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MOFF at Rangeley Trail Town Festival
September 2, 2022 @ 6:30 pm - 10:00 pm$4 – $12
Join the Maine Outdoor Film Festival for our 8th annual screening with the Rangeley Trail Town Festival to celebrate the Appalachian Trail.
– The film program will last about two hours, including a 10-minute intermission and is subject to change.
THE STORY OF A TROUT – 12 minutes – by Gareth Leah – from Alaska – Short synopsis: How do you measure the success of one’s life? Though often hard to swallow, the reality for most people is that material wealth is the yardstick to which they justify their existence. A belief that excess equals success. But to the lucky ones, they understand that a life well lived is measured by the positivity of your impact on those around you. A proverbial life after death and the birth of a legacy. Curt Trout was one of those lucky few. In this film, we take a look into the life of a fishing legend and explore how one person’s passion can have a profound effect on a community, a sport, and a river. This is the story of a Trout.
THE LAST LAST HIKE – 19.9 minutes – by Céline François – from Washington – Short synopsis: 83-year-old Nimblewill Nomad is about to become the oldest person to thru-hike the Appalachian Trail. But he didn’t start at Springer Mountain, Georgia – his trek began on Flagg Mountain in Alabama, the true southern terminus of the Appalachian Mountain Range. Throughout his odyssey, he’s meeting hikers along the way and sharing the magic of Flagg Mountain, where he has been the caretaker for the past three years. With more than two decades and 50,000 miles of hiking experience behind him, will this really be his last last hike?
WE ARE LIKE WAVES – 12 minutes – by Jordyn Romero – from New Mexico – Short synopsis: We Are Like Waves is an intimate look into how surfing changes Sanu’s life, documenting the struggles and breakthroughs of becoming one of the first female Sri Lankan surfers.
TETON GRAVITY RESEARCH: IN PURSUIT OF SOUL – 34.5 minutes – by Jeremy Grant – from United States – Short synopsis: In Pursuit of Soul explores the fiercely authentic culture of independent resort towns across the country, while meeting the people that call those mountains home – the true soul of skiing and snowboarding. Follow along as we visit and explore 12 independent resorts from East Coast classics to hidden gems in the Mountain West that are the beating heart of the winter community. In Pursuit of Soul lets us showcase a different, important side of the industry.
KEYSTONE: VOICES FOR THE LITTLE FISH – 11.2 minutes – by Jerry Monkman – from New Hampshire – Short synopsis: The people of Gardiner, Maine work to provide fish passage around three historic dams on Cobbossee Stream for the first time in 270 years. The goal: restore an ecosystem that can support millions of river herring and other wildlife.
SAP TIME – 4.2 minutes – by Roger Scott McCord – from Maine – Short synopsis: Two brothers, who own a Maine dairy farm, also make maple syrup to help make ends meet.
YO GLEANS – 10.5 minutes – by Blake Horn – from Maine – Short synopsis: We follow a day in the life of Yosarian Bisbee, aka Yo, as he gathers “junk” from the local dump and unwanted food from the grocery store, all in an effort to minimize waste.
DON’T FEED THE COYOTES – 33.4 minutes – by Nick Stone Schearer – from California – Short synopsis: don’t feed the coyotes’ observes several years in the intertwined lives of San Francisco’s urban coyotes. The story centers around a three year-old coyote, fondly-named Scout, and her territorial challenger, the scientifically-dubbed 15F. Chronicling their lives through the two starkly different researchers observing them, it’s about humans, the natural world and the lines we’ve drawn between the two.