4 - 5 OCTOBER , 2018
5th October: Shextreme Film Festival Screening, poetry performances, art + panel discussion @ The Loco Klub, Bristol: 7 - 10pm
Festival Tickets available here.
At this year's festival, we have handpicked one seriously inspiring line up of speakers for our group panel discussion.
Legendary Hazel Findlay is the first British woman to climb a trad route at E9. She is also the first British woman to free El Capitan in Yosemite, which she has done not once, not twice but three times! She is also a highly skilled supportive coach specialising in teaching climbers expert techniques on to overcome fear for increased performance and enjoyment.
DR SUZIE IMBER
Suzie is taking adventure to the next level: outer space! She is a NASA-trained astronaut; Planetary Scientist at the University of Leicester; mountaineer; rock climber; rower and runner.
Anoushé is a para-climber and ultimate role model and champion for all those experiencing barriers and self-limiting beliefs. Anoushé is the 2017 Asian Women of Achievement Award winner for Sport and the 2017 recipient of the Helen Rollason Award for Inspiration at The Sunday Times Sportswomen of the Year Awards. She is also the founder of Paraclimbing London.
Paul is a multi-award winning adventure filmmaker, based in Edinburgh, Scotland. As well as creating productions under his Hot Aches label, Paul offers freelance camera, director and broadcast industry editing services.
His experience ranges from hanging off ropes filming live outside broadcasts of rock climbing, to following adventurers and athletes pushing their limits. He is an expert at using the latest HD/ 4K video cameras and is highly proficient with professional video editing software. We are delighted Paul is also one of our expert tutors at Shextreme Film School this year.
We would love to share your adventure story on screen. Our Film Deadline for 2018 programme is 1st September. Apply here.
Looking for inspiration? Take a peak at 2017's film programme below.
Skye’s the Limit
World Premiere: Follow Cal Major on her solo SUP expedition around the Isle of Skye fighting plastic pollution.
Get Used To It
UK film premiere: BLAM Studio propose a way forwards towards equality and empowerment through skateboarding in Johannesburg, South Africa.
Beyond the Highest Peak
World Premiere: Jessica Pearson documents Mollie Hughes as she reaches the summit of Mount Everest from the North side to become the youngest Woman in the World to summit Mount Everest from both sides.
Sliding into the Light
This 16mm film from Hawaii featuring Crystal Thornburg-Homcy is a meditation on loss, renewal and our connection to the sea.
World Premiere: A snapshot of the dynamic sport of Freestyle Kayaking through the eyes of Lowri Davies: a pro athlete and Level 5 coach who is soon to represent Great Britain at the World Championships.
Scratch the Surface
World Premiere: Pioneering skate filmmaker Jenna Selby explores why women skateboard in her latest uplifting documentary.
Filmmaker Claudia Lederer follows Lee-Ann Curren in search of waves amongst the misty and mystical atmosphere of Iceland.
Libby Peter, one of the UK’s most respected climbers, explains how climbing has shaped her life.
Where the Wild Things Play
Krystal Wright’s celebratory cinematic homage to wild women in extreme sports and adventure.
by Kate Hellon
Kate is a Surf artist based in the South West in the UK producing bespoke surf art for walls and boards all over the world.
We are stoked Kate will be joining us on 6th October at Arnolfini to create lush live surf art on the night!