Sheffield Adventure Film Festival 2020
All the films at ShAFF20
12 000 km
A ski- and snowboard adventure, starting in Sweden and taking us with ferries and the Trans Siberian railway through the deepest parts of Russia all the way to Japan.
In July 2016, the paraglider Antoine Girard set off on a three-week hike-and-fly tour to explore the Karakorum mountains in Pakistan— alone.
Act On Reason
The Japanese North Face free climber Toru Nakajima try the free-soloing Shomyo Falls 350m which is the largest water Fall in Japan.
A Dream Of White Horses
'A Dream Of White Horses' is a celebration of one of the UK's most impactful climbers Edwin Drummond who passed away in 2019.
A Kayakers Solo Adventure In India
Seven days, three rivers, one kayaker: Nouria Newman kayaks solo in India!
Ala Archa Expedition
Five undergraduate students lead a self-organised 31 day glacial research expedition to the Tian Shan mountains of Kyrgyzstan.
At age 50, alpinist and mountain guide Robert Jasper is heading out to Greenland for a solo expedition.
A Long Day Out
Kilian Jornet stars in the short documentary “A long day out”, an adventure within anyone’s reach.
Jamie Foy’s fantastical freestyle with a standard stair-set and its surreal double life, all set to the voice of 1979 Skater of the Year, Steve Olson.
A Nordic Skater
A Nordic Skater is a very first film about this little known sport. It features Per Sollerman, a photographer who has been skating on frozen lakes and fjords for the past 10 years.
From the Peruvian mountains to the entrance of the Amazon rain forest, this movie recounts a long and difficult ride through the guts of the Andes where only kayakers can access.
Behind the Scenes: The Berghaus Dragon's Back Race
Behind every great race is an even greater event team… this is their story.
Beyond The Break
The story of a group of pro surfers who have left the international surfing circuit in order to grow organic vegetables on Ireland's Wild Atlantic Way.
Bob & Marion
A couple in their 80s reflect on marriage and a life of marathon running.
Breath, an inside look at Margarita Cardoso’s process to climb one of the most technically difficult and beautiful sport climbing routes at Los Dinamos, Mexico City.
Escaping modern day distraction.
Camel Finds Water
Trevor found an abandoned fishing boat, brought it home, made it sea-worthy and then took it on its maiden voyage to British Columbia in search of waves.
Four top freeskiers and a World Champion drone pilot are dropped at Chatter Creek, BC for one week.
Despite his devastating condition Jesse attempts to be the first blind person to make a 'non-sight' lead of the iconic Old Man of Hoy sea stack in Scotland.
In his latest film Danny Macaskill takes on some child care the only way he knows how... by taking them for a wee bike ride around Scotland!
Dark Peak Fell Runners
Excellence through misadventure
Daughter Of The Sea
Daughter of the Sea is a short film exploring a fishermans relationship with his daughter and the sea. Shot in the French town St Jean de Luz.
Jenny Graham's round the world adventure
Greg Hill's quest to charge a little differently.
Every Single Street
Rickey Gates decides to run every single street in San Francisco
A cinematic portrait of the legendary mountaineer, inventor and author Hamish MacInnes.
This opportunity to take some time and embrace the peace and tranquility that Gilly experiences in her time ice swimming was a true pleasure.
FLUX is a lo-fi experimental short that asks questions on the state of surfing today...
A film following Chris Schulte putting Up First Ascents In Fontainebleau.
Frontier Of Firsts
Frontier of Firsts follows the experiences of a whitewater kayaker and an Alaskan bush pilot during a kayaking expedition in Southern Alaska.
You've never seen Parkour filmed like this!
Moonlight skiing with Jochen Mesle and Max Kroneck
A look into why we should get outside. In many ways when we go into the mountains we head into NOWHERE.
Gone Tomorrow - Kentucky Ice Climbing
Kentucky Ice Climbing. This adventure documentary takes the audience for a bourbon-fueled ride deep into the bushy hollers of Appalachia
Home intimately and unflinchingly tells the story of Sarah Outen's solo, human powered expedition around the globe.
The two best rescue workers of the region are ready for their new mission. Despite their professionalism and their determination, it will not go as planned...
Famous for its sweeping views and steep grade the Manitou Incline has in recent years become a focal point for an eccentric, off-kilter community.
Jezza Williams Limitless
LIMITLESS chronicles the story of Jezza Williams, from life as a rogue adventurer to a life-changing accident that left him a tetraplegic; and most importantly, how he tackled it head-on.
Last Women Standing
Of the several hundred runners who have started the Barkley Marathons since its inception in 1986, only 15 have finished the full five laps within the 60-hour time limit.
It’s not always what we achieve that defines us, rather it is why we achieve such things that creates clarity in our existence.
Loic and the Flolopapys
Four young climbers leave the confort of their climbing gyms to confront some of the toughest climbs on the planet.
Solo Skimboarding mission to Cabo San Lucas Mexico captured by Aether Films
Melanie Baker - 'False Fantasies'
An emotional fell-top performance, shot one snowy April sunrise.
Message On A Bottle
One man takes on the sea in a mission to protect it.
Sometimes it's nice just to document waves without surfers riding them.
Join Steve on his goal to make a successful 'on sight' of this infamous route a feat which as never been achieved before.
Unsupported ocean row from NYC to Salcombe, raising money for Brain Tumor Charity which claimed the life of one of the teams fathers.
One Breath Around The World
Mesmerizing images of parts of the planet unseen by most of its human inhabitants.
