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The Big Moose Program: Holiday Reprise

Expired January 1, 2023 4:45 AM
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Film Program: 

A QUALITY OF IMAGINATION - 5 minutes - by Caleb Roberts - from Ontario - Short synopsis: In a culture seemingly full of adrenaline junkies and “going bigger”, Benny Marr contemplates the ultimate form of self-expression, and the subtle moments that define one’s style.

FOOD IN YOUR BELLY - 15 minutes - by Gabriella Medrano, Lukas Chin - from New York - Short synopsis: Food in Your Belly is a story of a young woman's one thousand four hundred mile hike undertaken as a way to recover from an eating disorder. Aster has two goals: hike the Appalachian Trail and eat. These seem like possible goals until you realize Aster will be hiking in the dead of winter and she has struggled for years with an eating disorder.Through a series of interviews and observational footage we learn about Aster, and watch her navigate through 6 months and 1400 miles of the infamous Appalachian Trail in winter. Through a tremendous display of vulnerability we learn about Aster's inner struggles, hear how loud her eating disorder voice can get, and watch her grow to love both herself and her environment.

EVERY STREET SLC - 10.65 minutes - by Corey Lester, Parker Lester - from Utah - Short synopsis: After coming to the realization that he doesn't know well the city in which he lives, Bryant Heath decides to run every street in Salt Lake City. As he ventures, he sees the hidden beauty that composes the neighborhoods and the cultural magnitude of SLC.

OFF THE COUCH - 11.75 minutes - by Mitch Bowmile - from Canada - Short synopsis: Jaymie Secord (Joe Wilderness) aims to climb all 46 Adirondack High Peaks and finds a love for the mountains along the way.

WINTER SWIMMING - 3 minutes - by Art Bell - from Vermont - Short synopsis: Maybe the best medicine in winter in the Northeast, is regular swimming in the frozen northern lakes of Maine, New Hampshire and Vermont.


MUSHER - 75 minutes - by Anuradha Rana, Laurie Little - from Illinois - Short synopsis: Musher peels back the veil behind the bond that four women have between their dogs and the world of sled-dog racing. As each woman prepares for the Copperdog annual race, we reveal the intimate insight into the mushing community, devotion to that lifestyle, and how women influence the sport.