Action thrills push the limits
EXTREME sports fans can see Australian premieres of the biggest surf, skate and snow films from around the globe at the inaugural Tilt Action Sports Film Festival.
Eight films featuring action sports heroes including Mick Fanning (pictured), Tony Hawk, Danny Way and iconic filmmaker Taylor Steele will screen in selected Australian cinemas that include Pacific Fair and Coolangatta from November 12-15.
Tilt opens with the celebrated Sundance Film Festival favourite, Bones Brigade, a documentary about a generation of skaters who include Hawk, and closes with the highly anticipated premiere of two-time world surfing champion Gold Coaster Fanning’s autobiographical epic. The full program is: NOVEMBER 12
Bones Brigade: The story of Tony Hawk, Rodney Mullen and a generation of the world’s most innovative skaters who turned skateboarding into a global phenomenon in the 1980s.
Waiting for Lightning: Biopic of Danny Way who infamously jumped the Great Wall of China. NOVEMBER 13
Serendipity: A retrospective look at surfing with the story of Aussie surfer Anthony Hussein Hinde’s journey of discovery in the Maldives. Features Bob McTavish, Tom Carroll, Wayne ‘‘Rabbit’’ Bartholomew and more.
Innersection: Black: Debuts 13 sections of surf footage filmed around the world by Taylor Steele and Nathan Myers. NOVEMBER 14
Into the Mind: Meet extreme winter sports athletes who expose themselves to fatal risk in their quest for achievement.
Few Words: The highs and lifethreatening lows of world champion freestyle/freeride skier Candide Thovex. NOVEMBER 15
Fanning the Fire: This classic celebrates the life and times of Australian world champion surfer Mick Fanning.
Missing: Takes Fanning out of competition on a 21-day life-changing global adventure filmed by Taylor Steele, considered the greatest surf filmmaker of his time.
Tilt Action Sports Film Festival plays Event Cinemas at Pacific Fair and Coolangatta from November 12-15. Tickets are $20 adults and $15 students.