12 mins) The Wide Boyz’, Peak District climber Pete Whittaker and Sheffield’s Tom Randall head to Poland and the Czech Republic to test their skills on the region’s beautiful and impressive sandstone towers. The only snag?  Local climbing ethics mean metal protection and chalk are out.  Pete and Tom have to get their heads round the art of using knotted ropes. Showing as part of Climb Films 3 P25


ALPHABETICAL FILM LISTINGS

Won’t Back Down (110 mins) From his humble beginnings in his hometown of Sheffield, England, Steve Peat has established himself as the one of world’s most iconic cyclists. Peaty has been competing at the top level in his chosen sport of downhill mountain bike racing for the past 23 years, longer than the lifetime of many of his current competitors. Through 20 years of archival footage and photos and intimate interviews with Steve, his family, close friends and competitors, Won’t Back Down takes viewers on a captivating tour of the history of the sport of downhill mountain bike racing and offers a never-before-seen view into the life and legacy of this enduring icon. Showing at 19.15 on Sun 6th Zembrocal – Back to Reunion Island (29 mins) Zembrocal’s World Premiere is showing as part of our lecture by climbers Caroline Ciavaldini and James Pearson. Last year Caroline returned to Reunion Island in the middle of Indian Ocean - her childhood home where she learnt to climb - with her fellow The North Face athletes James and Sam Elias, Yuji Hirayama and Jacopo Larcher to climb ‘Zembrocal’, a new multi pitch, basalt route.  One of the most accomplished competition climbers in the world, after retiring from competition Caroline focussed on trad climbing and alpine multi-pitch.  (PS The name Zembrocal refers to a famous Creole dish made from mixed varied ingredients that still maintain their original identities). World Premiere Showing as part of James Pearson & Caroline Ciavaldini’s Lecture at 14.00 on Sat 5th

ONE OF THE MOST ACCOMPLISHED CLIMBERS IN THE WORLD Film: Zembrocal

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ADVENTURE BITES LOOP

LECTURES & OTHER EVENTS

(Tickets £3 / £1)

Jamie Andrew Lecture, Film Premiere,

Following its success in 2012 and 2013, Adventure Bites is back. It is a 1 hour loop of the best short films from across all the sessions at ShAFF this year. It will be screened continually in Showroom 5 from 11am (7pm on Fri) until 11pm each day. A ticket will gain you entry once, but you can stay as long as you like. If you arrive part-way through the loop you can simply watch until the loop finishes and continue watching the next loop until you catch up! If the room is full when you arrive just wait until somebody leaves. Simple.

Panel Discussion & SHC Fundraiser with expert panel including Andy Kirkpatrick 20.00 Sat 5th - Ticket Prices: £11 (No Concessions) - Half the ticket price will be donated to Sheffield Hospitals Charity. In January 1999 mountaineer Jamie Andrew and a climbing partner were trapped for five nights on the storm bound icy summit of a French mountain. Jamie, despite suffering hypothermia and appalling frostbite, survived. Days later all four of his hands and feet were amputated. We’re proud to be premiering Jamie’s film, as he

Adventure Bites Loop

attempts to climb the Matterhorn, as part

( 60mins) Screening on a loop, all day Suitable for children

of our special fundraiser event for Sheffield Hospitals Charity to help raise £5,000 to buy a satellite blood fridge for the Northern

10 Things every Mountain Biker Should Have Done (3mins) Restless (7mins) Duct Tape Surfing (5mins) Just Jumpy The Dog (2mins) Nine Knights - Bike 2012 (5mins) Sarah Ridgeway - Mountain Runner (3mins) Frame Running (2mins) The Burn (7mins) The Epic Urban One-Shot (4mins) In The Frame - Little Chamonix (10mins) Sportlife: Water (8mins)

General Hospital’s Major Trauma Centre. Following the film Jamie will be give a lecture alongside a panel of guests who will discuss the issue of ‘Risk vs Reward’. Steve Chilton Talk 15.30 – Sun 6th This is a Free event in the Cafe Steve Chilton is a committed runner and qualified athletics coach with considerable experience of fell running. The presentation

ON A LOOP, ALL DAY

Lecture: Alistair Lee & Last Great Climb Screening

will tell a little of the story of why and how he came to write a history of fell running. P27


LECTURES & OTHER EVENTS

Emma Clayton Lecture

James Pearson and Caroline Ciavaldini Lecture & Zembrocal Premiere

(17.30 – Sun 6th)

14.00 – Sat 5th

In 2012 Emma came to every mountain runner’s attention following her selection to race for Great Britain at the World Mountain Running World Championships. She finished 2nd, winning silver.

Last year Caroline returned to Reunion Island in the middle of Indian Ocean - her childhood home where she learnt to climb - with her fellow The North Face athletes James and Sam Elias, Yuji Hirayama and Jacopo Larcher to climb ‘Zembrocal’, a new multi pitch, basalt route.

Rebecca Coles Expedition Workshop (11.00 - Sat 5th) Rebecca Coles will present a workshop on how to plan an expedition and find funding for it.

