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The Best Adventure Film of 2013

This morning the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences announced the nominees for the 86th annual Oscar awards. Once again I’m amazed by the number of prominent feature films that I neglected to see in 2013. As a reviewer of adventure movies I don’t make it to my local cineplex the way I used […]

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Adventure Film 2013 Trailer

If you missed the festivities at the 2013 Adventure Film Festival in Boulder check out this amazing trailer that highlights some of the best movies of the year! 2013 Boulder Adventure Film Festival Trailer from Alex King on Vimeo. The Joy Trip Project is made possible thanks to the generous support of MAKO Surgical Corp. […]

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The Ripple Effect of Adventure Film

Traveling from Madison to Boulder, Colorado my flight was delayed by almost 8 hours. I arrived in Denver two hours after the party started. Adventure athlete and women’s empowerment activist Shannon Galpin was celebrating her birthday at the Bitter Bar. With everyone in town for the Adventure Film Festival dozens of people would be there […]

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Heading to Adventure Film!

It’s been a crazy summer!Packed with a ton of travel and extensive work on the forthcoming booked that revolves around Expedition Denali it’s been a challenge keeping pace on all the incredible new films and books that are hitting the adventure media space in2013. And now that we’re officially into fall the flow of stories […]

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35th MountainFilm in Telluride in search of Climate Solutions

This time of year there is typically no place I would rather be than Telluride, Colorado. The MountainFilm festival now in progress will go on with me for the first time in 5 years. As much as I would love to be there to connect with old friends and watch some incredible movies I’m less […]

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High Ground Screening in Madison

The Joy Trip Project is pleased to present a free screening of the film High Ground by Michael Brown at the Marquee Theater in Union South on the UW Madison Campus on March 5th at 7PM. This inspiring feature follows the true story of 11 wounded Iraq and Afghan war veterans who overcome their injuries […]

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