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From New Lands To Old

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]Lawrence Thaw was extremely wealthy and in June 1939, arrived in Le Havre from his native USA. Here, he and his wife Margaret connected with a convoy of trucks and cars especially supplied by General Motors. Their mission:to drive to Bombay. Rather than have the ignominy of a support crew, the Thaws travelled...

The Road To Sydney

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]Zac Newham embarks on a 25,000 mile solo cycle ride from his home in England to Sydney on his budget childhood bicycle. “The Road to Sydney” gives the viewer a truthful (albeit whirlwind!) snapshot of this epic year and a half long journey on two wheels and palpably puts us all in the...

Roving Across Three Continents

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]Definitely the best quality ‘print’ of a vintage 16mm film that this festival has ever seen. A UK premier for an extraordinary film that until recently, virtually nobody knew existed. Weirdly, this is more of a nature and zoology film than a Land Rover film. Be ready for insects and wildlife in abundance! In...

The Devil’s Road

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]Following the century-old expedition route of two of Baja’s most prolific and obscure naturalists, a group of adventurers set out on a 5,000-mile journey on motorcycles to document over one hundred years of change in Baja California. Their search takes them on a thrilling quest—by motorcycle, airplane, boat, and horseback—to recreate the historic, unprecedented...

Sky And Ground

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]A compelling, ground-level immersion into the greatest humanitarian crisis of our time; refugees. Sky & Ground accompanies the Nabi clan, a large, extended Syrian-Kurdish family, as they painstakingly make their way from their home in Aleppo, bombed out by the war, to the Idomeni refugee camp on the border of Greece and Macedonia....

When The Road Ends

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]Dylan is motorcycling around the world. So far so normal. Then, he reaches the famous Darien Gap in central America. Rather than put his motorcycle on the boat or a plane, he resolves to devise a DIY solution. For this reason alone he enters the pantheon of ATFF gods! We cannot say more...

India – With All The Senses

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]Mikal is a real-life internet sensation. Every year he does a fairly massive long-distance motorcycle ride in a place far away from his Czech homeland. This year, he’s all over India. Not content with the ardours of solo-travel, Mikal shoots (astonishingly well) and produces a broadcast quality travel doco. Totally unfunded and independent,...

Walled Citizen

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]A Palestinian filmmaker attempts to explore the planet as a backpacker defying the restrictions of movement imposed on him as a holder of one of the world’s weakest ranking passports. Over a period of 3 years, Sameer Qumsiyeh travels with his camera from Palestine to Europe to the Canary Islands and Ecuador, documenting his...

Home

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]On 1 April 2011, rower and adventurer Sarah Outen set off in her kayak from Tower Bridge for France. Her aim was simple: to circle the globe entirely under her own steam - cycling, kayaking and rowing across Europe, Asia, the Pacific, North America, the Atlantic and eventually home. A year later, Sarah...

Apurimac

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]From the furthest sources of the Amazons to the calm water of the Peruvian jungle, six French kayakers embark upon a 17 unsupported descent on the Rio Apurimac. This is a difficult stretch of water so they all wear garish Hawaiian style shirts. With these good luck charms they set off into the...