PRESS RELEASE (2015)
"Human dreams and the constant need for exploration are the motivation. Endurance, skills and athletic perseverance become the means and a cinema journey with the most beautiful landscapes of the planet as background commences»
After an extraordinarily successful first event, the only film festival devoted to adventure sports activities returns for the second consecutive year in Athens.
On Saturday, October 31 and Sunday, November 1, 2015, the Athens College (Psychiko College) hosts the 2nd Athens Adventure Film Festival. Athletes, filmmakers, photographers, equipment and outdoor activities companies join forces in -the unprecedented for Greek standards-, two - day thematic festival.
SKIING, CLIMBING, SURFING, MOUNTAIN BIKING, KAYAKING, ALPINISM, TRAIL RUNNING, SNOWBOARDING & MORE ...
The Adventure Film Festival includes:
Films - A wide range of activities carried out through sheer willpower, transforming the elements of nature into an endless field of action. In total, 27 viewings will take place, most of which will be a premiere in our country.
Photographic / Artistic exhibitions – Accomplished Greek artists will be gracing the areas of the Festival, visualizing the most beautiful outdoor “moments” of Greece and the rest of the world.
Alekos Assimakopoulos - The sketches of the mountains
Babis Giritziotis - Mount Olympus Summits
Dimitris Maroulakis - A || breath
Speeches / Presentations – Modern legends of both mountain and sea sports, people who repeatedly reached their physical and mental limits, will be making speeches so as to inspire the audience and broaden the horizons of activities in the Greek community.
Nikos Maggitsis - 7 summits, Multicultural mountaineering target
Dimitris Bourazanis - Vol Bivouac, Journey to the unknown
Alexandros Sotiriou - Scientific Diving in Antikythira, Implementing Lifetime Lessons
Michalis Tsoukias - Amateur or Professional? The experiences of a lifetime in the mountains and the fields
Presentation Ceremony of the Skyrunning Championship – The presentation of the winners of the 5th Greek Skyrunning Championship by Salomon Hellas will take place on Saturday 31/10 on 13:40 as part of the 2nd Adventure Film Festival, amongst hundreds of friends of the mountain and adrenaline seekers!
AAFF 2015 FILM PROGRAM
12:00 Artist on Jorasses 11', Bernard Delapierre (Alpinism)
12:15 From the Road 24', Marc Fischer & Eric Daft (Ski touring)
12:45 Comes With Baggage 18', Dominic Gill (Historical / Biking)
13:05 Palmera Express 15', Eddie Obrand (Surfing)
13:20 Mile for Mile 15', Rios Libres (Trail running)
13:40 Panhellenic Championship. SkyRunning by Salomon Hellas (Awards)
14:00 Intermission 30'
14:30 Bjørnøya / Bear Island 60', Inge Wegge (Surfing)
15:30 Keeper of the Mountain 25', Alisson Otto (Historical / Himalayas)
16:00 Speech by Alexandros Sotiriou 20'
16:35 Intermission 30'
17:05 Paradise Waits / Greek Segment 5', Teton Gravity Research (Skiing)
17:10 Down the line 20', Francois Xavier de Ruydts (Canyoning)Forward by Savvas Paragamian
17:30 ATH 30', Kostas Mandylas (Skateboarding) Forward by Kostas Mandylas
18:00 Sounds of Paragliding 4', (Paragliding)
18:10 Speech by Dimitris Bourazanis 20'
18:30 Chasing Summits 21', Shams (Paragliding)
18:55 Intermission 30'
19:30 Important Places 10', Jordan Ingram (Kayaking)
19:45 Valley Uprising 100', Peter Mortimer & Nick Rosen (Historical / Climbing)
21:30 End of Day 1
AAFF 2015 FILM PROGRAM
12:00 Rolling in the Alps 26', Laurent Crestan (Bike Crossing)
12:30 Behind the Seen 8', Francesco Campello (Surfing)
12:40 Project Detour 14', David Bertschinger Karg (Snowboarding)
13:00 Trial and error 50', Johannes Hoffman (Skiing)
14:00 Intermission 30'
14:35 Catch it 10', Sarah Menzies, Let Media (Surfing)
14:45 Afterglow 11', Nick Wagoner & Mike Brown (Skiing)
15:00 10 Minutes 25', Dimitra Babadima (Ocean Rowing) Forward by Dimitris Kokkoris
15:30 Cerro Torre 60', Thomas Dirnhofer (Alpine Climbing)
16:40 Intermission 30'
17:15 Speech by Michalis Tsoukias 20'
17:40 One for the river: Vjosa Story 30', Nejc Miljak (Enviromental / Kayaking)
18:10 Project Detour / Greek seg. 5', David Bertchinger Karg (Snowboarding)
18:25 Children of Wind 50', Pavlos Tripodakis (Sailling) Forward by Pavlos Tripodakis
19:10 Intermission 30'
19:45 Speech by Nikos Maggitsis 20'
20:10 A line across the sky 40 ', Josh Lowell & Peter Mortimer (Alpinism)
20:55 Fisherman's son 29 ', Chris Malloy (Surfing)
21:30 End of Day 2
Opening hours: 11:00 am -10:00 pm
One Day: Pre-sale 10€, Venue Pricing 12€
Two Days: Pre-sale 18€, Venue Pricing 20€
Where to buy
Tickets for the Festival are available at:
- Pre-sale from viva.gr network (Public, Papasotiriou, Seven Spots, Ianos, Reload, MediaMarkt) and online on www.viva.gr
- From the ticket booths of the theater on the day of the Festival (Stefanou Delta 15, Filothei, Psychiko 15452)
Organizers: WAYOUT ADVENTURES
Under the sponsorship of the College of Athens Graduates (CAG).
Social Support: Safe Water Sports
Safe Water Sports is an innovating initiative whose main target is the systematic and documented education of the public on all matters concerning directly or indirectly water activities (both sport and entertainment), with special attention on matters of security and accident prevention. There will an information booth on site.
Interactive games from the company “Efpalinos” will be taking place for our young adventurous friends during the afternoon hours of the Festival.
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