Sung in French with English Subtitles. Music: Georges Bizet; Director: Barrie Kosky; Conductor: Jakub Hrüša; Carmen: Anna Goryachova; Don José: Francesco Meli; Micaëla: Anett Fritsch; Escamillo: Kostas Smoriginas. Approx. 3hr. 20 min (interval with complimentary hors d’oeuvres)
Film Events in Colonial Theatre provides a variety of series, including Reel Outdoors, Anniversary Series, In Concert/On Screen, and Festival Friday. Reel Outdoors is filmed at the heart of the outdoor experience. It is sponsored by: Rek-Lis Brewing, Appalachian Mountain Club, Lahout’s Ski Shop, Jim & Carrie Hamblin, North Country Climbing Center
Only three centuries ago, setting out to climb a mountain would have been considered close to lunacy. Mountains were places of peril, not beauty, an upper world to be shunned, not sought out.
Hailed as one of the most influential climbers of all time, Fred Beckey is the original “dirtbag” – one who abandons societal norms and material comforts in pursuit of a nomadic mountaineering lifestyle.
Blood Road follows the journey of ultra-endurance mountain bike athlete Rebecca Rusch and her Vietnamese riding partner, Huyen Nguyen, as they pedal 1,200 arduous miles along the infamous Ho Chi Minh Trail through the dense jungles of Vietnam, Laos, and Cambodia.
It all had to start somewhere… In the backwoods of British Columbia, Canada, three small but dedicated crews of adventure seekers here quietly changing the course of a sport and carving their paths in history.