OCT. 4 -7
LAST 3 SCREENINGS and THEIR TRAILERS
Films move to EDISON THEATRE
100 College Parkway, Mammoth Lakes
Friday Oct 6 @ 7pm at Edison Theatre
Directors Josh Tickell & Rebecca Tickell
COMMON GROUND is the sweeping and uplifting story of the pioneers of the “Regenerative Movement” who are forgoing the toxic seeds and sprays pushed by Big Ag in order to produce tremendous quantities of nutritionally dense food while bringing our entire ecosystem back to life.
Runtime 105 mins
Saturday Oct 7 @ 4pm at Edison Theatre
SHORTS BLOCK 2
PADDLE TRIBAL WATERS
Directors Paul Robert Wolf Wilson & Rush Sturges
When the largest dam removal project in history begins, a group of indigenous youth learn to whitewater kayak in hopes of becoming the first people to paddle the restored river from source to sea.
Run Time 9 mins.
CALL IN THE CRÈCHE
Director Tim Guthrie
A mini-doc about a crèche in Paparoa, New Zealand, focused on saving an iconic species of kiwi, and how that relates to protecting the entire ecosystem.
Run Time 9 mins.
SHIRAMPARI: LEGACIES OF THE RIVER
Director Lucía Flórez
In one of the most remote places in the Peruvian Amazon, an Ashéninka boy must overcome his fears and catch a giant catfish using only a hook to start his journey as an adult.
Run Time 16 mins.
Directors Nicholas Orris & Matt Deblinger
A glimpse into the life of Donna Kalil, an environmentalist who spends her nights patrolling the Florida Everglades in search of the Burmese Python–an invasive apex predator that has devastated local wildlife. Learn about the problem with pythons and why for Donna, fulfilling her job responsibilities does not always come easy.
Run Time 19 mins.
Director Michelle Smith
After suffering a devastating accident in the mountains Adrien Costa began his journey as an adaptive athlete. This film follows his path from recovery to the cutting edge of adaptive climbing, working his way up to an epic first ascent in Washington’s North Cascades with legendary mountain guide Mark Allen.
Run Time 30 mins.
Our closing night film Sat. Oct 7 at 7pm at Edison Theatre
NO LEGS. ALL HEART.
Followed by a Q&A with the Director
Director Pablo Durana
After years of addiction and a life changing accident, André Kajlich fights to be the first double amputee to complete the Race Across America, a bone-crushing 3,082 mile bike race, revealing a true test of spirit and the pain we endure to carve our own path in life.
Run Time 89 mins.
FOLLOWED BY A COMPLIMENTARY RECEPTION WITH AWARDS AND AN OPEN BEER AND WINE BAR.
Five Screenings of features and short documentaries all focused on environmental issues and mountain culture. The team at the Eastern Sierra Mountain Film Festival has curated some of the most interesting and inspiring films on the festival circuit.