Indie Films to Put on Your Radar
4 Outdoor-Inspired Films You Should Watch Now
From January 19–29 in Park City, Utah, some of the film industry’s best and brightest gather at the Sundance Film Festival to celebrate film and reward outstanding work in a handful of categories. Interspersed throughout those categories are a handful of outdoor-inspired films that are worth seeking out in 2017. They’re unlikely to show up at your local theaters, but with a little effort you can track them down on the web. These are the must-sees.
Take Every Wave: The Life of Laird Hamilton: A documentary film that chronicals the life of legendary big wave surfer Laird Hamilton.
Wind River: After a US Fish & Wildlife agent discovers a body, he and an FBI investigator search for answers during a brutally cold winter stricken by imposing weather patterns.
Walking Out: A son travels from Texas to Montana for a hunt with his estranged father. After the hunt goes wrong, the two must bond and rely on each other to survive the wilderness.
Icarus: A chance meeting with a Russian scientist transforms filmmaker Bryan Fogel’s personal experiment into a geopolitical thriller involving dirty urine, unexplained death and Olympic gold…exposing the biggest scandal in sports history.