Feature Films at ShAFF 2023

Discover Feature-Length Films At ShAFF 2023
Film: An Accidental Life



The majority of ShAFF sessions are a series of short films, with just a handful of the very best new feature films selected. We chose five for ShAFF 2023, here's the lowdown on what they are and why you should watch them:

An Accidental Life After surviving a near fatal climbing accident, speed climber Quinn Brett must not only rediscover how to use her body without the use of her legs, but also how to access the joy that is so central to her being. Watch in Climb Films 4.

The Ice Mile A year in the life of a swimmer training for one of the hardest cold water swim challenges. The Ice Mile follows Becca over a year of her life, from coming out of the solitude of lockdowns, to being back in buzz of the swim community events as she trains toward her Ice Mile, exploring grief, healing, community, and the power of cold water. Watch in Wild Swim & Water Films 2 as part of a session of four films.

Pasang: In The Shadow Of Everest The story of Pasang Lhamu Sherpa, the indigenous trailblazer who battled racism, gender discrimination, and political opposition in her quest to become the first Nepali woman to summit Mt. Everest. Her courageous, tragic journey would greatly move her country, inspiring new generations to reach for their rights. Watch In Mountain Films 2.

Adam Ondra: Pushing The Limits Adam Ondra is one of the best climbers today and a true virtuoso, who has tackled the world’s most difficult rocks and walls. A shy introvert-turned-famous-sports-icon, his desire to climb has changed into the obligation to win. As Adam prepares for sport climbing’s debut at the Olympics in Tokyo, we observe the influence of commercial pressure, mass media and the audience longing for a spectacle on both his personal life and the sport itself. Watch in Climb Films 3.

Wild Waters From Olympic pools to wild rivers to world championship podiums, discover the incredible life of Nouria Newman, the most gifted kayaker of her generation. Watch in Surf & Kayak Films 2.