The Adventure Film Festival in Leeds

On Friday night I was at the Carriageworks for the Leeds leg of the Adventure Film Festival,  a programme of some of the best adventure documentaries and shorts from the past year. I’d been excited about this for a while; even though I have very little interest in adrenalin sports per se, I love the raw emotion of watching people pushing their minds and bodies to their limits. There’s something really moving about someone committing themselves completely to the pursuit of a goal, even when the whole world thinks they’re insane and they don’t quite understand it themselves. Continue reading