Adventure Shorts 1

After You've Gone

US/Argentina, Short Documentary, 2022, 12 min

An older, cigar-chewing fishing guide honors her late husband by taking a thrilling and healing expedition to the trout-fishing paradise of Patagonia.

Directed by Max Erickson

Keepers of the Land

Canada, Short Documentary, 2023, 29 min

Colorado Premiere

One small First Nation on British Columbia’s West Coast is taking big steps to claim rightful power over its forests, rivers and shores in a land still rich with fish, bears, old-growth trees and kelp forests by reviving their stories and the laws within them. But after immense loss, and with ever-dwindling resources, will the Kitasoo Xai’xais people be able to assert their laws in time to protect what they have left?

Directed by Deirdre Leowinata, Douglas Neasloss


US/India, Short Documentary, 2022, 11 min

Boulder Premiere

Janwaar celebrates a wild bunch of kids whose lives are transformed when a skatepark is built in their small village in India. Raw talent, creativity and childhood fun without limits manage to break down generations of caste and gender barriers. Subtitled.

Directed by Danny Schmidt


US, Short Documentary, 2023, 33 min


In 2022, famed extreme-skiing champion Hilaree Nelson had great fun leading 3 other strong women to climb and ski first descents on the primeval, 7,000-foot mountains of Baffin Island, Nunavut. Sadly, just a few months later, she lost her life skiing down Everest. In loving memory of Hilaree Nelson, the first woman to climb Everest in 24 hours (1972-2022).

Directed by Rob Wassmer, Kaki Orr

Monday, March 6, 2023, 12:00 pm at The Boulder Theater | Export to Outlook/iCal

Saturday, March 2, 2024, 7:30 pm at Longmont Museum’s Stewart Auditorium | Export to Outlook/iCal

In person: Rob Wassmer

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Venues: The Boulder Theater; Grace Commons Church, 1820 15th Street; Boulder High; Cinemark Century Boulder 1, 1700 29th St.; Cinemark Century Boulder 2, 1700 29th St.; eTown Hall; Longmont Museum’s Stewart Auditorium