A humorous, behind-the-scenes look at a tenacious group of friends as they seek, find, develop and climb Jeff’s World, a remote rock climbing route and destination located ten miles north of the Minnesota border into Canada, accessible only by boat and hidden deep in pristine wilderness. PNW premiere! Directed by Brenda Piekarski. 2017, US, 1 hr. 3 mins.
HUNTING GIANTS (World premiere): A wilderness explorer searches for the largest old growth tree still standing near Port Renfrew, Canada. This cinematic adventure into the old-growth rainforests of British Columbia explores the choices faced by many forest communities: do you remain focused on dwindling timber profits or reinvent yourself into an outdoor recreation and tourist economy?
Directed by Sean Horlor & Steve Adams. 2017, Canada, 24 mins.
LOST IN LIGHT (PWN premier): The night skies remind us of our place in the Universe. Imagine if we lived under dark night skies without light pollution – how might that that change us as people?
Directed by Sriram Murali. 2017, US, 3 mins.
For our patrons of legal drinking age, we'll be sharing a pre-film, free tasting from our Festival Supporting Sponsor, Sombra Mezcal!
Community Partner: Mazamas
Event Sponsors: Sombra Mezcal & Oregon Wild