But a Gutsy Girls screening isn't just for women – it is for everyone who loves adventure, whether they be young, old, men, women, boys and girls!
The Gutsy Girls Adventure Film Tour screens annually and goes over 2 hours of the most meaningful, heart-warming and entertaining films celebrating women in adventure from independent filmmakers right around the world.
This movie will be on Tuesday 6th August 2019 from 6:45 pm until 9:30 pm at the Village Cinemas (Crown, Victoria), 8 Whiteman Street, Southbank. The cost for adults is $25.70 and you can book your tickets at this link.
The Gutsy Girls Adventure Film Tour includes a unique selection of films of varying lengths and styles enjoying topics relevant to women in the outdoors who aren't afraid to get down and dirty in their pursuit of a good adventure.
The 2019 tour will screen over 30 times around Australia, New Zealand and beyond. The movies will feature a unique selection of films of differing lengths and styles and will cover topics relevant to women in the outdoors. The Gutsy Girls Adventure Film Tour will enthral both the interested adventurer and the armchair adventurer alike.
Some of the moves for the 2019 tour will be showcasing the following films:
This is made in Australia and is 43 minutes. A film by Steve Young, it is an insight into the emotional journey for Samantha Gash as she continues her gruelling 77 day run across India.
It goes from the awful times, where there are tears, through to the triumphs. In this film, she holds nothing back as she shares the stories of the inspirational people she meets along the way who remind her of the reason and power of this inspirational project.
This was made in Scotland and is 40 minutes. It is a film by Lee Craigie & Mike Webster. In 2017, Rickie Cotter and Lee Craigie rode the Tour Divide. This is a 2745 mile self-supported mountain bike race from Canada to the Mexican border. It was shot entirely using a Go-Pro and an iPhone, and this film documents the journey the two friends made in a way that encourages the watcher to get out there and do some climbing themselves!
This is an Australian film which lasts 3 minutes. It is by Jason Macqueen.
It is about 35-year-old Mel Stamel,l who has pretty much tried it all. This includes kayaking, climbing, caving, mountain biking, and skiing. But the Canberra local has had to overcome some very unique obstacles and is enthusiastic about pushing her boundaries. She has a Masters degree in Mechanical Engineering and with the support of her local adventure community, she's taken on the challenge of building much of her own sporting equipment. This is her story.