Sheffield Adventure Film Festival 2020
All the films at ShAFF18
The full list of films for ShAFF 2018 is listed below. Tickets will go on sale later in January. Film submissions for ShAFF 2019 are
American skier Aaron Rice sets out to ski 2.5 million human-powered vertical feet
Running trough the ups and downs of life in a bird's eye perspective.
The first Briton to climb the world's highest mountains.
A Line in the Snow - Greece
"Skiing in Greece? Really?"
A Plastic Ocean
A Plastic Ocean is a documentary on the shocking impact plastic is having on our oceans
A short film describing how Jon Wilson, who lost his leg to cancer, uses mountain biking to sink his teeth back into life.
Aspirations Of The Pamirs
Three friends endeavour an exploration of the Pamir mountains on bamboo bikes made by French crafstmen.
Beyond the Wall
Freedom through climbing in a divided land
Rebecca Rusch takes a journey along the 1,800 kilometre Ho Chi Minh trail through Vietnam, Laos and Cambodia.
Breaking 60 | Challenging the Imposible
Breaking 60 is a documentary about the 2017 Hong Kong Four Trails Ultra Challenge.
Bright Cities - Girl Parkour
A short parkour film featuring two of the most talented, upcoming female athletes. Shot in Brighton and Cambridge, UK.
Pro surfer Raph Bruhwiler cut his teeth in in the woods and waves of Vancouver Island. Today he shares his love of the wild with his kids.
A look at NYC's female skate culture and the girls who are taking a stand to shift social norms in their city.
Cambridge Rooftops Parkour POV
Explore the rooftops of Cambridge UK and see through the athletes eyes as he runs and jumps across buildings.
Gregory Crichlow left his architecture job in 2011 to start a bicycle shop in Five Points, a traditionally African-American and Latino neighborhood.
Chris Akrigg - As It Lies
A a super raw winter thrash keeping it real up on't moors.
Components of Adventure: Réunion Island
We head to the Indian Ocean with Bryn Atkinson and Bas van Steenbergen to Reunion Island.
Conquering The Dragon
Follow the highs and lows of five participants as they set out to conquer The Dragon.
Dawn Till Dusk
Throughout the Southwest, legends surf the pavement at speeds nearing 80mph.
A in-your-face, non-stop onslaught of race-pace action set against Planet Earth scenery.
Dedicate - Diving Free
Jacques de Vos is an underwater photographer who spends most his time freediving with orcas.
Dirtbag: The Legend of Fred Beckey
Fred Beckey is the legendary American "Dirtbag" mountaineer who inspired generations of climbers.
Part 2 of the mini mountain bike epic
A journey through the Amazon in a self made Dugout canoe.
Eoin Keith : Ultra Runner
In April 2017 Ultra Runner Eoin Keith attempted to break the fastest time record of running the length of Ireland.
Listen to the voice inside you. It’s telling you to go.
Feel The Burn
In a place that has a reputation for decadence and discomfort, a little known ultra marathon is attracting hundreds of runners.
First Ever Mountain Bike Descent of Corbet's Couloir
Sending the Corbet's Couloir in icy conditions on mountain bikes is nothing short of insane.
Adventure piece that highlights how much we all take our food for granted.
Fountain Of Youth
Aging pro freeskier, Mike Douglas, travels to Japan in search of the secrets to perpetual youth and longevity.
Frames Of Mind
Matt Jones unveils 5 world’s first tricks in a unique edit with a visual twist.
Gnarly In Pink
Meet Bella, Rella and Sierra, a trio of skateboarding six-year-olds who form the Pink Helmet Posse.
Hazel Findlay: Mind Control
With a surgeon about to slice into her shoulder, Hazel has to contemplate the biggest challenge of all: a life without climbing.
Travel slow. Put down your phone. Take in your surroundings. Smell the wind. Taste the rain. Feel the sun that escapes the clouds. That was the plan.
PVS Company presents ICE CALL, an extract of BACKYARDS PROJECT, a freeski movie of Sam FAVRET.
