Explos Film Festival Explodes June 2nd

May 18, 2011 / France, Europe

Explos Film Festival

The fourth annual Explos Film Festival kicks off on June 2nd, 2011 and runs until the 5th. The event held in Ax-les-Thermes, on the French side of the pyranees highlights all sorts of adventure sports, from climbing and kayaking to biking and of course caving.

According to the schedule, the date for all the caving films to be screened is Saturday, June 4th in the afternoon. If you’re in the area, don’t miss it.

Chamje Khola – 10 minutes
This film features the exclusive fist images of the 2011 expedition to Chamje Khola in Nepal.

Caves – Planet Earth – 56 minutes
A fascinating documentary by the BBC that features cenotes in the Yucatan, the caves of Borneo, and Lechuguilla cave in United States.

Tres Quimeras – 28 minutes
For the past 20 years, a team of Canadian cavers from Quebec have organized expeditions to Sierra Negra in Mexico. They follow water as it disappears underground to it’s resurgance 800 meters (2,625 feet) below.

Abisso – 75 minutes
Follow cavers exploring Spluga della Preta a major chasm on Mount Lessini near Verona, Italy, considered one of the toughest in the world.

For more information or to register for the event, head on over to the Explos Film Festival website.

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