This summer, the Best of Sheffield Adventure Film Festival tours across the UK, including the latest adventure featuring Free Solo’s Alex Honnold and Jimmy Chin.
Following submissions from hundreds of filmmakers, the 2019 touring programme presents 2 hours of the best of the Festival, representing the pinnacle of climbing, running and biking, as well as adventures from the snow and water, all specially selected by Festival Director Matt Heason.
A Mile An Hour (17 mins)
Packing on the pounds after writing a PhD, Beau’s running again. Combining a need to get rid of the gut, to run again, and spend some quality time in the shed, Beau will run a mile an hour around his perfectly mile-long block. In between he’ll do as much as possible, likely becoming the fullest, meaningful, most trivial day of his life.
Gravitas (2 mins)
An incredible street workout with the Australian calisthenic athlete “Simonster”.
Queen Maud Land (27 mins)
“The film where Alex Honnold actually shows fear”.
A dream team of six elite climbers including Free Solo’s Alex Honnold and Jimmy Chin mount an expedition to one of the world's last great climbing frontiers: the remote frozen towers of Antarctica.
Kai Jones (5 mins)
12 year old freeskiing prodigy Kai Jones rips gnarly terrain at Jackson Hole.
The Frenchy (14 mins)
Jacques “The Frenchy” Houot is a Colorado icon, an 82-year-old athlete who works non-stop on skis, mountain bike, and the cyclocross race circuit...
Ar Gefn y Ddraig (Riding The Dragon) (56 mins)
The Berghaus Dragons Back Race is the hardest 5-day mountain race in the world! Follow Huw Jack Brassington as he attempts the race – a whopping 300+ km down the spine of Wales - for the first time! (Welsh language)
“This shark, swallow you whole.”
Often cited as one of the best films of the 2000s and possibly the definitive example of extreme Asian Cinema, Oldboy is a brutal, lyrical modern classic of the revenge genre, now remastered in 4K.