World Trails Film Festival @RWY
A unique opportuity to watch the latest films from the World Trails Film Festival. We're showing 21 films over three sessions ranging from 4 min shorts through to longer features. See the amazing world of trails from Sweden to Taiwan and the amazing people who help create, work across and enjoy this amazing global network.
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New Coperage, Royal William Yard, Plymouth
Located on the 1st floor
15 - 17 June 2023
Thursday 15th June - Booking essential: FREE TICKETS
Schedule of Thursday's Screening
Caroline and the path to recovery 4mins UK
Caroline tells her story of her journey to recovery along the South West Coast Path following a tragic motorcycle accident.
Out of Eden Walk in China 8 mins China
Walking to people: A historic 3600-mile trek across the Middle Kingdom clears its first hurdle—the eastern Himalayas.
RESA | A 600km journey across Sweden by kayak 10 mins Sweden
Two friends, one a kayak guide and the other having never paddled before, embark on a 600 km kayak journey in Sweden.
Confessions of a Runner 28 mins Lebanon
An accomplished trail runner shares his story of healing and redemption while pursuing the record for completing the 470-kilometre Lebanon Mountain Trail
The Forgiving Path 13 mins UK
Three intimate stories: how community, recovery, and joy can be found walking on the paths that connect England.
Why We Walk 55 mins USA
Why We Walk follows the journey of three Black men, from across the globe, united to empower and de-stigmatize urban communities of color and their participation in the great outdoors.
Friday 16th June - Booking essential: FREE TICKETS
Schedule of Friday's Screening
Miles to Go 8 mins USA
Join the Venture Out Project for a look into the world of trail running seen through the eyes of a group of transgender men who found the freedom to be themselves on the trail.
Goal Zero Power Moves 14 mins USA
Adaptive cyclist Quinn Brett explores the Great Divide – a physical 2,450-mile journey over the US Continental Divide by handcycle, and also other great divides that separate and stratify us.
The Beach of Dreams 20 mins UK
Beach of Dreams is a poetic meditation on walking, the changing landscape and the effects of climate change.
Break The Record, Break The Stigma 15 mins USA
This film features three different ultra runners that discuss their personal experiences with mental health related issues.
Dance with Rocks 16 mins Taiwan
Sustainable Trail Building on the South Penghu Islands. The film records the hardship and challenges during trail maintenance, and how participants connect with the land through manual labour,
The Privilege of Movement 18 mins South Africa
Ultra runners Clyde Berning and Damien Schumann decide to run on behalf of all species that once followed an ancient elephant migration route in South Africa.
The Last Last Hike 20 mins USA
An 83-year-old’s journey to become the oldest person to thru-hike the entirety of the Appalachian Trail.
Saturday 17th June - Booking essential: FREE TICKETS
Schedule of Saturday's Screening
This Is Not A Beautiful Hiking Video 10mins USA/Austria
This is not a beautiful hiking video. It's more about heat, pain, hunger, mountains, lakes, sweat, dirt, freedom, and friendship. Actually, it's about walking. A long distance. For a long time.
Tamsui-Kavalan Trails Trilogy 13 mins Taiwan
A visually striking film about the past, present, and future of Tamsui-Kavalan Trails in Taiwan, and how Tao is found throughout.
Living On The Edge 28 mins UK
Presented by passionate ultra-runner Emma Hazeldine the film follows her as she makes her way around the Cornish coast, discovering how people in seaside communities are starting to face up to climate change impacts such as sea level rise, increased storms and coastal erosion.
Stoneman Dolomiti Trail 14 mins Italy
A thrilling trail challenge along the edge of the Sexten Dolomites on the border of Italy and Austria.
Don’t Think About Tomorrow 31 mins France
Marine, 34, is in remission after breast cancer. During her fight against the disease three friends set her a challenge: run nearly 100 km in the heart of the French Alps in four days
Seasons On The Kyoto Trail 20 mins Japan
A stunning journey through the sacred mountains and temples surrounding Kyoto, ‘Seasons on the Kyoto Trail’ takes audiences through the spiritual heart of Japan.