ADVENTURE FILM FESTIVAL ATHENS 2016
“Human dreams and the constant need to explore are the motive. Endurance, skill and the human tenacity are the means and a cinematic journey with the most beautiful places on earth as background commences”
The biggest film festival concerning adventure sport activities returns for the third year running in Athens.
On Saturday the 22nd and Sunday 23rd of October 2016, the Theater of Athens College (Psychiko College) welcomes the 3rd Athens Adventure Film Festival. Athletes, Cinematographers, Photographers, companies of equipment and outdoor activities, meet the lovers of adventure activities on the most Adventurous cinematic event of the country.
SKIING, CLIMBING, SURFING, MOUNTAIN BIKING, KAYAKING, ALPINISM, TRAIL RUNNING, SNOWBOARDING & MORE…
Adventure Film Festival includes:
Films – They are about a wide range of activities completed with force of will, turning the elements of nature into an endless field of action. There will be a total of 23 movies with most of them being 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.
- Dimitris Liosis – Works of Art made from recycled activities equipment
- Albena Todorova - Surf in Greece
- Natalia Tsoukala - Pacific Voyagers
Speeches / Presentations – Modern legends of both mountain and sea sports, people who repeatedly touched their physical and emotional limits, will be talking so as to inspire the audience and broaden the horizons of activities in the Greek community.
- Boutiropoulos Giorgos – WHY? Various thoughts on what drives a person to engage in mountain adventures.
- Kostopoulos Nikos – Mountain Running. Presentation of the sport and his personal experience from the hardest race of its kind.
- Stillas Michalis – The Beauty of the Mountains – Ski Ladakh
Presentation Ceremony of the Skyrunning Championship – The presentation of the winners of the 6th Greek Skyrunning Championship by Salomon Hellas will take place on Saturday 22/10 on 15:30 as part of the 3rd Adventure Film Festival, amongst hundreds of friends of the mountain and adrenaline seekers!
Schedule - Athens Adventure Film Festival 2016
11.40 Riding 4.000 53', Michel Domaine (Speed flying)
12.35 Eiger - North Face 20', Bertrand Delapierre (Alpinism)
12.55 Noshaq 26’, Arnaud Cottet (Ski mountaineering)
14.05 Cold Poem 25’, Rodrigo Valsamis (Snowboard), foreword by Rodrigo Valsamis. GR
14.35 Changed Life 26’, Sophia Sarinikolaou (Ultra Running) foreword by Marios Giannakou and Sophia Sarinikolaou. GR
15.05 Mountain Running 25’, Speech by Nikos Kostopoulos
15.30 Presentation ceremony of Skyrunning championship
16.30 The North Africa Project 32', Emmanouil Armoutakis (Climbing).GR
17.05 Mares Del Sur 17', Ixa Liambias (Surf)
17.25 Metronomic 15', Baraka Films (Highline - music)
17.45 Ski for Freedom 10’, Jan Eric Euler (Ski)
17.55 Wind and Water 10', Themistoklis Lampridis (Kitesurf) foreword by Themistoklis Lampridis. GR
19.00 The Beauty of the Mountains - Ski Ladakh 25’, Speech by Michalis Stillas
19.25 Frozen Ambrosia 90', Constantine Papanicolaou (Ski), foreword by Constantine Papanicolaou. GR
21.00 End of day 1
11.40 Never melting story 22', Guillaume Bertocchi (Ski - cross country)
12.10 Mont Rebei Project 18', Baraka films (Rope Jumping)
12.30 The Road to Sparta 53', (Ultra running), foreword by Barney Spender and agents. GR
14.10 GR10 Pyrenees Walk, Vasilis Sfakianopoulos 33' (Crossing the Pyrenees), foreword by Vasilis Sfakianopoulos. GR
14.50 When Mountains Were Wild 20', Whiteroom Productions (Ski)
15.15 Curves 52’, Antoine Besse (Surfing)
16.45 Lines we Ride 38', Dimitra Babadima (Downhill - Bikiing), foreword by Dimitra Babadima. GR
17.30 Tom 55’, Kottom films (Alpinism)
18.30 WHY? Various thoughts on what drives a person up a mountain 25’, Speech by Giorgos Boutiropoulos
19.35 Raymond Prentice - 696 Days 10', Rodrigo Valsamis (Snowboard), foreword by Rodrigo Valsamis. GR
19.50 Big Trouble in a Tiny Tent 11', Whiteroom Productions (Snowboard - Ski)
20:05 K2 & the Invisible Footmen 54’, Iara Lee (HImalaya)
21:00 End of day 2
Presenters: Evangelia Tsiorlida, Yiannis Kotileas
Hours: Start Time: 11:00am
Ending Time: 10:00pm
One Day: Pre-sale 12€, Venue Pricing 15€
Two Days: Pre-sale 22€, Venue Pricing 25€
Where to buy
Tickets for the Festival are available at:
- Pre-sale from viva.gr network (Public, 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).
Golden Sponsor: ΚΤΜ SEE
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 stand 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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