Tomfoolery Outdoors and Massie Creek Paddlers present the 14th annual Paddling Film Festival at the historic NEON in Dayton, OH on March 14 at 7:00 pm.
The Paddling Film Festival is an international adventure film tour presenting the world’s best paddling films of the year – whitewater, sea kayaking, canoeing, SUP, action, and lifestyle – in more than 120 cities and towns across Canada, United States and around the world.
With 26 inspiring paddling films shortlisted for the World Tour, including the 10 festival category winners, audiences will see hairy whitewater action, sea kayakers exploring remote coastlines, northern river canoe expeditions, international river travel films, motivating environmental documentaries and grueling kayak fishing battles. Tickets can be purchased online for $11.
A Paddling Film Festival pre-party will be held at Mudlick Tap House in Downtown Dayton inviting guests to join the local paddling community for drink specials, a delicious meal and raffle prizes courtesy of our sponsors. Wear your lifejacket to the event to promote safety and be entered for a chance to win unique Tomfoolery Outdoors surprises. Please join us for an urban hike to The NEON from Mudlick Tap House to add a little adventure to your evening. Hike begins at 6:30 pm. It is a 1-mile round trip experience.
Attracting paddlers and outdoor enthusiasts, audiences can expect a fun, social and entertaining event inspired by compelling films like:
Features an Alaskan expedition using packrafts to explore and fish a remote and braided river system
David Morton and his seven-year-old son, embark on a week-long standup paddleboard journey down the Karnali and Bheri Rivers in western Nepal.
Feel of Vision
A former Navy Petty Officer turned extreme adventure athlete, became the first blind person to whitewater kayak the entire length of the Colorado River through the Grand Canyon in a solo kayak.
An Australian outdoor educator demonstrates how to build a paddle by collecting rubbish wood between a train station and his office.
Global Water Consortium #SUP4Water
Local outdoor enthusiast Pete Savard leads a team (including his 15 year old daughter) down 444 miles of the Susquehanna River on Stand Up Paddleboards to raise awareness and funding for a sustainable clean water initiative in developing countries.
Live the Moment
A group of women paddlers gather together on a white water river adventure in Quebec to share their mutual values and love for paddling.
Nate Dappen and his brother join their father and uncle on a canoe trip along the Inside Passage from Washington to Alaska, completing a journey started in 1974.
The Marañón River in Peru cuts through the Andes Mountains as it flows into the mighty Amazon River. 20 proposed dam projects threaten this free flowing gem of a river. An international team of scientists raft the river while documenting the natural and cultural resources that would be affected by proposed dam projects.
We are Send
A group of extreme whitewater kayakers paddle the world’s biggest whitewater and tackle numerous waterfalls in this intense short film