Imagination: Tom Wallisch
Watch day dreams come to life as Tom Wallisch shreds the snowy streets of Nelson, British Columbia.
In Perpetual Motion
An insight to Adventure Photographer Krystle Wright and how different fears are interwoven with her life and ultimately her work as a photographer.
Intersection: Micayla Gatto
Watch athletic & artistic prowess collide as Micayla Gatto rides in & out of her own canvas.
American Alpine Runner, Dakota Jones, journeys to Northern Patagonia.
Into The Black
In the middle of the night, a mountain biker rides through Grenoside Woods, Sheffield.
Into Twin Galaxies - A Greenland Epic
3 National Geographic “Adventurers of the Year “ embark on an insane kayaking mission in Greenland.
ISAMU: A Short Skate Film
14-year-old skateboarding prodigy, Isamu Yamamoto, shreds the streets and temples of his native Japanese homeland.
Jason Paul - Freezerunning
A fortress made of ice becomes a dreamy winter parkour wonderland in Harbin, China.
Jason Paul's Freerunning Illusions
Jason Paul and Pasha Petkuns doing a chase with optical illusions through German cities.
Johanna Under The Ice
3 years after shattering her lower leg, Johanna faced having it amputated. So, she started cold water treatment.
Join Kilian in his new backyard in Norway as he attempts to ski and run in a single day the Seven Summits of Romsdalen.
Kriss Kyle - Raw 100
The RAW100 concept is pretty simple – 100 seconds of action, no effects, no slomo.
A strangely beautiful discussion about life’s big questions.
Lowri Davies: Freestyle Kayaker
A short film about one woman's rise to represent her country in White Water Freestyle Kayaking.
A documentary that follows the story of an everyman who, after falling from an Alpine north face, is struggling to find a balance.
Sport climber and a mother of two kids sets herself a new goal - to climb the route that no women has ever done before.
You can either run from the past, or run to get through it.
Mind Behind The Marathons
Peter Thompson ran a marathon within every country in Europe in consecutive days.
My Big White Thighs & Me
"A young(ish) woman sets herself the simple goal of swimming in open water at least once a month for a year."
My Playground - Sam Anthamatten
Free-skier Sam Anthamatten transforms the labyrinth of crevasses and seracs of Zermatt into a playground.
Follow athlete Sarah Rixham on her pursuit towards the dream-like flow state induced by highlining.
With a bloodline alive with adventure and a style carved from the landscape itself, Kye Petersen is about to blow the doors off of big mountain skiing.
Forty-three countries down, Hera Van Willick rides her bicycle across continents, fully self-supported.
Pleasure Island - Britain's Abandoned Playgrounds (Episode 1)
A crew of highly skilled urban athletes travel the UK.
A raw and emotive documentary exploring the complex life and motivations of writer Andy Kirkpatrick.
Candide and Audi partner up to Ski the World Filmed on Planet Earth
A lot of people talk about Quincy like she's surfing's new child prodigy. At the age of 6, she often finds herself out in the same lineups as local pros.
REEL ROCK 12: Break On Through
19-year old Margo Hayes is determined to become the first woman to climb 5.15, a grade achieved by only a few men.
A quirky profile on Remi Bonnet, one of the rising stars on the international trail running scene.
Riding The Tatshenshini
Darren Berrecloth and fellow riders explored the untapped terrain near the Yukon's Tatshenshini River, Canada.
Right To Roam
Jump in the van with Marie-France Roy and Alex Yoder as they weave their way through Scotland exploring the right to roam and land access.
For most climbers, it's safety first. But Brad Gobright is definitely not most climbers.
Scratch The Surface
12 female skateboarders from around the UK exploring what it is about the sport that they love!
Sheckler & Co
Four of the best skaters in the world skate the ins and outs of wind turbines for the first time.
Remember that feeling of throwing a leg over a bike for the first time?! I mean talk about “Boom!”, right?
Alex Mason 2016 Red Bull Slackladder
Song For The Nomad
A tale of two worlds, together they play the song of the nomad -- a requiem for a time gone by.
