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NZ Mountain Film Festival 'National Tour' - Taupō

NZ Mountain Film Festival 'National Tour' - Taupō

A popular package of amazing films celebrating people getting out there and doing it!

Internationally recognised as one of the world’s premier mountain film festival events, an audience can expect up-close adventures, emotive and insightful cultural content, and the usual fast-paced, action packed adrenaline entertainment making for an impressive programme that will have outdoor enthusiasts inspired and entertained.

The collection has something for everyone, and is the perfect environment to fuel your imagination and plan your next adventure.

2021 FILM COLLECTION (runtime 2 hours 35 minutes - including an Interval)


Spellbound (5 mins) Director Richard Sidey, NZ. Wingsuit BASE jumping is often presented as a thrill-seeking adrenaline rush. Spellbound takes us deeper into the more contemplative aspects of jumping.

Mount Logan (14 minutes) Director Alex Marchesseau, France, subtitles. A journey to climb Mount Logan 5959m in Canada, then ski, snowboard and monoski down the 3,800 metre ridge over 48 days and 700km.

Katherine’s Marathon (26 mins) Director Nicolas Falquet, France, subtitles. Katherine was the first Swiss climber to complete a 9A route (NZ grade 35) and she decided to repeat this performance in the Bernese Alps, with Jungfrau Marathon, a route with a radically different style.

Made in Aotearoa (37 mins) Directors Andy Deere and Ryan Heron, NZ. Young up-andcoming surfer Kehu Butler shows us his favourite spots around NZ as we learn about his family and deep connections to friends and ocean. This is the first time an NZ film has won this award, EPIC!

Ocean To Asgard (34 mins) Director Heather Mosher, Canada. Four friends travel to Baffin Island for a 40-day human-powered adventure, featuring bigwall first ascents, whitewater paddle descents, and wild Arctic flamingos.

In the Theatre of the Gogs (19 mins) Director Richard Sidey, NZ. A contemplation of art and adventure in the southern wilds of New Zealand by two Wanaka locals: landscape photographer Christopher David Thompson and adventure filmmaker Richard Sidey. This film is the unexpected result of their two unique perspectives.

Ticket Bookings can be made from this page, or available from Starlight Cinema, and door sales on the night at the venue. Adults $22, Under 17 year olds $17, Under 12 years old $12.50.


Starlight Cinema
26 Horomatangi Street, Town Centre, Taupō 3330

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