Registration closes: Wed, Nov 6 @ 11:59 PM PT

TRAIL RUNNING FILM FESTIVAL

The Film Festival is being hosted by the MERMAID SERIES in conjunction with our women's trail run at Huddart Park on Saturday, November 9th. The MERMAID TRAIL RUN is open to both MEN & WOMEN. The Film Festival is open to the public!

TRAIL RUNNING FILM FESTIVAL:
Doors: 6:00 pm
Shows start at 6:30pm
Trail Run Packet Pickup: 3:00 pm - 6:00 pm
NOTE: Register for the Mermaid Trail Run and save $5 on the price of the film festival tickets!

TRAIL RUNNING FILM FESTIVAL TRAILER:

2024 LIST OF FILMS

IZTA
Directed by Rabbitwolf Creative
Duration: 10 minutes
Laura Cortez is a trail runner born and raised in San Antonio, Texas. In an effort to further discover the land and culture that shaped the generations before her, Laura set out to establish an FKT on a route from the city of Amecameca to the summit of Iztaccíhuatl.

KNOW TO RUN: YATIKA
Directed by Jordan Marie Whetstone, Devin Whetstone
Duration: 10 minutes
Know to Run focuses on themes of “what are land acknowledgements” and the inclusion of local Indigenous communities being part of the trail running community, making running and outdoor spaces more accessible and equitable.

RED NEEDLE
Directed by Dom Bush and Simon Sylvester
Duration: 6 minutes
Ultra-runner Sarah Gerrish lost one ovary to cancer at 15 and the second to surgery at 36. Red Needle explores the stigma, trauma and lessons learned from Sarah’s life-changing experience as she uses trail running to help her on her journey.

BRIAN REYNOLDS: THE LEADVILLE TRAIL 100
Directed by Michael Grasela
Duration: 16 minutes
Brian Reynolds is a double amputee below the knee athlete who grew up overcoming many challenges in his life but never had a role model he could look up to. In this film, Brian attempts the famous Leadville 100 Ultra Trail Marathon out in Colorado in order to advocate for all para athletes that nothing is impossible.

RUN LIKE A KID
Directed by Guy Tucker
Duration: 1 minute
This short film explores what running means to one child and reveals lessons all runners can take to the trail.

GIRLS RUN ULTRAS
Directed by Ellie Windham and Christine Rivera
Duration: 15 minutes
A journey that follows the all women’s running collective, Girls Run NYC as they push themselves individually and unitedly collectively through The Black Canyon Ultra Marathon in 2022.

WELL WORN LIFE with Dani Reyes-Acosta
Directed by Daniel Mitchell and Trent Sugg
Duration: 6 minutes
Dani Reyes-Acosta is a mountain athlete, land cultivator, and storyteller whose path consistently seeks the limits of her possibility. Dani is a visceral example of how self-care and self-determination can harmonize via the outdoors.

NOW
Directed by Steven Mortinson
Duration: 20 minutes
Long-time ultrarunner Yassine Diboun confronts the shadows and turmoil of his past while preparing to take on the Hardrock 100.

Event's current local time: 12:29 PM PT

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