Out on a Limb
Three wheelchair users set out on a mission to conquer the Swiss Alps
A story of cultural identity and adventure on the remote sea cliffs of 'Eua in the Kingdom of Tonga.
Par For The Course
Mirna Valerio takes on her first ever sky race at the 4th annual Broken Arrow Sky Race.
Piano to Zanskar
A story of a man, a mountain... and a piano.
This short film tells how the state of mind of a tightrope Walker walking on a tight rope and a shaman in a state of ritual trance are connected.
An 84-hour bikepacking ramble through Scotland’s gloomy Grampians...
Run Across Scotland
Celebrating their father's retirement, 2 brothers return home to run with him across Scotland.
Run the Line
Overgrown, farmed, pushed out, sold off and only half there, Beau sets off with shovel in hand, dressed like a 50's train driver, to retrace an old trainline.
Founded on the belief that everyone is welcome, Memphis Rox opened a climbing gym to be at the center of the city's revitalization.
Sammy Carlson - Over Time
Sammy Carlson - Over Time
A short film about one man's journey to make an positive impact on the environment and to fulfill his destiny.
A group of snowboarders is willing to travel and ride the mountains in a more environmentally-responsible way, always with the objective in mind to reduce their carbon footprint.
Because like Brothers and Sisters... Bikes are Awesome.
Silk City Bomb Squad
A profile of The Bomb Squad, a freestyle bike crew from Paterson, NJ. Inspired by Nolan Price's photo book "Boots + the Bomb Squad"
A tribute to the shortest and coolest days of the year.
Son's Gonna Rise: A Father-Son Story
The story of Ethan Shandro's rise to World Cup level downhill racing under the guidance and mentorship of his father Andrew.
Speak To Me Softly
Experience fear and emotion alongside climber Jenny Abegg as she ascends a route while fighting the self-criticism and doubt from that little voice we all have in the back of our heads.
Exploration After Apocalypse
A stop motion short about how you can play a role in ending plastic pollution.
Inside the communist country of Cuba exists a small but passionate community of surfers
The 7 Stages Of Blank
Simply, the Blank Collective takes you on a journey through the 7 Stages of Blank, a lighthearted look into the bond that develops around the sport of skiing.
The Big Bang
In September 2019, Emma Twyford become the first British woman to smash the 9a climbing grade barrier. This revealing film follows the highs and lows of her three-year battle to break the next grade.
The Choss Whisperer
Mike Libecki continues his addiction to unexplored Earth in hopes of standing on a 1st ascent.
The Home For Broken Toys
Every weekend through the winter, a group of middle-aged men, who dub themselves the East German Ladies Swimming Team, plunge into the freezing waters of a pond in central London.
The Imaginary Line
During the longest government shutdown in American history, we assembled a team from Mexico and a team from the USA to establish a highline across the border between us
The Last Mountain
The Polish expedition to winter K2 in 2018
The Last Thaw
The story of Simon Grays attempt to set a record time, and become the first person to complete a Mid-winter Frog Graham round (A swim-run challenge in the Lake District)
The Legend of Rafael
A beautiful story about the power of two wheels and a community built through bicycling.
The Life Of Pie
Pizza and bikes can fix anything
The Line Between Good and Evil
The gripping first ski descent of "The Peak of Evil"
The Long River Home
The Long River Home is a 20 minute documentary film about overcoming the residual impacts of war through kayaking with a team.
Follow Joey Henson and a community of rock climbers as they climb, document, and preserve the boulders around Boone, North Carolina.
A small stretch of tarmac changes the destiny of a remote Scottish village. The old Postman’s Path remains though, and with it, a powerful connection to the past.
The River's Call
Six kayakers. 400 kilometers. A 17-day self-supported trip down the Apurimac River... And one question : What are we doing here?
The Running Pastor
A story about Sverri Steinholm, a Faroese trail running pastor that explores the relationship of his spirituality both through his experiences in the outdoors and in a traditional “church” / community.
The Ski Train
In Vatnahalsen, Norway, the only thing better than the waffles is the untracked powder lying in wait.
The story of a 90-year-old man's relationship with the sea
The Tipping Point
Three young men set out on the adventure of a lifetime when they quit their jobs, buy a boat and sail around the world.
Three Peaks Cyclocross 2019 - EF Gone Racing
Landing in Yorkshire's legendary 3 Peaks Cyclocross race, Australian pro Lachlan Morton fell head-over-heels (literally) for the most challenging 60km race in the UK.
Can you make a parkour video in 12 hours?
The Troll Wall is the tallest vertical rock face in Europe in which we can find the iconic Fiva Route, that has never been skied before Kilian Jornet gave it a go in 2018.
United States Of Joe’s
In rural Utah a valley of world-class bouldering is nestled among a conservative community of Mormons but when a ragged band of climbers shows up, the two cultures clash.
Urban Nature connects our daily urban life to our deep longing of adventures and experiences in nature.
Water Get No Enemy
In June 2018, professional surfers Damien Castera and Arthur Bourbon flew to Liberia, one of the poorest countries in the world.
Way Of The Wildcard
They say it takes a village to raise a child, but it takes an extraordinary community to raise a couple of Olympians.
Where The Wild Things Keep Playing
10 Sep '19
Director Krystle Wright brings this next installment since the wild things never stopped playing.
Witness my escape from the daily life, a busy life. Traffic, chaos, commuters. Follow me on a journey through the streets of Austria where the city with all it's daily situations becomes my Playground.
Wonderful Losers: A Different World
The first-time in over 40 years, an independent-filmmaker outside of the broadcast networks who has been allowed to film behind the scenes an exclusive insider look at the notorious and celebrated Giro d'Italia.
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