Sheffield Adventure Film Festival 2024
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Films with a focus on Adventure Activism
A Climate of Optimism
Former The Obama White House climate advisor and fledgling alpinist, Molly Kawahata, reflects upon her journey from the White House to the high peaks.
A Land For Everyone
A land in skateboarding, is to do a trick successfully, and this land, the outdoors, skateboarding and adventure are for everyone.
Cycling and skiing Europe's wildest mountains.
‘Below Surface’ follows longboard surfer Lucy Small as she grasps the baton from the renegades who fought for equal opportunity in the world of surfing.
A heartwarming tale about new friendships and ice baths in the garden during the recent covid-19 pandemic
A trans-generational South Yorkshire Chinese immigrant experience.
South Devon based father of three attempts to become the first person to ever stand up paddleboard around mainland Britain in his hope to break five world records.
A famous sherpa family, one brother and 3 sisters, decides to climb Everest to clean the garbage and thus restore the holiness of the mountains.
Climb For Hope
Everyone has a mountain to climb. 6 female climbers partner with the AdventurHER Travel and Jodi's Climb For Hope non-profits to climb Washington's Mt. Adams.
Deaf climber Sonya shares her testimony in overcoming barriers and gaining acceptance while hosting climbing retreats with both hearing & Deaf outdoor enthusiasts.
The boundless love this Dad has for his boys is remarkable - only if they fully realised how lucky they are.
Elisabeth combines her career as a top sportswoman with her life as an activist. The activist meets the skier when she becomes world champion and decides to come out publicly
Free To Run
Free To Run - a mission to tell the stories of women using sport to transform the world around them.
What are we talking about when we talk about running?
Filmed on the remote Atlantic archipelago of Cape Verde, Grounded tells the story of one kitesurfer's commitment to stay true to his roots.
High Road celebrates the unbreakable bond between Paralympian Meg Fisher and Jack Berry, a young para athlete who's cycling career is just beginning to unfold.
Ignite Your Passion
Kevin Wilson, 31 years after a paralyzing car crash, is now living his dream as a ski bum despite a long and difficult path to get to where he is now.
I Went On TV
I was asked to come in and talk on breaky TV about Backyard Adventuring. I said sure, but why don’t I have a Backyard Adventure instead?
A journey into the heart of what is widely considered the world’s most hardcore gym – Kyiv’s enormous open-air ‘Kachalka’ gym.
Lessons from Jeju
Freediving and Motherhood with Kimi Werner
Life's a Bargain
Lions Head. Climbed 500 times. And counting.
Women rewriting history at the Tour de France
New Way Up
Could Paragliders be the secret tool to cutting edge Himalayan climbing?
Normal People Would Drive
A team of middle-aged women, who have never considered themselves athletes, head to the remote Australian outback to test their physical and mental limits.
One Rep at a Time
A film exploring mental health in athletics.
Only in Toledo
Laughed at & ridiculed but kept on going strong. This is the story of DeShawn Willis and his mobile landscaping business!
Pasang: In the Shadow of Everest
The story of Pasang Lhamu Sherpa, Nepal's first woman to summit Mt Everest.
Pass It On: Michelle LeBlanc
We go projecting with long-term Squamish carer Michelle LeBlanc, who takes residents in their 80s on imaginary expeditions.
Peaks Of Colour
A story about a walking group by and for people of colour only and why it had to be created.
Riding the Rails
A mountain bike film about a rider and his wife who convert their bikes to ride on abandoned railways to access remote camping, fishing, biking and of course adventure.
Riding Through The Dark
Gavin Towers, a visually impaired amateur cyclist from Millom, Cumbria, attempted to cycle 4,802 miles around the British coastline in less than 22 days.
Delyth regularly climbs a local quarry to allow herself not only to do something she’s incredibly passionate about, but to mentally and physically strengthen who she is.
Ryan grew up homeless on the streets of Holyhead and then discovered climbing.
How one woman's passion for design and innovation revolutionized the outdoor industry.
What would you do if you lost your sight?
Springtide - a burmese tale
From the machinery of a wood workshop in Yangon to the breaking swell of the Bay of Bengal, Springtide depicts the birth of wave riding in Myanmar.
It has taken time for Alexandera to weave layers of her identity together. First and foremost, she is an Ojibwe woman. She’s also an artist, a farmer, a mechanic, a cyclist.
Surprising discoveries are revealed in this poignant reflection on life, above and below the waterline of Britain's rivers.
Surfers Not Street Children
Highlighting the work of Surfers Not Street Children in Durban, South Africa.
The Ascension Series - Adam Raja
A story that explores cultural heritage, identity, and connection to a landscape. At its simplest, it’s the tale of one man’s journey to becoming comfortable with the person he truly is.
The Debora Effect
After a life-altering brain injury, mountain bike enthusiast Debora DeNapoli finds profound healing in one place she’s been warned never to return to: the trails.
The Farm Under the City
Luke Ellis is a builder-turned-farmer that has set up an innovative new business in the heart of Sheffield’s industrial quarter.
The Last Ski Maker in Scotland
The uncertain future of skiing in Scotland has inspired Jamie Kunka to make sustainable skis out of wood.
The Sea and Me - Atop
World Class para surfer Charlotte Banfield takes us back to her roots in which she was utterly terrified of water.
The Water Holds Me / The Water Binds us
A beautiful collaboration between animator Lily Mae Kroese two sociologists and with numerous swimmers across the UK.
To The Hills & Back
Accidents have been happening since humans first started traveling in the mountains. We learn about this evolution of winter recreation and avalanche safety.
Working Together: Moors for the Future Partnership
Working Together: Moors for the Future Partnership