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FREEDOM OF FLIGHT FILM FESTIVAL - Wellington Shows

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Te Aro Astanga

234 Level 1

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Wellington

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2 Nights of inspirational Free Flight Films showcasing NZ and International Hang Gliding, Speedflying and Paragliding films.

Wellington has two shows scheduled each with a different line up on evening Saturday 25th and Sunday 26th of November. So why come to one when you could come to BOTH !

All profit goes to 2 Childrens Charity's - Cholmondele and ONGD NICA

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Night 1 Saturday 25th of November 7:00 pm to 9:15 pm

Part 1

  • Fly

    – Fenella Bowater a Lyttelton Film Maker brings us a documentary about 2 of NZ’s top Speedflyers.
  • Coupe du monde de parapente 2017 France

    – Artefact brings you into the amazing world of competitive flying with this edit of the 2017 Paragliding World Cup
  • Go with the Wind

    - Staring at Clouds - Jean Brossard Michal Talavasek - XC paragliding Arthurs Pass. 4th place in the FOF Film festival short NZ film contests, Filmem, Edited and produced by NZ Pilots
  • Veso Ovcharov – Paragliding (Big Acro in Spain)

    - Artefact gives us a taste of what Acrobatic paragliding is all about with Veso Ovcharov in Spain.
  • Intention

    – Serendipity Friendship – Pedro Pimentel and Sam Bartholomew – What does it mean to be a farther, have serious accidents and yet continue to pursue your passion of flight. 1st place in the FOF Film festival short NZ film contests, Filmed, Edited and produced by NZ Pilots
  • SEIKOBOY

    – Seiko Fukuoka gives us a glimpse into her amazing world and achievements as paragliding pilot.
  • Dream Land

    – Kiwi – Air - Michael Verhagen – Paramotoring in the North Island a film of picturesque NZ from the seat of a Paramotor. 3rd place in the FOF Film festival short NZ film contests, Filmem, Edited and produced by NZ Pilots
  • Louder than Words

    – Matjaz Klemenic shared many things with his Farther but hang Gliding and Pink Floyd were a big part of them. It’s where they come back together, up there in the sky.

Part 2

  • North of Known

    Reel Water Productions – Gavin McClurg & Dave Turner When Gavin McClurg decided he wanted to push the boundaries of expedition paragliding; he could not have picked a more rugged, convoluted and downright burly route. In terrain where bears outnumber people, roads are non-existent and flying conditions are completely unknown, Gavin and his partner Dave Turner embark on the most remote and aggressive Vol-Bivy expedition ever attempted. Traversing the entire length of the Alaska Range unsupported.Official Selection Banff Mountain Film Festival, Winner "Best Canadian Film" Vancouver International Mountain Film FestivalWinner "Best Picture Documentary Feature" Flathead Lake International Cinemafest,Winner "Best Spirit Of Adventure Film" Sheffield Adventure Film Festival, Winner "Best Film On Adventurous Sports and Lifestyles" New Zealand Mountain Film FestivalOfficial Selection Newport Beach Film Festival, Official Selection Doclands, Official Selection Telluride Mountain Film Festival


Night 2 Sunday 26th of November 7:00 pm to 9:15 pm

Part 1

  • X – Alps 2017 Family edition

    – Nick Neynens our very own NZ competitor in the worlds toughest race the red Bull X – Alps where athletes race across the Alps by foot or paraglider travelling over a straight line distance of over 1000Km. He has competed in it twice 1st time for fun and this year he made it his Family Holliday!
  • The Dream Gulley

    – Pedro Pimentel Visuals – Pedro Pimentel - This is a short story of a new speedflying line exploration walk in the New Zealand backcountry. 2nd place in the FOF Film festival short NZ film contests, Filmed, Edited and produced by NZ Pilots
  • Laws of Nature

    – Arvid Berg gives us a glimpse into what flying really
  • Pacific Pyla

    – Kiwi - Air – Aniko Hegedus 8 min 58 – Dune flying in NZ. 6th place in the FOF Film festival short NZ film contests, Filmed, Edited and produced by NZ Pilots
  • Supercharged Freedom Fighter’s

    – Arvid Berg puts you right in the action with this epic speed flying and riding film
  • Crossing the Line

    – Taureau Global – Mark Thompson – A trip around NZ some great photos, some great flying and one mans passion. 5th place in the FOF Film festival short NZ film contests, Filmed, Edited and produced by NZ Pilots
  • Speed Run Project Zoncolan

    – Matjaz Klemenic brings us a film showing us that Hang Gliding is not Old School! You have seen speed flying here is Speed Hang Gliding!
  • Organya Dark Side

    – Artefact brings us this gritty showcase of the new generation of Acrobatic Paragliding from the Acro capital of the world Organya this time with Egor Posokhin.

Part 2

  • Red Bull X - Alps Official film for 2017 –

    The NZ premier of the Red Bull X Alps 2017 official film. Join the world best pilots from all over the world as they undertake what some call the hardest race in the world, crossing the European Alps by foot and Paraglider.



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