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Runs from Thursday March 23 2023 to Friday March 24 2023

Approximate running time: 2 hours


Yukon Arts Centre Mainstage
300 University Drive
Whitehorse YT Y1A 5X9


Performance Notes

× Following the current Yukon Government COVID-19 restrictions that have been lifted, the YAC Mainstage will operate at 100% capacity for this event. Social distancing ‘bubbles’ are not in place and other members of the public may be seated next to you. Mask use is recommended.

Ticket pricing:

Single show: $20.00

2 Show Pass: $30.00 total Available by contacting the Box Office at 667-8574, email, or in-person. Open Mon-Fri 1pm-4pm.

March 23th 2023 – 7:30pm

Aspen Program

Colors of Mexico

2021, France, 5 min Filmmaker: Pierre Henni, Kilian Bron, Commencal

Discover Mexico from the tops of its most active volcanoes to the steep and colorful streets of historic villages with rider Kilian Bron and his team.


2022, USA, 17 min Filmmaker: Josh Izenberg, Brett Marty, Speculative Films Advisory: Coarse language

Biologist Tim Shields has watched desert tortoise populations in the Mojave Desert plummet since the 1990s. The latest threat? Ballooning populations of ravens. Tim quits traditional observational biology in exchange for direct intervention.

Fabric: A Documentary Series, Ep 4 Heritage (Tour Edit)

2021, Canada, 10 min Filmmaker: Robin Van Gyn, Justin Taylor Smith, Yulin Olliver, FBRC Media Ltd., Happy Okay Pictures

Embracing identity and tradition to empower future generations of Indigenous youth, Hawaiian surfer Mainei Kinimaka preserves ancestral tradition through stewardship of language and tradition.

Balkan Express

2022, Germany, 40 min Filmmaker: Jochen Mesle, Max Kroneck, Johannes Müller, Philipp Becker, El Flamingo GmbH Advisory: Coarse language

Freeskiers Max Kroneck and Jochen Mesle of Ice and Palms reunite for another adventure - a 2,500 kilometre journey by bike and ski, exploring the mountains of the Balkans. The Process 2021, UK, 15 min Filmmaker: Matt Pycroft, Matt Hardy, Coldhouse Collective Advisory: Coarse language Climber Tom Randall is known for his commitment to training and outrageous challenges he sets himself. This time, he has set his mind on fell running and a link-up of 15 classic Lakeland rock climbs, 42 summits, and 142 kilometres in 24 hours.

Clean Mountains

2021, Netherlands, 19 min Filmmaker: Geertjan Lassche, Jos de Putter, Dieptescherpte BV

During the pandemic there were no foreign climbers in the Himalaya. A Sherpa family decides to climb Mount Everest and clean up the garbage left behind - restoring the holiness of the mountain and calming the gods.

Sheri (Tour Edit)

2022, USA, 19 min Filmmaker: James Q Martin, Emily L. Doig, Q Stories Advisory: Coarse language

Sheri Tingey started a company at age 50 that has revolutionized the outdoor industry. This is a film about the hurdles she overcame to launch the company and about the ways she hid from view so that people would judge the boats, not her role in creating them.

Walking on Clouds

2021, Brazil, 7 min Filmmaker: Renan Kamizi, João Juchem, GO Visuals

In the city of Praia Grande, Santa Catarina, Brazil, Rafael Bridi attempts the highest highline record in the world by setting his line above the clouds.

March 24th 2023 – 7:30pm

Willow Program


2021, France, 5 min Filmmaker: Maxime Moulin, Sam Favret

An aerial and symphonic journey with skier Sam Favret, in the heart of a closed resort during the winter of 2021, rediscovering a playground in its wild state.

The Fastest Girl in the Village

2021, UK, 6 min Filmmaker: Fraser Byrne, Tyrone Bradley, Yeow!

As a girl growing up in Lesotho, Khothalang Leuta never imagined she could become a bike racer. From teaching herself how to ride a bike to becoming “faster than the boys”, see what can be accomplished when opportunity is provided.

Nuisance Bear

2021, Canada, 14 min Filmmaker: Jack Weisman, Gabriela Osio Vanden, Will Miller, Documist

Churchill, Manitoba, is famous as an international destination for photographing polar bears. We’ve seen the majestic images and classic wildlife series captured here, but what do these bears see of us?


2022, Switzerland, 45 min Filmmaker: David Arnaud, Red Bull Media House, MOVIO Advisory: Coarse language, sensitive subject matter

Discover the incredible life of Nouria Newman, the most gifted kayaker of her generation.

Creation Theory

2022, USA, 22 min Filmmaker: Ben Sturgulewski, Ben Moon, Justin Sweeney, SturgeFilm Advisory: Coarse language

Nature’s raw elements converge in the Westfjords of Iceland, taking us on a journey from the interstellar birth of gravity and rhythm to their ultimate human creative expression: surfer on wave, snowboarder on peak, and musician on stage.

Danny MacAskill’s Do A Wheelie

2021, UK, 6 min Filmmaker: Jonny Ashworth, Lisa Annette, Cut Media

Join Danny MacAskill and a host of friends as he pushes the boundaries of the humble wheelie and learns a thing or two from friends old and new.

Free to Run

2022, USA, 31 min Filmmaker: Carrie Highman, Tim Highman, Dream Lens Media LLC Advisory: Coarse language

UN human rights attorney and mountain runner, Stephanie Case, struggles to find a way forward for the Afghan women of her NGO, Free to Run, while taking on her most challenging ultra-race yet.

REEL ROCK 16: Cenote

2022, USA, 9 min Filmmaker: Reed Rickert, Zachary Barr, Reel Rock

A young papaya farmer discovers the pure joy of climbing in the crystalline limestone sinkholes of Mexico’s Yucatán Peninsula.

If you are sick or exhibiting any symptoms of COVID-19, please stay home. DO NOT attend the performance if you are ill. Please contact the Box Office at (867) 667-8574 or emailing if you are unable to attend due to illness.