To celebrate this year’s Kendal Pride and stand in solidarity with the local LGBTQIA+ community, Kendal Mountain Festival is proudly supporting an evening of Queer-led films.

These inspirational adventure films will take you around the world with tales of endurance and bravery, transcending fear and redefining inclusivity. Get ready for a fantastic evening.

Films:

Transenders / 10’
The story of Alexa’s journey as a trans woman, navigating the toxic culture that encompasses skateboarding, and what it means to transcend fear through community.
Director – Diane Russo Cheng

Breaking Trail / 30’
Emily Ford sets out with Diggins, a borrowed Alaskan Husky sled dog, to become the first openly gay woman and person of colour to thru-hike the 1,200-mile Ice Age Trail in winter. As the 69-day journey through subzero temperatures tests her physical and mental endurance, Emily and her canine protector develop an unbreakable bond as they embrace the unexpected kindness of strangers and discover they’ve become figureheads in the movement to make the outdoors more accessible for everyone. What begins as an extraordinary physical and mental challenge also becomes a spiritual adventure.
Director – Jesse Roesler

A Mid-winter Bob / 21’
On January 6th 2023 Elsey Davis attempted to set a new women’s record for the midwinter Bob Graham Round.
Director – Hugo Petit

Gender Outlaw, a bodysurfing story / 16’
A film about overcoming adversity and redefining inclusivity in and out of the water featuring Tyler Wilde.
Director – Peter Williams

Location

Brewery Arts, 122A Highgate, Kendal LA9 4HE, United Kingdom