2021 ShAFF Film Quotes

A small selection of memorable quotes from some of this year's fils

Every year at ShAFF we screen around 100 unique, unusual and very memorable films on adventure. Quotes from the films often live with us beyond the festival weekend. We thought we'd share a few below.  

Godspeed, Los Polacos!

"The polish ambassador to Mexico was also a misfit, he was in exile, and he introduced us to Mexican high society. The Vice President of Mexico invited us to his daughter's wedding and we sang there!"

The Ghosts Above

"I distract myself from the pain by looking into the camera."

Wanderlust Women

“Do more than just exist”

Black Ice

"I'm no longer a street dude, I'm an alpinist".

47 Copa

"Get moving you hairy potato"

A Plea for Refuge

“I want my daughter to have a visceral need for wild lands. As soon as we put a road into the thing, the genie’s out of the bottle…and it’s not wilderness anymore. Just because it’s worth something to the economy doesn’t mean we have to go out there and utilise it. It’s worth something just as it is.”

James Golding - The Man Who Refuses To Die

“…without a bike I’d be in a white room reflecting on how close I was to death…”


"Theres a crack in everything, thats how the light gets in"