Deaf climber Sonya Wilson overcame discrimination, isolation, and seemingly insurmountable obstacles as a child to become the woman she is today – a force of nature changing the face of the climbing world. Knowing communication is key to her sport, she has created ways for deaf climbers in her community to find each other and spend time together in the outdoors, leaving ableism and expectations behind.
This film, by Lindsey Hagen shares the story of Jim Henterly, a naturalist, illustrator and fire lookout as he contemplates the dwindling days of Fire Lookouts in North America. With the influence of technology and AI threatening to make his role obsolete, we look into the future and ask ourselves what connections we will maintain to keep our human interpretation of the natural world alive.aph text here.
After nearly 30 years on the harrowing and hallowed trails of British Columbia’s North Shore Mountains, Betty Birrell still thinks life is one big playground—and that you’re never too old to send.
Three women set sail on a 350 mile expedition through Alaska’s massive Tongass National Forest, exploring how clearcut logging in this coastal rainforest could affect wildlife, local communities and our planet’s climate.
A portrait of the legendary angler/birdwatcher/writer / and all-around inspiring 74-year-old lad Chris Yates. Shot in and around his home in Wiltshire, it’s a quiet piece about a quiet corner of the English countryside: a day in the life of Chris. Featuring top pro skater Heitor Da Silva, this is a film about pottering, making tea, looking at an old tree, going rambling, fishing and foraging, and noticing.
This creative short film follows the story of a young polar bear trying to survive in the increasingly melting Arctic environment. In the film, as in real life, Arctic sea ice is melting quickly changing the Arctic ecosystems forever, causing destruction around the planet.
SMARTOGRAPHER, PHOTOGRAPHER, TRAVELER, DREAMER, WANDERER
Born and raised in Poland.
Vast landscapes, mountains and most of all people of these unusual places on Earth, are sources of peace and inspiration.
Fascinated by crafts, and humans of these crafts, culture, their life stories, fuel his creativity and motivation.
Maciej has spent learning photography from his long-time icons, such as Joe McNally, Zack Arias, Joel Grimes, Peter Hurley, and has been mentored for many years by Don Giannatti, one of the best educators in the business of photography.
‘Nature does not need us, and it is we who need nature to exist. We come and go, and nature continues.’