Tom Randall and Pete Whittaker Lecture

Alastair Lee Lecture & Last Great Climb Screening 19.00 – Fri 4th A screening of his latest film followed by a ‘Behind the Lens’ presentation by Alastair covering the mishaps and misadventures involved in capturing a climb of truly epic proportions in the polar environment. Insightful, stunning and entertaining as Alastair presents anecdotes and pitches future ideas to Hollywood. Followed by a short Q&A session. Spot prizes on the night by Berghaus.

19.45 Sat 5th Premiere: Wideboyz II - Slender Gentlemen

Meet The Filmmakers 18.00 Sat 5th in the Café. A free event by prior invitation only. If you are interested please request an invitation via info@shaff.co.uk

In 2009, The WideBoyz came up with a plan to climb the world’s hardest offwidth crack in America. In 2013 they have decided to slim the size down from the widest cracks in the world to the thinnest! Their lecture will let you into their secrets, motivations and stories encountered along the way to the final showdown in Canada.

James McHaffie Lecture

Gavin Newman Lecture & The Chamber Premiere

Wide Boyz II – Slender Gentlemen Premiere

15.45 – Sat 5th

21.15 – Fri 4th

21.00 – Fri 4th

The talk will look at some of the hardest climbs in Wales including The Very Big and the Very Small, the Meltdown, The Longhope Direct, The Indian Face and some other classic trad routes.

The Chamber tells the story of the discovery of Sarawak Chamber in Mulu, the largest enclosed space in the world. Filmed and produced by Emmy award winning cameraman Gavin Newman, the film uses the latest in lightweight filming techniques to tell the story of one of the world’s most ancient places. The evening will conclude with the world first showing of the finished film and a Q&A session with its producer.

World Premiere of the sequel to Wide Boyz. Wide Boyz scooped the top two spots in our Best Climbing Film category last year for the long and short edit. This time, Sheffield climber Tom Randall and his Peak District partner Pete Whittaker tackle the 8C graded single pitch crack ‘The Cobra’ in Squamish Canada.

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OTHER STUFF (ALL FREE)

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Kids Activities

In between watching films and lectures there’s plenty to do and see at ShAFF:

Award-winning Sheffield publisher Vertebrate Publishing will be attending ShAFF again this year.

Between film screenings in the Creative Lounge from 10.00 until 15.30 (Sat) / 17.00 (Sun) YHA will be on site supervising a range of activities for kids. They will be free to anybody attending the Young Adventurers or Teen Screen film sessions for half an hour before each screening, and during any breaks in the screenings.

Cityscape Cinema

Live Music

Red Bull is hosting a free outdoor cinema at this year’s festival. Located next to the Sheffield train station, ‘Cityscape Cinema’ will overlook the stunning evening skyline for one night only.

The Showroom bar will feature live music throughout the weekend.

Book Signing / Sales

When: 18.30-20.30 - Saturday 5th Climbing Wall Wild Country will be bringing along their Crack Machine which will be installed outside the Showroom for the duration of the weekend. Exhibition Area The Workstation will play host to a range of exhibitors for the weekend. Check out their stands and chat to the people who support the festival and make it all possible. Full list of exhibitors on the website. Food & Drink The Showroom Bar will feature especially brewed ‘ShAFF Festival Beer’ and a special ShAFF menu.

Lecture: Jamie Andrew Lecture

Photo Exhibition

Sports Clinics

The Lowepro and Joby sponsored exhibition, curated by MyOutdoors’ Managing Editor Dave Mycroft, runs from March 31st to April 11th at The Workstation and will feature Alastair Lee, Dan Arkle, Mike Hutton, Dan Lane, Andy Nelson and Daniel Wildey.

Accelerate Performance Centre will be bringing along their Wattbike and a treatment couch and Hallamshire Physiotherapy will be on hand with their treatment couch.

Second Hand Kit Sale Like a car boot sale for outdoors folk, this environmentally friendly event will be more of a ‘Rucksack Sale’ – i.e. anything that can be fitted into a rucksack. Sponsored by MyOutdoors. ShAFF Single Shot Lowepro and MyOutdoors are sponsoring the annual photography competition open to all - “ShAFF Single Shot”. A shortlist of six will be judged by public vote at the Sheffield Adventure Film Festival Photography Exhibition.

Tour De Cinema Presented in partnership with Sheffield Doc/Fest and Cine Yorkshire as part of Tour De Cinema in the Yorkshire Festival, the first ever arts festival to precede the Tour de France, the world’s biggest annual sporting event. When: 16.00-18.00 - Saturday 5th Urban Orienteering Course Sat 5 April 2014 Yorkshire Sprint Orienteering Championships with South Yorkshire Orienteering. Come and test yourself against the best in the region, or have a go at the ShAFF intro course with experts on hand to offer advice and coaching. All Weekend (for Kids / Families), pick up a map and flyer from the South Yorkshire Orienteers stand in the Workstation to follow our choc-o trail. P29


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