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Joe Robinet shows the realities of being out in the bush, whether it be an overnighter in the woods, or an extended, 10-day fly in canoe/fishing trip. We'll see his failures, as well as his accomplishments, in an effort to show you who he really is: just a regular Canadian guy who enjoys spending time outdoors.
Restored to High Definition, recently released by Magnolia in Dec. 2012. The imagination of Mark Twain meets the magic of Will Vinton, in this fantastical journey of Tom Sawyer, Becky Thatcher and Huck Finn as they travel through time in search of Halley's Comet. This year marks the 175th Anniversary of Twain's birth, and the 125th Anniversary of Twain's pinnacle work Adventures of Huckleberry Finn, and the 100th anniversary of his death.
A boy learns to deal with personal loss by making friends with a wild animal in this drama for the entire family. Jesse is a 16-year-old who is trying to put his life back together after the death of his father, who died while trying to rescue him in the wilderness. Jesse goes to live with his Uncle Roy, who lives in the rugged mountains of Washington State. While exploring, Jesse finds and rescues a wolf who has been seriously wounded; Jesse bonds with the animal, and while Roy understands the dangers of trying to tend to a wild animal, reluctantly allows Jesse to keep him. Jesse, who is fond of snowboarding, teaches the wolf to be his partner in skijoring, a sport in which a dog is used to haul a man on skis. John Rockwell the owner of a ranch, has different plans for the animal; he sees the wolf as a threat to his stock and is determined to see that the animal is put down.
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An urban bike adventure traversing Los Angeles and the surrounding mountains in 5 days with MTB and EMTB. Legendary riders Hans Rey, Missy Giove and rockstar Timmy C - take you on this cultural journey exploring famous sights and unknown neighborhoods, chaos and traffic as well as incredible nature and harmony right on the doorstep of this great city.
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Mountain Bike champions Hans Rey and Martin Maes explore Hong Kong in a 5 day urban adventure during turbulent times. Not only to showcase this amazing city with its 7000 high rise buildings, but also its beautiful nature and purpose built bike trails surrounding the city and islands. It’s a wonderful journey of contrasts; nature and harmony versus urban jungle and chaos, culture and history.
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