Tierra del Fuego

Justine Curgenven|2022|United Kingdom|52 min

An attempt to complete a world-first kayaking trip 1000 miles around Isla Grande in Patagonia. Shipping delays, a stolen kayak and storm force winds challenge the team.

Winner

best sea kayaking film

Reel Paddling Film Festival
2013

Winner

best sea kayaking film

Waterwalker Film Festival
2013

Finalist

Finalist

Kendal Mountain Film Festival
2013
Synopsis

"Tierra Del Fuego", a film of a world-first 1000 mile paddle around the remote and windswept island of "Isla Grande" in Patagonia won "Best Seakayaking Film" in both the 2013 Reel Paddling Film Festival & the 2013 Waterwalker Film Festival & was a finalist at "Kendal Mountain Film Festival".

A British couple are trying to become the first people to sea kayak 1,000 miles around the remote & windswept island of "Isla Grande" in ‘Tierra del Fuego’ at the end of the world. Shipping delays, a stolen kayak & endless red tape challenge them on land while incessant winds, rough seas & tendonitis threaten their safety & success on the water. Glaciers tumble into the sea in this wild & beautiful landscape where sea lions, whales & albatrosses far outnumber people. Share the highs and lows of this challenging world-first adventure, while meeting some of the interesting people who survive in this harsh environment.

Type

Feature-length

Genre

Action

Directed By
Justine Curgenven

Kendal Mountain Film Festival

Official Selection 2013

Reel Paddling Film Festival

Official Selection 2013

Waterwalker Film Festival

Official Selection 2013

Vancouver International Film Festival

Official Selection 2013

Winner

best sea kayaking film

Reel Paddling Film Festival
2013

Winner

best sea kayaking film

Waterwalker Film Festival
2013

Finalist

Finalist

Kendal Mountain Film Festival
2013
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