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 now open.
A Line in the Snow - Greece
"Skiing in Greece? Really?" was the usual response when we said where we were going. With a desperate lack of snow in the Alps we were looking as far away as Morocco and Nepal for inspiration. We had been told that there was good snow in Greece, but we didn't quite believe it. With just five days planning we headed to Greece to explore the beautiful mountains of the north and meet the people that live and work there.
First Ever Mountain Bike Descent of Corbet's Couloir
Anyone who has ever skied or snowboarded Jackson Hole knows just how nerve-racking it can be to send it into the infamous Corbet's Couloir, even in the best of conditions. Doing it in icy conditions on mountain bikes is nothing short of insane, and that's exactly what we did.
Imagination: Tom Wallisch
We’ve all been that kid sitting in the back seat of our family car, wishing we were somewhere else. Through the boredom, the driveway snow piles, sidewalk handrails and stair sets start to tease our inner skier. Watch day dreams come to life as Tom Wallisch shreds the snowy streets of Nelson, British Columbia.
In Perpetual Motion
Understanding the motives of an artist is complicated and layered as every artist is motivated differently. The audience is given an insight to Adventure Photographer Krystle Wright and in particular how different fears are interwoven with her life and ultimately her work as a photographer.
Magnetic Mountains is an independent documentary that follows the story of an everyman who, after falling from an Alpine north face, is struggling to find a balance. Featuring some of the biggest names in mountain sports, it will explore the psychology of risk taking in the mountains, asking – is it really worth it?
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, and the attention she attracts seems much more suited for someone who can at least put on their own wetsuit without their parents help. However, five minutes with Quincy and you'll quickly realize that she's just a normal kid who happens to really love surfing.
REEL ROCK 12: Break On Through
In high-end modern rock climbing, 5.15 is the top of the difficulty scale, a grade achieved by only a few men and never by a woman. Margo Hayes, a little known 19-year-old from Boulder, Colorado, is determined to change that. To be closer to the world’s hardest routes, she has moved to Europe, where she trains and climbs with the goal of succeeding on two of the most iconic 5.15s in France and Spain. But pushing her body and mind to the absolute limit, she risks injury and failure in her quest to be the first.
For most climbers, it's safety first. But Brad Gobright is definitely not most climbers. Fueled by day-old donuts and unhindered by a fear of falling, this young talent is pushing the limits of scary trad and free solo ropeless climbing in his backyard playground of Eldorado Canyon. Having survived a few big scares, Brad is determined to make his boldest ascent yet - a first-ever free solo of one of Eldo's most exposed and difficult routes.
Song For The Nomad
Kyrgyzstan's capital city, Bishkek, is a modern whirlwind of sight and sound. But in a concert hall in the heart of the city, the keys of a lone piano carry out of the chaos and into the timeless Celestial Mountains beyond. Into a world of horsemen and shamans, and young souls brought to life in the heart of nature. A tale of two worlds, together they play the song of the nomad-- a requiem for a time gone by.
The Curve Of Time
Due to climate change, by 2050 ski seasons will be markedly shorter. Lower elevations will receive significantly less snowfall. Two veteran professional skiers contemplate the impact their love for adventure has on the very environment that sustains and fulfills them. As they peer into the future, they realize there is a more sustainable path ahead, but it won't be easy.
The Rowdiest Female Skiing of 2016
Jackson Hole has long been the proving ground for the best skiers in the world. People like Doug Combs, Micah Black, and countless other winter heroes have left their mark on these famous mountains. Now Angel Collinson and Hadley Hammer are here to ski these famous lines with their own unique flair. Angel's performance was so impressive it earned her Female Performance of the Year.
The Tales Of Vienna
The inlets of the British Columbian coast are especially prone to winter storms, gale force winds and relentless precipitation. These 5 men embark on a journey in search of rough seas and secluded mountainous areas. Tacking their way up the coast, they are in for more than sailing and skiing. A fictional story based on true events.
The Time Within
As a light snow begins to fall on the bustling Tokyo outside his family shop, The Timekeeper delicately assembles his masterwork. In precision clockwork, the mystery lies in the finest details-- and the master knows that in a single second of perfect and beautiful synchronicity, there lives an eternity.
Team riders Leo Slemett, Sam Anthamatten, and Markus Eder attempt to complete the first ski descent of the eponymous mountain in Svaneti, Georgia. From steep skiing to freestyle and pillow-lines – the team climb the 4,694m high northern peak of the "Witches Sabbath” to attempt what has never been done before.