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The International Outdoor Film Festival Begins

A total of eighty-three movies in sixty Czech and Slovak cities. In the Moravian-Silesian region, alongside Ostrava starring the towns of Opava, Frýdek-Místek, Nový Jičín, Krnov, Jablunkov and Frýdlant nad Ostravicí.

Viewers can look forward to eighty-three movies from twenty-seven countries. Included among them are this year’s world premieres – a film by Jaroslav Matoušek Embrace of a Giant (V objatí obra), which tells the story of two adventurers attempting to climb the 900-meter tall El Capital vertical rock formation. The director, actors and other crew members will partake in the festival commencement. The audience will also be treated to another Pavol Barabáš movie titled Spirit of Jaguar (Tieň Jaguára) or the movie Matses, which tells the story of a father and daughter venturing into the heart of the Amazon rainforest to the local Matses tribe, which must face the pressures of outside civilization. Another interesting film is Mbuzi Dume – Strong Goat, starring Tom, who set out to Kilimanjaro with only one leg. In the category of sports films on water, we should mention The Great Route (Ohromná cesta). In this story, Michael heads out to along the coast of Greenland on a SUP board and shows the local transition caused by global warming. In the category of adventurous and extreme sports movies, we can recommend the film 8000+, which tells the story of the paraglider Antoine and his three-week journey through the Karakoram mountain range in Pakistan. The category also features Shoestring Bridges about using nylon webbing to conquer mountaintops.

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