Episode 26: Women of 5Point Adventure Film Festival

Episode 26: Women of 5Point Adventure Film Festival

Featuring Founder Julie Kennedy (and Five Oh-So-Creative Women)

This week’s episode is brought to you by Oru Kayak. Thank you to them for the support!

Banner image by Gale Straub 

On April 20th, we headed to Carbondale, CO for our first adventure film festival, 5Point. We talked to its founder, Julie Kennedy, and five creative women who find inspiration in its community. We learn about the trends in adventure filmmaking and the importance of seeking out the people and places that motivate you to create.

Featuring Julie Kennedy (Founder of 5Point), Anya Miller (Creative Strategist at Duct Tape Then Beer), Haley Thompson (co-director of the film How We Grow), Aisha Weinhold (founder of No Man’s Land Film Festival), Sonya Pevzner (blogger behind Pevzdispenser), and Sarah Uhl (artist and former event director for 5Point).

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Music is by Mise & Chris Zabriskie via freemusicarchive.org

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A Few of the Women Featured:

Julie Kennedy, Founder of 5Point Film Festival

Sarah Uhl’s Art in the Wild Project

Aisha Weinhold, founder of No Man’s Land Film Festival

Anya Miller, Creative Strategist at Duct Tape Then Beer (Photo by Aidan Haley)

Haley Thomson, Co-Creator of the film “How We Grow”

Films Mentioned in this Episode

Where the Wild Things Play – Krystle Wright

Edges Katie Stjernholm 

The Time Travelers Gnarly Bay, Forest Woodward & Brendan Leonard

How We GrowHaley Thompson & Tomas Zuccareno

Denali’s Raven – Camp4Collective

Kickass Katie Lee – Beth & George Gage

Wasfia – Sean Kusanagi

Angel Collinson Annihilates Alaska 

Paradise Waits – Orchard

Pretty Faces – Unicorn Picnic Productions

A Blind Man and His Armless Friend Plant a Forest in China – Didn’t make the interview cut but Gale mentioned it to everyone she talked to! 


What do you think when you think adventure film?

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