See the beauty of Isle Royale National Park–but more importantly sense the wide-eyed wonder of teenage filmmaker Jake Youngman as he explores this remote island ecosystem during…
A Superior Island
Bandit Cross: Ruining it for Everyone
Much more than another race series, Bandit Cross takes cyclocross back to its roots and out to the people. It’s about racing for fun, sharing…
Dave and Amy Freeman embarked on a yearlong adventure in the Boundary Waters Canoe Area Wilderness in northern Minnesota to protect America’s most visited wilderness area from proposed sulfide-ore copper mining.
Burst into Northern Michigan I
Chris Zuker takes the hyperlapse technique where it’s never gone before: the woods and water of Northern Michigan.
Burst into Northern Michigan II
Hyperlapse master Chris Zuker is back with the world premiere of the second in his series from Northern Michigan. What will he do this time?
Ultra runner and Exercise Science professor Scott Drum pushes himself to the limit as he attempts to run the lengths of two Lake Superior national parks in a 24-hour period.
Forge to Fine Art: Blacksmith Aaron Cergol
Young master blacksmith Aaron Cergol creates functional works of art like axes, hammers, and knives on a restored forge in Milwaukee, Wisconsin.
Grand Traverse: A Great Lakes Reef Restoration
Three species, 450 tons of rocks, and one chance for a comeback. Learn how The Nature Conservancy and its partners are working to restore spawning…
Great Lakes, Bad Lines
Discover the story of two Michigan natives / adventurers and their 500-mile, fossil-free journey across the Michigan’s Upper Peninsula, along the route of Line 5.
Hunting Deer: Sharing the Harvest
Greg “Biskakone” Johnson takes us deer hunting in the ceded territory near his Lac du Flambeau community. Biskakone shows us how he tans buckskin to…
I Ride for Her
Welcome to the finishing line of the Dirty Kanza, a 200 mile bicycle race through the Flint Hills of Kansas. It is a place where…
Jeff’s World Preview
For the past 15 years, Jeff Engel has wandered out into the remote Ontario wilderness to develop cliff lines for rock climbing in an area…
A women’s track cycling team forms to take the Minneapolis Velodrome by storm.
Lake Michigan in a Dugout
The Documentary is a film following the story of two women chasing their ridiculous dream: to journey around Lake Michigan aboard their handmade dugout sailing canoe.
Locked In: First Descent of the Beriman Gorge
Locked In brings us to Papua New Guinea, a country seldom traveled, and into the Beriman Gorge, a river even less traveled. Led by Ben…
Manoomin: Food that Grows on the Water
Join Fred Ackley Jr. from the Sokaogon Chippewa Community of Mole Lake, Wisconsin as he harvests and processes manoomin, or wild rice. He explores the importance…
Set against the crashing waves of an inland sea, Michigan Ice is packed with humor and action from some of the biggest names in climbing alongside a cast of hardy locals.
Meet Don Keith, avid backpacker and long time resident of Eagle Harbor, Michigan. Experience the Keweenaw and see some of the finest natural areas that Michigan has to offer.
North Country Dreamland
A northern Michigan celestial dark sky exposition from renowned night sky photographer Shawn Malone of Lake Superior Photo.
Pacific Northwest Trail Montage
Scenic vibes and timelapses from the full length film A Sense of Direction from Northern Michigan University graduate Alex Maier about his through hike of…
Packing it Out
The Packing It Out crew, Seth Orme and Paul Twedt, take on the Pacific Crest Trail with hopes to remove 1,000+ pounds of litter from…
Paddle to DC: A Quest for Clean Water
Paddle to DC is an introduction to Minnesota wilderness guides Dave and Amy Freeman as they canoe and sail 2,000 miles from Ely, Minnesota to Washington, D.C. on a quest to save the Boundary Waters from the threat of sulfide-ore mining.
Prayers in a Song
Minneapolis-based hip hop artist Tall Paul raps about his struggle to learn his indigenous language, Anishinaabemowin, and his journey toward a deeper understanding of his Native identity.
Predator/Prey: The Fight for Isle Royale Wolves
“Predator/Prey” is a beautifully shot film focusing on the debate over Isle Royale’s dwindling population of wolves, which initially came to the island over a frozen Lake Superior five decades or more ago.
With one simple rule of only being able to make forward progress in the air, they set off on a 420-mile traverse of the Canadian Rockies.
Somewhere in the Mojave desert a man named Schmidt spent 38 years digging a tunnel by hand. Poet and author Brian Laidlaw now leads friends…
Scratching the Earth
Meet the time-tested crew of blue collar trailbuilders handcrafting a twisting, turning maze of old school singletrack through the iron-rich dirt of Negaunee and Ishpeming,…
Spearfishing: A Living History
Explore the tradition and practice of spearfishing through the eyes of Jason Bisonette, a member of the Lac Courte Oreilles Band of Lake Superior Ojibwe.
Golden ratios, orbital energy, deep thoughts and cosmic bliss in a sideways snowstorm while surfing Minnesota’s Lake Superior shore.
Testify: A Visual Poem of Trout Fishing
The timeless writing of Michigan author John Voelker is cinematically paired with his home water to capture the poetry of trout water in Northern Michigan.
The DLFA was a haphazard assortment of talented young misfits unified by their unwavering pursuit of climbing, partying, and testing the boundaries of socially acceptable…
UP A River: Festival Cut
This is a festival cut of a feature-length film documenting what may be the end of an era for many people with ties to these Upper Peninsula camps.
Waadookodaading: Ojibwe Language Immersion School
Waadookodaading, “a place where people help each other,” is a school that’s part of an international movement that seeks to revitalize indigenous languages.
An artful statement on a vital resource. We must never forget that water is life.