Steve McClure - Rainman
Where is your limit? Would you recognise it? Discover Steve McClure's answer to this question...
“I don’t want to be known as just a one-armed climber,” says Maureen Beck, “I just want to be a good climber.”
Summit To Sea
Conquering an intense fear of water through a Swim Run adventure.
Tall Bikes Will Save The World
Tall bikes and the eccentrification of the world.
Kilian Jornet and Emelie Forsberg’s express acclimatisation.
Tham Khoun Xe
Kayak through the one of the world's largest river caves.
The Ario Dream
The Quest for Europe's Deepest Cave
The Curve Of Time
Two veteran professional skiers contemplate the impact their love for adventure has on the very environment that sustains and fulfils them.
The Endless Winter II; Surfing Europe
Europe is, and always has been, a travelling surfer's dream.
The Frozen Road
A self-filmed account of cycling through the Canadian Arctic in winter, Ben discovers the wonders, terrors and frustrations of travelling alone.
The Gold Line
Follow six young skateboarders as they venture through downtown Houston at sunrise.
Nineteen-year-old Kirill hangs out on the rooftops of apartment blocks, where his brazen stunts have earned him the nickname “Russian Spiderman.”
Ultimate Durability against the Irish elements
The Ocean Rider
French-Swiss sailor Yvan Bourgnon is making a mad bet: to complete the first round-the-world tour, alone, on a catamaran.
The Place Of The Gaels
A journey through Scotland discovering that the weather is just as fickle, the people just as welcoming and the climbing just as demanding it's always been.
The Rowdiest Female Skiing of 2016
Jackson Hole, long the proving ground for the best skiers in the world. Watch Angel Collinson and Hadley Hammer ski Jackson Home with unique flair.
The Tales Of Vienna
Five men embark on a journey in search of rough seas and secluded mountainous areas through the inlets of the British Columbian coast.
The Time Travelers
In January 2017, the USA Rafting Team set their sights breaking the speed record on the Colorado River in the Grand Canyon on a 48-foot custom boat.
The Time Within
The Timekeeper knows that in a single second of perfect and beautiful synchronicity, there lives an eternity.
This Is Home - Greg Minnaar
A personal view into the life and influences of Greg Minnaar
Tim Stevens - The Racer
A portrait of a local cycling legend
How would you mark your 60th year? Runner Geoff Cox chose to attempt three named Lake District fell running rounds, this is a record of that time.
Trek C3 Project Summer ft. Brandon Semenuk
Rowdy trail riding, homegrown jumps; more proof that Brandon is one of the most progressive riders of all time.
Tsirku: Director's Cut
Deep in the Saint Elias Mountains where Alaska, British Columbia, and the Yukon converge, there is a place most skiers and snowboarders only dream of visiting.
Two friends. One race. Two laps. No prisoners.
Uruca II - Bugaboos Edition
Hugo and Lipe are back on the wall.
Team riders Leo Slemett, Sam Anthamatten, and Markus Eder attempt to complete the first ski descent of the eponymous mountain in Svaneti, Georgia.
Follow Irish climber David Fitzgerald as he travels to the Peak District to try the hardest bouldering problems on grit.
Three adventurers, a film-maker and a photographer set off on a 6 day, 300km unsupported journey combining new bike-packing and pack-rafting technology.
A Swimmer's Journey From City To Sea
A message from home, created in the orange months. Wheel Love is about friendship, creativity and good times.
Where The Wild Things Play
There's a revolving conversation asking why aren't there more females in the adventure industry, it's about time we found out why.
Who's Faster - Mountain Bikers Or Road Bikers?
Professional mountain biker Marc Beaumont vs professional road rider Tobyn Horton - racing head-to-head on tarmac & trail.
WHY, a short film from NRS and We Are Hungry, goes beyond the spectacle of extreme kayaking in search of an elusive answer.
Why I Run
Alastair Humphreys takes us through why he runs and the benefits it bring him.
Without A Partner
A film about climbing alone
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