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NZ Mountain Film Festival - Best of the Fest


Thu 10 Aug 2017, 7:00pm–9:30pm

Where: Holiday Inn Rotorua, 10 Tryon Street, Rotorua, Rotorua

Restrictions: All Ages

Ticket Information:

  • General Admission: $23.00 ($20.00 + $3.00 fees)
  • Eventfinda tickets no longer on sale

The 'Best of the Fest' National Tour offers an outstanding collection of unique adventure films from around the world featuring Kiwis and other adventurers push their limits and challenge nature's playgrounds.

The screening will be at 7:00pm (doors open at 6:30pm) at the Holiday Inn's Pohutu Cultural Theatre, and will run for just over 2 1/4 hours.

Some of the feature films include:
Give Me Five - 11 mins, Director: Arnaud Longobardi, France, subtitles. Best Short Film
The film is the story behind an attempt at formation flight between a speed-wing and two wingsuits pilots.

Into Twin Galaxies - A Greenland Epic - 52 mins, Director: Jochen Schmoll, Germany. Grand Prize Winner
Three adventurers embark on an insane kayaking mission in Greenland. With kite skis, they tow their whitewater kayaks over 1000 kilometres of the Greenland Ice Cap to reach the most northern river ever paddled.

Link Sar West - 31 mins, Director: Jon Griffith, UK. Best Film On Climbing
Link Sar in Pakistan was an obsession for UK alpinist and photographer Jonathan Griffith. He made three attempts on the peak before reaching the west summit on his forth try. Near disastrous circumstances, with riveting video and breathtaking cinematography.

Mountains of Heaven - 23 mins, Director: Jenny Tough, Scotland. Runner Up for Best Film On Adventurous Sports & Lifestyles.
Solo adventurer and endurance runner Jenny Tough attempts to run across Kyrgyzstan, carrying everything she needs to survive on her back and using ancient nomad trails carved into the imposing Tien Shan mountains.

Come along and ignite your passion for adventure, action, and travel.