The 2021 tour season marked the 16th year Paddling Film Festival audiences were able to redeem a free digital subscription to Paddling Magazine and cast a ballot for their favorite film from the World Tour’s 20 feature films. After being viewed virtually and touring around the globe, paddlers cast their ballots and Hannah Lindgren's film 50 Little Birds was voted as the Paddling Film Festival World Tour 2021 People’s Choice Award winner, an award sponsored by Aqua Bound.
Without A Paddleis an adventure film blending the history of the upper Columbia River with a 140-kilometer paddle from the foot of the Mica Dam to the top of the Revelstoke Dam.Watch this film in the Lakes Program.
Four friends travel to Baffin Island for a 40-day human-powered adventure, featuring big wall first ascents, whitewater paddle descents and wild Arctic flamingos. Watch this film in the Rivers Program.
Filmmaker Aaron Peterson’s 10-year-old son died in 2019. He lived an adventure-filled and wise life. In24 Leeches,his son narrates a family canoe adventure to the Slate Islands in Ontario, Canada.Watch this film in the Lakes Program.