Gutsy Girls Adventure Film Tour 2022
Next event Friday 19 Aug from 6:30pm to 9:15pm
Get inspired for life at the Gutsy Girls Adventure Film Tour.
Featuring a unique selection of films of varying lengths and styles, covering topics relevant to women in the outdoors, the Gutsy Girls Adventure Film Tour will enthral both the avid adventurer and the armchair adventurer alike.
The 2022 tour will take you running the length of New Zealand, solo hiking to the summit of Mt Everest, breaking through barriers and getting big air in skies. These amazing stories of courage, grit, determination and outdoor inspiration are focused on bringing the female adventure experience under the spotlight.
By celebrating the female adventurous spirit, we aim to make women in the outdoors more visible. Gutsy Girls screenings are not just for women – they are for all types of people to celebrate diversity and inclusion, and the rad ladies of the adventure world!
ONE NIGHT ONLY!
Find out more at https://gutsygirlsadventurefilmtour.com.au/
- BREAKING TRAIL (30 MINUTES: USA)
Emily Ford, 28, black, LGBTQ, sets out with Diggins a borrowed female Alaskan husky sled dog to become the first woman and person of colour to thru-hike the 1,200-mile Ice Age Trail in winter. As the 69-day journey through subzero temperatures tests her physical and mental endurance, Emily and her canine protector develop an unbreakable bond as they embrace the unexpected kindness of strangers and discover they’ve become figureheads in the movement to make the outdoors more accessible for everyone. What begins as an extraordinary physical journey also becomes a spiritual adventure.
- THE LONG PATHWAY (36 MINUTES: AUSTRALIA)
Australian trail runner Lucy Clark has long dreamed of setting the speed record for running the Te Araroa in New Zealand. In 2019, she geared up to run the 3,000km trail in less than 70 days. Averaging over a marathon a day, she is faced with lonely days on the trail, wrong turns, dangerous river crossings and solo nights in remote backcountry huts. Has she bitten off more than she can chew?
- ADVENTURE HAS NO AGE LIMIT (3 MINUTES: USA)
Chau Smith has never been one to follow others’ expectations. This sneakered senior sets crazy goals, such as running a marathon on all seven continents in seven days. Also surprising, at age 74, she’s on zero medications, has no special diet, and she just might run 80 kilometres in a day if she so chooses.
- INTO THE MOUNTAIN (7 MINUTES: BRAZIL)
Nicole Barreto is a base jumper who lives at the foot of the iconic and mystical Pedra da Gávea mountain, in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. After hundreds of climbs to practice the base jump, Nicole developed a connection with the mountain and its forest, considered by many to be a mystical mountain. With a striking photograph and an intimate narrative, Nicole shares her feelings and all the wisdom taught by the mountain, and reflects on how small we are in the face of nature.
- FUEL FOR LIFE: BLAKE HANSEN (7 MINUTES: USA)
Some people spend their entire life discovering who they really are, and what they’re meant to do. Blake Hansen knew early on. The hardest part? Acceptance. Now a professional mountain biker Hansen is a woman on a mission, committed to a relentless pursuit of personal progression.
- UTA: CLIMB FOR KOSOVO (19 MINUTES: KOSOVO)
34 year-old Uta Ibrahimi is the first person from Kosovo to attempt to climb Mount Everest. Her goal is to inspire a new post-war generation in Kosovo to move on from the war and help create a better future for their country. On the surface, this is a film about mountain climbing; human versus the most unforgiving terrain on the planet, but underneath it is a film about recognition, about empowerment and about having the courage and the determination to step forward and keep going – for Uta and for Kosovo. Uta mirrors her homeland, its history, its sense of place in the world and its battle for recognition. Uta and Kosovo, in that respect, are one and the same.
- FUEL (4 MINUTES: USA)
Skier, mountain lover, muffin maker, ukulele player: Madison Rose Ostergren is a professional big mountain skier and four-season outdoor athlete, based in Jackson Hole, WY and Salt Lake City, UT. See her in her element in the 4 minute fun packed film.
- SKIN SWIMMER (7 MINUTES: CANADA)
Waking up on a cold, rainy Vancouver morning, most people choose to stay inside gripping their steaming coffee. This is not the case for Roberta Cenedese, as her mornings look drastically different. Instead, she wakes up and heads for the ocean to dive into the frigid waters of the Pacific Northwest, only wearing a bathing suit. Through triumph and failure, Roberta trains for one of the most challenging feats in action sports; an ice mile in three degree water. Joint resident seals on this gripping and adventurous journey, where Roberta’s intimate connection to the Salish Sea is front and center.