When pro kayaker Rafa Ortiz decides to follow his dream to paddle over Niagara Falls, he sets in motion an incredible series of events that eventually takes on a life of its own. To prepare for this mission, Rafa enlists the help of world-renowned paddler Rush Sturges and a tight team of their friends. Together they go on a remarkable three year journey from the rainforest rivers of Mexico to the towering waterfalls of the U.S. Northwest. Daredevil kayaking at its best!! Also showing: The Wild President (6 min) by Will Stauffer-Norris, Sinjin Eberle and Jacoab Boling. And also showing: Dream Day (10) by Malcolm Sangster and Eric Crosland.
As the food movement grows across America, a young generation of mindful meat-eaters reject factory farms and turn to hunting for the ultimate protein. Animal lovers, Nick, Alex and Ashlie leave behind their modern lives and embark on a journey that is foreign to their parents - partly to eat dinner, and partly to carve out their identities. Also showing: Pickle (15) by Amy Nicholson.
Winner Best in Theme Award. This is a coming of age story about a young First Nations lawyer, Caleb Behn, from northern Canada, epicenter of some of the world’s largest fracking operations. Watch as Caleb tries to reconcile the fractures within himself, his community and the world around him - blending modern tools of the law with ancient wisdom. Also showing: The Refuge (16) by Alex Jablonski and Kahlil Hudson.