Sun, Apr 30|
2023 Trail Running Film Fest
Get inspired by stories that celebrate running, wild spaces, and our trail community.
Time & Location
Apr 30, 2023, 5:00 PM – May 01, 2023, 7:00 PM
Honokaa, 45-3574 Mamane St, Honokaa, HI 96727, USA
About the Event
The Trail Running Film Festival 2023
Presented by Drs. Michelle Suber and Buzz Hollander of Iris Integrative Health
The Trail Running Film Festival, the premier film festival for trail running enthusiasts and film lovers, is back on tour and better than ever for 2023. This year's festival promises to be a thrilling showcase of the best trail running films from around the world.
In addition to the film, there will be a group run with Hawaii Mountain Running and Alyx Barnett prior to the screening. The run will take place at Kalopa State Park—meet near the bunkhouses—and begins at 1:00 pm. All levels of runner are welcome.
The Trail Running Film Festival Website: https://www.trailfilmfest.com/
...is to celebrate running as a universal practice to explore our collective and individual potential and pursue our wildest dreams.
We accomplish this by documenting the culture of trail running, supporting filmmakers and creatives, and hosting events that bring our community together.
We are committed to promoting inclusivity, adventure, wilderness, art, and diversity across the trail and ultra community.
THE TRAIL RUNNING FILM FESTIVAL
OFFICIAL 2023 FILM SELECTION
Faith in the Future
Adam Wells and Ryan Scura - (9min)
As wildfires continue to damage his home trails in Oregon, pro runner Mario Mendoza Jr. confronts what the climate crisis means to him not just as a professional athlete, but as a coach, pastor, and father.
Ethan DeLorenzo - (6min)
In this film we take a journey into the traditions of Navajo runner, Brandon Dugi. He shares with us what it means to run free after all this time, on the land of his people in Page, Arizona.
by Lady Mountain Films - (12min)
Pacers Running presents the journey of GirlGangCrazy, the first running group comprised of Black and Brown women, to complete the Speed Project from Santa Monica to Las Vegas. On foot. Nonstop.
By Nick Danielson - (8min)
Out Trails is a community of LGBTQ+ and ally trail runners/hikers, celebrating & promoting diversity out on trails, started by professional ultra runner, Ryan Montgomery. In 2022, Ryan and a crew of 40 runners traveled to Mt. St. Helens for the first annual Out Trails Running Retreat to connect, learn and run together.
Nettie From Ohio
By Jessica Vandenbusch - (15min)
Aneta (Nettie) Zeppetella is an Ohio Ultrarunner tackling some of the least-Ohio style terrain (Western States, Fat Dog 120, Hurt) and working to inspire more women in her area to tackle long distances.
The Reality of Running
Milo Zanecchia - (3min)
Have you ever finished a trail run, and noticed the difference between elapsed time and moving time? Ever wonder what you spend doing during that extra time? Filmmaker Milo Zanecchia used to think it was a waste of time. Now he understands, it’s part of the adventure. This film is a portrait of a real day out.
From The Shadow Of A Mountain
by Alex Massey - (6min)
Markelle Taylor started running as a way to turn his life around. Today he runs free in the oldest trail race in America, on a mountain which was once unreachable.
By Ellie Green - (20min)
Solo is the account of one woman's mission to run solo and unsupported across mountain ranges on six continents—overcoming obstacles, conquering fears and finding the joy in achieving her goals absolutely alone.
Footprints Running Camp
By Max Romey - (15min)
Footprints brings trail runners together for a running camp like no other. Join us for a week in Colorado's San Juan mountains to see how Footprints empowers trail runners to learn, build connections, and become leaders for climate action in their communities.